Tag: Telemedicine

New data support televascular visits to help address rural vascular surgery...

Researchers from the University of Minnesota unveiled new data supporting televascular consultations as a viable solution to the shortage of vascular surgeons in rural...

Virtual catch-up: Vascular surgery and coming around to telemedicine

Remote treatment of patients, so-called telemedicine, has been around since the 1940s, when it was first used for transmission of radiology images. In later...

Dispatches: Vascular surgery and pandemic redeployment in New Orleans

At one point in the COVID-19 pandemic timeline, New Orleans was in a perilous position. In late March, the Louisiana governor reported that the...

Embracing new definition of healthcare as digital age confronts holdouts

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged our healthcare system like nothing before. We have confronted other diseases like influenza, tuberculosis,...

Dispatches from the vascular front: Embracing telemedicine in COVID-19 era

DALLAS—William P. Shutze, MD, has not long since finished his day's practice—a shift in which he carried out somewhere in the region of 13...

Telemedicine gets shot in arm from COVID-19

Unintended consequences of COVID-19 are likely to pop up in an untold number of ways. Perhaps one of them could be the more widespread...

SVS remains nimble in face of spreading pandemic, pivots to member...

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) started 2020 with plans intensifying for the Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC) in May, the Vascular Annual Meeting...

Technology drives vascular future

Decades ago, “picture” phones were an idea straight out of science fiction. As the saying goes, the future is now. FaceTime and Skype are...

National emergency loosens restrictions on use of telemedicine, says VESS secretary

Performance of telemedicine has been made easier and more accessible after regulations and limitations on its use were waived in the wake of the...