Tag Archives: Telemedicine

Telemedicine apps are thriving because working moms love the convenience of their smartphones

MoMo Productions | Getty Images When Laika Kayani started to lose her voice late one night last year, she picked up her iPhone and got connected to a doctor through a video-chat service called American Well. Kayani, who works at a health-tech company in San Francisco, used the app because her young son and husband… Read More »

Telemedicine May Affect Quality of Care

June 2019 Print this issue Health Capsule Have you used a computer, smart-phone, or tablet to talk with a doctor? This is called telemedicine. A study suggests that in-person doctor visits provide better care for children with certain infections. Researchers used claims data from a health plan to look at visits for children with respiratory… Read More »