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Healthcare Solution for Freelancers Plays ‘Huge Role’ for All Americans as Laws Change

The Access Organization (T.A.O.) just announced its plan to accommodate at least one million new members over the next three months.

If you’re not familiar, T.A.O. provides a non-insurance health program that aggregates nine healthcare services into one package.

The program includes Telemedicine, a Health Advocate, a Medication Advocacy Program (MAP), and six discount networks for dental, vision, hearing, prescription, diabetic supply, and vitamins.

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WebMD Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

WebMD Sets Sights on Apple WatchOn Tuesday, mHealthWatch learned that WebMD Health Corp, a prominent source of health information, has announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Blake DeSimone, its Senior Vice President of Finance, as its Chief Financial Officer.

We’re told that DeSimone succeeds Peter Anevski who is leaving the Company.

DeSimone joined WebMD as its Senior Vice President of Finance in June 2015.
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Zillion Releases Digital Health Platform for Better Consumer Engagement, Intervention

1_girlZillion Group recently announced the broad availability of its digital health technology platform, which specializes in live video consultation.

“Turning content, people-based services and programs into scalable digital products, Zillion enables companies to realize the true potential of mobile engagement and empower consumers to take control of their health,” the company said in its formal announcement.

Zillion’s platform features face-to-face live video conferencing – including one-to-one, group and webcast scheduled or on-demand – coupled with dynamic content delivery.  Additional platform capabilities include interactive messaging, curriculum scheduling, alerts and reminders, digital workforce management and data analytics and goal tracking.
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2016 Black Book Survey Ranks drchrono Top Mobile Electronic Health Record

2016 Black Book Survey Ranks drchrono Top Mobile Electronic Health Recorddrchrono, Inc., an industry leading Electronic Health Record (EHR), Practice Management, Medical Billing and Medical API Platform on iPad, iPhone and web, announced Friday that the company has been named the top mobile EHR app by medical professionals in the 2016 Black Book independent survey.

According to the announcement shared with MHW, this is the fourth consecutive year that drchrono has earned this designation.

Black Book invited over 450,000 EHR users to participate in the 2016 annual Black Book EMR/EHR Satisfaction Survey and nearly 18,000 users participated. Based on the survey results, drchrono ranked as the top mobile EHR.

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Vocera’s Experience Innovation Network Releases Annual CXO Research Report

CXO thumbnailVocera Communications, Inc., a healthcare communications company, announced today that its Experience Innovation Network has released its second annual Chief Experience Officer (CXO) Report, “The Rise of the Healthcare Chief Experience Officer.”

Vocera’s Experience Innovation Network is described as an international group of industry thought leaders focused on putting the science behind the experience of care and discovering innovative solutions that meet the Quadruple Aim of improving population health, elevating patient-centered care, and reducing costs while restoring joy back to the practice of medicine.

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New Vision Insurance and Telemedicine Program Rolled Out for Realtors

New Vision Insurance and Telemedicine Program Rolled Out for RealtorsOn Wednesday, word came that National Association of Realtors members now have access to two new offerings through the Realtors Insurance Marketplace.

First, members now have access to Realtors Vision Insurance plans and Members TeleHealth, a telemedicine service plan.

“As self-employed professionals and small business owners, Realtors know the importance of finding affordable, comprehensive health care,” says NAR President Tom Salomone, broker-owner of Real Estate II Inc. in Coral Springs, Florida. “NAR understands the unique needs of Realtors®, so we are pleased to be able to provide our members access to the health and wellness coverage options they need, with many plans designed and priced exclusively for them.”
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Kaiser Permanente Touts New Ads in Thrive Campaign

Kaiser Permanente Touts New Ads in Thrive CampaignKaiser Permanente says that for them, health is not an industry, “it is a lifelong cause.”

To that end, the respected healthcare organization is making the effort to showcase to the world at large just how it is making a difference in the lives of its members.

The “cause” that KP speaks of is a reference to the pursuit of worthwhile objectives that  often require forging a new road, “one that improves upon the old, worn path followed by other health care organizations. It has meant going against the flow. But Kaiser Permanente’s difference also has a purpose — to support the total health of each of its more than 10 million members.”

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