“Average telehealth costs are $40 to $50 compared to $136 to $176 for a related in-person visit, while the most common diagnoses made during telehealth visits are sinusitis, cold, flu, pertussis and urinary tract infections,” according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation April 2015 report, “Building a culture of health: The value proposition.”
TruTag Technologies is looking to impact the food and drug industry with its edible security platform. “TruTags,” the company's microtags, can help to authenticate products without packaging or labels. DSN recently spoke with Kent Mansfield, president of TruTag Technologies.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores will host a Vision 2026 platform at the Total Store Expo this month in Denver. Here, DSN previews a few of the companies that will be participating in Vision 2026 by offering their perspectives on the changes ahead in retail and health care in the years to come.
Avera Health and Hy-Vee on Friday announced an expanded partnership to offer AveraNow convenience and wellness clinics and kiosks in four Hy-Vee Sioux Falls stores, in addition to a Healthy You Mobile vehicle.
Wichita State University biomedical engineering students have invented a remote health monitoring system called Mobile HealthLink, which allows physicians to check on patients with a programmable smartwatch.