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eClinicalWorks Rolls Out Telehealth Solution on healow Mobile App

eClinicalWorks, a leader in healthcare IT solutions, confirmed to MHW today that the telehealth solution is now available on the company’s Health & Online Wellness (healow) mobile app “to provide patients with live video visits.”

We’re told that this TeleVisits feature is integrated within the eClinicalWorks comprehensive electronic health records (EHR) offering and all information submitted or shared by patients using this solution can be imported into the EHR.

This supports workflow, clinical research and improves patient satisfaction with access to care whenever and wherever it’s needed.
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Zeriscope Goes Mobile with Telemedicine Exam Kit

MHW was recently briefed by the team at Zeriscope on their launch of a “portable and cost-effective” Mobile Telemedicine Exam Kit — a simple and easy-to-adopt hardware and software tool that combines live video and data streaming technology with remote patient care.

The Mobile Telemedicine Exam Kit contains a ruggedized tablet, keyboard and an assortment of exam sensors including blood pressure monitor, a high definition Bluetooth stethoscope, pulse oximeter, 4-lead ECG, otoscope, exam/wound camera and other peripherals as customized for each customer’s requirements. The kit fits neatly into a lightweight bag and is the most compact, portable video-enabled exam kit available for healthcare professionals.
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Enterprise Telemedicine Deployments Climbing in U.S. Hospitals

As the telemedicine industry matures, U.S. hospitals are increasingly using an enterprise approach.

That’s according to the results from the REACH Health 2017 U.S. Telemedicine Industry Benchmark Survey shared with mHealthWatch.

All told, forty percent of hospital respondents indicated their telemedicine initiatives are centrally managed (enterprise approach), and almost half of the others that began with a departmental approach are now transitioning to an enterprise model.
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mHealth News: What You Need to Know

Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

First Look: Responsive Health Teams with Click Therapeutics
mHealthWatch was briefed Wednesday on the news of a promising and recently forged new partnership with the goal of helping smokers drop the habit.

Immersion, Realtime Adding Haptics to Pacewear Smart Wearables
Smart wearables just keep on getting smarter. And the newest partnership forged in the space will only accelerate this trend.

How To Beat The Healthcare Odds In These Uncertain Times
Concerns about healthcare are on the rise in the United States.
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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Mount Sinai Health System Mark Milestone

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Mount Sinai Health System announced Thursday that they have taken another step forward in their 18-month-old alliance with the official opening of their Fetal Medicine Program and the affiliation of the Mount Sinai Children’s Heart Center with the Cardiac Center at CHOP.

Officials from both hospitals participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week at the new facility at The Mount Sinai Hospital’s Annenberg Building.

“The Fetal Medicine Program will offer access to an unprecedented scope of services,” reads a statement provided to MHW. “This program provides mothers carrying fetuses at risk for or identified with possible anomalies a ‘one-stop experience’ that includes a comprehensive diagnostic evaluation and consultation.”
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Advanced ICU Care Releases Data on Clinical Outcomes and Key Accomplishments

Advanced ICU Care, a provider of high-acuity telemedicine services, shared with MHW today the 2016 performance statistics and key 2017 accomplishments to date.

The highlighted metrics recognize significant accomplishments in improving ICU clinical outcomes, as well as the company’s continued leadership, growth and impact in acute care telemedicine, the company explained in a provided statement.
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Roche Releases New Diabetes Product

Roche Diabetes Care has just announced the launch of the Accu-Chek Guide System, a new blood glucose meter and SimplePay savings program “designed to help make managing diabetes surprisingly simple and more affordable.”

It is reported that over 29 million Americans are now living with diabetes.

S recent survey of 500 U.S. adults with diabetes revealed that 62 percent of those surveyed would better manage their diabetes if supplies were more affordable and 58 percent admitted to cutting corners to save money.
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