Posts Tagged ‘telemedicine’

Q+A: HollerDoc Wants to ‘Put Health Care Back into the Patients’ Hands’

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Dallas Innovates Q+A (Images: Istockphoto)Nick Qureshi said he wants to “put health care back into the patients’ hands,” with his latest venture.

Qureshi and co-founder Emad Siddiqui created the HollerDoc app to take advantage of the telemedicine trend as well as offer patients and …

Teladoc Looking to Boost AI, Tech With Former Pandora CEO

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

Lewisville-founded Teladoc has appointed digital media expert Brian McAndrews to its board of directors.

McAndrews, who is the former CEO of digital radio pioneer Pandora, will serve on Teladoc’s audit and compensation committees.

McAndrews also sits on the board …

With Telemed Law in Effect, Plano Firm Launches 3-D Telepresence Doctor Visits

Posted by Dave Moore

On any given day, visitors to a nondescript industrial building in Plano might round a corner and come eye-to-eye with a clipboard-wielding man in a white coat — who isn’t really there.

What visitors actually see is a 3-D hologram …

Children’s Health to Provide Virtual Mental Health Counseling in Area Schools

Posted by Mallory Houser

This fall, Children’s Health is providing telemedicine technology to students in need of mental health counseling.

The pilot program will deliver therapy visits to students in select Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD schools. Dallas ISD is also considering the program.

“We knew

New Legislation Could Ease Restrictions on Telehealth

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Texans may soon be able to have easier access to physician care via their smartphones, tablets, and computers.

Last week, the Legislature passed Senate Bill 1107, which eases restrictions on telemedicine services allowing for patients to receive virtual care from …

Health-Care Forum: Big Data, Apps, Targeted Care Shape Future of Medicine

Posted by Dave Moore

Editor’s note: A version of this story was first published on the Dallas Regional Chamber blog

The health-care sector, noted for its conservative approach to change, is turning the corner on the use of data and unconventional strategies for …

5 Health Trends to Keep Your Eyes on in 2017

Posted by Hubert Zajicek

While the top news headline likely will remain the anticipated repeal of the Affordable Care Act and its consequences, said consequences may turn out to be far less sensational.

Health care will remain a top concern for all who deliver …

New Cook Children’s Trophy Club Integrates Patients’ Ideas

Posted by Justin Smith

If you wanted to build the best clinic possible for patients, how would you design it?

Why not let the patient do the designing themselves?

Next spring, I will open Cook Children’s Trophy Club, as a “pediatric clinic built by …

How Teladoc Dials Up Telemedicine Success

Posted by Lance Murray

So you’re feeling under the weather, and you can’t get to your doctor’s office because of time constraints from your work or personal obligations.

Do you go to the ER? An urgent care center? What are your choices?

One …