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Founded in 2003, Project ECHO seeks to truly democratize medical knowledge. It began as a way to share the highly-specialized hepatitis C knowledge of Dr. Sanjeev Arora to other healthcare practitioners. Today Project ECHO has more than 100 hubs worldwide and is broadly focused on numerous chronic diseases, as well as behavioral and pediatric areas of study. […]
In the technology oriented healthcare industry, providers and patients are recognizing the benefits of video communications. There is constant pressure to increase quality of patient care and the desire to provide new services, while at the same time controlling costs. Healthcare providers are leveraging the power of video communications to link patients, physicians, and clinicians […]
[Update: President Obama has signed the ECHO Act into Law.] Today we announced that Zoom’s long-time customer, Project ECHO® at the University of New Mexico Health Science Center, has received support from the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives for the Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes (ECHO) Act. The ECHO Act will increase access […]
Peter Gassner, Founder and CEO of Veeva, knew he needed a better solution than just audio conferencing for his team meetings. And the pain didn’t stop there – starting meetings in their video conference rooms took too long and didn’t play well with other systems. They were juggling a variety of different tools for conferencing […]
Right now, 15% of the US Population is over 65. By 2030, it’ll be 20%. In some developed countries, like Japan, the situation is even more dire – with 40% of the national health care budget going to elder care. It’s clear that always providing elder care services on an in-person basis won’t be able […]
Check out our newest case study: Access Physicians Uses Zoom to Expand Access to Quality Healthcare. This case focuses on Access Physicians, a multi-specialty physicians group that is expanding access to specialists through virtual caregiving. Access Physicians achieves incredible outcomes with their telemedicine cart, which they have outfitted with Vaddio cameras and Zoom video conferencing […]
Next week, May 14th – 17th, is the American Telemedicine Association Annual Conference and Trade Show at the Minneapolis Convention Center. For all-things telemedicine, this show is the BIG ONE! In fact, it’s the world’s largest and most comprehensive meeting focused on telehealth, digital, connected, and mobile health. There will be an estimated 6,000 attendees from […]
A few years ago John Butterill took a sick friend on a nature walk. But the friend wasn’t walking alongside him; the friend was video conferencing on his phone, looking at the natural surroundings as John carried the device through the woods. John realized something that day: if he could help this one person whose health had […]
On World Health Day we reflect on the gains made and the significant challenges that still exist in healthcare.
Our humble contribution is to facilitate frictionless telemedicine and virtual care interactions between healthcare providers and their patients regardless of geographical locations. Zoom telehealth customers that have made amazing strides for their patients Bright Heart Health […]