telemedicine

Telemedicine with 5G could be a gamechanger for military health

As 5G is starting to roll out, telehealth may be breaking into a completely new plane. At Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) the Air Force is testing capabilities…

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(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2020 file photo, visitors wearing mask to protect from the coronavirus walk past a 5G sign at the China Beijing International High Tech Expo in Beijing, China. A much-hyped network upgrade called “5G” means different things to different people. To industry proponents, it’s the next huge innovation in wireless internet. To the U.S. government, it’s the backbone technology of a future that America will wrestle with China to control.  (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

5G a chance for agency improvement — slowly but surely

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Army S&T

Photos: Modern defense tech on display at Army S&T Symposium

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VA

Telemedicine expanding at Veterans Health Administration

Medical house calls largely disappeared sometime in the 1960s but now they’re making a comeback, only virtually.

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FILE - In this April 2, 2015, file photo, a visitor leaves the Sacramento Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Rancho Cordova, Calif. The number of veterans seeking health care but ending up on waiting lists of one month or more is 50 percent higher now than it was a year ago when a scandal over false records and long wait times wracked the Department of Veterans Affairs, The New York Times reported Saturday, June 20, 2015, online ahead of its Sunday editions. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

VA wants to make telehealth part of its day-to-day business, but says state licensing laws stand in the way

VA says it wants to significantly expand the health care services it offers through telehealth technologies — voice, video, instantaneous record-sharing…

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VA counting on telemedicine to improve, expand care to vets

At a recent health IT demonstration, the Veterans Affairs Department
showcased nine different technologies that it hopes will change how it delivers
health care. The agency is testing medical mobile apps on iPads with 1,000 severely
injured veterans.

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