Telehealth

Wednesday March 25 Ag News | 3/26/2020

… 19 care specifically - $100 billion to ensure healthcare providers continue to receive the support they need for COVID-19 related expenses and lost revenue. - $275 million to expand services and capacity for rural hospitals, telehealth , poison control centers, and the Ryan White HIV/AIDS program - $1.32 billion for Community Health Centers and extend those set to expire on May 22, until Nov 30, 2020. - Makes over $330 million available to …

Coronavirus in Massachusetts: Here’s what we know, latest updates town-by-town | 3/26/2020

… to aid in COVID-19 screenings at state agencies, including the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center.pic.twitter.com/jQG2HdN4W3 — Mass. National Guard (@TheNationsFirst)March 24, 2020 Insurance companies will be required to cover all medically necessary telehealth services As of Monday, March 16 all commercial health insurance carriers and the Group Insurance Commission will be required to cover all medically necessary telehealth services — treatment offered by doctors over the phone or a …

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Tester Votes to Deliver Nearly $20 Billion to Protect Veterans in Coronavirus Stimulus Package | 3/26/2020

Press Release Tester Votes to Deliver Nearly $20 Billion to Protect Veterans in Coronavirus Stimulus Package Over the last 72 hours, Ranking Member secured key provisions to support veterans and health care workforce during national crisis through additional medical equipment, services, telehealth capabilities, and more Wednesday, March 25, 2020 (U.S. Senate) – After 72 hours negotiating substantial, bipartisan improvements to COVID-19 stimulus legislation, U.S. Senator Jon Tester today voted to …

Why telehealth is key to fixing New York’s rural health care crisis | 3/26/2020

… New York village for a nursing home as a death sentence. But she also says she is still living at home in Tully, about 20 miles south of Syracuse, thanks in part to a telehealth monitoring program that helps manage her diabetes, lung disease and rare migraine disorder. “When (people) get taken out of their home and put in a nursing home, they pass away so fast,” Eaton said. “They …

Coronavirus Update: Senate Passes CARES Act with $200 Million for Telehealth, National Emergency Library, CoSN Webinar | 3/26/2020

CARES Act Addresses Telehealth, National Emergency Library Open for Business, CoSN Gives Advice for Virtual Meetings The Senate officially passed the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act last night—including funding for telehealth. The CARES Act allocates $200 million to the Federal Communications Commission to bolster telehealth and telemedicine. “The CARES Act would support this critical shift in healthcare delivery by giving the FCC the money and …

FCC Gets $200 Million for Telehealth | 3/26/2020

Pai says FCC is ready to hit ground running The $2 trillion coronavirus aid bill gives $200 million to the FCC to help it expand telehealth and other remote services during the pandemic. There is no deadline for spending the money, which the FCC gets “until expended.” It is to go to “prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus, domestically or internationally, including to support efforts of health care providers …

Coronavirus Roundup: Senate Passes CARES Act with $200 Million for Telehealth, National Emergency Library, CoSN Webinar | 3/26/2020

The Senate on Wednesday night officially passed the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act—including funding for telehealth. The CARES Act allocates $200 million to the Federal Communications Commission to bolster telehealth and telemedicine. “The CARES Act would support this critical shift in healthcare delivery by giving the FCC the money and authority to quickly fund telehealth programs across the country—programs through which patients can be …

FCC Delays Auction Due to Coronavirus, Gets 500+ Pledges - March 26, 2020 - Zacks.com | 3/26/2020

… gone even further, offering things like free service for low-income Americans and students, easing of data caps and increasing broadband speeds at no cost. These actions are helping many people transition to telework, telehealth and remote learning. The spread of the virus has already caused a series of disruptions to the economic, educational, medical and civic life of our country. So, let’s find out how some prominent players are …

Chairman Pai Welcomes Senate Passage of CARES Act to Boost Telehealth | 3/26/2020

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai released the following statement after the US Senate passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which includes $200 million for the agency to support telehealth and telemedicine services: “At a time when many of our nation’s hospitals are facing unprecedented challenges because of the coronavirus pandemic, telemedicine has never been more important to our nation’s healthcare system and the many patients …

IMAC Holdings Reports 2019 Financial Results, Including 126% Growth of Patient Services Revenue Compared to 2018 | Globe Newswire | 3/26/2020

… The United States Department of Veterans’ Affairs named IMAC Holdings a Participant Provider in its Community Care Network for Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois and Missouri Additional Highlights Since the End of 2019: IMAC launches new telehealth options to maintain consistent communications with active care patients choosing to “shelter in place.” The company initiated new wellness maintenance programs on a subscription basis for all current and future visitors to its outpatient treatment …

HTEC Index: Expecting a more mild impact from COVID-19 | 3/26/2020

… net positive fundamental impact on HTEC, as 21% of the index operates in areas that could see incremental demand post-pandemic. In particular, we expect healthcare stakeholders to increase investment in areas such as telehealth , data analytics, genomics, and precision medicine to better leverage new technology and to better prepare for future outbreaks. Majority of the HTEC companies will have at least some impact from COVID-19 It is difficult …

Opioid Case Against Walmart Was Quashed By DOJ Officials Appointed By Trump: Report | Kaiser Health News | 3/26/2020

… Rattan, an over-20-year veteran of the office who had spent much of her career prosecuting members of drug cartels. (Eisinger and Bandler, 3/25) PBS NewsHour: Amid COVID-19, A New Push For Telehealth To Treat Opioid Use Disorder The medical community has been working to provide accessible treatment for opioid use disorder to those who are in hard to reach areas, particularly in rural America. Telehealth , or the …

Dialysis centers face significant challenges in protecting patients from COVID-19 | Modern Healthcare | 3/26/2020

… to screening and masking patients, Dr. Robert Kossmann, Fresenius chief medical officer, said Fresenius dialysis centers have limited visitors, run tabletop pandemic exercises, and bulked up on supplies back in January. The company expanded telehealth in response to CMS waivers to allow patients to communicate with their nephrologists and other care teams from home. Fresenius and DaVita both have started providing dialysis to cohorts of patients with COVID-19 symptoms …

4 resources for GIs treating COVID-19 patients | Becker’s ASC Review | 3/26/2020

… them, including statements from professional societies and dedicated websites with information on the virus. Four resources to know: 1. The American Gastroenterological Association has a dedicated website to COVID-19, which has information on telehealth coding policies, clinical guidance and practice management resources. 2. The American College of Gastroenterology has a webpage with a number of resources available for gastroenterologists. Physicians can find information on how to treat patients with …

‘What about us?’: Frontline primary care practices fear for survival amid coronavirus | Healthcare Dive | 3/26/2020

… use of virtual care, allowing doctors to more easily check up on patients via telephone or video call, limiting potential exposure to COVID-19. Earlier this month, CMS temporarily expanded traditional Medicare to reimburse telehealth visits at the same rate as in-office visits, and some private payers have increased their reimbursement for virtual care, too. As a result, many primary care practices are trying to figure out virtual care …

Senate approves COVID-19 stimulus package with $100B for hospitals | Healthcare Dive | 3/26/2020

… or negotiate for less. Testing providers could be hit with fines for being out of compliance, though the fines are just $300 per day for each day out of compliance. The bill also tackles telehealth issues as the industry ramps up to the cater to the demand. Barriers to telehealth have been eased in the bill, mainly the Medicare requirement that an in-person visit is scheduled prior to the …

SendBird adds voice and video to popular chat API | TechCrunch | 3/26/2020

… demand services like ride hailing and food delivery, and also online marketplaces and communities. More recently, Kim says he is seeing an uptick in digital health applications, something that is bound to continue as telehealth options abound as a practical way to get medical advice during the COVID-19 crisis. Adding voice and video will definitely add to the resources required to deliver these services, but Kim says they have …

AI and big data won’t work miracles in the fight against coronavirus | TechCrunch | 3/26/2020

… an algorithm, is something that could be valuable in the future, and should be pursued — but it’s important to keep expectations in line with reality. A year or two from now there may be telehealth labs set up for that purpose. But no one this spring is going to be given a coronavirus diagnosis by an AI doctor. Other places where algorithmic predictions and efficiencies would be welcome in other …

Health insurance providers activate emergency plans to help stop COVID-19 | 3/26/2020

… will cover the cost of coronavirus testing with no out-of-pocket cost. Anthem also confirms that prior authorization is not required for diagnostic services related to COVID-19 testing. The company recommends using telehealth when possible to help prevent the spread of a virus. It is also encouraging its members to talk to their doctor about whether it is appropriate for them to change from a 30-day supply …

On-site data center personnel critical as web demand surges, expert says | The Business Journals | 3/26/2020

… in an effort to blunt the spread of the novel coronavirus, web-enabled services have become a lifeline for many societal operations. But as demand for network bandwidth grows, and with increasing discussions of telehealth and tele-education efforts, will the increase strain network infrastructures? Some of those strains have already emerged in the European Union, where government leaders asked Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) and YouTube last week to reduce …

Digital Health

Why telehealth is key to fixing New York’s rural health care crisis | 3/26/2020

Telehealth in New York: How telemedicine is reaching growing medical deserts in rural NY David Robinson , New York State Team Published 7:19 a.m. ET March 26, 2020 Updated 11:35 a.m. ET March 26, 2020 CLOSE … than 87% of physicians see at least some advantage in digital health tools, according to an American Medical Association report last year . The shift comes despite some reports raising concerns about the limitations of telehealth

Chain restaurants are asking to skip paying rent in April because of coronavirus closures | Business Insider | 3/26/2020

Digital Health Articles: - Telehealth Industry: Benefits, Services & Examples - Value-Based Care Model: Pay-for-Performance Healthcare - Senior Care & Assisted Living Market Trends - Smart Medical Devices: Wearable Tech in Healthcare - AI in Healthcare - Remote Patient Monitoring Industry: Devices & Market Trends …

Population Health

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

… 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 … status are noted Track and report evolving COVID-19 related population health statistics and trends over time to ensure resources are appropriately deployed “The Medocity platform’s data and reporting capability allow for a systematic view …

How Big Data Can Improve the Healthcare System | 3/26/2020

… telehealth, remote patient monitoring, EHRs and more, are driving digital healthcare delivery and patient engagement, helping relieve some of the burden on providers that fuels the inefficiency, and supporting new healthcare initiatives like value-based care and population health. One of the significant byproducts of connected health is the massive amount of data it generates. Every interaction, every engagement, creates new data that can be used in many ways to …

Remote Monitoring

Difference Between Virtual Care and Telehealth | 3/26/2020

Categorized under Technology Virtual Care and Telehealth The society we live in has become more fast-paced over the last few years, especially with our businesses, social and even healthcare needs readily available at our … patients the advantage of making appointments online, fast check-ins, remote monitoring, and more. Patients are becoming more engaged in healthcare through mobile visits, visual representation of test results, treatments, and have their medical needs …

Senate Coronavirus Bill Contains Important Tax Cuts for Individuals and Businesses | 3/26/2020

… non-HIPAA compliant. - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (3/17/20) Allowing out-of-state doctors to treat patients through telehealth “ HHS Secretary Alex Azar waive certain laws to expand the use of telehealth, which … device, for instance, adding wireless and/or Bluetooth capability for remote monitoring, those modifications can often trigger an FDA premarket review, which can delay the time it takes to get these devices to the bedside …

Clinical Research

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

… 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 … digital platform allows any sponsor - including health care providers, payers, clinical researchers or public health agencies - to easily and quickly go virtual.” About Hillcrest Home Care Hillcrest Home Care offers skilled medical home health and …

Visitor policy change in wake of COVID-19 | 3/26/2020

… committed to protecting our patients and staff and reducing the spread of COVID-19 in our community. We are expanding telehealth and virtual visits so patients can stay home and still get great care. We … and world-class chronic disease management. dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health …

Revenue Cycle Management

State loosens restrictions on medical professionals as they battle Covid-19 | Crain’s New York Business | 3/26/2020

… its integration began in 2018, H+H said. H+H invested about $1 billion to adopt the new EMR and revenue cycle management tools systemwide. The effort has been part of the health system’s multiyear … costs for hospitalized Covid-19 patients, Fair Health looked at telehealth codes commonly used for respiratory infections. The average charge for the predominant one is $43, and the average estimated in-network amount for those …

PracticeSuite Deploys Secure Telehealth Platform for Providers, Making the Module Available Free To The Worldwide Healthcare Community | 3/26/2020

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., March 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PracticeSuite, Inc. a SaaS Technology Practice Management, Electronic Health Record Software, and Revenue Cycle Management Services provider, announces the release of its universal telehealth platform E-Consults for remote patient care. The secure independent telemedicine module is made available FREE for use by all providers across the United States and abroad. Any health professional can consult a patient remotely via any connected …

Patient Satisfaction

New Job Recruitment At Critical Rescue International | 3/25/2020

… requirements Implement digital health policies and procedures Ensure compliance with current healthcare regulations, medical laws and ethics Keep track of telehealth software and updates, equipment and devices and manage inventory Liaise with appropriate units regarding … monthly reporting. Communicate with patients regarding inquiries and complaints Ensure patient satisfaction Submits weekly progress reports and ensures data is accurate. Carries out other duties as may be required my management Key Competencies Must be …

Comparison of Patient Satisfaction with Telehealth and In-Clinic Post-Operative Visits | 3/25/2020

2019-2020 Abstract Introduction : Telehealth has grown rapidly in the healthcare industry as a time efficient, affordable, and accessible means to provide care. Jefferson’s Department of Urology currently employs telehealth for post-operative visits but its efficacy in post-nephrectomy patients has not been well studied. We aim to demonstrate that patient satisfaction is the same for telehealth versus in-clinic post-operative visits in nephrectomy patients. Secondarily we will examine …

Mental Health

COMMENTARY/DIANE JOHNSTON: Staying well, connected during uncertain times | 3/22/2020

… can help. Due to the protective health measures that are now in place due to COVID-19, the Ontario County Mental Health Center is temporarily replacing face-to-face sessions with phone calls. Our clinical … have been temporarily suspended. Most providers are offering telephonic or telehealth sessions. I suggest you call your therapist/psychiatrist to discuss your needs, review coping strategies and develop a plan to help your emotional and …

Coronavirus in Massachusetts: Here’s what we know, latest updates town-by-town | 3/21/2020

Mental Health must screen all visitors and limit visitation. All assisted living facilities, including nursing homes, can no longer allow visitors, a step that officials hope will limit transmission risk to especially vulnerable populations. Exceptions will be made for end-of-life and hospice care, and the restriction follows federal guidelines issued Friday. Insurance companies will be required to cover all medically necessary telehealth services As of Monday, all commercial …

Home Health

Dallas Native’s Everlywell Releases First At-Home COVID-19 Test Rollout | 3/20/2020

… million line of credit in the company. [Image: Courtesy Everlywell] by Lauren Hawkins • Mar 20, 2020 Dallas native Julia Cheek’s home health testing company Everlywell will be offering at-home tests for COVID-19 starting … the website. People with positive results will be offered a telehealth consultation, while the results will also be communicated to all mandated federal and state reporting agencies. Around 30,000 COVID-19 tests are ready to …

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

telehealth and testing startups have begun offering COVID-19 testing kits directly to consumers amid a lag in testing. At-home health testing company Everlywell will begin selling COVID-19 testing kits to consumers on March 23. Austin, Texas-based Everlywell offers more than 30 at-home lab testing kits for food sensitivity, fertility, STDs, thyroid function, metabolism, vitamin D and inflammation. Given the extreme shortage of tests, the company …

Home Health Testing

Dallas Native’s Everlywell Releases First At-Home COVID-19 Test Rollout | 3/20/2020

… million line of credit in the company. [Image: Courtesy Everlywell] by Lauren Hawkins • Mar 20, 2020 Dallas native Julia Cheek’s home health testing company Everlywell will be offering at-home tests for COVID-19 starting … the website. People with positive results will be offered a telehealth consultation, while the results will also be communicated to all mandated federal and state reporting agencies. Around 30,000 COVID-19 tests are ready to …

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

telehealth and testing startups have begun offering COVID-19 testing kits directly to consumers amid a lag in testing. At-home health testing company Everlywell will begin selling COVID-19 testing kits to consumers on March 23. Austin, Texas-based Everlywell offers more than 30 at-home lab testing kits for food sensitivity, fertility, STDs, thyroid function, metabolism, vitamin D and inflammation. Given the extreme shortage of tests, the company …

Healthcare Analytics Market

Healthcare IT Market Worth $511.06 Billion by 2027 - Exclusive Report by Meticulous Research® | Benzinga | 3/6/2020

… According to a new market research report “ Healthcare IT Market by Product (EMR, mHealth, PHM, RIS, PACS, RCM, Healthcare Analytics, Telehealth, SCM, HIE), Component (Software, Service), Delivery Mode (Web, Cloud) and End User (Hospital, Payer … Health), End User (Physician, Payor, Patient) - Global Forecast to 2023 Healthcare Analytics Market by Type (Descriptive, Predictive, Prescriptive), Component (Service, Software), Application (Clinical, RCM, Claim, Fraud, SCM, PHM), Delivery (On Premise, Web, Cloud), End User …

2020-2026 Market Size, Status and Forecast Report on Global Telehealth | 3/5/2020

Telehealth Telehealth Telehealth 2019 PROFESSIONAL SURVEY REPORT ON GLOBAL HEALTHCARE ANALYTICS MARKET (Sep 19) Healthcare analytics is the branch of analysis that focuses on offering insights into hospital management, patient records, costs, diagnoses, and more… 2019 PROFESSIONAL SURVEY REPORT ON GLOBAL MEDICAL IMAGE ANALYSIS SOFTWARE MARKET (Sep 19) Increasing use of imaging equipment due to rising prevalence of chronic diseases, fusion of imaging technologies, and growing applications of computer… 2019 …

CVS

Health insurance providers activate emergency plans to help stop COVID-19 | 3/26/2020

… insurance providers are taking action: Aetna will waive co-pays for all diagnostic testing related to COVID-19, according to CVS Health . That includes all member costs associated with diagnostic testing for Commercial, Medicare, and … services related to COVID-19 testing. The company recommends using telehealth when possible to help prevent the spread of a virus. It is also encouraging its members to talk to their doctor about whether it …

CVS’ CEO on Wrestling With the Coronavirus Crisis - Barron’s | 3/26/2020

Larry Merlo, president and CEO of CVS Health. Photograph by Alexander Drago/Reuters Under normal circumstances, CVS Health would be focused on remodeling its stores into HealthHUBs to provide more medical services, and on the … increased by more than two times. We’re working with our telehealth provider to bring more clinicians online to handle the additional volume. On Covid-19 tests at CVS stores: We opened our first testing facility …

CVS Health

Health insurance providers activate emergency plans to help stop COVID-19 | 3/26/2020

… insurance providers are taking action: Aetna will waive co-pays for all diagnostic testing related to COVID-19, according to CVS Health . That includes all member costs associated with diagnostic testing for Commercial, Medicare, and … services related to COVID-19 testing. The company recommends using telehealth when possible to help prevent the spread of a virus. It is also encouraging its members to talk to their doctor about whether it …

CVS’ CEO on Wrestling With the Coronavirus Crisis - Barron’s | 3/26/2020

Larry Merlo, president and CEO of CVS Health. Photograph by Alexander Drago/Reuters Under normal circumstances, CVS Health would be focused on remodeling its stores into HealthHUBs to provide more medical services, and on the … increased by more than two times. We’re working with our telehealth provider to bring more clinicians online to handle the additional volume. On Covid-19 tests at CVS stores: We opened our first testing facility …

Medline

Mapping the Evidence on the Effectiveness of Telemedicine Interventions in Diabetes, Dyslipidemia, and Hypertension: An Umbrella Review of Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses | 3/18/2020

… patients with type 2 diabetes (UKPDS 33). UK Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) Group. Lancet 1998 Sep 12;352(9131):837-853. [ Medline ] -. Tight blood pressure control and risk of macrovascular and microvascular complications in type 2 … Daines L, Campbell C, McKinstry B, Weller D, Pinnock H. Telehealth interventions to support self-management of long-term conditions: a systematic metareview of diabetes, heart failure, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and cancer. J …

Postoperative Remote Automated Monitoring and Virtual Hospital-to-Home Care System Following Cardiac and Major Vascular Surgery: User Testing Study | 3/18/2020

… CH, Mitchell I. Missed opportunities? An observational study of vital sign measurements. Crit Care Resusc 2008 Jun;10(2):111-115. [ Medline ] McGain F, Cretikos MA, Jones D, van Dyk S, Buist MD, Opdam H, et … Crit Care 2017 Mar 14;21(1):52 Philips Enterprise Telehealth. Remote Patient Monitoring URL: https:/​/www.​usa.philips.com/​healthcare/​services/​population-health-management/​patient-engagement/​remote-patient-monitoring [accessed 2020-01-22] Wiklund PE, Kendler J, Strochlic …

Electronic Caregiver

Electronic Caregiver and Mindyra team up to improve lives of patients with mental illness | 3/16/2020

United States News Electronic Caregiver and Mindyra team up to improve lives of patients with mental illness LAS CRUCES, N.M: One in five U.S. adults experience mental illness each year, and 19 percent of U.S … adhering to their doctor’s health recommendations; offering 24/7 emergency and telehealth services at the touch of a button, and with Mindyra, the ability to identify and monitor a patient’s mental health status.The Mindyra offering within …

Addison Virtual Caregiver from Electronic Caregiver | 3/9/2020

Addison Virtual Caregiver from Electronic Caregiver Techstination feature for Monday, March 9, 2020 Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. With more and more insurers supporting it…telemedicine or telehealth has been growing rapidly…allowing doctors and other health care professionals to connect with patients over smartphones and tablets. And the Coronavirus will only accelerate the adoption. Some companies have been pushing the envelope. Electronic Care Giver …

Caregility

UHE iConsult | 3/7/2020

… Designed for iPhone and iPad Price: FREE! Current Version: Version: 1.0 Build: 1097 Released: March 07, 2020 Tweet App Description Caregility’s UHE iConsult mobile app connects to the HIPAA compliant secure UHE platform to provide … a clinical collaboration tool with other mobile users across all telehealth programs that utilize two-way audio and/or video communications. NOTE: The user of this app must have an active UHE platform customer account …

Caregility Telehealth Enablement Platform Completes FDA Registration, Earns International Safety Certification | 3/5/2020

United States News Caregility Telehealth Enablement Platform Completes FDA Registration, Earns International Safety Certification EATONTOWN, N.J: Caregility, a clinical collaboration and communications company focused on providing secure, reliable two-way audio and video communications for any device and clinical workflow, in both inpatient and outpatient settings, announces IEC 60601-1 certification of its UHE telehealth platform. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires that medical devices comply with 60601 standards …

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

Healthcare Cloud Computing Market worth $51.9 billion by 2024 | 2/21/2020

… PUNE, India, 2020-Feb-21 — /EPR Network/ — The report “ Healthcare Cloud Computing Market by Product (EMR/EHR, PACS, VNA, PHM, Telehealth, RCM, CRM, Fraud Management), Service (SaaS, IaaS), Deployment (private cloud, hybrid cloud), Pricing (Pay … Corporation (US), Siemens Healthineers (Germany), eClinicalWorks (US), Koninklijke Philips (Netherlands), Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc (US), GE Healthcare (US), and Dell, Inc. (US), among others. About MarketsandMarkets™ MarketsandMarkets™ provides quantified B2B research on 30,000 high growth …

Digital Health Market Size, Share 2020 Industry Overview, Key Players Analysis, Emerging Opportunities, Comprehensive Research Study, Competitive Landscape and Potential of Industry from 2020-2023 - GuruFocus.com | 2/18/2020

… Digital Health Market: About this market Technavio’s digital health market analysis considers sales from wireless health, mobile health, EHR, and telehealth applications. Our analysis also considers the sales of digital health in APAC, Europe, MEA … detailed analysis of several leading digital health manufacturers, that include Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc., Alphabet Inc., Cerner Corp., Cisco Systems Inc., Epic Systems Corp., General Electric Co., IBM Corp., Koninklijke Philips NV, Microsoft Corp., and …

Nutrimedy

Nutrimedy Cited Among Top Telemedicine Startups in 2020 | Benzinga | 2/15/2020

Health tech startup Nutrimedy has been named as one of top telemedicine companies to watch out for in 2020. The company’s virtual nutrition counselling platform offers personalized remote care from registered dietitians. Brookline, MA, February 15, 2020 –( PR.com )– Telemedicine, aka telehealth, is on the rise. This fast-growing industry is already reshaping clinical care delivery and is expected to continue to do so as it balloons to a billion …

AssureCare

Arab Health 2020 Helped Drive iPatientCare Toward a Strong Foothold in the MENA Region | PRWeb | 2/10/2020

… healthcare organizations in the region deploy healthcare IT systems to improve healthcare outcomes” said Udayan Mandavia, Chief Growth Officer, iPatientCare/AssureCare. CINCINNATI iPatientCare, a pioneer in cloud-based ambulatory EHR , revenue cycle management services, integrated … distributors he spoke with at Arab Health were interested in telehealth solutions and integrated hospital management system to curb staffing costs and enhance patient safety — much the same as in the U.S. He further stated …

iPatientCare to demonstrate its Telehealth, Remote Patient Monitoring and HIE connections at HIMSS 2020 | PRWeb | 2/4/2020

iPatientCare to demonstrate its Telehealth, Remote Patient Monitoring and HIE connections at HIMSS 2020 Share Article iPatientCare will showcase it’s flagship EHR and Practice Management system, patient engagement suite and centralized Health Information Exchange model … enhance healthcare outcomes.” said Udayan Mandavia, Chief Growth Officer, iPatientCare/AssureCare CINCINNATI iPatientCare, a pioneer in cloud-based ambulatory EHR , revenue cycle management services, integrated practice management, and patient engagement solutions announces its participation at …

Life Image

Life Image Announces Network Build™ Enterprise Solution to Help Healthcare Organizations Establish Their Own Network Connections to Coordinate Care and Innovate | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 2/5/2020

Life Image , the world’s largest medical evidence network for clinical and imaging data, announced a new enterprise solution to help healthcare companies establish large scale, imaging- and data-intensive networks to coordinate and deliver care … network of hospitals, physicians, patients, life sciences, medical devices, and telehealth is interconnected with a technical ecosystem of EHRs, PACS, AI solutions, cloud environments, and analytics platforms. Life Image is the parent company of Mammosphere …

Life Image Announces Network Build™ Enterprise Solution to Help Healthcare Organizations Establish Their Own Network Connections to Coordinate Care and Innovate | BioSpace | 2/5/2020

Life Image Announces Network Build™ Enterprise Solution to Help Healthcare Organizations Establish Their Own Network Connections to Coordinate Care and Innovate BOSTON- Life Image , the world’s largest medical evidence network for clinical and imaging data … network of hospitals, physicians, patients, life sciences, medical devices, and telehealth is interconnected with a technical ecosystem of EHRs, PACS, AI solutions, cloud environments, and analytics platforms. Life Image is the parent company of Mammosphere …

Iris Telehealth

Telepsychiatry Market 2019 to Witness High Growth in Near Future | Top Key Players like InSight Telepsychiatry, American Telepsychiatrists | 2/5/2020

… Iris Telehealth, JSA Health, Advanced Telemed Services, FasPsych, Genoa, Encounter Telehealth, Arcadian Telepsychiatry, InnovaTel Request Sample @t : https://introspectivemarketresearch.com/request-samples.php?_id=12&_sid=910 The report includes an executive summary, world economic outlook, and overview section that provides a consistent analysis of the Telepsychiatry Market. In addition, reports in the market overview section describe SWOT and PESTLE analysis to provide a thorough analysis of the market. The overview section …

Telehealth Market Worth 12,105.2 Million USD By 2023 | 2/4/2020

Telehealth Market Worth 12,105.2 Million USD By 2023 Telehealth Telemedicine Market ( EMAILWIRE.COM , February 04, 2020 ) Meticulous ResearchŽ –leading global market research company published a research report titled “퐓퐞퐥퐞퐡퐞퐚퐥퐭퐡 퐦퐫퐤퐞퐭/퐓퐞퐥퐞퐦퐞퐝퐢퐜퐢퐧퐞 퐌퐫퐤퐞퐭 by Component (Service, Software … Sherpaa Health, Siemens Healthineers, SnapMD, Inc. Teladoc, Inc., Vidyo, Inc., Iris Telehealth, Zipnosis, BioTelemetry, Inc., Welch Allyn, Inc., and CareClix among others. In the recent past, these companies have significantly focused on entering into agreements …

Zacks Equity Research

Teladoc (TDOC) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know | Zacks | 2/5/2020

You follow Tale of the Tape - edit You follow Zacks Equity Research - edit What would you like to follow? Zacks Equity Research Cancel Read More Hide Full Article Teladoc ( TDOC - Free Report ) closed the most … heavy index, added 0.43%. Coming into today, shares of the telehealth services provider had gained 24.99% in the past month. In that same time, the Medical sector gained 2.11%, while the S&P 500 gained …

Teladoc (TDOC) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know | Zacks | 1/31/2020

You follow Tale of the Tape - edit You follow Zacks Equity Research - edit What would you like to follow? Zacks Equity Research Cancel Read More Hide Full Article Teladoc ( TDOC - Free Report ) closed at $104.75 … Nasdaq gained 0.26%. Prior to today’s trading, shares of the telehealth services provider had gained 23.6% over the past month. This has outpaced the Medical sector’s loss of 1.25% and the S&P 500’s …

Felicis Ventures

Health tech funding snapshot—Virta Health lands $93M; Andreessen Horowitz invests in Komodo Health | FierceHealthcare | 2/4/2020

… Felicis Ventures. Women’s health: Arlington, Virginia-based Advantia Health , a national provider of women’s healthcare, announced a $45 million investment by BlueMountain Capital Management. This past year Advantia acquired Heartland Women’s Healthcare in the Midwest and Pacify , a telehealth app offering on-demand support to new mothers. CRISPR drugs: Mammoth Biosciences banked a $45 million series B funding round as it looks to double down on its next-generation gene …

2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 12/31/2019

… as well as push into other international markets. Additionally, it will use funds for product development and to promote its telehealth offering, which just launched last month. Doctolib offers its subscription-based SaaS platform to … live or on-demand digital courses. Q2 $20 Craft Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Founder Collective, Healthbox and Texas Medical Center The funding will be used to keep pushing that expansion, with the goal of being in …

California Health Care Foundation

CARESTAR Foundation Adds Three New Board Members, Building Momentum In Lifesaving Work In Emergency And Trauma Care | PR Newswire | 1/31/2020

California Health Care Foundation in Oakland , where she leads health policy communications, digital publishing, government relations, and audience engagement functions. She previously served as CHCF’s director of State Health Policy. Earlier, she was president and CEO of the Center for Connected Health Policy, a nonprofit working to remove policy barriers to integrating telehealth technologies into California’s health care system. She has been a leader in state government, as director of …

Wells Fargo Securities

One Medical stock jumps nearly 60% on first day of trading | Modern Healthcare | 1/31/2020

… Medical has ambitions of transforming the way primary care is delivered, using same-day appointments, care in patients’ workplaces and telehealth. But its rapid growth in recent years, including adding 259 employees in the first … less underwriting discounts and commissions. Allen & Co., Citigroup, Piper Sandler, Wells Fargo Securities and William Blair are acting as bookrunning managers in the IPO, with Baird and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey acting as co-managers. Letter …

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 …

Kaiser Permanente Ventures

Vesta Healthcare Announces $30 Million Series A Led by Oak HC/FT and Deerfield to Engage and Support Caregivers | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 1/13/2020

… was co-led by Oak HC/FT and Deerfield Management Company and includes investment from existing investors, Lux Capital and Kaiser Permanente Ventures as well as new investors Generator Ventures, CareCentrix, Epstein Partners and Nationwide … by connecting in-home caregiver insights, advanced analytics and 24/7 telehealth with the patient’s surrounding care team. “Caregivers are in the home supporting patients with high needs every day. They are on the front lines …

Vesta Healthcare Secures $30M in Series A Funding | 1/13/2020

… round was co-led by Oak HC/FT and Deerfield Management Company with participation from existing investors Lux Capital and Kaiser Permanente Ventures as well as new investors Generator Ventures, CareCentrix, Epstein Partners and Nationwide … need for additional resources in the home and provides 24/7 telehealth support for caregivers and care recipients, with a focus on high-need, frail senior populations. Vesta partners with home care agencies, health plans and …

RRE Ventures

Kindbody Opens San Francisco Flagship Clinic In Financial District | PR Newswire | 1/13/2020

… RRE Ventures, TQ Ventures, Green D Ventures, Trail Mix Ventures and Winklevoss Capital as well as personal investors including Chelsea Clinton , Leandra Medine , and Nat Turner . Since launching in August 2018 , Kindbody has served thousands of patients in New York , Los Angeles and San Francisco . The company was the first to launch mobile fertility clinics to increase accessibility and offers telehealth care to those that are not near its brick …

2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 12/31/2019

… as well as push into other international markets. Additionally, it will use funds for product development and to promote its telehealth offering, which just launched last month. Doctolib offers its subscription-based SaaS platform to … and other common health concerns. Q2 Battery Ventures, .406 Ventures, RRE Ventures and Intermountain Ventures The round will help the company expand its reach and improve its user experience. Redox focuses on data interoperability for …

Founders Fund

2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 12/31/2019

… from online consulting to e-commerce to physical checks. Q2 Series E $205 SoftBank, PSP Investments, DFJ Growth, G Squared, Founders Fund, GV, Maverick Ventures, Mubadala Ventures, NEA and Sun Life Collective Health is targeting … will use funds for product development and to promote its telehealth offering, which just launched last month. Doctolib offers its subscription-based SaaS platform to medical practices, allowing doctors to manage their appointment bookings and …

Anu Duggal: Women-Led Startup Funding Moving In The Right Direction, But Long Way To Go | 12/16/2019

Venture capitalist Anu Duggal launched the Female Founders Fund several years ago and discussed the progress that has been made since then It has long been known that women-led startups receive a small percentage … pregnant women throughout their pregnancy by giving them access to telehealth practitioners,” said Duggal via Bloomberg. “So we invested in Maven pre-launch. And CEO Katherine Ryder has really done an amazing job of defining …

McKesson Ventures

2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 12/31/2019

… as well as push into other international markets. Additionally, it will use funds for product development and to promote its telehealth offering, which just launched last month. Doctolib offers its subscription-based SaaS platform to … and tools for helping users fall asleep. Q3 Sanofi, UCB, McKesson Ventures, Horizon Health Services, NEA, Flare Capital and Lakestar The new funds will be put toward improving the Aetion Evidence Platform. The company aims …

Walmart is launching its first standalone primary care clinic | McKesson Ventures | 9/5/2019

Walmart is launching its first standalone primary care clinic September 3, 2019 According to a recent survey commissioned by American Well, two-thirds of Americans are willing to use telehealth. But when it comes to behavioral health, that’s not true: only 30 percent of the survey’s respondents would be willing to use it for counseling or other mental health services. Why is that important? It leaves a lot of room …

Drive Capital

2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 12/31/2019

… as well as push into other international markets. Additionally, it will use funds for product development and to promote its telehealth offering, which just launched last month. Doctolib offers its subscription-based SaaS platform to … no information that would risk exposing patient identity. Q3 $26 Drive Capital, the Colorado Impact Fund and other existing investors The company hasn’t been exceptionally specific about plans for the funding, saying only that it …

Telemedicine Market to Hit US$ 185669.6 Mn by 2026 | What are the Growth Factors, Current & Upcoming Trends, Leading Players in the Market? | - Medgadget | 12/23/2019

… launch of new products. Recently in May 2019, a telemedicine company called CirrusMD Inc. raised around US$ 15 million by Drive Capital. The company aims to offer seamless communication between patients and doctors online. Rapid … passed the House Bill 23, in order to standardize the telehealth and telemedicine practices. For more information in the analysis of this report, visit: https://www.fortunebusinessinsights.com/industry-reports/telemedicine-market-101067 Leading Players in the …

Providence Ventures

2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 12/31/2019

… as well as push into other international markets. Additionally, it will use funds for product development and to promote its telehealth offering, which just launched last month. Doctolib offers its subscription-based SaaS platform to … Venture Partners, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Sanofi Ventures, Civilization Ventures and Providence Ventures The funding will help ongoing scaling efforts for its digital care program. Omada offers a slew of digital coaching programs addressing hypertension, Type …

How 7 hospitals are spending innovation investment dollars: Partners, Kaiser Permanente & more | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/26/2019

Providence Ventures both contributed to a $73 million funding round to support the expansion of startup Omada Health’s digital care platform for diabetes and hypertension. 5. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., joined a $20 million Series B funding round for Eko, a startup developing AI technology for heart disease screening, telehealth and remote patient monitoring. 6. Bothell-based Molina Healthcare of Washington launched the Molina Community Innovation Fund, a three …

Geisinger

Human services providersadapting to new challenges | 3/26/2020

… during the coronavirus pandemic, but providers are doing their best to adapt. Tina Knorr, a licensed clinical social worker with Geisinger, said psychiatrists, psychologists and counselors are continuing to see all patients as scheduled. “We … the Secretary of Health and Human Services to waive certain telehealth and telemedicine restrictions for mental health services during certain emergency periods. Telemedicine is the use of live videoconferencing between provider and patient. For Medicare …

Health insurance providers activate emergency plans to help stop COVID-19 | 3/26/2020

… also confirms that prior authorization is not required for diagnostic services related to COVID-19 testing. The company recommends using telehealth when possible to help prevent the spread of a virus. It is also encouraging … to treat patients virtually at their normal office visit rates. Geisinger Health Plan will waive out-of-pocket costs for COVID-19 testing, and is not requiring prior authorization for diagnostic services related to these …

Health Quest

Google Alert - Provider | 3/12/2020

… As for personal travel, … Flag as irrelevant Health Provider Sued for Failing to Safeguard Patient Data ClearanceJobs (blog) Last month Health Quest was the latest in a growing line of Health Care systems and providers … SAVE, we can continue to provide working … Flag as irrelevant Telehealth Provider Extends Its Video Platform to Help With Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency Yahoo Finance Providers and nursing staff at skilled nursing facilities who want …

BIG TECH IN HEALTHCARE: How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry (GOOGL, AAPL, AMZN, MSFT) | Business Insider | 1/31/2020

… down on clinical research initiatives via its wearables, Alphabet is focusing on its AI expertise to drive precision medicine, and Amazon is reaching across the board — from pharmacy to medical supply delivery to telehealth. And while their health plays have presented myriad opportunities for healthcare stakeholders, some of the tech giants’ initiatives are encroaching on legacy players’ businesses and upsetting incumbents. In this report, Business Insider Intelligence explores the key …

LifeBridge Health

Why healthcare must be ‘reinvented from the inside out’: LifeBridge Health CIO talks innovation and data sharing | Becker’s Hospital Review | 2/17/2020

As healthcare continues to become more digitized, data-sharing technologies such as application programming interfaces (APIs) are becoming key to enhancing clinical decision support and a more efficient and enhanced user experience, according to Tressa Springmann, CIO at LifeBridge Health. Ms. Springmann oversees information technology, telehealth and the health information management functions at the Baltimore-based health system. Since joining LifeBridge Health in 2012, she has participated in the health …

HIMSS names 2020 Most Influential Women in Health IT | Healthcare IT News | 2/6/2020

… Analytics Digital Imaging Adoption Model Global Development team. A popular speaker, Garriott presents on diverse topics including artificial intelligence, interoperability, telehealth and enterprise imaging. She seeks to help young women working in health IT hone … Springmann is senior vice president and chief information officer for LifeBridge Health, a non-profit health system based in Maryland. With nearly 13,000 employees, five hospitals and more than 100 locations, LifeBridge Health is one …

UW Medicine

Science X Newsletter Tuesday, Feb 11 | 2/12/2020

… immune response to intestinal parasite infections one gut cell at a time, according to a study published today in eLife. Telehealth interventions associated with improved obstetric outcomes Telehealth interventions are associated with improved obstetric outcomes … better conditions for having offspring? A recent study at the UW Medicine Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine explored this reproductive enigma, which can occur in more than 130 species of mammals as well …

Major reformations of the last decade that will shape US healthcare in 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 1/10/2020

… 2019, along with the number of impacted patients, include: AMCA Data Breach — 25 million patients; Dominion National — 2.96 million patients; UW Medicine — approximately 970,000 patients; Oregon Department of Human Services — approximately 645,000 patients; Navicent Health … Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule . It adds services to the telehealth list and other policies affecting the calculation of payment rates. 2019 proposed PFS rules included new proposals to change documentation, coding and payment requirements …

Lehigh Valley Health Network

13 hospitals, health systems launching telehealth services | Becker’s Hospital Review | 2/11/2020

Here are 13 hospitals and health systems that implemented telehealth technology and services in January: 1. Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Avera announced plans to open its telehealth education center in February to expand its existing … stroke unit, equipped with telemedicine technology. 11. Allentown, Pa.-based Lehigh Valley Health Network partnered with the Boyertown (Pa.) Community Ambulance Service on a mobile unit that uses virtual care technology to help treat stroke …

Lehigh Valley Health Network and local ambulance service partner on telemedicine stroke unit | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/28/2020

Allentown, Pa.-based Lehigh Valley Health Network is partnering with the Boyertown (Pa.) Community Ambulance Service on a mobile unit that uses virtual care technology to help treat stroke patients, WFMZ reports. LVHN’s mobile stroke unit features video and telehealth technology to help first responders treat stroke patients in the ambulance rather than waiting until they arrive at the hospital. The unit also includes necessary clot-treating medications needed for …

University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson MS

U of Mississippi partners with state for pediatric telehealth program | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/31/2020

Jackson-based University of Mississippi Medical Center will offer telehealth services to pediatric patients through a program with the state’s mental health department program, according to a Jan. 29 Madison County Journal report. UMMC and the Mississippi Department of Mental Health are jointly leading the federally funded Child Access to Mental Health and Psychiatry program. Under the program, Mississippi-based primary care providers and pediatricians can use telehealth technology to …

U of Mississippi Medical Center launches virtual care app | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/22/2019

Jackson-based University of Mississippi Medical Center announced Oct. 21 that it has released a new mobile health app designed to treat patients with non-emergency conditions. The mobile health app, C Spire Health, took C Spire two years to develop in collaboration with the Center for Telehealth at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Anyone in the state of Mississippi can download the app and receive treatment from a …

Regional Medical Center, Orangeburg SC

South Carolina health system launches virtual care services for ICU patients | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/18/2020

Orangeburg, S.C.-based Regional Medical Center implemented telemedicine services to support its intensive care unit and coronary care unit patients, according to a Jan. 17 news release. The community hospital tapped Advanced ICU Care to … providing critically ill patients care through telemedicine. More articles on telehealth

Advanced ICU Care Launches Tele-ICU Services with The Regional Medical Center | PR Newswire | 1/17/2020

ST. LOUIS Advanced ICU Care , the nation’s leading provider of high-acuity telemedicine services, announced that The Regional Medical Center (RMC), a non-profit hospital providing leading-edge care in Orangeburg, SC , has implemented the … Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC Health) Using the latest telehealth technologies, MUSC Health is connecting patients and providers across South Carolina with our expert health care team. MUSC Health is focused on expanding access …

LHC Group

Global Home Healthcare Market Research Report: Ken Research | 1/17/2020

telehealth solution (home telehealth software, home telehealth services and home telehealth monitoring devices)and Regional Forecasts 2018-2025” the key companies operating in the global home healthcare market areBayada Home Health Care, A&D Company, GE Healthcare, Abbott Laboratories, Almost Family, Linde Group, Omron, Kinnser Software, Fresenius, Kindred Healthcare, Mckesson, Amedisys, Roche, Philips, LHC Group. Home healthcare is definite as rendering predominantly medically-related services to patients in a house setting …

Growth In Need For Affordable Treatment Options Anticipated To Drive Global Home Healthcare Market Over The Forecast Period: Ken Research | 1/17/2020

telehealth solution (home telehealth software, home telehealth services and home telehealth monitoring devices)and Regional Forecasts 2018-2025” the key companies operating in the global home healthcare market areBayada Home Health Care, A&D Company, GE Healthcare, Abbott Laboratories, Almost Family, Linde Group, Omron, Kinnser Software, Fresenius, Kindred Healthcare, Mckesson, Amedisys, Roche, Philips, LHC Group. Home healthcare is definite as rendering predominantly medically-related services to patients in a house setting …

Kaiser Permanente

Vesta Healthcare Announces $30 Million Series A Led by Oak HC/FT and Deerfield to Engage and Support Caregivers | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 1/13/2020

… was co-led by Oak HC/FT and Deerfield Management Company and includes investment from existing investors, Lux Capital and Kaiser Permanente Ventures as well as new investors Generator Ventures, CareCentrix, Epstein Partners and Nationwide … by connecting in-home caregiver insights, advanced analytics and 24/7 telehealth with the patient’s surrounding care team. “Caregivers are in the home supporting patients with high needs every day. They are on the front lines …

2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 12/31/2019

… as well as push into other international markets. Additionally, it will use funds for product development and to promote its telehealth offering, which just launched last month. Doctolib offers its subscription-based SaaS platform to … 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 scaling efforts for its digital care program. Omada offers a …

Allegheny Health Network

Grove City Medical Center Enters New Era as Part of Allegheny Health Network | 1/11/2020

Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and Grove City Medical Center (GCMC) have finalized an affiliation agreement that officially brings GCMC into the family of hospitals affiliated with and operated by the Pittsburgh-based health system. GROVE … health, orthopedics, pediatrics, and general surgery, while also expanding onsite telehealth capabilities to include tele-dermatology, tele-stroke and autoimmune consultations, among other specialties. One of the first big investments being made at AHN Grove …

Grove City Medical Center joins Pittsburgh-based health system | News, Sports, Jobs - Tribune Chronicle | 1/11/2020

Allegheny Health Network and Grove City Medical Center have finalized an affiliation agreement that brings the Grove City facility into the family of hospitals affiliated with and operated by the Pittsburgh-based health system. The … the hospital, including primary care, while also expanding on-site telehealth capabilities …

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care in Six States Affected by Flooding | PR Newswire | 2/14/2020

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care in Six States Affected by Flooding News provided by Feb 14, 2020, 11:34 ET Share this article BOSTON , Feb. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – In response to … behavioral health visits through Well Connection ( https://wellconnection.com/landing.htm ), our telehealth platform, free of cost, including copayments and deductibles. Affected members should use the code “BCBSMA6.” The expedited access to benefits noted above will remain …

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care in Six States Affected by Flooding | BioSpace | 2/14/2020

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care in Six States Affected by Flooding BOSTON severe storms and flooding in Kentucky , North Carolina , Oregon , Virginia , Washington and West Virginia , Blue Cross Blue Shield … behavioral health visits through Well Connection ( https://wellconnection.com/landing.htm ), our telehealth platform, free of cost, including copayments and deductibles. Affected members should use the code “BCBSMA6.” The expedited access to benefits noted above will remain …

WellCare Health

Digital Health Market 2020: Analysis By Size, Growth, Competitive Strategies, And Worldwide Demand During Till 2027 | 2/5/2020

… INTRODUCTION Digital health has become popular in recent years with growing deployment of digital health platforms such as mobile health, telehealth, and other wireless solutions across hospitals and nursing homes so as to provide patients … Epic Systems Corporation, GE Healthcare, Alphabet Inc., Siemens Healthineers, and WellCare Health Plans among others. MARKET SCOPE The “Global Digital Health Market Analysis to 2027” is a specialized and in-depth study of the healthcare …

Centene and WellCare Have Now Satisfied All Regulatory Approvals for Acquisition | PR Newswire | 1/22/2020

… 19:47 ET Share this article ST. LOUIS and TAMPA, Fla. , Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC ) (“Centene”) and WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG ) (“WellCare”) today announced that they now have satisfied all … 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 …

Health Net

Lehigh Valley Health Network and local ambulance service partner on telemedicine stroke unit | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/28/2020

Allentown, Pa.-based Lehigh Valley Health Network is partnering with the Boyertown (Pa.) Community Ambulance Service on a mobile unit that uses virtual care technology to help treat stroke patients, WFMZ reports. LVHN’s mobile stroke unit features video and telehealth technology to help first responders treat stroke patients in the ambulance rather than waiting until they arrive at the hospital. The unit also includes necessary clot-treating medications needed for …

Grove City Medical Center Enters New Era as Part of Allegheny Health Network | 1/11/2020

Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and Grove City Medical Center (GCMC) have finalized an affiliation agreement that officially brings GCMC into the family of hospitals affiliated with and operated by the Pittsburgh-based health system. GROVE … health, orthopedics, pediatrics, and general surgery, while also expanding onsite telehealth capabilities to include tele-dermatology, tele-stroke and autoimmune consultations, among other specialties. One of the first big investments being made at AHN Grove …

Wellcare

Centene and WellCare Have Now Satisfied All Regulatory Approvals for Acquisition | PR Newswire | 1/22/2020

Centene and WellCare Have Now Satisfied All Regulatory Approvals for Acquisition Transaction Expected to Close on or about January 23, 2020 News provided by Jan 21, 2020, 19:47 ET Share this article ST. LOUIS and … 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 …

Oscar Health

Dispensed: Verily’s big debut, Oscar’s health insurance bet, and what else you missed at the biggest healthcare conference of the year | Business Insider | 1/17/2020

… Ahuja, who took Tesla public. I mentioned I'd be tuning in to both Verily's presentation and Oscar Health's. During his presentation, CEO Mario Schlosser made an interesting comment about … your LA weekend eats recommendations!) - Lydia Featured Digital Health Articles: - Telehealth Industry: Benefits, Services & Examples - Value-Based Care Model: Pay-for-Performance Healthcare - Senior Care & Assisted Living Market Trends - Smart Medical Devices: Wearable Tech in …

CVS-Aetna will offer low-cost care for members using CVS Health services | Business Insider | 1/16/2020

Oscar Health and Cigna have partnered to launch health plans for small businesses Teladoc has acquired fellow telehealth provider InTouch Health Three key trends we took away from CES 2020 …

Bright Health

Buzzy health startup Oscar is making a big bet on a crucial change to how you get your healthcare. The CEO shared how he thinks that will happen. | Business Insider | 1/16/2020

Bright Health just struck a deal to buy a health plan and gain a big foothold in the lucrative Medicare Advantage market Featured Digital Health Articles: - Telehealth Industry: Benefits, Services & Examples - Value-Based Care Model: Pay-for-Performance Healthcare - Senior Care & Assisted Living Market Trends - Smart Medical Devices: Wearable Tech in Healthcare - AI in Healthcare - Remote Patient Monitoring Industry: Devices & Market Trends …

Flannel Is the New Black at the 2020 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference | 1/13/2020

… which makes it easy to compare treatment options, prices and quality. Bind, along with fellow Minnesota wunderkind health insurance startup Bright Health —which just announced the closing of $635 million in Series D financing in … be named in one spot, a recent merger between Regroup Telehealth and InSight Telepsychiatry deserves the spotlight. The two companies merged in late 2019, and the combined company is now packing a lot of heat …

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Livongo comes to Higi’s health kiosks, Pear’s reSET-O rolling out to dozens of treatment centers and more digital health deals | MobiHealthNews | 1/9/2020

… to the support they need to fight opioid addiction.” Walmart and Doctor on Demand have gone live with an expanded telehealth benefit program that not only allows retail associates to book video visits for as … thanks to a newly announced partnership between the company and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona . These residents can download the platform to access a handful of personal health tracking tools, while those who are …

Weekly Overseas Health IT Links – 21 December, 2019. | 12/21/2019

… something positive. Fortunately, it does still happen. One example is a bipartisan bill in the House and Senate to expand telehealth services in Medicare . Currently, few Americans qualify to have telehealth services covered under Medicare … for Health Policy & Economics, which partnered on the survey with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona. The study revealed that respondents are eager for digital services and willing to pay for them. More than half …

Clover Health

$2.2 billion Bright Health just struck a deal to buy a health plan and gain a big foothold in the lucrative Medicare Advantage market | Business Insider | 1/7/2020

… Devoted Health in October 2018 raised $300 million ahead of launching its first Medicare Advantage plans in Florida in 2019. Clover Health in January raised $500 million. Altogether, the four venture-backed health insurance startups … to find partners in those areas. Featured Digital Health Articles: - Telehealth Industry: Benefits, Services & Examples - Value-Based Care Model: Pay-for-Performance Healthcare - Senior Care & Assisted Living Market Trends - Smart Medical Devices: Wearable Tech in …

2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 12/31/2019

… full year into account. Here, 2019 comprised of 251 funding announcements representing about $7.18 billion, with Babylon Health ($550 million), Clover Health ($500 million) and Gympass ($300 million) taking their place behind Bright Health as … will use funds for product development and to promote its telehealth offering, which just launched last month. Doctolib offers its subscription-based SaaS platform to medical practices, allowing doctors to manage their appointment bookings and …

Humana

Global Healthcare IT Industry Has Grown Leaps-and-Bounds in Recent Years | Here Are the Details | 12/4/2019

… to expand its business process-as-a-service solutions for government and public health programs In 2018, Optum collaborated with Humana (US), MultiPlan (US) and Quest Diagnostics (US) to form a group to explore the … of Healthcare IT Solutions in Outpatient Care Facilities Growing Mhealth, Telehealth, and Remote Patient Monitoring Markets Cloud-Based EHR Solutions Shift towards Patient-Centric Healthcare Delivery Challenges: Security Concerns Interoperability Issues Please Share your Specific …

Our 2019 Predictions – A Bit off Target | 12/4/2019

… seeing a rapid rise in interest by employers in using virtual care and continuation of standing up corporate campus clinics. Humana finds a life partner with Walmart – MISS Humana and Walmart remain partners but the … wisely: 2019 sees the first major shake-out of DTC telehealth vendors – MISS There has been some minor consolidation among niche telehealth vendors, but the stalwarts of DTC telehealth (actually B2B2C) including American Well, MDlive …

Cigna

Top 8 Predictions That Will Disrupt Healthcare in 2020 | Forbes | 12/4/2019

… gene therapies and achieve revenue of $2 billion by the end of 2020. Alongside leading private insurance companies such as Cigna and CVS, leading gene therapy manufacturers like Novartis, Bluebird Bio, and Spark Therapeutics will … ensuring access and ownership of individual health data. Prediction 6: Telehealth will gain mainstream adoption in the overall mix of healthcare services and will expand beyond the current focus on chronic conditions We project that …

Succeeding In a Career as a Telehealth Nurse | 12/3/2019

Telehealth Nursing: An Essential in Our Hyperconnected World The telehealth nursing industry is a booming job market that allows for flexibility and virtual collaboration between health professionals. Remote nurses are able to treat patients and … benefits company, Anthem offers a variety of teleworking nursing positions. Cigna – An insurance company, Cigna hires registered nurses as consultants, writers, educators, and clinical care managers. CareNet – Providing 24/7 health care, CareNet frequently offers RN …

Donald Trump

COVID-19 in Canada: Trudeau comments on Trump possibly placing U.S. troops at the border | Yahoo News | 3/26/2020

… to our American counterparts and we will continue to do so,” Freeland said. The proposal was put forward by President Donald Trump as a means of securing the border from illegal crossers. Freeland added that … Elliott said the province has added an additional 1,300 lines TeleHealth lines. Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Ontario’s Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health, confirmed that the province has tested 12,421 negative cases at this point with …

Bank of America (BAC) Offering Possible 61.29% Return Over the Next 22 Calendar Days | 3/25/2020

… aid the three worst-hit states in the U.S. – New York, California, and Washington, against the COVID-19 impact, President Donald Trump announced. March 22, 8:59 p.m.: Led by the deep impact of the coronavirus … for GPs and primary care and improving video conferencing and telehealth consultations.March 16, 7:46 p.m.: To combat the coronavirus outbreak, the California Legislature approved up to billion in new spending on Monday and further suspended …

Alex Azar

Senate Coronavirus Bill Contains Important Tax Cuts for Individuals and Businesses | 3/26/2020

telehealth “ HHS Secretary Alex Azar waive certain laws to expand the use of telehealth, which public health experts say can help reduce risk of transmission. The new order appears to let Azar waive federal licensing requirements so out-of-state doctors can treat patients virtually in states with the greatest need. “ - Politico (3/13/20) Allowing distilled spirits permittees (DSPs) to produce hand sanitizer “ Due to the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic …

Seema Verma

Medicare & COVID-19 3/25/20 | 3/26/2020

by Seema Verma – Administrator, U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Seema Verma Since older Americans are particularly vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19), I wanted to let you know the steps we’re taking to help our … Original Medicare: zero. Medicare also recently expanded its coverage of telehealth services to enable beneficiaries across the country to receive a wider range of healthcare services from doctors without having to travel to a healthcare …

Coronavirus spurs growth of telehealth in Ohio | 3/26/2020

The coronavirus outbreak is fueling an expansion of telehealth as state and federal officials seek to reduce the strain on the health care system. Allowing patients to meet with a doctor and get medical services … will now have greater flexibility to safely treat our beneficiaries,” Seema Verma, administrator of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said of the announcement. Meanwhile, a pair of state representatives, Dr. Beth Liston …

Nancy Pelosi

CommonWealth Magazine | 3/26/2020

… of the coronavirus pandemic, the largest economic relief bill in US history. The Associated Press reported that Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will support the bill, which is expected to pass the House on Friday … Institute’s Josh Archambault says the Baker administration should expand the telehealth reforms it put in place in response to coronavirus. ( CommonWealth ) Coronavirus prompts HealthFirst to move to phone , online appointments. (Herald News) ARTS/CULTURE The …

Senate Passes Massive Stimulus Package | 3/26/2020

… stages of the negotiations. Some House Democrats have said the Senate package doesn't go far enough. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) told reporters Wednesday that she expects the House to debate the … equipment, including personal protective gear that has become scarce. Expanded telehealth, higher Medicare reimbursement for doctors and hospitals, and a delay in certain Medicaid cuts to hospitals are part of the coronavirus package focused on …

Charlie Baker

CommonWealth Magazine | 3/26/2020

… US Rep. Katherine Clark told the Boston Globe that lawmakers are already thinking about putting together another stimulus package. Gov. Charlie Baker , a Republican, declined to take a position on the package Wednesday afternoon, saying … Institute’s Josh Archambault says the Baker administration should expand the telehealth reforms it put in place in response to coronavirus. ( CommonWealth ) Coronavirus prompts HealthFirst to move to phone , online appointments. (Herald News) ARTS/CULTURE The …

Coronavirus in Massachusetts: Here’s what we know, latest updates town-by-town | 3/26/2020

… at this time, according to state health officials. Aggressive Social Distancing Baker prohibits schools from opening until May 4 Gov. Charlie Baker has issued an executive order that will further extend the closure of Massachusetts … Insurance companies will be required to cover all medically necessary telehealth services As of Monday, March 16 all commercial health insurance carriers and the Group Insurance Commission will be required to cover all medically necessary …

Mitch McConnell

Stimulus Package Could Boost Health Response to Coronavirus - Barron’s | 3/26/2020

Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on March 25, 2020, in Washington, D.C. Photograph by Alex Edelman/AFP/Getty Images The text of the deal reached late last night in the Senate to cushion the impact … research into the novel coronavirus. Newsletter Sign-up “We boost telehealth services, we boost payments to health care providers and hospitals to ensure they have the resources to care for patients and we remove restrictions …

State’s community health centers get $1.6m in federal funds to combat coronavirus outbreak | 3/26/2020

… Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said. The funding is the result of the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act (Phase I) that Congress passed earlier this month. These surge resources are in addition to the $7.4 million previously announced. The HHS funding will be used by HRSA-funded CHCs in Kentucky for testing and to purchase additional medical supplies. It will also be used to help increase telehealth services across …

Chuck Schumer

Wednesday March 25 Ag News | 3/26/2020

… they need for COVID-19 related expenses and lost revenue. - $275 million to expand services and capacity for rural hospitals, telehealth, poison control centers, and the Ryan White HIV/AIDS program - $1.32 billion for Community … that produced this outcome. We especially wish to thank Senators Chuck Schumer and Debbie Stabenow for ensuring that dairy farmers will receive significant support,” Mulhern said. “Their work greatly improved this bill. We look forward …

Senate Passes Massive Stimulus Package | 3/26/2020

… it. We did not want it. But now, we are going to win it.” Mr. McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) sought to pass the bill swiftly, but passage by unanimous consent … equipment, including personal protective gear that has become scarce. Expanded telehealth, higher Medicare reimbursement for doctors and hospitals, and a delay in certain Medicaid cuts to hospitals are part of the coronavirus package focused on …

Steven Mnuchin

Here’s what’s in the $2T stimulus package — and what’s next | Politico | 3/26/2020

… will order an inspector general and accountability committee to oversee how the money is spent, rather than giving Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin broad power to cut the loan checks. Veterans of the 2008 bank bailout … for health care providers, which gives it some stake in telehealth. The total jives with what FCC Chairman Ajit Pai requested earlier this month. This represents just the FCC’s stake in telemedicine, not other parts …

Mike DeWine

U.S. Home Healthcare Industry Warns of Possible ‘Collapse’ | U.S. News & World Report | 3/26/2020

Mike DeWine to waive restrictions prohibiting the use of telehealth services, such as live video conference calls. Remote patient monitoring, or telehealth, is a common time-saving strategy used by hospitals and doctors for nearly a decade. It is subsidized by state and federal reimbursements. But for the home healthcare industry, government reimbursements generally cover only person-to-person visits to the home. Although DeWine’s office did not immediately respond …

What you need to know about the many changes in Ohio education rules - News - The Columbus Dispatch - Columbus, OH | 3/26/2020

… games. Carryout lunches. The novel coronavirus has upended life in Ohio and that includes its K-12 schools. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine closed school buildings through at least April 6 – and that date likely will … this time? Licensed special education teachers are permitted to use telehealth and electronic communication to reach out to students. My child is in a career-technical program that relies heavily on in-person teaching. How …

Robert Wilkie

Veterans, VA brace for COVID-19 impact | 3/26/2020

… serves as a backstop to the civilian U.S. health care system for major events — not only war, said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie. “For natural disasters and epidemics, we provide a backup force for the country … procedures and prescription renewals. The VA has been shifting toward telehealth, or appointments done over video conference calls, in recent years. Those efforts are now being ramped up, Kelly said. That includes mental health appointments …