Tag Archives: Medical

Medi-Cal Telehealth Proposal Called ‘Remarkable Step Forward’

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), based in Charleston, is widely regarded as an industry leader in telehealth with a robust, high-volume telehealth program that touches not only MUSC’s local community but also impacts patients throughout the state. In 2017, MUSC was one of two academic health systems recognized by the federal government as… Read More »

Amazon launches connected medical device brand focused on diabetes, cardiovascular disease

Amazon’s latest move into the healthcare arena will be focused on helping consumers manage their diabetes or cardiovascular conditions, according to an announcement from Arcadia Group, a brand consultancy firm partnered with the online retail giant. The two companies have launched a new exclusive line of consumer-use medical devices, called the Choice brand, that has… Read More »

As malaria increases in Africa, medical and faith communities join forces

Despite malaria remaining a major disease, infecting more than 200 million people and killing nearly 500,000 a year, such great progress was made against it that the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2015 set a global target for eliminating the illness in nearly three dozen countries by 2030. Now, however, progress has stalled. The 216… Read More »