Residential home telehealth kiosks (US)

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Residents at Beverwyck assisted-living home in Albany get weekly checkups at an electronic kiosk in the lobby. “I want to make sure I’m alive every morning,” jokes 87-year-old Thomas DiFrancesco…Though there is little hard data tracking its growth, there is mounting evidence that more people are using telemedicine. The number of companies manufacturing home telecare devices in the last three years has tripled to 15, and the Veterans Administration plans to double the number of patients it puts on home telecare to 20,000 during the next year…

US good news story on telehealth.