The Telehealth Revolution: 5 Obstacles Standing in the Way

By PokitDok Team,

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Empowering patients to remotely consult with a healthcare professional can be life-changing. There is though more than enough evidence to prove it. Whether that's connecting underserved mental health patients, giving more people access to dentistry, or simply helping people in rural areas -- where doctors are scarce -- consult with a general practitioner (GP), the  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Telehealth

Healthcare Trend #3: Telehealth Finally Goes Mainstream

By PokitDok Team,


The adoption of telehealth services has continued at a rapid pace over the past few years, but 2017 should be the year that telehealth “crosses the chasm,” moving from a passionate base of early adopters and expanding to an early majority of users. As wait times at emergency rooms increase — the CDC’s National Center  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Health Innovation, Healthcare consumerism, Healthcare predictions, Providers, Telehealth

Doctor On Demand Partners with Thrive Global

By PokitDok Team,


Our partner and friend, Doctor on Demand announced today that they have been chosen to be the video-medicine partner for Thrive Global, a new venture founded by Arianna Huffington. Thrive Global platform researches the best technology, products and services that meet the standards of quality and performance. Congrats DOD! “Doctor On Demand is honored to  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Health Innovation, Healthcare consumerism, Telehealth

On-Demand Health and How Telemedicine is Driving It

By PokitDok Team,


The on-demand health marketplace is going to explode over the next few years. Find out who is taking advantage of this new growth.

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Health Innovation, Telehealth

How Teledentistry is Helping Everyone Get Access to Dental Care

By PokitDok Team,


One particularly interesting application of telehealth technology is dentistry. It sounds a little counterintuitive — how can someone take care of your teeth remotely? But the potential benefits are too numerous for people not to take notice. Teledentistry creates a remote connection between patient and dentist, but it doesn't remove the human element entirely. Often,  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Health Innovation, Telehealth

How Telepharmacy Reduces Business Costs and Gives More Patients Access to Medicine

By PokitDok Team,


Advances in telepharmacy are reducing stress, improving the way pharmacists do their work and helping them focus on patient outcomes.

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Telehealth

How Telehealth Can Help Fix America’s Mental Health System

By PokitDok Team,


Many people with mental illness in America struggle, and have struggled, to get the care they need for any number of reasons. Through the last decade though, telehealth has proven its potential to help by providing affordable, convenient, and private care all through video chat. There is, of course, a long way to go before  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Providers, Telehealth

22 Innovative Healthcare Startups To Watch

By PokitDok Team,


In May, we highlighted five other exciting startups in the telehealth space. Now, let's expand the scope of that discussion to include the wide world of startups at the intersection of healthcare and technology. This is an exciting arena, and it's not hard to find companies that have the potential to change lives. Below are  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Enterprise, Health Innovation, Healthcare consumerism, Telehealth

How Telehealth is Revolutionizing Child Care and Helping Parents

By PokitDok Team,


Few areas of healthcare are poised to be more impacted by telehealth technology than pediatric care. Consider the numbers: The population of children in the United States will hover around 74 million through 2020, according to government projections. Most of those children rely on someone to help them when they get sick — to drive them  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Telehealth

The Benefits & Challenges of Using Telehealth Solutions On Vacation

By PokitDok Team,


When medical attention is called for and patients are away from home, it's not always easy to know where to go or who to call. A local Urgent Care center? An unfamiliar family practice that accepts walk-ins? Do you google it? Look in the white pages? In fact, telehealth solutions are an excellent, new resource  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Enterprise, Healthcare consumerism, Telehealth