Telehealth

109 stories of Best Places to Work in the North Bay in 2019 | 9/17/2019

… home parental support, Urban Sitter nanny and sitter services, and a wellness program with financial incentives. Employees are recognized with “You Earned It” employee engagement awards. Staff can take advantage of the “Joyable” emotional digital health program, travel assistance, and supplemental health insurance plans for critical illness, accident and hospital indemnity. The firm closes for a day so everyone can volunteer at local nonprofits. Employees serve on several boards, and …

Telehealth Market Analysis 2019 Size, Share, Growth, Sales Statistics Key Players Profile and CAGR of 22.74% MRFR Unleashes Foresight to 2024 | 9/16/2019

Telehealth Market is witnessing rising accruals at a global level. According to a leading research firm - Market Research Future (MRFR), the global telehealth market is expected to generate a value of USD 16,173.8 MN by 2024. Pune, India - September 16, 2019 /MarketersMedia/ — Telehealth could be effectively utilized to improve diagnosis, treatment, and supportive care of chronic diseases such as diabetes and cancer. It can be used to address the rising …

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Resource: Making Connections: Nationwide Implementation of Video Telehealth Tablets to Address Access Barriers in Veterans | 9/16/2019

… was an early adopter of technology to extend care into Veterans’ homes and communities. Telehealth is a cornerstone of enhanced access for Veterans and is associated with improved disease control, quality of life, and patient satisfaction across a range of conditions. 7 In FY 2016, more than 702 000 Veterans received VA care through telehealth, with 39 000 same-day encounters via live video telehealth. 8 However, until recently, video …

VA efforts to bring tablet-based telehealth to vets see positive results | Healthcare IT News | 9/16/2019

A JAMIA Open study and a Psychiatric Services study both found that the VA is succeeding in providing enhanced benefits to veterans. September 16, 2019 11:35 AM Two recent studies indicate a plan by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to use distributed tablet devices to provide telehealth benefits to patients is working. WHAT HAPPENED A JAMIA Open study published in August concluded the initiative successfully reached veterans in rural …

API growing pains - POLITICO | 9/16/2019

… even know about API access, she added. “I don’t think we’ve done a good job of telling them.” …“We are barely seeing the tip of the spear for what is possible in terms of patient empowerment and new tools to support them,” CMS Administrator Seema Verma stated to Morning eHealth. “ If all hospitals offer access to critical health information to their patients, usage will look vastly different.” … Omada Health’s Lucia …

Implementing ASP via telehealth represents a ‘viable’ strategy | 9/16/2019

An antimicrobial stewardship program implemented via telehealth at a community hospital in western Pennsylvania decreased broad-spectrum antibiotic use, increased infectious diseases consultations and lowered costs associated with antimicrobial therapy. “Community hospitals, despite having antimicrobial utilization similar to that of larger hospitals, often have fewer resources, less access to infectious diseases (ID) expertise and are less likely to have formal [antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs)] that meet all of the CDC’s …

hyperCORE International Teams with VirTrial to Become First ‘Virtual Trial Capable’ Site Network in the World | PRWeb | 9/16/2019

… yet another demonstration of our commitment.” For more information on the Virtual Trial Capable certificate program, go to https://virtrial.com/research-sites/ . About VirTrial VirTrial is a technology company using a stable, long-standing telehealth platform to transform the clinical trials industry. The platform offers a patient management program that combines video, text, and email allowing pharmaceutical companies and CROs to create patient centric trials by replacing some study visits …

Alera Group Executive Tony Lee Receives the National African American Insurance Association 2019 Agent/Broker Leadership Award | PRWeb | 9/16/2019

… as CEO since 2004, Lee, with his partners Carl Dickerson and Michael Wolff grew the firm from $10 million to more than $30 million. Lee was pioneer in the adoption of telemedicine and the telehealth industry before it became a common benefit offered by health carriers. Under his leadership, Dickerson has assembled one of the most diverse firms in the nation. Eight languages are spoken by Dickerson staff and that …

e-Book !D.o.w.n.l.o.a.d (Pediatric Telephone Protocols: Office Version) Full! Pages | 9/16/2019

… LINK BELOW FOR DOWNLOAD : https://tanzaniastracklibrary4920.blogspot.com/?book=1581109563 (Works on PC, iPad, Android, iOS, Tablet, MAC) Book Descriptions: Enhance phone-care quality and efficiency with this newly revised AAP best seller. Authored by telehealth pioneer Dr Barton D. Schmitt, it features more than 140 tested decision-support protocols spanning 98% of everyday pediatric complaints. Here’s how to assess everything from diarrhea and influenza exposure to food reactions, spider bite …

Warriors Research Institute awarded grant to expand mental health treatment to Texas veterans and their families | 9/16/2019

Research examines role of Nicotinamide in preventing retinal cell damage caused by glaucoma The Statewide Evidence-Based Telehealth Treatment will build on the success of Vet PaTHs, a pilot program which focused on peer support and telehealth for Central Texas veterans. Now statewide, this program will deliver high-quality, accessible treatment to more veterans and their family members who are dealing with post-traumatic stress syndrome and other mental health …

Fulgent Genetics Taps PWNHealth to Oversee New Tests Marketed to Consumers | 9/16/2019

staff reporter NEW YORK – Fulgent Genetics has announced a partnership with telehealth firm PWNHealth to provide oversight for a new line of genetic tests marketed to consumers. Fulgent today launched Picture Genetics, a trio of at-home genetic tests for consumers. PWNHealth will provide physician review and genetic counseling for these tests. Financial and other terms of the partnership were not disclosed. To read the full story…. Email: …and receive …

MindPath Care Centers’ Dr. Diego Garza to Discuss | 9/16/2019

… NC Chamber’s Health Care Conference 2019-09-16T09:04: DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — MindPath Care Centers, the state’s largest outpatient mental and behavioral healthcare provider, is pleased to announce that Diego Garza , M.D., Director of Telehealth at MindPath Care Centers, has been invited to be a speaker at the NC Chamber’s 2019 Health Care Conference in Durham, N.C. , Friday, September 20, 2019 . Dr. Garza will be participating in the «Quick Hits …

Should UC And CSU Campuses Provide Medication Abortions? Governor Newsom To Decide | 9/16/2019

… last session. Senate Bill 24 would require all university student health centers to offer medication abortions by January 1, 2023. An amendment made in the Assembly would allow the Student Health Centers to offer telehealth services. The bill would only go into effect if the newly created fund raises nearly $10.3 million dollars from private donors by January 1, 2020. The total cost, according to the Bill Analysis, would be …

Oticon Team Reports on Hearing Healthcare Trends, Technology Innovations and Clinical Advances at Empower Conference Industry 25985 | 9/16/2019

… invited conference participants to explore innovations that will contribute to and shape the future for hearing care professionals, the industry and independent practices. The session focused on top industry trends, including the potential for telehealth to remotely expand patient support capabilities and predictions about the impact of over-the-counter hearing aids. Rosenblum also shared Medicare updates and managed care trends as they relate to the independent practitioner. “Developments associated …

Stroke 101: What You Need to Know | 9/16/2019

… highest level of stroke care. LVH–Muhlenberg , LVH–Hazleton and LVH–Pocono are all certified Primary Stroke Centers, offering special procedures to rapidly diagnose and treat stroke. Facilities throughout the region utilize LVHN stroke telehealth services, providing immediate video consultation with an LVHN stroke specialist. Time is brain The ultimate success of stroke care depends on one factor: time. “People need to recognize symptoms of stroke and call 911,” says …

Virtual Visits Reduce No-Show Rates in Heart Failure Patients | MD Magazine | 9/16/2019

Virtual Visits Reduce No-Show Rates in Heart Failure Patients SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 Patrick Campbell @RealPatCampbell Eiran Gorodeski, MD With technology and telehealth becoming less of a talking point and more of a standard of care in many specialties, effective implementation is often a talking point at conferences and meetings throughout the year. The Heart Philadelphia were no exception, as the presentation of the Virtual Visits in Heart Failure Care …

Axxess Partners with Connected Home Living to Prov | 9/16/2019

… Comment DALLAS and SAN JOSE, Calif. Home healthcare technology leader Axxess is adding resources to help clients succeed under the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) by partnering with Connected Home Living, Inc. to provide telehealth and remote care monitoring solutions. «Experts across the industry recognize that remote care monitoring is one of the solutions that will be most important under the new PDGM payment model,» said John Olajide , founder and …

Broadband expansion is crucial to health care access | 9/16/2019

… at work or anywhere outside bricks and mortar healthcare facilities. Patients’ information is transmitted and analyzed by their physician or nurse practitioner, who can quickly intervene if something is out of range. In short, remote monitoring brings care to the patient instead of the patient to care. Health care costs have skyrocketed over the past two decades. Patients residing in the most rural and/or underserved communities who experience limitations …

Telehealth is booming, but who are the power users? | 9/16/2019

Growth in telehealth is being fueled by nonhospital-based health care providers, with urban areas outpacing rural regions although explosive expansion of services was seen in both sectors, according to a recent analysis of insurance claims data on telehealth trends. Guidance for physicians in this area can be found in the AMA Digital Health Implementation Playbook , which covers key steps, best practices and resources to accelerate the adoption and scale …

Bariatric Surgery Devices Market to Surpass $2 Billion by 2025: Global Market Insights, Inc. | PR Newswire | 9/16/2019

… to real-time data for minimally invasive surgeries, with an aim to diversify its product portfolio. Furthermore, in May 2016 , Apollo Endosurgery and Zillion launched the ORBERA Coach platform. ORBERA is an on-demand telehealth program, and it provides virtual support tailored to the needs of patients who go through the FDA approved ORBERA Gastric Balloon procedure. This strategy has enhanced its existing product portfolio. Make an inquiry for purchasing …

Medicaid

NC Governor Vetoes Medicaid Telehealth Bill in Feud With Lawmakers - mHealthIntelligence.com | mHealth Intelligence | 9/11/2019

Policy News NC Governor Vetoes Medicaid Telehealth Bill in Feud With Lawmakers NC Governor Roy Cooper has vetoed a bill that would have expanded Medicaid coverage for telehealth and telemental health services as he battles with the Republican-controlled Legislature over budget priorities. Source: ThinkStock By September 11, 2019 - A bill to expand Medicaid reimbursement for telehealth and telemental health programs has been vetoed by North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper …

New Hampshire Medicaid to Cover Telehealth for Primary Care, Pediatrics | 9/11/2019

New Hampshire Medicaid will cover use of remote patient monitoring and telehealth for primary care and pediatric patient visits, effective 2020. Previously, telehealth was restricted to specialist visits. The new law will allow practices that provide telemedicine to get reimbursed for those services for Medicaid patients and adds telemedicine as a required benefit to private insurance plans, significantly expanding its reach. Senate Bill 258 creates definitions for remote patient monitoring …

Medicare

Clear Arch Health RPM Solution Supports Chronic Care Management for Value-based Reimbursement | PR Newswire | 9/5/2019

Medicare Part B, there is a way to directly cover the costs of implementing an RPM program,” said Chris A. Otto, Senior Vice President of Clear Arch Health. “We look forward to sharing how healthcare professionals can leverage remote patient monitoring solutions now and, in the future, to achieve those goals and be well positioned as more payers follow suit.” In addition to its traditional telehealth capabilities, the RPM platform …

iCAD’s ProFound AI Wins “Best New Radiology Solution” in 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Awards | Globe Newswire | 9/4/2019

… recognize the innovation, hard work and success in a range of health and medical technology categories, including robotics, clinical administration, telehealth, patient engagement, electronic health records (EHR), mHealth, and medical devices. This year’s program attracted … products, increased competition, litigation and/or government regulation, changes in Medicare or other reimbursement policies, risks relating to our existing and future debt obligations, competitive factors, the effects of a decline in the economy or …

Digital Health

Beth Israel, Dana-Farber leaders offer a prescription for better digital health: Actionable data at the point of care | FierceHealthcare | 9/13/2019

BOSTON—With an all-time high $14.6 billion in funding going toward digital health startups globally last year, investors are betting big on the promise of tech to address major healthcare challenges and disrupt the … and medical devices—can diagnose and treat patients quickly using telehealth visits, Halamka said while speaking at the Digital Health Impact conference in Boston this week. “As we move towards value-based care, healthcare systems

InTouch Health App Now Available in Epic App Orchard | Business Wire | 9/12/2019

… telehealth visits directly within their existing Epic workflows, including provider and patient-facing applications. “Digital health solutions need to seamlessly integrate with a health system’s EHR platform. In the past year, we have seen many organizations abandon the video-based Epic integrated solutions on the market today due to poor performance, ” said Joseph M. DeVivo, CEO at InTouch Health. “As a managed service provider, we proactively monitor our network to …

Patient Monitoring

AlayaCare Integrates with Nevvon Enabling Seamless Access to Caregiver Training and Education | PRWeb | 9/12/2019

… patient monitoring, telehealth, and mobile care worker functionality in one integrated, highly robust and secure, cloud-based system. AlayaCare is providing the platform for home and community care organizations to propel towards innovation and home care of the future. AlayaCare was founded in 2014. http://www.alayacare.com About Nevvon Nevvon is a global innovative home and health care educational technology company that certifies caregivers for the mandatory annual education they earn …

New CPT Codes Highlight Connected Health | 9/12/2019

New CPT Codes Highlight Connected Health September 12, 2019 Meredith Wagner Connected health promises to improve healthcare services, delivering benefits to providers and patients. From increased access to care to more efficient use of physicians’ time, and associated cost benefits, telehealth, remote patient monitoring, and other elements of connected health solutions can play a major role in relieving the burden the U.S. healthcare systems is facing. But, while hospitals have …

Rural Health

Buttigieg Rolls Out Rural Health Plan With Focus On Access, Opioids And Maternal Mortality Rates | Kaiser Health News | 8/9/2019

… exchanges and implement a “Medicare for All Who Want It” approach at the same time. The plan also invests in telehealth and attempts to tackle health disparities across rural communities. The Hill: Buttigieg Unveils Plan … insurance option. (Bowden, 8/9) Politico: How Pete Buttigieg Would Overhaul Rural Health Buttigieg says he would expand access to medical care by offering a form of Medicare through the exchanges that anyone could purchase — a …

How Pete Buttigieg would overhaul rural health - POLITICO | 8/9/2019

… telehealth and attempts to tackle health disparities across rural communities. How would it work? Buttigieg says he would expand access to medical care by offering a form of Medicare through the exchanges that anyone could purchase — a proposal he made earlier in the campaign that separated his ideas on health care from other candidates’ single payer proposals. To build up the rural health workforce, his new proposal would expand the …

Behavioral Health

In-Depth: Telehealth providers working with colleges to supplement students’ behavioral health, physical care | MobiHealthNews | 9/13/2019

… from their family’s usual healthcare provider to their campus’s health services or other nearby sources for care — a gap that telehealth vendors are eager to fill. “These students are often far away from home,” Robbie … founder and president of BetterHelp, a Teladoc subsidiary that provides behavioral health and counseling services. “I think there’s actually a crisis in the student population,” Matas told MobiHealthNews. “The schools have gotten bigger, more students …

Pregnancy-related deaths are rising. Geisinger among 30 health systems testing digital tools to stop the trend | FierceHealthcare | 9/12/2019

… digital solutions include screening tools to identify pregnant women with comorbidities like diabetes and hypertension to intervene earlier and using telehealth to connect expectant mothers to doulas. Free Daily Newsletter Like this story? Subscribe to … in a statement. RELATED: 28 health systems collaborating to improve behavioral health for Medicaid patients The initiative is part of a larger effort called the Medicaid Transformation Project led by former acting Centers for Medicare …

Virtual Care

7 hospitals offering free virtual care visits during Hurricane Dorian | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/4/2019

… southeastern U.S. braces for the impact of Hurricane Dorian, several hospitals and health systems have announced that they will provide telehealth services free of charge to patients affected by the storm. Hurricane Dorian has already … Sept. 14, with code DORIAN. MUSC Health (Charleston, S.C.): free virtual care visits for all South Carolina residents to diagnose approximately 80 conditions before, during and after the storm, using promo code MUSCDORIAN. Roper St …

Prime Healthcare partners with Carbon Health to improve patient experience with AI, virtual care | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/4/2019

Prime Healthcare partners with Carbon Health to improve patient experience with AI, virtual care Andrea Park - Print Email Ontario, Calif.-based Prime Healthcare has partnered with San Francisco-based Carbon Health to apply Carbon’s artificial … Additionally, patients will be able to make appointments and access telehealth services through the Carbon mobile app. “Our goal is to deliver exceptional care to patients based on their needs, whether in our hospitals, physician

Mental Health

Mental health program for Texas veterans receives $500,000 grant | KLBK | KAMC | EverythingLubbock.com | 9/13/2019

… mental health treatments to Texas veterans and their families. The treatment will be available at no cost to veterans and family members, regardless of discharge status, according to a release from Baylor Scott & White. According to the release, through a telehealth clinic, participants will be able to speak directly with providers via live video conferencing. Veterans or family members interested in participating can call (254) 716-6208 or email [email protected]

[NEW REPORT] Telemental Health: How telehealth can manage the $238 billion mental health crisis | 9/13/2019

Telemental Health Report How telehealth can help US hospitals and health systems manage the $238 billion mental health crisis Get the Full Report → In the Telemental Health Report , Business Insider Intelligence explores how the onus of the US’ mental health crisis falls on health systems and hospitals, and how they can navigate the costly dilemma via telemental health. We first dive into the challenges providers are presented with amid the …

Patient Engagement

Telehealth Secrets 2019 Announces Keynotes, Talks by Moon Express Cofounder, MDLIVE Founder, NBC Comcast SVP, Berkshire Hathaway and Zenefits CEO | PRWeb | 9/11/2019

Telehealth Secrets 2019 Announces Keynotes, Talks by Moon Express Cofounder, MDLIVE Founder, NBC Comcast SVP, Berkshire Hathaway and Zenefits CEO Share Article Fourth Telehealth Secrets Conference Announces over 60 Talks by healthcare execs, innovators, investors … MD, MBA - “Impact of Telehealth on Perinatal Genomics” NextGen VP Patient Engagement, Cheryl LejBolle - “Engaging Patients Through Video Visits” Humana Director of Strategy & Transformation, Erik Eaker - “Simplifying the care experience through payor insights and interoperability

Europe Remote Patient Monitoring Market 2019-2023: Opportunities in Population Health Management, Digital Therapeutics, Telemedicine, AI | PR Newswire | 9/5/2019

… at radically transforming their healthcare service delivery and approaches by using digital tools such as RPM and other forms of telehealth. RPM is an enabler that supports the shifting of the center of care from … emerging concepts such as population health management, care coordination, and patient engagement, RPM is going to play a very important role in a data-driven environment that supports value-based reimbursement. RPM is and will …

HIPAA

SpaKinect CEO Speaking On Emerging Telehealth Market: Medical Spas and Aesthetic Medicine | PRWeb | 9/11/2019

SpaKinect CEO Speaking On Emerging Telehealth Market: Medical Spas and Aesthetic Medicine Share Article SpaKinect CEO Alain Gazaui to speak on emerging markets and telehealth models in the medical spa and aesthetic medicine industry at … time delivery of treatment approvals and our easy to use HIPAA compliant TeleHealth software, our platform creates an environment of compliance and accountability. Learn more at spakinect.com About VSee VSee is the telehealth company behind

Orbit Health Telepsychiatry Appoints First Medical Director | PR Newswire | 9/5/2019

… to join Orbit Health in its mission to bring quality, cost-effective care to healthcare facilities through the use of telehealth technologies,” said Dr. Gosein. “A new era is upon us, where telepsychiatry is transforming … needs by providing scalable & reliable coverage while preserving confidentiality, using HIPAA compliant & secure appointments. Orbit’s telepsychiatry services result in radically improved clinical outcomes and helps institutions meet the growing demand for treatment of severe mental …

Teladoc

Teladoc expands into Canada: 3 things to know | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/4/2019

Teladoc expands into Canada: 3 things to know Jackie Drees - Teladoc is partnering with Johnston Group, a Canada-based payer, to extend telemedicine access and services to more than 30,000 small- to mid-size businesses … rural areas, according to the news release. More articles on telehealth

30,000 Canadian Businesses to Benefit from Teladoc Telemedicine Services | Globe Newswire | 9/4/2019

… Employees of small- to mid-size companies to have faster access to medical care September 04, 2019 08:35 ET Source: Teladoc Health, Inc. photo-release More than 30,000 companies to benefit from Teladoc Health and … The company’s award-winning, integrated clinical solutions are inclusive of telehealth, expert medical services, AI and analytics, and licensable platform services. With more than 2,000 employees, the organization delivers care in 130 countries and in …

American Well

Aligning EHR and telehealth strategy for success: American Well’s customer solutions president | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/6/2019

To boost telehealth adoption among physicians, American Well’s Customer Solutions President Mike Baird says hospitals and health systems should align it more closely with the EHR. In May, American Well partnered with Epic to integrate its virtual care platform with the EHR software, a move that allowed providers to begin conducting telehealth appointments directly through the patient chart. Now, with the recent addition of its new telehealth patient app, patients …

American Well’s new video app to integrate with Epic’s EHR | MobiHealthNews | 8/29/2019

Aviliable within Epic’s App Orchard, the app lets patients schedule and access virtual visits. Share Photo credit: American Well Boston-based American Well is launching a new patient facing app set to integrate with Epic’s EHR system. The new technology, dubbed the American Well Telehealth Patient app, will be offered within Epic’s App Orchard, an API marketplace. Patients using the American Well Telehealth Patient app will be able to schedule …

Apple Health

Why telehealth isn’t in nursing homes - POLITICO | 8/21/2019

… 26, through Monday, Sept. 2. We’ll be back on our normal schedule on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Editor’s Quick Fix — Why telehealth hasn’t spread to nursing homes: Admitting patients from nursing homes is often avoidable, possibly … Washington University’s school of public health. A What We’re Reading Apple Health team running into tensions, CNBC reports . An editorial in Nature Digital Medicine unearths an “inconvenient truth” in AI in health care. Kaiser Health …

What Is The Future Of Telemedicine? | Forbes | 8/21/2019

What does the future of telemedicine look like? originally appeared on Quora : the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world . Answer by Nick Greenfield , Co-founder and CEO of Candid , on Quora : You can’t really think about the future of telemedicine without reflecting on how much has already changed. For example, as recently as three or four years ago, we …

Cerner

Why telehealth isn’t in nursing homes - POLITICO | 8/21/2019

… 26, through Monday, Sept. 2. We’ll be back on our normal schedule on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Editor’s Quick Fix — Why telehealth hasn’t spread to nursing homes: Admitting patients from nursing homes is often avoidable, possibly … also helped the VA during the early phases of the Cerner EHR adoption, compares her policy philosophy to Maryland’s moderate Republican governor Larry Hogan. First, she’ll face off against Tim Fazenbaker, a conservative, in the …

TRICARE families report worse access to care than commercially insured, uninsured: study | FierceHealthcare | 8/6/2019

… Seshadri, M.D., a research scientist at CHOP’s PolicyLab and the study’s lead author, told FierceHealthcare. RELATED: Most of the DOD’s telehealth services are concentrated at 7 facilities, GAO says In addition, about 47% of those … maintaining EHR over the next decade as it rolls out Cerner replacement The researchers hope that the findings lead to additional consideration about how the military could most effectively ensure families that need it have …

CVS

CVS moving to change healthcare: A timeline since the Aetna acquisition | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/29/2019

Since buying health insurer Aetna in November, CVS Health has emphasized holistic healthcare rather than just selling medicine. The company said it hopes its strategic shift will lead to healthier communities and lower healthcare costs … processing. July 10. MinuteClinic, CVS Health’s retail medical clinic, launches telehealth programs in eight more states. Patients with minor illnesses, injuries or skin conditions now can seek care through virtual video visits in Arkansas, Connecticut

Industry Voices—Survey shows 83% of patients want virtual health, but there’s a problem | FierceHealthcare | 8/23/2019

Virtual care, remote monitoring, telehealth and other technologies have long been on the “nice to have” list for healthcare. The idea of being able to speak face to face with a doctor, have a nurse … and major retailers with a strong online presence such as CVS and Walmart are increasing their footprints as well. Actually, that’s not the case. According to the 2019 State of Consumerism in Healthcare report from

InTouch Health

InTouch Health App Now Available in Epic App Orchard | Business Wire | 9/12/2019

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.- InTouch Health , ranked 2019 Best in KLAS for Virtual Care Platforms, announced today the entry of Solo™ by InTouch, their next-generation software platform, into Epic’s App Orchard . Solo™ by InTouch offers providers unprecedented levels of convenience, ease of use, and mobility. The application makes it possible for providers and care teams to launch and conduct on-demand telehealth visits directly within their existing Epic workflows, including …

InTouch Health App Now Available in Epic App Orchard | Malvern Daily Record | 9/12/2019

InTouch Health , ranked 2019 Best in KLAS for Virtual Care Platforms, announced today the entry of Solo™ by InTouch, their next-generation software platform, into Epic’s App Orchard . Solo™ by InTouch offers providers unprecedented levels of convenience, ease of use, and mobility. The application makes it possible for providers and care teams to launch and conduct on-demand telehealth visits directly within their existing Epic workflows, including provider and patient …

Medtronic

Telehealth Market Outlook to 2025 Estimated to Grow at a CAGR of 15.7% From 2019 to 2025 | 9/11/2019

Sep 11, 2019 2:39 AM ET Telehealth Market Outlook to 2025 Estimated to Grow at a CAGR of 15.7% From 2019 to 2025 iCrowd Newswire - Sep 11, 2019 Telehealth is a technique of exchanging data … major players operating in the market of telehealth market include Medtronic, Cerner Corporation, Tunstall Healthcare, AMD Global Telemedicine, Inc., Philips Healthcare, Cisco Systems, Inc., Aerotel Medical Systems Ltd., Honeywell Life Care Solutions, Medvivo Group Ltd

Global Telehealth Market is expected to reach $32.71 billion by 2026 growing at a CAGR of 24.7% during 2018 to 2027. | 9/9/2019

Some of the key players in the Telehealth market are Aerotel Medical Systems Ltd, AMD Global Telemedicine, Inc, American Well, Cerner Corporation, Cisco Systems, Inc, Globalmedia Group, LLC, Honeywell International, Inc, Medtronic PLC, Medvivo Group Ltd, Philips Healthcare, and Vidyo, Inc. Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States - September 9, 2019 /MarketersMedia/ — The factors driving the market growth are increasing the prevalence of chronic diseases, high growth of geriatric population and shortage of …

GE Healthcare

Lumeon appoints CFO, chairman, MaxQ AI brings on new tech lead and more digital health hires | MobiHealthNews | 7/18/2019

… and product development. He hails from Philips Healthcare’s diagnostic imaging division, where he held an SVP role, as well as GE Healthcare before that. “I’m excited to have the opportunity to join MaxQ AI, and … of Sue’s caliber at the helm of our sales team.” Telehealth provider American Well has appointed W.B. Mitchell as its group VP of government solutions. Mitchell held a similarly government-focused role at Ciox Health …

American Well names new VP of government solutions: 3 notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/16/2019

… American Well names new VP of government solutions: 3 notes Jackie Drees - W.B. Mitchell will join American Well as the telehealth provider’s new group vice president of government solutions. Three notes: 1. Mr. Mitchell brings … also filled various leadership roles for McKesson and RelayHealth, now Change Healthcare, supporting technology strategy, cybersecurity and contracting, among other areas. More articles on telehealth …

MDLIVE

Telehealth Secrets 2019 Announces Keynotes, Talks by Moon Express Cofounder, MDLIVE Founder, NBC Comcast SVP, Berkshire Hathaway and Zenefits CEO | PRWeb | 9/11/2019

Telehealth Secrets 2019 Announces Keynotes, Talks by Moon Express Cofounder, MDLIVE Founder, NBC Comcast SVP, Berkshire Hathaway and Zenefits CEO Share Article Fourth Telehealth Secrets Conference Announces over 60 Talks by healthcare execs, innovators, investors including UnitedHealthcare, Berkshire Hathaway, Anthem, Humana, Cigna, Salesforce, Alivecor, Medstars; Keynotes by Moon Express cofounder, MDLIVE Founder, NBC Comcast SVP, and Zenefits CEO How do we bring these amazing medical advances to patients? Telehealth…That’s …

Parks Associates: 35% of US Consumers Ages 65+ Interested in Telehealth Services from Local Doctor | PR Newswire | 8/23/2019

Telehealth Service Event sponsors include HP, Independa, Alarm.com, Rapid Response Monitoring, MDLIVE, ADT Health, b.well, Freeus, Nortek Security & Control, Trusource Labs, GreatCall, Aprilaire, GiftCard Partners, Vital USA , and Reemo Health. “More than 85% of consumers ages 65-74 report having Wi-Fi access in their home, which is higher than the national average,” said Elizabeth Parks , President, Parks Associates. “That is a strong foundation on which to build connected health offerings …

Philips Healthcare

Medical Sensors Market Set to Witness a Significant CAGR of 7.6% By 2022, Global Medical Sensors Industry Driven by the need to enhance the global healthcare sector | Globe Newswire | 7/26/2019

… telehealth, and virtual health products coupled with the rising adoption of smartphones and other electronic devices equipped with sensor devices is assessed to drive the market growth over the forecast period. Competitive Analysis The key players identified in the global medical sensors market are First Sensor AG, GE Healthcare, Given Imaging, Inc, Honeywell International, Inc, Measurement Specialties Inc., Medtronic Plc., NXP Semiconductors N.V., Philips Healthcare, Smiths Medical, STMicroelectronics, and STMicroelectronics …

Lumeon appoints CFO, chairman, MaxQ AI brings on new tech lead and more digital health hires | MobiHealthNews | 7/18/2019

… AI has selected Tom Neufelder as its CTO in charge of engineering, tech strategy and product development. He hails from Philips Healthcare’s diagnostic imaging division, where he held an SVP role, as well as GE … of Sue’s caliber at the helm of our sales team.” Telehealth provider American Well has appointed W.B. Mitchell as its group VP of government solutions. Mitchell held a similarly government-focused role at Ciox Health …

Goldman Sachs

Koninklijke Philips N.V. (PHG) CEO Frans van Houten on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 7/22/2019

… of Investor Relations. Frans van Houten - Chairman of the Board of Management & CEO Abhijit Bhattacharya - Executive VP, CFO Veronika Dubajova - Goldman Sachs Ed Ridley-Day - Redburn David Adlington - JPMorgan Michael Jungling - Morgan Stanley Patrick Wood … growth of Healthcare Informatics and Connected Care as such and telehealth and home care that are all great opportunities. And we have been investing in these things. And also we have been acquiring some of …

The Many Flavors Of Value Investing In 2019 - TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD) | Seeking Alpha | 7/15/2019

… Fear & Greed Trader : I have many names I view as favorites, and they share the same attribute - undervalued: Alibaba ( BABA ), Goldman Sachs ( GS ), SYNNEX ( SNX ), and United Rentals ( URI ). David Trainer : As noted in our … believe that Teladoc ( TDOC ) is a true hidden gem. This telehealth company has been disrupting the way people consume healthcare, and I believe that there is no looking back. Teladoc is still early in its …

Rock Health

Digital health investments bounced back in Q2 2019 with nearly $2.5B in funding | MobiHealthNews | 7/5/2019

… Partners The startup is planning to use its investment to grow its network of telepsychiatry providers, further develop HIPAA-compliant telehealth platform and push its business into new states. Forefront Telecare specializes in providing virtual … digitized bio specimen slides when making a cancer diagnosis. $13.40 Rock Health, Norwich Ventures and Scientific Health Development The startup will be expanding its presence within the Department of Veterans Affairs as well as building …

Digital health investments in 2019 poised to surpass 2018: Rock Health | FierceHealthcare | 7/3/2019

… we expect this theme to persist in the near-term, even as macro-economic conditions fluctuate,” report author Sean Day, Rock Health research analyst, said in the report. Digital health investment is holding steady as … this group’s average of $199 million. The report calls out telehealth company American Well, direct-to-consumer genetics company 23andMe, AI company HeartFlow, digital medicine company Proteus and software-as-a-service platform Welltok as …

Echo Health Ventures

Cigna Ventures leads $23M funding round in precision medicine company GNS Healthcare | FierceHealthcare Payer | 7/9/2019

… Cigna Ventures, the corporate venture fund of global health service company Cigna. Joining the funding round were Amgen Ventures, Celgene, Echo Health Ventures and Alexandria Venture Investments, as well as former Caesar’s CEO and Aetna … made several investments in that area, such as MDLive, the telehealth company, and Contessa, a hospital-at-home company. The third area is insights and analytics,” Richards said. GNS is the first insights- and analytics …

GE Ventures

‘Telegenomics’ startup Genome Medical raises $23M Series B | MobiHealthNews | 6/13/2019

… from LRVHealth, Casdin Capital, Perceptive Advisors, Manatt Venture Fund and Dreamers Fund, as well as from returning backers Canaan Partners, GE Ventures, Illumina Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures and HealthInvest Equity Partners. As a result of … market by 2025 . The startup’s marriage of genetic counseling and telehealth consultations is particularly interesting in light of data presented last year suggesting that the latter service may increase the demand for genetic counseling, and …

Amgen taps Syapse to infuse real-world data into its cancer clinical trial designs | FierceBiotech | 5/3/2019

… code SPRING25 and save 25% on the Digital MedTech Conference May 22-23 in San Francisco. Participate in interactive discussions on telehealth, data privacy, block chain, and more including a special fireside chat on AI featuring … The San Francisco-based company’s previous backers include Ascension Ventures, GE Ventures and Intermountain Healthcare Innovation Fund. Syapse’s oncology software platform is designed to help healthcare providers offer precision medicine consistently, including through clinical trials …

JP Morgan

Digital health investments in 2019 poised to surpass 2018: Rock Health | FierceHealthcare | 7/3/2019

… digital health startups have raised at least as much as this group’s average of $199 million. The report calls out telehealth company American Well, direct-to-consumer genetics company 23andMe, AI company HeartFlow, digital medicine … Securities and Exchange Commission documents to be worth $753 million. JP Morgan also moved into digital health this year with the acquisition of InstaMed, a healthcare payments technology company. The deal, priced at more than …

Kaiser Permanente Ventures

Digital health investments bounced back in Q2 2019 with nearly $2.5B in funding | MobiHealthNews | 7/5/2019

… cessation and women’s health. N/A $73 Wellington Management Company, Cigna Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, U.S. Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Sanofi Ventures, Civilization Ventures and Providence Ventures The funding will help ongoing … grow its network of telepsychiatry providers, further develop HIPAA-compliant telehealth platform and push its business into new states. Forefront Telecare specializes in providing virtual behavioral telehealth to seniors, and in particular targets Medicare patients …

‘Telegenomics’ startup Genome Medical raises $23M Series B | MobiHealthNews | 6/13/2019

… Perceptive Advisors, Manatt Venture Fund and Dreamers Fund, as well as from returning backers Canaan Partners, GE Ventures, Illumina Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures and HealthInvest Equity Partners. As a result of their new stakes, Echo … market by 2025 . The startup’s marriage of genetic counseling and telehealth consultations is particularly interesting in light of data presented last year suggesting that the latter service may increase the demand for genetic counseling, and …

Morgan Stanley

Koninklijke Philips N.V. (PHG) CEO Frans van Houten on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 7/22/2019

… Management & CEO Abhijit Bhattacharya - Executive VP, CFO Veronika Dubajova - Goldman Sachs Ed Ridley-Day - Redburn David Adlington - JPMorgan Michael Jungling - Morgan Stanley Patrick Wood - Bank of America Scott Bardo - Berenberg Max Yates - Credit Suisse Julien … growth of Healthcare Informatics and Connected Care as such and telehealth and home care that are all great opportunities. And we have been investing in these things. And also we have been acquiring some of …

Ex-Apple CEO John Sculley: Sensors Are Mobile Health’s Future | Fortune | 7/18/2019

… will give immediate personalized medical feedback data to health professionals. Doctors will be able to respond to serious ailments faster. Telehealth will move beyond its current use in non-urgent care situations. With the help … subscription service that will connect the Apple Watch to physicians. Morgan Stanley predicts Apple’s mobile health business could surpass $300 billion by 2027 . Google could put advanced medical sensors in its Pixel smartphones, along with …

William Blair

Buy Teladoc And Invest In The Pioneering Trailblazer Of Healthcare Of Tomorrow With Conservatively +60% Upside - Teladoc Health, Inc. (NYSE:TDOC) | Seeking Alpha | 6/19/2019

… conditions from non-critical, episodic care to chronic, complicated cases as well as a wide range of services such as telehealth solutions, expert medical services, behavioral health solutions, guidance and support, and platform & program services … existing base to be cheaper than onboarding new clients. Source: William Blair 39th Annual Growth Stock Conference Presentation Teladoc generates most of its revenues on a recurring basis. ~84% of its revenues come from subscriptions …

AMN Healthcare Services’ (AMN) CEO Susan Salka on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 5/4/2019

… Conference Call Participants A.J. Rice – Crédit Suisse Tobey Sommer – SunTrust Jason Plagman – Jefferies and Company Jeff Silber – BMO Tim McHugh – William Blair Jacob Johnson – Stephens Inc Mitra Ramgopal – Sidoti & Company Mark Marcon – R.W. Baird Bill … last question, since you all mentioned teletherapy. I attended a telehealth conference last month and was kind of surprised to see some of your Locums peers there touting their telehealth abilities. I’d just be interested …

Jefferies Financial Group

AMN Healthcare Services’ (AMN) CEO Susan Salka on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 5/4/2019

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AMN ) Q1 2019 Earnings Conference Call May 2, 2019 5:00 PM ET Company Participants Randy Reece – Director of Investor Relations Susan Salka – Chief Executive Officer Brian Scott – Chief Financial Officer Ralph Henderson – President of Professional Services and Staffing Kelly Rakowski – President of Leadership and Search Dan White – President of Workforce Solutions Conference Call Participants A.J. Rice – Crédit Suisse Tobey Sommer – SunTrust Jason Plagman – Jefferies and …

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) CEO David Wichmann on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 4/16/2019

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE: UNH ) Q1 2019 Results Earnings Conference Call April 16, 2019 8:45 AM ET Company Participants David Wichmann - CEO Andrew Witty - CEO, Optum Steve Nelson - CEO, UnitedHealthcare John Rex - CFO Brian Thompson - CEO, Medicare & Retirement Dan Schumacher - President and COO, UnitedHealthcare John Prince - CEO, OptumRx, Inc. Andrew Hayek - CEO, SCA Heather Cianfrocco - CEO, Community & State Wyatt Decker - CEO, OptumHealth Conference Call Participants Peter Costa - Wells Fargo Securities …

Canaan Partners

‘Telegenomics’ startup Genome Medical raises $23M Series B | MobiHealthNews | 6/13/2019

… with participation from LRVHealth, Casdin Capital, Perceptive Advisors, Manatt Venture Fund and Dreamers Fund, as well as from returning backers Canaan Partners, GE Ventures, Illumina Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures and HealthInvest Equity Partners. As a … market by 2025 . The startup’s marriage of genetic counseling and telehealth consultations is particularly interesting in light of data presented last year suggesting that the latter service may increase the demand for genetic counseling, and …

Genome Medical Expands Financing with Strategic Investments by GE Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures and Illumina Ventures | PR Newswire | 1/5/2018

… Permanente Ventures and Illumina Ventures . This round of financing was led by GE Ventures and also included additional investment from Canaan Partners , who led the seed and Series A financings. Genome Medical, the first nationwide … its network of top clinical genetics experts and cutting-edge telehealth technology, Genome Medical delivers genetic counseling services in all 50 states and physician services – by medical geneticists and primary care providers – in 30 states …

HCA

GrandCare CEO Slated to Speak at Sixth Annual Connected Health Summit | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 8/27/2019

… annual Connected Health Summit, hosted by research firm Parks Associates, features keynote presentations from CirrusMD, GreatCall, Livongo Health, Philips and UnitedHealthcare, with more than 300 industry healthcare and technology leaders networking and discussing case studies … box retail organizations. “The expansion of connected medical devices and telehealth services into the home, as well as the increasing movement of consumer devices into health and wellness, is growing new markets for independent living …

Kaiser Permanente

Virtual behavioral health startup Ginger scores $35M in new funding | MobiHealthNews | 9/4/2019

… WP Global Partners led the round with participation from City Light Capital, Nimble Ventures, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, Khosla Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures and Kapor Capital. ​ 10:40 am Share Behavioral health startup Ginger (formerly Ginger.io … stores. Those apps vary from meditation and mindfulness platforms to telehealth platforms with a clinician on the other end. While mental health apps are on the rise, stakeholders have been quick to point out that …

Maternal health startup Mahmee raises $3M from Williams, Cuban | FierceHealthcare Payer | 7/16/2019

… Mahmee is the glue that connects the care ecosystem and closes the gaps,” Hanna said. RELATED: Health group Advantia acquires telehealth company Pacify “In the maternity healthcare process, on the surface there are generally three … consultant and also pioneered the maternity and lactation programs at Kaiser Permanente and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to the company. RELATED: Digital health funding in first half of 2019 hits record $5.1B: report The …

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Robert Rennie Joins GlobalMed as Vice President, EMEA | PR Newswire | 7/10/2019

… telehealth technology presence in the United States with the Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, regional health systems and correctional facilities. And we’re also active in 60 other countries, giving us the largest international footprint of any virtual health company. Robert’s extensive global experience will help us realize our goal of transforming healthcare across the world.” About GlobalMed ® GlobalMed powers the world’s largest, most advanced virtual health …

Movers and shakers: 76 leadership changes affecting health IT in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/3/2019

… Shapiro to serve as CFO. 4. The Senate confirmed James Gfrerer as CIO and assistant secretary of IT for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. 5. HealthVerity, a technology company focused on healthcare and consumer … its board of directors. 25. MDLive, provider of a comprehensive telehealth platform, selected Dan Monahan to serve as CFO and COO. 26. MedeAnalytics, a healthcare analytics solutions provider, named Cindi Carter chief security officer. 27 …

UPMC

14 hospitals closed so far this year — here’s why | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/19/2019

… Ascension, which owns Providence, said it was shutting down the hospital and making investments in other types of services, including telehealth, care coordination, home care and community-based behavioral healthcare. 8. Belmont Community Hospital , a … declining reimbursements and lower patient volumes. 13. Harrisburg, Pa.-based UPMC Pinnacle closed its hospital in Lancaster, Pa., on Feb. 28. The health system announced plans in December to close UPMC Pinnacle Lancaster and transition …

Pediatric telehealth worries docs - POLITICO | 8/7/2019

… With help from Arthur Allen ( @arthurallen202 ), Mohana Ravindranath ( @ravindranize ), and Sarah Owermohle ( @owermohle It’s another sizzling day for news: — Pediatric telehealth worries docs: Seeing kids by video consults might be convenient, but it poses overprescription … in-person urgent or primary care visits, according to a UPMC study from earlier this year. Another study published last week finds that parents are more likely to report satisfaction with video consultations for respiratory …

Sanford Health

12 hospitals, health systems launching telehealth services | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/16/2019

Here are 12 hospitals and health systems that implemented telehealth technology and services in June. 1. Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health patients can now access TytoCare’s portable patient examination device for telehealth appointments. 2. Randolph, Vt.-based Gifford Health Care is expanding its psychiatric services for emergency department patients by using Alpine Telehealth’s video conferencing abilities. 3. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is piloting a …

Tyto Care Partners With Best Buy to Launch TytoHome, a First-of-its-kind Device That Conducts Medical Exams On-demand From Home - NASDAQ.com | 6/26/2019

… YORK, April 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Tyto Care , creator of the health care industry’s first all-in-one modular device and telehealth platform for on-demand, remote medical exams, is partnering with Best Buy to make … to consumers throughout the country. The first partnership is with Sanford Health , one of the largest, not-for-profit health care systems in the U.S. Sanford Health will provide care to TytoHome users in Minnesota …

AHN

Mercy Virtual Adds Telehealth Kits to Remote Patient Monitoring Program | mHealth Intelligence | 9/4/2019

… monitoring services from the hospital to the home through a program that equips patients living with CHF with their own telehealth platform and mHealth devices. Source: ThinkStock By September 04, 2019 - Mercy Virtual is expanding … the disease.” Dig Deeper Mercy Virtual Extends Telemedicine Network With AHN Partnership The partnership marks the latest step in Mercy’s ongoing effort to integrate mHealth technology into RPM services. Last year, the virtual hospital partnered …

Grove City Medical Center and Allegheny Health Network Sign Affiliation Agreement | PR Newswire | 8/19/2019

GROVE CITY, Pa. Officials from Grove City Medical Center, Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and Highmark Health joined community leaders and hospital employees today to celebrate the signing of an affiliation agreement that will strengthen and … orthopedics, pediatrics, and general surgery. The network will also expand telehealth services at the hospital to include tele-dermatology, tele-stroke and autoimmune consultations, and install the Epic electronic health record system at both Grove

Ascension

Amita Health unveils neurology telemedicine program | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/22/2019

Ascension in St. Louis. Amita comprises 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. More articles on telehealth …

Independent Emergency Physicians (IEP) Forms Joint Venture With Healthy Urgent Care (HUC) to Create the Largest Emergency Physician Owned and Operated Network of Urgent Care Centers in Michigan. | Business Wire | 8/21/2019

… telehealth, urgent care and scribe services. IEP’s hospital partners include Ascension Health, Trinity Health and Henry Ford Health System. IEP leads acute care medicine for those health systems at the following hospital sites: Ascension Providence Novi & Southfield Hospitals, Trinity Health St. Joseph Mercy Oakland in Pontiac, and Henry Ford Allegiance Health in Jackson. “In the current healthcare climate of large conglomerates managing care, this partnership reinforces the physician-owned and …

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Industry Voices—House calls are making a virtual revival. How telehealth is changing facilities management | FierceHealthcare | 8/21/2019

… went out of style. However, house calls are now beginning to make a virtual revival—thanks to the rise of telehealth . Doctors everywhere are now connecting with their patients anytime, anywhere using the power of … versus in a clinic or emergency room, according to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The fiscal benefits of telehealth programs are undeniable. What does telehealth mean for facilities management? Nearly 75% of doctor visits …

Northwell Health

Northwell’s Southside Hospital plans $66M maternity-care project | Crain’s New York Business | 7/25/2019

Print Northwell Health’s Southside Hospital in Bay Shore is planning $66 million in upgrades. The maternity-focused project will update and expand the 305-bed hospital’s labor and delivery, neonatal intensive care and post-anesthesia … between Unite Us and CVS Health were not disclosed. —J.H. Telehealth’s growth in NY lags rest of country New York health care providers have dramatically increased their use of telehealth in the past few years

THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: An in-depth examination of the players and tech trends reshaping the future of healthcare (AAPL, IBM, ANTM, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN, PFE, GE, MCK, TMUS, WMT, WBA, MRK, CVS) | Yahoo News | 7/15/2019

… healthcare, acting as catalysts for change and threatening legacy players’ bottom lines. Key digital health solutions like EHRs, digital therapeutics, telehealth, AI, wearables, and blockchain are the foundation of the industry’s digital awakening. Early evidence … General, McKesson, Medtronic, Merck & Co., Merck KGaA, Microsoft, NewYork-Presbyterian, Northwell Health, Novartis, Olive, Omada Health, Optum Rx, Oscar Health, Pear Therapeutics, Pfizer, Philips, PillPack, ResMed, Rite Aid, Roche, Samsung, Sanofi, Senseonics, Suki, Tallahassee Memorial …

Intermountain Healthcare

At-Home Kidney Dialysis, Pre-Emptive Transplant Approach Is Focus of Intermountain Healthcare’s New Patient-Centered Kidney Care Program | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 9/11/2019

Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City is launching a unique Kidney Care Center that brings doctors, nurses, dietitians and together to help kidney patients get the vital care they need in a convenient and easy manner – even at home. The new first of-its-kind Kidney Care Center and service is located at Intermountain Medical Center but will serve patients wherever they live through telehealth care and at-home dialysis …

Intermountain Healthcare’s New Patient-Centered Kidney Care Program Focuses on At-Home Kidney Dialysis, Pre-emptive Transplant | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 9/11/2019

Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City is launching a unique Kidney Care Center that brings doctors, nurses, dietitians and together to help kidney patients get the vital care they need in a convenient and easy manner – even at home. The new first of-its-kind Kidney Care Center and service is located at Intermountain Medical Center but will serve patients wherever they live through telehealth care and at-home dialysis …

Health Net

Grove City Medical Center and Allegheny Health Network Sign Affiliation Agreement | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 8/19/2019

GROVE CITY, Pa. , Aug. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Officials from Grove City Medical Center, Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and Highmark Health joined community leaders and hospital employees today to celebrate the signing of an affiliation agreement … orthopedics, pediatrics, and general surgery. The network will also expand telehealth services at the hospital to include tele-dermatology, tele-stroke and autoimmune consultations, and install the Epic electronic health record system at both Grove

Humana

Telehealth Secrets 2019 Announces Keynotes, Talks by Moon Express Cofounder, MDLIVE Founder, NBC Comcast SVP, Berkshire Hathaway and Zenefits CEO | 9/11/2019

Telehealth Secrets conference announces keynote talks by cofounder of Moon Express and CEO and cofounder of Viome Naveen Jain, MDLIVE founder Randy Parker, NBC Comcast, senior vice president and general manager of health innovation Sumit Nagpal, and Zenefits CEO Jay Fulcher. The 4th Annual Telehealth Secrets conference brings together nationally recognized health innovators, thinkers, and many of the largest payers — UnitedHealth, Berkshire Hathaway, NBC Comcast, Humana, Anthem, Cigna, MDLIVE and …

Centene Corp

Centene To Present At Wells Fargo 2019 Healthcare Conference | PR Newswire | 8/20/2019

ST. LOUIS , Aug. 20, Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC ) announced today it will present at the Wells Fargo Securities 2019 Healthcare Conference, to be held September 4-5 , at the Westin Copley Plaza in Boston . Centene will … management, vision benefits management, pharmacy benefits management, specialty pharmacy and telehealth services. Centene uses its investor relations website to publish important information about the Company, including information that may be deemed material to investors. Financial

Centene Subsidiary Re-Awarded Correctional Mental And Dental Healthcare Contract In Georgia | PR Newswire | 8/2/2019

ST. LOUIS , Aug. 2, Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC ) announced today that its subsidiary Centurion, contracted in Georgia as MHM Correctional Services, LLC, was re-awarded a contract to continue the provision of mental and dental … management, vision benefits management, pharmacy benefits management, specialty pharmacy and telehealth services. Centene uses its investor relations website to publish important information about the Company, including information that may be deemed material to investors. Financial

Aetna

Telehealth Platform Successfully Piloted to Deliver Enhanced Value in Multidisciplinary Care Management | PR Newswire | 9/11/2019

FALLS CHURCH, Va. , Sept. 11, Innovation Health and GrekTek have completed a pilot leveraging the Everbeat telehealth platform, formerly branded HealthyWatch, to improve the quality of care delivered to a high-risk cardiovascular patient population … than 125,000 members. The result of a unique partnership between Aetna, a CVS Health business, and Inova Health System, innovation Health was formed in 2013 as a new way to deliver and finance more affordable

CVS moving to change healthcare: A timeline since the Aetna acquisition | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/29/2019

Since buying health insurer Aetna in November, CVS Health has emphasized holistic healthcare rather than just selling medicine. The company said it hopes its strategic shift will lead to healthier communities and lower healthcare costs … processing. July 10. MinuteClinic, CVS Health’s retail medical clinic, launches telehealth programs in eight more states. Patients with minor illnesses, injuries or skin conditions now can seek care through virtual video visits in Arkansas, Connecticut

Cigna

Telehealth Secrets 2019 Announces Keynotes, Talks by Moon Express Cofounder, MDLIVE Founder, NBC Comcast SVP, Berkshire Hathaway and Zenefits CEO | 9/11/2019

Telehealth Secrets conference announces keynote talks by cofounder of Moon Express and CEO and cofounder of Viome Naveen Jain, MDLIVE founder Randy Parker, NBC Comcast, senior vice president and general manager of health innovation Sumit Nagpal, and Zenefits CEO Jay Fulcher. The 4th Annual Telehealth Secrets conference brings together nationally recognized health innovators, thinkers, and many of the largest payers — UnitedHealth, Berkshire Hathaway, NBC Comcast, Humana, Anthem, Cigna, MDLIVE and …

Fidelis Care

Quartet Health raises $60 million led by health insurer Centene - Business Insider | 6/14/2019

… telehealth startup RubiconMD. The company has favored acquiring other health insurers, striking deals for New York’s Fidelis Care in 2017 and California-based Health Net in 2015. Read more: Modern Health just raised $9 million from Kleiner Perkins and Jared Leto to upend how you get mental healthcare at work A Silicon Valley VC in the hottest area of healthcare explains what’s driving a surge in interest for mental-health …

Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firm ISS Recommends That Centene and WellCare Stockholders Vote “FOR” Proposals Regarding Centene’s Pending Acquisition of WellCare | PR Newswire | 6/12/2019

… commercial programs, home-based primary care services, life and health management, vision benefits management, pharmacy benefits management, specialty pharmacy and telehealth services. Centene uses its investor relations website to publish important information about the Company … Health Plans, Inc. (the “WellCare Transaction”), Centene’s recent acquisition (the “Fidelis Care Transaction”) of substantially all the assets of New York State Catholic Health Plan, Inc., d/b/a Fidelis Care New York (“ Fidelis Care

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care for Additional Members Affected by Hurricane Dorian | PR Newswire | 9/4/2019

BOSTON Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) is expanding expedited access to care for members who live in Georgia , South Carolina , North Carolina and Virginia , which are all in the path of Hurricane Dorian … Offering medical and behavioral health visits through Well Connection , our telehealth platform, free of cost, including copayments and deductibles. Affected members should use the code “BCBSMA4.” The expedited access to benefits noted above will remain

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care for Members Affected by Hurricane Dorian | PR Newswire | 8/30/2019

BOSTON In advance of Hurricane Dorian’s expected landfall in Florida , Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) is expediting access to care for our members who live in all 67 counties in the state. BCBSMA … Offering medical and behavioral health visits through Well Connection , our telehealth platform, free of cost, including copayments and deductibles. Affected members should use the code “BCBSMA4.” The expedited access to benefits noted above will remain

Wellcare

Centene and WellCare Stockholders Approve Proposals Regarding Centene’s Pending Acquisition of WellCare | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 6/24/2019

ST. LOUIS and TAMPA, Fla. , June 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) (“Centene”) and WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) (“WellCare”) today announced that the stockholders of both companies approved all proposals regarding Centene’s … management, vision benefits management, pharmacy benefits management, specialty pharmacy and telehealth services. Centene uses its investor relations website to publish important information about the company, including information that may be deemed material to investors. Financial

Wellcare Health Plans

Centene and WellCare Stockholders Approve Proposals Regarding Centene’s Pending Acquisition of WellCare | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 6/24/2019

ST. LOUIS and TAMPA, Fla. , June 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) (“Centene”) and WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) (“WellCare”) today announced that the stockholders of both companies approved all proposals regarding Centene’s … management, vision benefits management, pharmacy benefits management, specialty pharmacy and telehealth services. Centene uses its investor relations website to publish important information about the company, including information that may be deemed material to investors. Financial

UnitedHealthcare

GrandCare CEO Slated to Speak at Sixth Annual Connected Health Summit | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 8/27/2019

… annual Connected Health Summit, hosted by research firm Parks Associates, features keynote presentations from CirrusMD, GreatCall, Livongo Health, Philips and UnitedHealthcare, with more than 300 industry healthcare and technology leaders networking and discussing case studies … box retail organizations. “The expansion of connected medical devices and telehealth services into the home, as well as the increasing movement of consumer devices into health and wellness, is growing new markets for independent living …

Jackie Drees

Cleveland Clinic provided 46K telehealth visits in 2018: 3 notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/27/2019

Cleveland Clinic provided 46K telehealth visits in 2018: 3 notes Jackie Drees - Cleveland Clinic’s efforts to grow its patient population will be largely supported by the health system’s telehealth visits, which it completed 46,000 of last year, according to Cleveland.com . Three notes: 1. After launching in 2014, Cleveland Clinic provided 70 total telehealth visits for the year. 2. Now, an estimated 70 specialties at the health system offer virtual visits …

UCLA to deliver patients second opinions via telemedicine: 3 things to know | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/5/2019

UCLA to deliver patients second opinions via telemedicine: 3 things to know Jackie Drees - UCLA partnered with More Health, a digital healthcare company, to provide patients across the globe with second opinions on their respective … various academic medical centers across the country. More articles on telehealth

James Johnson

VirTrial Wins MedTech Breakthrough Award for Drug Development Innovation and Three Gold Stevie® Awards in American Business Awards® | PRWeb | 6/13/2019

… vision for creating a hyper-efficient hybrid virtual trial model, but they have the data to back it up,” said James Johnson, managing director, MedTech Breakthrough. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. VirTrial was recently awarded Best New Technology … VirTrial is a technology company using a stable, long-standing telehealth platform to transform the clinical trials industry. The platform offers a patient management program that combines video, text, and email allowing pharmaceutical companies and …

Seema Verma

CMS proposes requiring hospitals to publish negotiated rates | Modern Healthcare | 7/29/2019

… be required to post all their payer-specific negotiated rates, which are the prices actually paid by insurers,” CMS Administrator Seema Verma said on a call with reporters on Monday. “Hospital pricing has been a … The CMS wants to add three new codes for bundled telehealth treatment for treating individuals who are addicted to opioids, which includes coverage for medication-assisted treatment. The bundled payment program would also cover overall …

Competition, Not Medicare For All, to Lower Costs, CMS Head Says | RevCycle Intelligence | 7/22/2019

Policy & Regulation News Competition, Not Medicare For All, to Lower Costs, CMS Head Says CMS Administrator Seema Verma called for Medicare reimbursement reforms that boost competition, such as site-neutral payments and alternative payment models … Medicare Advantage regulations, allowing payers to offer innovative benefits, like telehealth and new supplemental benefits that address social determinants of health. “We are ensuring that Medicare Advantage plans can do what they need to do

Ajit Pai

Allscripts’ $145M charge - POLITICO | 8/9/2019

… up telemedicine programs to expanding capacity at existing clinics,” our colleague Alice Miranda Ollstein reports . … Klobuchar plans to “dramatically expand telehealth services,” including by reforming the Medicare rules that “unfairly limit coverage and reimbursement” for … TO CALM CELLPHONE HEALTH FEARS — Elsewhere in telecom, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has proposed maintaining current radiofrequency standards as the agency continues to assure the public that cellphone signals are safe, John writes . FCC engineering …

FCC Strengthens Rural Telehealth Program: 5 Things to Know | HIT Consultant | 8/2/2019

Recipient Email Enter a Message I read this article and found it very interesting, thought it might be something for you. The article is called FCC Strengthens Rural Telehealth Program: 5 Things to Know and is located at https://hitconsultant.net/2019/08/02/fcc-strengthens-rural-telehealth-program-5-things-to-know/. Captcha Submit FCC Chairman Ajit Pai The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday took action to promote telehealth in rural …

Mike Baird

UNC Health Care Launches Innovative Fully Integrated Epic Telehealth Solution | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 6/25/2019

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 25, 2019– UNC Health Care leads the innovation of telehealth by developing a fully integrated solution that enables patients to easily access providers through enhanced functionality of their My … in a way that is both personal and convenient,” said Mike Baird, President of Customer Solutions at American Well. “UNC Health Care’s integration of American Well into the Epic EHR workflow is a model example

Joe Biden

Part 2 rule this week? - POLITICO | 8/12/2019

… potatoes so uhhh don’t forget about that old bag of potatoes in your cupboard! “ Shout out to the very kind Telehealth nurse for reassuring me that I’m not, in fact, dying” MONDAY: Your correspondent’s in … the best insurance. That’s counter to rhetoric from candidates like Joe Biden, who argue a single-payer health care plan would take away prized union insurance plans — and therefore be a political loser for a …

Pete Buttigieg Unveils ‘Medicare for All Who Want It’ Plan | Yahoo News | 8/10/2019

… telehealth. And to address persistent inequalities in health outcomes based on geography as well as race, Buttigieg proposes to designate special “health equity zones” that receive targeted investments to reduce disparities. An incremental approach: The proposal to add a public option to the existing health care system places Buttigieg among the more moderate Democratic candidates, closer to former vice president Joe Biden than to Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders …

Jason Gorevic

Despite C-suite shakeup, new initiatives, Teladoc Health maintained growth through Q2 2019 | MobiHealthNews | 8/5/2019

… telehealth company’s international and strategic investments appear to be taking hold. However, the company still has yet to turn a profit, although it is aiming to be cash flow positive over the course of the full year. “I couldn’t be more pleased about our momentum across the full breadth of our business,” Jason Gorevic, CEO of Teladoc Health, said during the call. “Clients globally see increasing value as utilization continues …

H+H exec says NYC Care won’t disrupt existing doctor-patient relationships | Crain’s New York Business | 8/2/2019

… a global issue Virtual-health company Teladoc’s revenue and patient visits soared in the first half of the year. CEO Jason Gorevic says international growth will continue to be a big driver. Total revenue in … revenue—excluding Teladoc’s $352 million acquisition last year of global telehealth provider Advance Medical—increased 23% in the same period. Total visits for the first half of the year increased 73% over the same period …

Joseph M. DeVivo

Rite Aid Launches RediClinic Express in Partnership with InTouch Health | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 7/29/2019

… Today, the Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) announced the launch of RediClinic Express , in partnership with InTouch Health, a leading telehealth company that offers healthcare providers solutions to efficiently deliver virtual care. Rite Aid will … the millions of patients who frequent Rite Aid Pharmacies,” said Joseph M. DeVivo, CEO of InTouch Health. “We are pleased to power this new service with the full capabilities of our end-to-end software …

GE Healthcare Selects InTouch Health to Provide Virtual Communication Capabilities for its Virtual Care Solution: Mural | Business & Finance | manchestertimes.com | Business Wire | 7/9/2019

… telehealth software enables experts to deliver interactive and personalized training to customers on a variety of GE Healthcare products. Digital Expert has seen great success globally and has been able to scale tremendously using InTouch Health’s capabilities. “We have enjoyed a longstanding relationship with GE Healthcare, and we are thrilled that the success of the Digital Expert program has now extended to enabling virtual care,” said Joseph M. DeVivo, InTouch …

Brendan Carr

FCC moves forward with $100M rural telehealth pilot program | MedCity News | 7/11/2019

The proposed program would give an 85 percent discount on connectivity for broadband-based telehealth projects that would connect patients to their doctor for services like chronic disease management. Post a comment / at 9:03 PM … care divides.” The program is the brainchild of FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr who cited results from a VA remote patient monitoring program that was able to save more than $11,000 per patients on the system

FCC advances, seeks public comment on $100M rural telehealth pilot | MobiHealthNews | 7/11/2019

The program would provide an 85% discount on telehealth connectivity expenses for health organizations serving rural communities. July 11, 2019 Share The FCC’s Connected Care Pilot Program — a three-year, $100 million telehealth initiative that … on the longstanding rural healthcare program. Last month, FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr voiced his own support for the program in preparation for yesterday’s vote. ON THE RECORD “The future of health care is connected care

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Yale, Sharecare partner for online physician assistant curriculum, CoxHealth adopts MDLive’s platform and more digital health deals | MobiHealthNews | 8/1/2019

… Tuesday BetterPT , a digital health company focused on physical therapy, announced a partnership with BlueJay Mobile Health , an AI powered telehealth service, to connect its patients and clincians. As part of the deal BetterPT will … improve the level of care we can offer our patients,” Jocelyn Konrad, EVP of pharmacy at Rite Aid, said in a statement. “We are excited to be working with InTouch, a well-established telehealth company …

Rite Aid launches telehealth service through in-store kiosks | FierceHealthcare | 7/31/2019

… assessment with integrated medical devices and point-of-care testing. (Rite Aid) Drug store chain Rite Aid Corporation is adding telehealth to its in-store healthcare services. In partnership with telehealth company InTouch Health, Rite … patients the convenience of faster service and value-based healthcare,” Jocelyn Konrad, EVP, pharmacy and retail operations, Rite Aid, said in a statement. “We are continually looking for ways to serve our patients differently by …