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Doctoroo Touts Australia’s ‘Most Affordable’ Online Telehealth Doctor Platform

MHW learned today that Doctoroo is pushing ahead with plans to make telehealth easier and more affordable than ever.

“People see healthcare as secondary due to the high cost of treatment and then even higher cost of medicines,” the company said in its release. “On top of that visiting hospitals and waiting is long queue’s with your pure health condition is daunting enough.”

Doctoroo is aiming to end all such suffering by offering Australia’s most affordable Online Telehealth Doctor Platform, where people can see a Professional Doctor from wherever they are at affordable rates.

Doctoroo has profiled and hired best of the best for the job so when they claim ‘affordable’ as their USP adjective, it does not imply low quality service or unqualified trainees.

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Telemedicine Platform to Launch ICO for Medical Token Currency

MHW learned today that free telemedicine platform, Docademic, is set to roll out its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) for their Medical Token Currency (MTC) on Monday, January 29, 2018.

According to the official word emailed to MHW, Docademic is creating a healthcare services based blockchain that will be powered by MTC.

The currency is touted as the next Bitcoin for healthcare products and service, and Docademic anticipates that it will become the token of choice in the industry. When the ICO is launched, the MTC will be available for 0.001 ETH.

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Health Data Vision Inc. Partners with Health New England

Health Data Vision, Inc. announced today that Health New England is contracting with HDVI for its medical record retrieval and abstraction services as of December 2017.

HDVI leverages its Medical Record Collection System (MRCS) platform, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution, to support Health New England’s critical Quality and HEDIS® initiatives in a year-round collection effort to increase process efficiencies.

Health New England needed a vendor for the HEDIS Hybrid 2018 season that can get them up-and-running quickly on a full-service basis, and yet offer flexibility to leverage more of their in-house resources over time using MRCS as a self-service platform.

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U.S. Army Regional Health Command-Pacific Expands Vocera Technology at Facilities

Vocera Communications, Inc. — a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions — has confirmed that U.S. Army Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P) is expanding Vocera technology at three military facilities. This $2.8 million contract completes a record year of federal bookings across the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Veteran Health Administration (VA).

This agreement with RHC-P, a U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) region, includes a new deployment of Vocera solutions at Brian Allgood Army Hospital in Korea and a large expansion at Tripler Army Medical Center and Schofield Barracks Health Clinic in Honolulu.

Building out the MEDCOM global vision of standardizing communication with Vocera technology, Tripler is expanding the wearable technology enterprise-wide.

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Analyte Health Teams with IQuity To Make Innovative Tests Available

Analyte Health, a leading platform connecting patients to diagnostic services, announced today that they have partnered with IQuity, Inc., to make available that organization’s innovative diagnostic tests to qualified patients.

Through the partnership, qualified patients will immediately be able to access IQuity’s unique, patented diagnostic test, IsolateMS™, to assist their providers in determining whether they might be suffering from multiple sclerosis.

The IsolateMS test is just one of the tests that will be made available via Analyte Health’s “Health Test Express” website.

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Vocera Tapped Yet Again to Improve Patient Experience

Vocera Communications, Inc. — a powerhouse in clinical communication and workflow solutions — announced that Hunt Regional Medical Center has improved patient engagement and satisfaction by standardizing nurse leader rounding and follow-up calls with Vocera technology.

After implementing Vocera Rounds and Vocera Care Calls solutions, the 114 bed hospital reported a 13 percent increase in overall Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) rating and an eight percent increase in the “likelihood to recommend” domain.

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PeakMed, CirrusMD Announce Secure Text and Video Platform Between Doctors and Patients

MHW can confirm that PeakMed, a leader in direct primary health care, and CirrusMD, a health-tech company which offers a text-first approach to telemedicine, have just inked a new partnership that brings communication technology to the PeakMed family.

CirrusMD’s HIPAA-compliant platform allows PeakMed patients to ask questions and get the treatment they need, including prescriptions as appropriate, via text, image sharing, video or phone, all without having to come into the PeakMed Life Center.

Different from a typical clinic’s patient portal, where a patient may be able to email a doctor and then have to wait up to a day for a response, CirrusMD allows patients to simply text their provider through an app on their computer or mobile device, allowing for on-demand communications to determine next steps.

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