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Plexus Technology Group Inbound for HIMSS 2017

himss17-logomHealthWatch has learned that Plexus Technology Group, LLC (Plexus TG), a leading anesthesia information management systems (AIMS) provider, has just announced that they will be exhibiting their anesthesia EMR and medication management system at the 2017 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition, held February 19th through 23rd at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

We’re told that Plexus TG will be demonstrating its easy-to-use, scalable AIMS solution, Anesthesia Touch, for both iPad iOS and Windows platforms.

Plexus TG recognizes the value and importance of offering seamless integration with existing hospital systems to achieve smooth workflows before, during and after surgery. By integrating Anesthesia Touch with facility’s electronic health records (EHR), clinicians can quickly access surgery schedules, patient demographics, physiologic data, lab results and patient preoperative information.

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Reliq Health Technologies Inks Deal with Paz Home Health

Reliq Health TechnologiesReliq Health Technologies Inc., a technology company focused on creating innovative mobile health (mHealth) and telemedicine solutions for Community-Based Healthcare, has signed an agreement with Paz Home Health LLC in Texas to provide Reliq’s hardware and software solutions to their home care clients.

We’re told that patient enrollment will begin in June 2017 with 500 Paz Home Health patients, building to more than 10,000 patients and over $6 Million/year in recurring annual revenue in 2018.

“We are very pleased to be working with Paz Home Health to deliver high quality care to patients in the home,” said Dr. Lisa Crossley, CEO of Reliq Health Technologies, Inc.
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HealthTap Opens its Doors to Chinese Speakers

Quest Diagnostics, HealthTap Launch Virtual Diagnostic Testing for Healthcare ConsumersHealthTap, a global health practice providing 24/7 immediate access to top doctors through video, text, or voice, announced ahead of the weekend that its most advanced services are now available in Chinese, which is the world’s most spoken language.

With this new vertical, the 1.4 billion Chinese-speaking people worldwide can get immediate access to U.S.-licensed doctors and their knowledge, quickly and cost-effectively via the HealthTap Chinese mobile app and website.

According to a report released by the US Census Bureau, Chinese is the second most spoken language in the United States. Additionally, the Chinese American population is the largest Asian American population in the United States, with Chinese immigrants comprising the largest single group of arrivals a year into the United States since 2013.

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VenueNext Expands to the Healthcare Industry

rx_notebook_bg_mediumAhead of the weekend, MHW learned that VenueNext, the industry leading venue technology platform company, is expanding into the healthcare industry with its first customer Saint Luke’s Health System (MO).

Widely known for enhancing the guest experiences for professional sports and entertainment customers, the company will bring its technology to Saint Luke’s to improve the patients, visitors and employees experience at all of their locations.

“VenueNext’s technology platform has been quickly adopted by the sports and entertainment industries and we believe our value proposition extends to the healthcare industry and beyond,” said John Paul, CEO and founder of VenueNext. “We look forward to working closely with Saint Luke’s to deliver an integrated and easy to use mobile app experience for the more than three hundred thousand individuals who visit their locations each year.”

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First Look: Big Health Expands Executive Team

Sustained Growth Expected in European Mobile Health Market Through 2016On Wednesday, digital medicine company Big Health announced today the expansion of its global executive team with the appointments of Kelvin Kwong as Vice President of Product Management and Dr. Jenna Carl, Ph.D., as Medical Director.

Mr. Kwong and Dr. Carl will use their expertise to enhance the company’s digital programs which are clinically proven to help populations sleep better, feel happier, and worry less.

Mr. Kwong joins Big Health from Jawbone, creator of the UP fitness tracker system, where he was the Director of Product Management, leading the company’s efforts to drive behavior change.

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Tactio Gets Both ANVISA and CE Mark for TactioRPM App-Enabled Telehealth Platform

risksImagePress Release: Tactio Health Group has registered its TactioRPM app-enabled telehealth platform at both the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) and French National Agency for Medicines and Health Products Safety (ANSM) for CE Mark Class I. This follows TactioRPM’s registration at the FDA in 2015.

TactioRPM is an app-enabled platform that combines mobile apps (iOS, Android), hundreds of connected health integrations (incl. A&D, Fitbit, Garmin, Roche, Nonin, Omron & Welch Allyn), patient questionnaires, digital coaching programs and HIPAA-compliant messaging. Powering telehealth initiatives from payers, providers and pharma, its wide range of clinical applications includes chronic disease monitoring, population health screening, clinical research and post-acute care.

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New Ocean Health Solutions Goes Mobile First

Smartphone Proliferation May Assist with Wider mHealth AdoptionOn Monday, New Ocean Health Solutions — a software design and development company — announced the release of their first offering.

As for the offering in question, it’s a mobile-first, enterprise health and well-being integration and optimization platform designed to connect the disparate parts of the healthcare system.

Customized to meet company needs and designed to power highly personalized Health & Well-being programs, “The Bridge” is accessible through any device, at any time.
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