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Teladoc Acquires Advance Medical

MHW can now confirm that Teladoc, Inc. — a worldwide powerhouse in virtual care — has acquired Advance Medical, a virtual care provider outside of the United States.

“With a broadened international footprint and the ability to offer an expanded set of clinical services worldwide, the combination creates the only global comprehensive virtual care platform capable of serving companies and people everywhere,” a statement to the media reads.

With the addition of Advance Medical, Teladoc builds on its successful track record of acquiring and integrating companies with common purpose, complementary capabilities and access to new markets. Combining Advance Medical’s suite of international clinical capabilities with Teladoc’s technology and operational scale, the company is now uniquely equipped to meet the needs of U.S. multinational employers, for whom one third of all employees live abroad.

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Fluent Taps Brian Hogan to Lead Fluent Health

Fluent, Inc., a leading data-driven performance marketing company, recently announced that the Company has appointed Brian Hogan as President, Fluent Health, effective immediately.

MHW has learned that in this role, Hogan will oversee the launch of the health marketing division as the company continues to aggressively grow and expand its business.

“With his expertise in health marketing and impeccable track record of building new data-driven platforms, Brian is a tremendous addition to the team,” said, Matt Conlin, President and Co-Founder. “We are thrilled to welcome him as we continue to expand our business and evolve how we service different verticals and monetize our data assets.”

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TotalABA Announces Strategic Alliance with Digital Health Forward

Ahead of the weekend, MHW learned that TotalABA, a leader in providing Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) software for helping people with autism spectrum disorders, announced a strategic alliance with Digital Health Forward.

“The Digital Health Forward team has an extensive understanding of the current healthcare markets and the software needed to improve productivity and the quality of lives,” said Larry Morgan, CEO of TotalABA. “We have a deep knowledge of autism spectrum disorders and the best tools to help therapists and clinics spend more time with their students and less time doing administrative work.”

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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.

PAI Health, Gen Re Partner To Improve Health Outcomes And Reduce Risk
PAI Health (formerly Mio Global), a health technology company with proprietary science-based algorithms that prescribe exercise for optimal health, has entered into a collaboration with reinsurer Gen Re.

MedX Health Corp. Bulks Up Talent Roster
MedX Health Corp. recently announced that Scott Spearn, an experienced medical device executive, joined the MedX team as President.

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PAI Health, Gen Re Partner To Improve Health Outcomes And Reduce Risk

PAI Health (formerly Mio Global), a health technology company with proprietary science-based algorithms that prescribe exercise for optimal health, has entered into a collaboration with reinsurer Gen Re.

If you’re not famialir, PAI (Personal Activity Intelligence) is a motivational heart-rate based activity metric proven to reduce cardiovascular disease and lifestyle risk.

PAI technology offers insurers advanced behavioural insights and the measurement of individual and population rising risk and health trends.

PAI will work with Gen Re to develop insurance solutions for life and health clients in the global market that drive customer engagement and reduce risk.

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MedX Health Corp. Bulks Up Talent Roster

MedX Health Corp. recently announced that Scott Spearn, an experienced medical device executive, joined the MedX team as President.

MHW has learned that Spearn has successfully built sales and distribution channels for medical devices across Canada, the United States and Latin America.

His focus will be on developing and expanding MedX’s North American and international sales. Mr. Spearn will report to CEO Robert von der Porten.

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ERT Recognized for Supporting Heart Health in Children

MHW learned Tuesday that ERT, a global data and technology company that minimizes uncertainty and risk in clinical trials, has just announced that it has been recognized by Simon’s Fund with a Big Heart Award. Simon’s Fund is a Philadelphia-based non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the warning signs and conditions that lead to sudden cardiac arrest and death in children.

ERT and its Chief Medical Officer, Robert Kleiman, MD, are being honored for their contributions to the success of Simon’s Fund. Since 2014, every heart screening that Simon’s Fund provides has been equipped with ECG machines donated by ERT. Dr. Kleiman was instrumental in the development of Simon’s Fund’s digital platform, HeartBytes, a first-of-its-kind registry that gathers and disseminates heart screening information to qualified researchers free of charge, for the purpose of advancing life-saving research across the United States.

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