GlobalMed, https://www.globalmed.com an international virtual health solutions provider, has partnered with DH Wireless Solutions https://www.dhm2m.com to produce greater telehealth connectivity in the field. DH Wireless is going to partner their Portable Data Network (PDN®) with GlobalMed’s telemedicine stations. The goal is to extend an advance mobile Wi-Fi hotspot to remote areas and use for emergency situations. (more…)
Solving the Rural Veteran Care Crisis with Telemedicine
Joel E. Barthelemy
Founder & CEO GlobalMed
Only 15 percent of Americans live in rural areas, but a quarter of U.S. veterans do. This reality can have negative implications for their health for several reasons. Rural Americans tend to have higher rates of chronic disease like diabetes, heart failure and COPD, as well as higher mortality rates; they also have higher rates of tobacco use and poverty. Rural areas also tend to have fewer local healthcare resources. For every 100,000 urban residents, there are 263 specialists. Rural residents only have 30.
Recently, Credit Suisse https://credit-suisse.com experts attended a panel on telehealth adoption by hospitals/health systems. Panelists from Jefferson Health https://www.jeffersonhealth.org, Stanford Children’s Hospital https://www.stanfordchildrens.org, and St John’s Health https://healthcare.ascension.org took part in the discussion. (more…)
Scientists have discovered about 7,000 rare diseases, which makes them a major health challenge. When all the rare diseases are combined, an estimated 25 to 30 million people in the U.S are living with a rare disease which means that about one of every nine people are afflicted with a rare disease. (more…)
GE https://www.gehealthcare.com is investing and collaborating with Formlabs https://formlabs.com, CMR Surgical Ltd https://cmrsurgical.com, and Decisio Health https://www.decisiohealth.com, on novel healthcare projects requiring further development involving 3 D printing, robotic surgery, and virtual patient monitoring. (more…)