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MyTelemedicine CEO Tapped for Elite Program

Rey Colon, founder and CEO of MyTelemedicine, has been selected to participate in the upcoming fall cohort of the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative (SLEI).

“The exclusive seven-week education program is offered through the Stanford University Graduate School of Business in collaboration with Latino Business Action Network (LBAN) to help propel up-and-coming Latino entrepreneurs to even greater success,” a provided statement reads.

The program includes strategies that speak directly to the unique challenges Latinos face in scaling their businesses, plus support through world-class mentors and connections to capital providers.

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Vidyo Recognized in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant

Vidyo, a leader in integrated video collaboration technology, today announced that it has been named a visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Meeting Solutions.

“A pioneer of the video conferencing industry, Vidyo has a long legacy of innovation, breaking new ground and setting the standards for video communications since 2005,” the company touted in this morning’s media release.

“We are pleased to be named a visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Meeting Solutions,” said Vidyo CEO Eran Westman. “Advances in digital technology have made it vastly easier to transact, but digital interactions lack the human touch. Sometimes that’s great, but some interactions still require a face-to-face connection particularly if they are complex or emotional. Video adds an extra dimension to customer engagement, increasing satisfaction and delivering better outcomes to businesses and their customers. We’re proud to be recognized for our vision.”

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MEDNAX Announces Latest Acquisition

On Monday, MHW learned that MEDNAX, Inc. is now confirming its latest acquisition.

This time, we’re told, MEDNAX has acquired Palm Beach Pediatric Urology, PA, a private pediatric urology physician practice based in Palm Beach, Fla.

Established in 2000, Palm Beach Pediatric Urology employs two physicians, one nurse practitioner, three medical assistants and 12 non-clinical associates.

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ClearHealth Quality Institute to Roll Out new Telemedicine Accreditation Program at ATA’s Fall Forum

ClearHealth Quality InstituteTM (CHQI), an independent health care accrediting body that incorporates the next generation of quality and outcomes measures, will host a pre-conference workshop and serve as a featured exhibitor at the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Fall Forum – Edge 2017.

According to a statement issued to the media, the conference will be held October 2-4, at the Marriott Wardman Park, located in Washington, D.C.

The annual forum will focus on three areas critical to the future of telemedicine: policy, strategy, and action.

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Productive Edge Blockchain Incubator Announces MedCredits Platform

MHW learned today that Productive Edge has just announced the addition of MedCredits to its Blockchain Incubator.

Launched earlier this year, the Blockchain Incubator is “designed to identify promising blockchain projects and devote its seasoned development team to bringing those projects to market.”

“Blockchain technology has the ability to transform the way business is conducted in nearly every industry. Our goal with the Blockchain Incubator is to identify blockchain projects with the strongest vision, expertise and team, and combine that with our full-suite development solutions at Productive Edge,” says Managing Partner, Wyatt Kapastin. MedCredits is the third project joining the Incubator which already supports Foreground and The MKT.place.

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Grants Helps FSU College of Medicine Combat Stress for Kids

The Florida State University College of Medicine has been awarded a $3 million grant from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

The goal? To illuminate the path to effective behavioral and physical health treatment for the children of rural and migrant farmworkers.

The five-year grant also recognizes the medical school’s Immokalee Health Education Site as a Treatment and Service Adaptation Center for the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative network.

“This funding will support our effort to develop and validate instruments and interventions, to soundly study best implementation practices and to disseminate information and train personnel across the nation to serve children from rural and migrant farm-working families,” says Project Director Elena Reyes, the College of Medicine’s regional director for Southwest Florida.

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WebRTC Ventures Unveils New Email Course – HIPAA WebRTC Video in Telehealth

MHW learned Tuesday that WebRTC Ventures — a provider of custom, real-time applications with video, voice, and data exchange — is rolling out its offering of a free email course on the future of video in healthcare and telehealth.

“Telehealth is gaining much attention lately due to its many benefits to both providers and patients like: reduced healthcare costs, higher quality patient care, easier follow-up appointments which lead to reduced hospital readmission rates, improved quality of life for patients and access to quality providers for remote patients… just to name a few,” the company tells us.

Arin Sime, CEO of WebRTC Ventures said, “We have been contacted by many companies interested in learning more about how to apply WebRTC video communications in telehealth applications, and so we decided to offer this email course to share the best practices that we’ve learned working with telehealth solutions in the US and Australia.”

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