eHealth in the news….

Where is telemedicine going?

An interesting article that discusses the current state, challenges, and future of telemedicine. The author concludes that “telemedicine has already demonstrated many possibilities for the future. Those delivering healthcare have in many cases yet to understand those possibilities, and to take advantage of them”. It will be interesting to see what happens to telemedicine.

US states push for e-health networks

Looks like the rest of the world is starting to follow Ontario’s and Canada’s strategy of creating large-scale eHealth networks. Political leaders in Florida and Kentucky have announced similar plans to create state-wide e-health networks, to enable family physicians, hospitals, health insurers and patients to exchange clinical and financial information more easily. It’s about time…

This news article was provided by the e-Health Insider.