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Argus Radiology Expands Their Personalized Version of TeleRadiology

Argus Radiology has announced the completion of their physician licensing in Wisconsin with immediate plans to expand their teleradiology service to hospital emergency departments and radiology groups within the state.

According to Jamey Wright, MD, Argus Radiology’s Founder and President, “Over the past couple years we have received requests for our radiology services from Wisconsin hospitals and Radiology group practices. It was an easy decision to license all our radiologists in Wisconsin and expand our availability within the state.”

Per a statement emailed to MMW, the teleradiology industry, often referred to as the ‘Grandfather of Telemedicine,’ has reached a stage of maturity where many companies are experiencing slower growth and have begun to compete with their customer base by staffing Radiologists on-site.

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First Look: New Approach to Convenient and Secure Collection of Personal Health Data for Scientific Research Identified

higi, a population health enablement company that owns and operates more than 11,000 health stations across the United States, has produced a new white paper, A Novel Approach for Conveniently and Securely Collecting Personal Health Data.

We’re told that this paper, developed in partnership with ICF, a global consulting and digital services provider, addresses the need for a convenient and secure manner for collecting personal health data in an environment where health study participation has plummeted across the country and how health kiosks and consumer wearable devices can be utilized to ensure active participants in health studies.

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Macadamian’s My Diabetes Coach Making Headway Helping Others

This week, Healthcare software design and development firm, Macadamian, announced that My Diabetes Coach™ was chosen as one of five finalists out of 146 applications from 15 countries in the eleventh annual 2017 HITLAB World Cup of Voice-Activated Technology in Diabetes presented by Novo Nordisk, an international challenge where innovators present original solutions to pressing global healthcare challenges.

What is the offering exactly?

My Diabetes Coach is a unique way to improve the health of youth with type 2 diabetes by creating an intelligent, voice-enabled system – using Amazon’s Alexa – that provides accurate, personalized feedback and suggestions based on actual behaviors.

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NovuHealth to Present How the Power of Engagement Drives Quality Performance at December Forum

NovuHealth, a consumer engagement company in the health care industry, recently announced that Jordan Mauer, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Member Engagement, will present a session focused on how to drive quality improvements through consumer engagement at the AHIP Consumer Experience and Digital Health Forum.

The session will be held from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Mauer will co-present with Pamela Hanson, Senior Manager, Service Improvement, Community Health Choice, Inc., about how member engagement can be used to improve quality performance and member satisfaction.

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First Look: CRF Health’s TrialMax Touch Tapped for Pediatric Rare Disease Phase II Study

On Tuesday, MHW learned that CRF Health, the leading global provider of patient-centered eSource technology and service solutions for the life sciences industry, has been selected by a leading specialty pharmaceutical company for its latest pediatric rare disease Phase II study.

We’re told that the trial will utilize CRF Health’s TrialStudio, TrialMax and TrialManager eCOA solutions to collect quality of life readings and capture compliance data for caregivers (predominantly parents) throughout the study.

Specifically, the TrialMax Touch® handheld mobile devices will be used as a practical solution. This will alleviate the burden of data entry, easily integrating into the lives of the caregivers who will be administering twice weekly injections.

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EMED Jamaica CEO Touts New Device For Patients With Hypertension

Duane Boise and his team have created a remote monitoring device that is in line with the recent shift in the healthcare industry towards more patient-centric care.

Patients who have been diagnosed with high blood pressure and, as a side effect, are at risk of developing other serious, life threatening conditions, would benefit greatly from this device.

With EMED Jamaica’s remote monitoring device, individuals can monitor their blood pressure from the comfort of their own home.

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Wednesday Webinar to Showcase New Telemedicine Accreditation Program

MHW learned today that ClearHealth Quality Institute is continuing its Fall 2017 Educational Series by hosting the next installment in the series, entitled Telemedicine Accreditation: Why One Size Doesn’t Fit All on Nov. 15, 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. EST.

We’re told that the webinar will feature influential leaders in Telemedicine and will highlight the only accreditation program endorsed by the American Telemedicine Association (ATA).

To register for this complimentary offering, click here.

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