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Telemedicine -- when patients visit doctors over video chat -- is becoming more popular. But there are challenges for the tech providers in keeping patient information confidential. CNET's Kara Tsuboi profiles one Silicon Valley firm that's working to keep things private.
The U.S. healthcare system is in so much trouble, that the economics may finally be compelling enough to make telemedicine a reality in this country.
iRobot invests $6 million in InTouch Health to test its robots, including Ava, for use in telemedicine and assisted care at healthcare facilities.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins analyze recent trends in digital health care, concluding that health-related apps and electronic health records will dramatically reduce in-person doc visits.
American Well unveils a new service that connects consumers directly to physicians through their mobile devices for advice -- and sometimes even for diagnoses and prescriptions.
Mayo Clinic researchers are gearing up to test their new teleconcussion robot on the sidelines of tonight's Northern Arizona University football game.
Medical patients in Basque Country will be able to receive ongoing outpatient care remotely with Teki, a medical monitoring system that uses Microsoft's Kinect.
RP-VITA can navigate to your room to put you in touch with a doctor, and it's being used in everything from newborn care to stroke treatment.
AT&T says it's in the final stages of negotiating a deal with cities in the North Carolina Triangle region to deploy its U-verse GigaPower gigabit fiber broadband service.
This bot from iRobot and InTouch Health can roll up to your bedside and help a remote doctor treat you.