Modern medicine is dramatically cutting the distance that patients must travel, even for severe injuries. Consulting by telemedicine reduces delays, improves patient outcomes and brings health care to areas that otherwise wouldn't have it.
1 Apr 2008
Experts sparred over whether telephone advice or telemedicine is best during a session at February's International Stroke Conference 2009 in San Diego.
1 Apr 2009
Remote monitoring programs help physicians and nurses ensure continuity of care for elderly patients with chronic conditions. The goal is to catch problems early and improve self-management. Another goal: provide physician reimbursement.
1 Mar 2010
The March issue of ACP Internist features articles on depression screening, remote monitoring, and fake doctors
9 Mar 2010
As few as five averaged home blood pressure readings could more accurately assess hypertension control than those taken in the office, researchers suggest.
21 Jun 2011
To improve local care of hepatitis, Project ECHO uses videoconferencing and case-based learning to connect front-line primary care physicians with skilled and knowledgeable specialists.
1 Sep 2011
September's issue of ACP Internist features stories on disaster response, Alzheimer's disease and hepatitis management, among others.
13 Sep 2011
A partnership allows staff at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston to collaborate with physicians who serve Navajo Nation, a medically underserved population in New Mexico.
1 Mar 2012
Meet the incoming Chair-elect of the Board of Regents, the new Treasurer and new Regents who will be confirmed at Internal Medicine 2013.
1 Mar 2013
Just as diabetes is affecting younger populations, so are its consequences. Childhood obesity can translate into diabetic retinopathy in patients in their 20s, which requires a response from the primary care community.
1 Apr 2013