• June 12, 2021

Tags : telemedicine

Op-Ed: Telemedicine Isn’t New – And We Should Be Glad

Americans will hear the word “telemedicine” as one of the tools in the fight against COVID-19. Already, it’s been used by health experts on the airwaves and even the President at the podium of the White House press briefing room. In the weeks and months to come, many folks will have their first “telemedicine” appointment: […]Read More

Planned Parenthood Direct app provides access to birth control, UTI

Far West Texas residents can now get prescriptions for birth control pills and be diagnosed and receive treatment for urinary tract infections simply and quickly on their mobile device. Patients can make a request anytime and anywhere using the Planned Parenthood Direct app, with no appointment required, to get the same quality birth control and […]Read More

Law Could Bring Remote Doctor Visits to Schools

Remote doctor appointments could be coming soon to the school nurse’s office. Starting Sept. 1, a new law will allow physicians to get paid for seeing children over a sophisticated form of video chat, as long as the student is at school and enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program for the poor and disabled. The law’s […]Read More