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  • Tribute to an international telemedicine pioneer from Toulouse, France

    Louis Lareng was a French medical doctor, politician and professor. He came from a small town near Toulouse, a city in the south west of France, close to where Airbus is manufactured. He created the first emergency medical services in the country named SAMU, Service d’Aide Médicale Urgente and was a pioneer in telemedicine. Before […]

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  • Bringing the light to #myinvisibleMS

    Could telemedicine become a standard in the future for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS)? Absolutely. Patients with MS face barriers accessing specialty care for both evaluation and treatment on a regular basis. Telemedicine is a potential bridge to close this access gap due to distance and/or disability.  In 2019, the theme of World MS day was […]

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  • XXtra care – The Use of Telemedicine in Women’s Health

    Telemedicine has become more integrated into the delivery of effective care for women’s health with a range of potential uses including (but not limited to): – Teleconsultations to access specialists for discussion regarding a range of topics such as contraception– Remote monitoring of maternal health before and after pregnancy, and chronic illnesses including adenomyosis and […]

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  • Working together – Nursing and telemedicine

    As healthcare advances, nurses continue to expand in their roles. Nurses are known for being flexible and innovative, and telemedicine offers exciting opportunities and benefits for patients while also enabling nurses to be on the forefront of providing quality care.

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  • #VaccinesWork. Telemedicine should help.

    Immunization saves millions of lives every year and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions. Yet, there are still nearly 20 million unvaccinated and under-vaccinated children in the world today. Telemedicine should help.

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  • Digital tools for closing the language gap in healthcare

    A significant roadblock to healthcare and telemedicine that, we believe, is not often considered is language. If telemedicine aims to provide on-demand healthcare, it must first begin to integrate greater language access and create better accessibility for all.

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  • Healthcare for all, telemedicine for all

    Health is a human right, yet there is still inequality in global healthcare. This World Health Day, on April 7th, the WHO focused on universal health coverage (UHC) for everyone, everywhere #HealthforAll. Telemedicine is one way to reach this objective.

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  • It’s time to Find. Treat. All. How can telemedicine help #EndTB?

    Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases with over 1 million people losing their lives annually and many more continuing to contract the preventable and curable disease. One third of all TB cases are reported in some of the poorest countries in the world, with the highest reported cases found in India, […]

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  • #2018

    Highlights of Télémédecine 360 activities in 2018

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