telemedicine

Practicing in the field of telemedicine

Do the risks still far outweigh the benefits? THE HEALTHCARE LANDSCAPE has changed radically in recent years. Implementation of the Affordable Care Act, expanding roles for nurse practitioners and physician assistants, meaningful use, and ICD-10 preparation are just the highlights. But one change that often gets overlooked is the rapid expansion of telemedicine.

PCMA President’s Column: Driving us toward the future

IN THIS EDITION of Central Florida Doctor magazine, you’ll read about the risks versus benefits of telemedicine. The term “telemedicine” seems to some like it’s a relatively new concept, but in reality, various telemedicine services have been in existence for decades. The difference between telemedicine now and telemedicine 15 years ago is what has industry …

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Editor’s Dose: The FDA’s role in regulating telemedicine

THE U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) acts as the leading agency for the essential role of regulating telemedicine and telemedicine devices. The software and devices utilized in providing telemedicine services must safely and effectively provide medical consultation while protecting from the risk of breaching private information. Some of …

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