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New telemedicine tech maintains patient privacy

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.

By Mar. 21, 2013

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Are the stars aligning for telemedicine's succcess?

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.

By Jul. 20, 2009

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Digital health tools likely to decrease visits to the doctor

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.

By Nov. 4, 2013

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For $49, a doctor will see you now -- online

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.

By Oct. 9, 2013

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Concussion bot to debut at Northern Arizona football game

Mayo Clinic researchers are gearing up to test their new teleconcussion robot on the sidelines of tonight's Northern Arizona University football game.

By Aug. 30, 2013

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Patients get medical check-ups using Kinect

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.

By Nov. 28, 2013

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Robo-docs: RP-VITA bot now in 7 hospitals

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.

By May. 6, 2013

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iRobot may send its Ava 'bot to medical school

iRobot invests $6 million in InTouch Health to test its robots, including Ava, for use in telemedicine and assisted care at healthcare facilities.

By Jan. 31, 2012

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AT&T poised to take gigabit fiber broadband to North Carolina

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.

By Apr. 9, 2014

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Medical robot RP-VITA gets FDA approval

This bot from iRobot and InTouch Health can roll up to your bedside and help a remote doctor treat you.

By Jan. 9, 2013