Navigating Telehealth IT Security

The practice of medicine is changing across the majority of specialties in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, shifting to a model based on virtual appointments and digital care. Telemedicine solutions are encouraged whenever possible to minimize exposure risk and virus spread; although this has allowed greater flexibility and the ability for many practices to remain […]

Choosing the Right Telemedicine Provider for Your Dermatology Practice

In response to the prevailing COVID-19 outbreak, many individuals have shifted to a digital health care model, opting to attend routine appointments via telehealth platforms, while others are refusing to seek medical care altogether as a result of virus-spurred fears. At the same time, cosmetic and elective procedures have been postponed while some state orders […]

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Dermatologic Healthcare Community

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven widespread, global effects which span further than just the immense death rates from country to country. As the infection and mortality numbers continue to increase, clinicians worldwide must still evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients for all medical issues whether those issues are related to COVID-19 or not. Along with its […]

Implementing Teledermatology Into Your Clinical Practice

In recent weeks many medical practices have been forced to leverage new or existing telehealth programs, opting for digital rather than in-person care to adhere to social distancing guidelines. As a result, telemedicine is set to replace the majority of outpatient and routine medical visits for the foreseeable future across specialties, including dermatology. According to […]

New Telemedicine Prescription Program for Dermatology Patients

In a time of necessary social distancing among the global population, the growing practice of telemedicine¬†has become a valuable solution to providing virtual care, increasing accessibility, and vastly improving the patient-provider experience. By reducing the amount of in-person office visits and increasing provider reach, telemedicine has allowed for the streamlining of patient care at a […]

Aesthetic Telemedicine for Clinical Efficiency and Patient Satisfaction

The emergence of a digitized dermatological practice within the last decade has been both a solution to issues with the accessibility of care and an improvement of the patient-provider experience. The practice of telemedicine¬†can range from online consultations with patients to AI-assisted skin cancer detection algorithms; its primary focus is on delivering medical information and […]

Navigating the Liabilities of Teledermatology

Within the last decade, researchers have focused on teledermatology as a solution to accessibility issues associated with dermatology services as well as the overall improvement of the patient experience. Ranging from online consultations to AI-assisted surgery, telemedicine and teledermatology refer to any practices related to the use of electronic communication to convey medical information. Novel […]