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Pager Touts Delivery of Medical House Calls

PokitDok’s New Software Designed For Customized Patient CarePager announced today that it will incorporate PokitDok into its care navigation platform that connects patients to the right care type in the most cost effective setting.

Pager’s board-certified doctors, registered nurses, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners can treat a variety of urgent care needs via telemedicine or in-home visit, or refer the patient to a specialist.

We’re told that Pager will incorporate PokitDok’s Eligibility solution to verify insurance, check co-insurance, copay, and deductible amounts on behalf of patients looking to apply benefits to their medical visit.
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Viewpost, Medius Help Florida Hospital ‘Cure’ Costly Inefficiencies

hospitalAhead of the weekend, Viewpost — a secure B2B network for electronic invoicing payments and real-time cash management — announced an expanded relationship with Florida Hospital, one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare providers in the United States.

“With a combination of services from Viewpost and Medius, a leading provider of AP invoice automation solutions in the cloud, Florida Hospital is accelerating and optimizing bill payment to greatly reduce back-office costs while continuing its commitment to expert, compassionate and individualized patient care,” reads a statement emailed to mHealthWatch.

We’re told that Florida Hospital is a long-time customer of Viewpost and a recent adopter of Viewpost Express early payment discounting.

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SirenMD, ByteGrid Announce Partnership

promoByteGrid Holdings LLC, which is dedicated to providing what it calls the most secure and HIPAA compliant hosting solutions available, is teaming with Miami-based care coordination and telehealth communication platform SirenMD. The company selected ByteGrid for its highly secure and compliant hosting and data center solutions.

SirenMD is a care coordination and medical practice collaboration platform designed to increase the quality, efficiency, and timeliness of medical decisions.

The platform enables caregivers to access remote experts, colleagues and clinical information systems to effectively collaborate and prioritize their time, and its workflows are organized by case leveraging integration and data sharing with EHRs to optimize their decision making and clinical actions. Through its interoperable, multimedia, telemedicine application, SirenMD facilitates coordinated communication between caregivers and patient advocates using mobile and web systems.

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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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swyMed Debuts DOT Telemedicine Backpack

dot-orange-2mHealthWatch learned this week that swyMed — provider of high quality video telemedicine solutions — has just unveiled the DOT Telemedicine Backpack. It is the first lightweight, mobile telemedicine solution that enables field care providers to conduct high quality, reliable, real-time video consults with physicians to treat patients even in the most remote areas or on the go.

Leveraging swyMed’s patent-pending video technology, the DOT Telemedicine Backpack delivers smooth, reliable connectivity for Mobile Integrated Healthcare, at the lowest bandwidth in the market.

The company will be showcasing its DOT Telemedicine Backpack at HIMSS17, taking place on February 19th-23rd in Orlando, FL.
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Sensely Secures $8 Million

Major Money Raised for Low IncomeSensely, a virtual medical assistant application for patient engagement and chronic disease monitoring, announced Tuesday the completion of an $8 million Series B financing led by Chengwei Capital with participation from Bioveda Ventures, Fenox Venture Capital, Mayo Clinic, and Stanford StartX.

“This funding will accelerate Sensely’s mission to provide efficient and affordable care to people around the world utilizing artificial intelligence and machine learning tools,” said Sensely’s founder and CEO Adam Odessky. “Supporting over 20 conditions and protocols, our healthcare solutions have achieved remarkable results regarding patient compliance, reduction of readmissions, and lowering of costs. The capital raised will allow us to serve our clinicians and patients much better as well as expand our presence in the US, UK, and international markets.”

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Advantech to Showcase New Products at HIMSS 2017

himss17-logoAdvantech — a global innovator in developing and manufacturing automation and embedded computing products, systems, services and solutions — has just announced that it will participate in the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference.

HIMSS17 will take place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., from Feb. 19 to Feb. 23, 2017.

During the convention, we’re told that Advantech experts will be on hand to converse and highlight their proprietary Internet of Things (IoT) portfolio, customer-centric design services and high-quality, high-performance hardware and software computing components and platforms for the healthcare industry.
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