During a telemedicine consultation the remote doctor sees two video feeds: a live video of the technician and patient, and a live video of high-resolution medical images.

This special collaboration between Blue Shield and Adventist Health uses AMD IMEDS-II telemedicine system and technology to provide high-speed access to specialist care and services for Blue Shield members who live in remote and urban areas. Blue Shield individual and family plan customers, including those who purchased coverage through Covered California, can seek specialty care in their areas through the Telehealth network.

Kaiser members and Walmart employees can walk in, no appointment necessary, and have minor ailments assessed by a health care provider in a private room. Using AMD's General Examination Camera, ENT Otoscope and Telephonic Stethoscope, a registered nurse does the initial screening, followed by an urgent care doctor in a remote location.

The Avera Health Network uses AMD's diagnostic devices and technology tools, paired with high-definition video conferencing, to provide a variety of telemedicine services to remote clinical locations, including specialist consultations, remote monitoring of intensive care unit (ICU) patients, pharmaceutical support, and more.

AMD's Telemedicine Equipment Allows for Patient Care in Remote Areas in Costa Rica Doña María had several months with an anemia that she could not manage to overcome. Only a specialist could find what was wrong, and thanks to the technology she didn't have to wait long. Dona Maria is one of the 10,000 patients a year who consult via telemedicine. Telemedicine technology came to Costa Rica 15 years ago, but only recently has the equipment been of such high quality and definition that is allows a more efficient and accurate diagnosis.

Communities in rural Canada have long struggled to retain family physicians. Attracting specialist physicians to these areas has been even harder. But in the past year, this troubling trend has begun to change for the better in rural British Columbia with the help of a new telemedicine company, Livecare, and the latest telemedicine technology from AMD Global Telemedicine.

You can find additional informaiton in The Vancouver Sun article:

AMD and Cisco technology collaboration enables the Jordan Healthcare Initiative to extend the reach of its medical providers, increasing patient access to quality healthcare and improving communication and follow-up

The University of Miami Pediatric Mobile Clinic delivers immediate access to remote specialists for pediatric patients. Their patient compliance rate to follow-up appointments went from 30 to 90 percent within the first year of their telemedicine program.

California telemedicine pilot program, very well received. More than 95% responded that there were "completely satisfied."

AMD's medical devices are part of AT&T's Telepresence Clinic Solution.

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