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Teladoc partners with Cincinnati Children’s on pediatric telehealth platform

Dive Brief: Teladoc said Thursday it is teaming up with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center to develop what the organizations claim will be the first consumer pediatric telehealth platform. Key assets of the yet-to-be-developed platform will include pediatric-specific workflows and clinical requirements as well as a user experience designed for young patients and their families.… Read More »

2019 slated as big year for telemedicine at Stanford Children’s Health

A leading pediatric healthcare system plans to more than double the number of telehealth appointments, going from 1,100 visits in 2018 to 2,500 visits this year. “Through virtual visits, we are not only saving families time traveling to appointments and taking their kids out of school and work, we are also maximizing our providers’ ability… Read More »

Parental ‘feeding styles’ reflect children’s genes

New research from King’s College London and UCL challenges the idea that a child’s weight largely reflects the way their parents feed them. Instead, parents appear to adopt feeding styles in response to their children’s natural body weight, which is largely genetically influenced. With childhood obesity at critical levels, researchers are looking for environmental factors… Read More »