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The Telemedicine Climb in Nepal: Bringing Remote Care Alive

The Telemedicine Climb in Nepal: Bringing Remote Care Alive

Nepal, a sovereign country located in South Asia with a population of 28 million where the average person has a life expectancy of 70 years, is surrounded by the Himalayas in China’s northern territory and flatlands in India’s southern part. This country’s geography has been distinguished into three regions: the Himalayan region, hilly region, and Terai region. The country’s main occupation is agriculture, with about 70% of the total population directly involved; however, it is also dependent upon tourism for economic stability.

Afghanistan Experiencing Telemedicine Transformation

Afghanistan Experiencing Telemedicine Transformation

Afghanistan, a country located in central Asia with a population of over 38 million and a life expectancy of 61-64 years in men and women respectively, has been facing decades of war, social problems, and intense poverty for more than a century. Since the 1970s, social conflict and civil war have led a large number of the population to suffer from mental health problems, mostly in youths between the ages of 18-25.

At The Intersection of the Internet of Medical Things and AI

At The Intersection of the Internet of Medical Things and AI

As the adoption of telemedicine continues to grow dramatically, even as the healthcare and health insurance industries prepare for months of COVID-19 treatment and vaccination programs, the crossroads of the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT for patient monitoring and chronic care management) and the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) are becoming more promising than ever.

The Pandemic and the Cost of Healthcare

The Pandemic and the Cost of Healthcare

While it is well documented that the level of care delivered by physicians and scientists in the United States is elite, the cost of that care is often devastating. The three trillion-dollar-plus cost of healthcare in the US is unsustainable and is sinking businesses and families who struggle to pay for both insurance and care.

Telemedicine Changing the Way Veterans Approach Healthcare

Telemedicine Changing the Way Veterans Approach Healthcare

Since the beginning of the COVID pandemic, the healthcare industry has been put under immense pressure due to an increased demand for efficient and accurate healthcare. Amidst the pandemic, to meet these demands, the healthcare industry has turned towards the incorporation of telemedicine, with many connected devices and other telemedicine services slowly becoming more common. While beneficial to the entire healthcare industry, the veteran portion of the population has seen significant improvement in healthcare thanks to the adoption of telemedicine devices and services into their lives.

Telehealth has Made the Healthcare Industry More Connected than Ever

Telehealth has Made the Healthcare Industry More Connected than Ever

In today’s world, technology has made us more connected than we’ve ever been before, with our friends and co-workers being just the push of a button away. Practically every industry has brought in technology as a way of increasing efficiency and strengthening communication, and the healthcare industry is no exception.

Where WebRTC and the IoT Meet

Where WebRTC and the IoT Meet

WebRTC, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standard for next-gen real time communications, and an open-source project created by Google, earlier this month hosted a webinar sharing various use cases where WebRTC enhances the IoT and IIoT.

Connected Medical Monitoring Devices Are Changing Telemedicine for Good

Connected Medical Monitoring Devices Are Changing Telemedicine for Good

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare industry has been put under immense stress and pressure. The need for safe, yet efficient healthcare and more medical personnel has stretched the healthcare industry to its limits trying to meet the demands. The industry is now turning to telehealth for healthcare, with new and innovative connected devices to fill the void.