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Remote Monitoring

Medocity launches COVID-19 digital platform with Hillcrest Home Care enabling large-scale population screening, surveillance, remote monitoring and virtual interventions | PRWeb | 3/26/2020

Medocity launches COVID-19 digital platform with Hillcrest Home Care enabling large-scale population screening, surveillance, remote monitoring and virtual interventions Share Article To help slow the spread of COVID-19, Hillcrest Home Care, one of Nebraska’s largest skilled home health and Telehealth agencies, will immediately begin real-time screening, remote monitoring and risk assessment of COVID-19 symptoms for employees and at-home patients using Medocity’s Digital Care Platform …

Revenue Cycle Management

The Global Back-end Revenue Cycle Management Market is expected to grow from USD 7,239.28 Million in 2018 to USD 11,847.28 Million by the end of 2025 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 7.29% | PR Newswire | 3/26/2020

The Global Back-end Revenue Cycle Management Market is expected to grow from USD 7,239.28 Million in 2018 to USD 11,847.28 Million by the end of 2025 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 7.29% News provided by Mar 26, 2020, 09:20 ET Share this article NEW YORK , March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – The Global Back-end Revenue Cycle Management Market is expected to grow from USD 7,239.28 Million in …

Clinical Research

Coronavirus Will Slow Down Global Drug Development, a New Survey by Clinical Research IO Predicts | PR Newswire | 3/26/2020

… monitoring by pharmaceutical sponsors and their agents, thus inhibiting the ability of sponsors to perform effective oversight. “This is one of the second-order casualties of the covid crisis,” said Raymond Nomizu , CEO of Clinical Research IO, the clinical trials software vendor that administered the survey. “When we look back five years from now, I fully expect to see a drop in the number of breakthrough new medications being approved …

Digital Health

Sharecare updates award-winning symptom checker to help people assess individual risk, obtain actionable guidance for COVID-19 | PR Newswire | 3/26/2020

PRNewswire/ – Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, today announced it has updated AskMD, its award-winning symptom checker, to help people understand the likelihood that their symptoms are caused by COVID-19, take appropriate actions to get care, and “flatten the curve.” The enhancements to AskMD are the latest of numerous tools and resources Sharecare is developing to better inform Americans …

Population Health

IMAT Solutions Offering Real-Time Data Reporting and Analytics in Response to COVID-19 | PRWeb | 3/26/2020

… all points of care and across the continuum of care is critical,” said Kurt Garbe, CEO of IMAT Solutions. OREM, Utah IMAT Solutions , a leader in delivering innovative, real-time, healthcare data management and population health reporting solutions, today announced that it is enabling real-time health data reporting and analytics for its customers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The company is facilitating these capabilities through its platform’s …

Regenerative Medicine

Cumberland Medical & Purple Lotus Aesthetics Partner With Cyto CBD To Address Opioid Epidemic In North Carolina | PR Newswire | 3/26/2020

… opioid usage and/or completely discontinue opioids with daily supplementation of CBD in just eight weeks. This is why Dr. Sanjiv Dalvi and his wife, Dr. Sumedha Dalvi , who are both certified Addiction and Regenerative Medicine Specialists, started integrating Cyto CBD into their practice at Cumberland Medical. “The potential benefits of CBD are undeniable, as we are seeing more and more data to support its use in our chronic pain …

CVS Health

Aetna to waive cost-sharing for COVID-19 hospitalizations | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/26/2020

CVS Health-owned Aetna will waive copays and cost-sharing for COVID-19 inpatient hospitalizations, the insurer said March 25. The decision, which will affect Aetna’s commercially insured members, aims to improve access to COVID-19 treatment by eliminating out-of-pocket expenses for patients. The move builds on measures taken by Aetna to waive cost-sharing for COVID-19-related telemedicine and testing. The policy, effective immediately for any …

Medline

Insights on the Worldwide Oxygen Conserving Devices Industry to 2027 - Drivers, Restraints and Opportunities | PR Newswire | 3/25/2020

… Country/Sub-region 15. Competition Landscape 15.1. Market Player - Competition Matrix (By Tier and Size of companies) Company Profiles 15.2. Company Profiles Companies Mentioned Inogen Inc GCE Group Precision Medical, Inc Drive DeVilbiss International Medline Industries, Inc. GF Health Products Inc Inovo, Inc Essex Industries Inc Krober Medizintechnik For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/nshum2 Research and Markets also offers Custom Research services providing focused, comprehensive …

Patient Satisfaction

RFID Market Size is Expected to Reach USD 26,435.12 Million by 2025 | Valuates Reports | PR Newswire | 3/25/2020

… Full Report : https://reports.valuates.com/market-reports/ALLI-Manu-4X8/rfid-reader-market ● HEALTHCARE RFID MARKET RESEARCH REPORT Usage of RFID provides the healthcare industry with many advantages such as patient, monitoring, patient care, and patient satisfaction . Furthermore, accurate patient tracking using RFID technology can improve patient safety in many instances. This report focuses on global Healthcare RFID status, future outlook, opportunities for growth, key market, and key players. The purpose …

KeyBanc Capital Markets

KeyBank Announces Support for those Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) | PR Newswire | 3/25/2020

… sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. For more information, visit https://www.key.com/ . KeyBank is Member FDIC.© 2020. KeyCorp. Note: KeyBank offers Small Business Administration loans in Alaska , Colorado , Connecticut , Idaho , Indiana , Maine , Massachusetts , Michigan , New Jersey , New …

Geisinger

KeyHIE is Progressing Toward a Statewide Patient Data Hub | EHR Intelligence | 3/24/2020

… Will HIEs Play for Amidst the ONC Interoperability Rule? “Our philosophy is put the patient in the center and that the patient’s the most important thing,” Kimberly Chaundy, MBA, senior director of operations at Geisinger Health System, which runs KeyHIE, said in an interview with EHRIntelligence . “We have to make sure that no matter who’s treating that patient, the physician or the clinician is getting access to the data no …

Gut Microbiome

Prestigious Specialty Medical Event Is Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns: Dozens of the Nation’s Top Doctors on Healing Disease Through the Gut’s Microbiome Were Set to Meet for the Malibu Microbiome Meeting on March 28-29, 2020 in Malibu, California | PR Newswire | 3/24/2020

… Marketing for QOL Medical, LLC. The Malibu Microbiome Meeting is a continuing medical education (CME) event, which was scheduled for March 28-29, 2020 . In this two-day conference, groundbreaking research by the nation’s top gut microbiome physicians were to discuss the latest advancements in diseases like autism, cancer, Alzheimer’s, and Crohn’s disease. QOL Medical, LLC, a specialty pharmaceutical company focusing on treating gastrointestinal conditions, was set to sponsor a portion …

Avalue Technology

The global industrial PC market size is estimated to reach USD 5.7 billion by 2025 from USD 4.4 billion in 2020, growing at a CAGR of 5.4% | PR Newswire | 3/24/2020

… 35%, Europe = 18%, APAC = 40%, and RoW = 7% Key players in the market include Advantech ( Taiwan ), Beckhoff International ( Germany ), Siemens ( Germany ), IEI Integration Corporation ( Taiwan ), Kontron S&T ( Germany ), Nexcom International ( Taiwan ), ABB ( Switzerland ), Avalue Technology ( Taiwan ), DFI ( Taiwan ), and American Portwell Technology (US).The global industrial PC market is segmented into type, data storage, maximum RAM capacity, sales channel, and end-user industry and geography.The market based on type …

Lemhi Ventures

Investor Group Nominates Two Candidates for GameStop Corp. Board of Directors | PR Newswire | 3/23/2020

… Analyst at First Q Capital, LLC, a hedge fund focused on investing in public companies that had previously been financed by venture capital or private equity firms and as a co-Founding Partner at Lemhi Ventures LLC, a health care services focused venture capital incubator. Mr. Wolf was also a co-Founding Partner at Definity Health Corporation, a leading company in the consumer-driven health care space that was purchased …

Mental Health

United Way of Frederick County to Launch COVID-19 Emergency Relief Campaign | PRWeb | 3/21/2020

… throughout the community. Programmatic impacts may include, but are not limited to, emergency shelter, financial stability assistance, transportation needs, prescriptions and medical supplies, food and food supplies for seniors, and suicide prevention and other mental health services. “This situation is different than other emergencies we’ve experienced,” said Ken Oldham, CEO of the United Way of Frederick County. “Today, we’re asking you to stay home whenever possible, care for yourself and …

Sectra

Sectra’s Cloud-based Medical Education Portal Enables Studies to Continue During COVID-19 | PR Newswire | 3/19/2020

… Mar 19, 2020, 10:17 ET Share this article LINKÖPING, Sweden , March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – The Sapienza University of Rome is now using the digital teaching platform from the international medical imaging and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) to continue its doctor training remotely. This means that students can continue to receive a high-quality and interactive education despite the limitations brought about by the closing of educational institutions as …

Octopus Ventures

Quit Genius closes $11m Series A to help millions conquer Tobacco, Opioid and Alcohol addictions | PR Newswire | 3/19/2020

SAN FRANCISCO , March 19, Quit Genius, the personalized digital therapeutic for addictions, today announces that it has raised a further $11 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Octopus Ventures , one of Europe’s most active early-stage investors, with participation from Y Combinator, Startup Health, Triple Point Ventures, Serena Ventures and Venus Williams , amongst others. Quit Genius replaces conventional low-intensity telephonic cessation support with a personalized …

Nuvance Health

Coronavirus, March 19: 11 notes from physicians, hospitals | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/19/2020

… in Amsterdam have suspended most testing for the novel coronavirus due to testing supply shortages, The Daily Gazette reported. The organizations are reserving testing for the sickest patients until they have more supplies. 3. Nuvance Health , a seven-hospital system in Hudson Valley, N.Y., and western Connecticut, has furloughed 200 staff over COVID-19 exposure, the News-Times reported. Most of the furloughed staff, who are staff nurses at Danbury …

Home Health Testing

Everlywell offering first at-home testing kits for COVID-19 amid testing lag | FierceHealthcare | 3/19/2020

Healthcare startups roll out at-home COVID-19 test kits amid testing lag by Heather Landi Mar 19, 2020 11:01am Given the extreme shortage of tests, Everlywell added COVID-19 testing to its at-home collection kits, the first company to offer testing directly to consumers. (Getty/anyaivanova) A collection of home telehealth and testing startups have begun offering COVID-19 testing kits directly to consumers amid a lag in …

Sectra AB

Sectra’s Cloud-based Medical Education Portal Enables Studies to Continue During COVID-19 | PR Newswire | 3/19/2020

… ensure that a part of this important educational program can continue,” says Johan Carlegrim, General Manager, Medical Education business unit at Sectra. CONTACT: For further information, please contact: Dr. Torbjörn Kronander, CEO and President Sectra AB , +46-(0)-705-23-52-27 This information was brought to you by Cision http://news.cision.com …