Trends in Retail Health Clinics and telemedicine
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Thumbs up for telemedicine

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Telemedicine is finally delivering on one of its greatest promises: huge cost savings for the healthcare system, Australian research shows.

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"Telemedicine is finally delivering on one of its greatest promises: huge cost savings for the healthcare system, Australian research shows.
After a big initial outlay, Townsville Cancer Centre has now saved more than $320,000 by extending video consults to some of state's furthest-flung cancer patients, a study has found."

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VA Puts Telehealth to Work in ‘Anywhere to Anywhere’ Care Initiative

VA Puts Telehealth to Work in ‘Anywhere to Anywhere’ Care Initiative | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
The VA is moving ahead with plans to create a national telehealth and telemedicine platform capable of linking doctors to veterans in their homes.
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CVS-Aetna Combination Signals Coming Convergence of Health Care and Retail Real Estate

CVS-Aetna Combination Signals Coming Convergence of Health Care and Retail Real Estate | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
"The CVS/Aetna deal may be the start of 'the department store of health care,' said Mike Polachek, executive vice president at SRS Real Estate Partners. "In addition to their fleet of retail stores, I could see them opening selective stores in former large boxes and housing, in addition to their retail format adding an insurance…
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Smartphone Pics Help Docs ID Kids' Skin Condition - Drugs.com MedNews

Smartphone Pics Help Docs ID Kids' Skin Condition - Drugs.com MedNews | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Parents can get a reliable diagnosis for their child s skin condition simply by taking a smartphone photo and sending it to a dermatologist, new research sugges
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What Health Care Designers Can Learn From the Retail Industry

What Health Care Designers Can Learn From the Retail Industry | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
There are more than 1,900 retail-based health facilities in the United States, and they treat more than 10 million people each year. The location factor — health care services set in a venue where consumers already go for everyday needs — certainly gives them leverage. But, as Sarah Bader, principal at architectural firm Gensler, writes in "Retail design strategies for health care," retail health providers have to find new ways to compete in a competitive marketplace. One way to do that, she says, is to create consumer-focused . . .
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HeyDoctor’s New Telemedicine App Allows Doctors to Prescribe Low-Cost Treatment Via Text

HeyDoctor’s New Telemedicine App Allows Doctors to Prescribe Low-Cost Treatment Via Text | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
HeyDoctor, a medical app has announced the launch of its telemedicine app that allows its doctors to prescribe low-cost treatment over text in minutes.
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Ada Health: doctors will legally have to use AI to diagnose

Ada Health: doctors will legally have to use AI to diagnose | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Ada Health: doctors will legally have to use AI to diagnose. The German company raised $47M earlier this week to open its first office in the United States by Steven Loeb on November 03, 2017
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Innovations in primary care for underserved populations

Innovations in primary care for underserved populations | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Lately, “innovation” is the buzz word that I am hearing most often at conferences and briefings and reading in medical journals . But wha
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Will Apple pursue a move into doctor services? - Pharmaphorum

Will Apple pursue a move into doctor services? - Pharmaphorum | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Apple was in talks to buy health clinic start-up Crossover Health and approached primary care provider One Medical Group.
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Designing health care's new front door

Designing health care's new front door | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Once concentrated in a central hub, health care services are moving outward — into retail spaces, clinics, wellness centers, homes, schools and corporate spaces. People are more likely to seek health care services if it is convenient, whether they live in rural, suburban or urban locations. By identifying underserved market segments, health care organizations are able . . .
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Telemedicine: Gaining Steam Within the Veterinary Profession – Spot Speaks

Telemedicine: Gaining Steam Within the Veterinary Profession – Spot Speaks | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Although the practice of telemedicine has been around for quite some time, only recently has this technology been embraced by the veterinary profession. In July of this year, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) provided a game changer... Read More
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The future of healthcare

The future of healthcare | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Longevity, the advance of new technologies and new findings are fundamentally changing how we prevent, diagnose and cure diseases. To understand what we should expect in the years ahead, we empaneled healthcare experts to predict which technologies and innovations we will see in the near term and in the long term.
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Amazon has a secret health care team called 1492 focused on medical records, virtual doc visits

Amazon has a secret health care team called 1492 focused on medical records, virtual doc visits | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Amazon has a secret skunkworks group devoted to health tech. It's called 1492, and is exploring electronic medical records, telemedicine, and more.
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mHealth: Changing the Dynamics of the Healthcare Ecosystem

mHealth: Changing the Dynamics of the Healthcare Ecosystem | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
mHealth devices and apps that continuously monitor patient symptoms and help with adherence also are likely to reshape medical practice – and with it the products pharma produce, writes Vicki Anastasi.
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Virtual Reality for Patient Care: The Cutting Edge & Lessons Learned with Brennan Spiegel - YouTube


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Virtual reality employed to distract from anxiety and pain. Patients report the virtual reality experience makes them forget their persistent anxiety and pain. 

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Insurer Humana pushes into delivery of health care

Insurer Humana pushes into delivery of health care | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Humana will buy part of Kindred Healthcare's home health business, the latest example of a health insurer growing more involved in the delivery o
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The prospect of Amazon’s entry is a spur to a massive deal in health care

The prospect of Amazon’s entry is a spur to a massive deal in health care | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
“WE’RE bringing health care to where people live and work.” So declared Larry Merlo, chief executive officer of CVS Health, an American retail-pharmacy giant, on December 3rd, announcing a $69bn deal to buy Aetna, a health insurer.
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5 Reasons to Schedule a Check-In with a Primary Care Doctor – A Healthier Michigan

5 Reasons to Schedule a Check-In with a Primary Care Doctor – A Healthier Michigan | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Keep your health in check by seeing your primary care doctor more often.
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Virtual doctor visits offer patients a convenient, low-cost option

Aurora and Froedtert Health now offer virtual visits for less than $50. So, too, do many other health systems throughout the state.
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HOW TECHNOLOGY TITANS ARE TACKLING A $3 TRILLION OPPORTUNITY “GOOGLE, AMAZON, AND APPLE MOVE INTO U.S. HEALTHCARE”

HOW TECHNOLOGY TITANS ARE TACKLING A $3 TRILLION OPPORTUNITY “GOOGLE, AMAZON, AND APPLE MOVE INTO U.S. HEALTHCARE” | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Having transformed the way we connect, shop and entertain ourselves, Alphabet (parent company of Google), Amazon, and Apple are now making big bets on bringing transformative technology
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TECH | Apple explored buying two Concierge Medical-Clinic start-ups as part of a bigger push into health care — and more inquiries expected, according to CNBC Sources

TECH | Apple explored buying two Concierge Medical-Clinic start-ups as part of a bigger push into health care — and more inquiries expected, according to CNBC Sources | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Apple was reportedly in talks to purchase Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based Crossover Health, a healthcare startup that works with self-insured employers to provide medical and wellness services at onsite clinics. The move heightens speculation about the tech giant's potential foray into the healthcare space, multiple sources familiar with the matter told CNBC. Negotiations between the two…
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Making Telemedicine More Attractive to Doctors

Making Telemedicine More Attractive to Doctors | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Patients seem to like virtual visits, but why are some physicians reluctant?
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Video Telemedicine Market Research Report: Forecast up to 2020

Video Telemedicine Market Research Report: Forecast up to 2020 | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Video Telemedicine Market Research Report: Forecast up to 2020
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Kaiser Permanente and Target to Open 31 More Retail Clinics in Southern California

Kaiser Permanente and Target to Open 31 More Retail Clinics in Southern California | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
Kaiser Permanente and Target Corporation announced they will launch 31 additional Kaiser Permanente-staffed retail clinics in Target stores across Southern California.
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Telemedicine Market is expected to reach a valuation of US$ 36.3 Billion by the end of 2020 – satPRnews

Telemedicine Market is expected to reach a valuation of US$ 36.3 Billion by the end of 2020 – satPRnews | Trends in Retail Health Clinics  and telemedicine | Scoop.it
The global telemedicine market was valued at US$14.3 bn in 2014 and is estimated to reach US$36.3 bn by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 14.30% from 2014 to 2020.The global telemedicine market has been witnessing a boom due to the growing demand for privacy, increasing government expenditure, supportive reimbursement policies, and rise in the … Continue reading "Telemedicine Market is expected to reach a valuation of US$ 36.3 Billion by the end of 2020"
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