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eWellness Confirms Commercial Launch of PHZIO Telemedicine Platform

Telemedicine Growth It's All About the PartnershipseWellness Healthcare Corporation is the first physical therapy telemedicine company to offer insurance reimbursable real-time distance monitored physical therapy treatments, according to a statement emailed to MHW on Saturday.

According to the announcement, the company successfully held its commercial launch of its PHZIO PT telemedicine intervention system as a Tier 1 sponsor of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Private Practice Section (PPS) Annual Conference held in Las Vegas.

What’s more, on October 20th, the Company was a Lunch Sponsor and the Cocktail Reception Sponsor that included an Exclusive PHZIO Demo Session for all attendees.

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mHealth News: The Headlines You Might Have Missed

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

mHealthWatch, WebMD, Harvard Health Blog Recognized by Feedspot
mHealthWatch was honored to learn this week that our site was selected by Feedspot as one of the  Top 100 Health Blogs on the web (Thank you, Feedspot!)

IDC: Wearables Shipments May Top 213 Million Units in 2020
According to data from IDC, global shipments of wearable devices are expected to reach 101.9 million units by the end of this year.
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Healthcare Industry Has Something to Gain from Latest Google Partnership

Dr. Google, Anyone Helix House Reports Record Demand for Internet Marketing Services By Medical PractitionersAccenture on Thursday announced an alliance with Google to bring to market industry-specific solutions that will help clients use cloud, mobility, and analytics to advance their digital transformation agenda and improve business performance.

Accenture will apply its broad industry expertise and capabilities to help enterprise clients improve the value of Google technologies within their organizations.

“The Google alliance supports our digital and cloud strategy, and will help clients benefit from innovative and industry-specific cloud and mobile solutions built on the full stack of Google technologies,” said Paul Daugherty, chief technology officer at Accenture. “Whether our clients need to innovate faster, create new services or increase the value from their existing technology investments, cloud should be the starting point for their digital transformations. Together with Google, Accenture will help clients take advantage of game changing solutions that help solve real business needs.”

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TrendShift Acquires Health Data Intelligence

Physicians Interactive Targets Consumer Health with AcquisitionOn Thursday, TrendShift, LLC announced that it has acquired the assets of Health Data Intelligence, LLC, a SaaS-based healthcare analytics and population health management company based in Columbus, Ohio, serving employers, benefit advisors, medical managers and payers.

The core capability of HDI is its Population Intelligence platform which is a comprehensive population health management solution – a cloud-based SaaS platform that equips clients to more efficiently manage health costs, utilization and care outcomes.

The application employs proven predictive capabilities designed to forecast utilization and cost, perform member risk stratification, and identify care gaps.

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Healthwise Health Education Now Available Within Allscripts EHRs

Exclusive Allscripts Team Talks Challenges and Opportunities at Health 2.0Patients who receive health education engage more in their care, are less likely to utilize the emergency room or be readmitted, and are more satisfied with their care.

That’s the announcement this week from the team at Healthwise.

“Now, organizations who license any of the Allscripts’ core EHR solutions can easily provide Healthwise health education to their patients through new Infobutton integration to improve outcomes and patient satisfaction,” Thursday’s media release explains.
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LifeMap Solutions Joins Medidata AppConnect Partner Program to Encourage mHealth Innovation

LifeMap Sciences Announces Partnership with MedGenomeLifeMap Solutions announced today its new partnership with Medidata, a provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research.

LifeMap is joining Medidata’s AppConnect Partner Program in support of mobile health innovation.

As a certified and inaugural AppConnect Partner, LifeMap Solutions will leverage its extensive experience developing patient engagement tools to build consumer-friendly mobile apps and remote patient-research programs for clinical trials.

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5 Critical Aspects Individuals Must Consider Prior to Open Enrollment

Changes to Census Taking Masking ACAAccording to a statement emailed from Pacient to MHW on Wednesday, there are five critical aspects that individuals must consider before open enrollment next month.

They are as follows:

1. Determine if you’re eligible.

The ACA requires exchanges to be available in every state. Each state has two marketplaces: one for individuals and one for small businesses. Individuals may purchase an individual plan or family plan if they:

  • Meet state residency requirements
  • Are not in jail (unless they are in jail pending charges being dismissed)
  • Are a U.S. citizen, U.S. national or a lawfully present resident

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