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1Vision Awarded Home Telehealth Contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

1Vision LLC confirmed to MHW today that it has been selected as the only Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) to be awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to deliver home telehealth solutions to U.S. veterans.

The contract includes one base year and four one-year option periods with a maximum value of $258,668,957.

1Vision chose AMC Health, a leading provider of virtual care and remote patient monitoring solutions to implement its home telehealth solution leveraging the robust clinical CareConsole platform.

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Body Sensor Market Sees ‘Lucrative Opportunities’ Across Globe

As per the findings of a new intelligence study by Transparency Market Research (TMR), the prospects of global body sensor market remain positive, with demand projected to increase at an impressive CAGR during 2017 to 2022.

Body sensors are wearables that can constantly track or measure physiological attributes in humans and relay the information on smartphones and other electronic devices.

With the ubiquity of smartphones, the growth in the global body sensor market is augmenting quickly, especially in the developed regions as well as among the urban populations in emerging economies.

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Reliq Health Technologies Rolls Out New Demo Video

Reliq Health Technologies Inc., a developer of innovative mobile health and telemedicine solutions for Community-Based Healthcare, has produced an animated video demonstrating the use of its iUGO Care platform in the home.

The video, which is really eye-opening and indicative of the progress being made across the industry today, is available to watch at www.iugocare.com/home-sensors.

“We are very pleased to be able to release this animated video showing how the iUGO Care platform works inside a patient’s home,” says Dr. Lisa Crossley, CEO of Reliq Health. “We call this particular product iUGO Home to distinguish it from our other products for use in assisted living facilities or other care settings.”

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EnSoftek Announces DrCloudEHR Platform to Include Fully Integrated Telehealth Module

With a mission to develop the industry leading, integrated and efficient electronic health record (EHR) platform that synchronizes and enables an integrated system of care, EnSoftek on Wednesday announced its newest addition to the platform – Integrated Telehealth solution enabling customers to utilize secure web-based technology to reach out to patients beyond the geographical boundaries of their office location.

“It helps our clients reach patients in rural settings or with disabilities that make coming to their office a hardship,” a provided media release reads.

The DrCloudEHR Telehealth solution supports a higher level of patient care utilizing technology as an enabler and is seamlessly integrated into our Revenue Cycle Management modules. Using the DrCloudEHR™ Telehealth solution agencies can support virtual patient monitoring services for providers in the health and human services market.

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First Look: Providers Push for Telehealth While Patient Uptake ‘Lags’

Hospitals and healthcare-delivery systems are embracing telehealth, having made substantial investments in infrastructure, training, and process re-engineering. Yet most patients — about eight out of 10 consumers — are still largely unaware of how to access telehealth or whether their insurer will cover it.

These are the first insights gleaned from study about attitudes and challenges surrounding virtual care, sponsored by Avizia, a leading provider of system-wide telehealth.

According to a news release emailed to MHW this morning, detailed survey results based on insights from both healthcare providers and patients are included in the 2017 Closing the Telehealth Gap white paper, which also features analysis by researchers on what the findings mean for the future of care delivery.

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Avizia Becomes Nation’s First Telehealth Provider to Earn URAC’s Telehealth Accreditation

MHW learned this week that Avizia has become the nation’s first telehealth provider to earn URAC’s telehealth accreditation.

For Avizia Chief Executive Officer Mike Baird, becoming the first telehealth provider to achieve URAC telehealth accreditation is about more than demonstrating his organization’s commitment to delivering the highest level of quality.

It’s also about promoting the entire concept of telehealth in the minds of patients and providers.

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Report: 45 Percent of Industry Professionals See Key Role for Telemedicine

Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty (P&C) claims and Collision Repair industries, coordinated with Risk & Insurance magazine to survey U.S. professionals in the workers’ compensation industry to gauge their views on which technologies they believe will have the greatest impact on the workers’ compensation industry in the future, and which operational areas will improve the most as a result of those technologies.

Notably, 45 percent of respondents believe telemedicine will have the biggest impact on the industry, followed by artificial intelligence (19 percent), mobile technologies (14 percent), wearable devices (10 percent), and chatbots (one percent). About 10 percent of respondents believe that none of these will significantly impact workers’ compensation.

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