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Salus Telehealth, MedImpact to Offer New Savings to VideoMedicine Patients

Salus Telehealth, Inc., an advisor within the telehealth industry, announced this week a new partnership that provides VideoMedicine patients with a free prescription savings card that offers discounts of up to 80 percent off brand-name and generic prescription medications.

“Utilizing MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc.’s network of pharmacies, the savings card helps close the gap in prescription coverage for the insured, uninsured and underinsured and their families,” a provided statement reads.

Everyone is eligible for the prescription savings card, which is honored at 62,000 pharmacies nationwide, including all major chains and independent neighborhood drug stores. The savings card never expires, and allows patients to save at the register with no limits on how often it can be used and no forms to fill out. It is ideal for patients who do not have insurance, those whose medication is not covered or limited by their current plan and those who have reached the maximum of their current plan.

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Biotricity Confirms Support of Progressive Changes in Telemedicine Healthcare Policy

Biotricity Inc., a medical diagnostic and consumer healthcare technology company, is once again acknowledging the importance of telemedicine by announcing its support of the proposed changes in healthcare policy and its expansion into healthcare practices.
“Biotricity believes that the rise of telemedicine at the federal and state levels points to a healthcare shift that promotes remote care delivery,” an emailed statement to MHW reads.

This direction, we’re told, could create opportunities for remote patient monitoring solutions that can be integrated within telemedicine.

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ClearHealth Quality Institute Announces Online Web Portal for Telemedicine Accreditation Programs

ClearHealth Quality Institute has just launched an online, user-friendly portal to help streamline the accreditation process for organizations applying for CHQI’s Telemedicine Accreditation Program.

“Organizations offering telemedicine services throughout the entire continuum of care, including both provider-to-provider and provider-to-patient telehealth consultations, will benefit from this new tool and may now create an account to receive the latest information detailing CHQI’s accreditation application process,” Wednesday’s official word reads.

Doug Clarke, CHQI Director of Accreditation Programs, says the online portal is designed with their customers in mind.
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TeleHealth Solutions Revolutionizing Healthcare Behind Bars

Telemedicine continues to revolutionize healthcare in every space imaginable, including inside of prisons and correctional facilities.

To that end, on Tuesday, TeleHealth Solutions, LLC announced that it has been retained by Riverside University Health System—Correctional Health Services (RUHS-CHS) to implement a telehealth program for individuals housed in its correctional facilities.

RUHS-CHS provides services in five jails or correctional facilities in Riverside County, California, all managed by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Corrections Division, one of the largest jail operations in the state and throughout the country. TeleHealth Solutions is a vendor-agnostic consultative partner that addresses every step involved in planning, procuring and optimizing telehealth programs.

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MobileHelp Shares Results of New Healthcare Provider Survey

Ahead of the extended holiday weekend in the United States, MobileHelp — a leader in mobile Personal Emergency Response System (mPERS) and healthcare technology solutions — reported that nearly 30 percent of healthcare providers have implemented telehealth programs into their clinical operations.

This data point was part of the results of an “extensive survey of healthcare providers” conducted by the company.

We’re told that the survey also revealed that more than 85 percent of healthcare providers not currently using telehealth services see the clear benefit. Of those currently not using telehealth technology, nearly 25 percent reported they are looking to implement it within twelve months.
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Clinical Ink, Integron Partner to Streamline IoT-enabled Clinical Trials

Clinical Ink, a provider of eSource and patient engagement technologies, and Integron, a  provider of managed services for the connected health and Internet of Things (IoT) industry, have partnered to extend Clinical Ink’s mobile device and sensor deployment capabilities to engage and collect data from patients in clinical trials.

The life science industry is accelerating the adoption of mobile devices and IoT technology to simplify the patient experience while collecting increasingly sophisticated endpoint data.

Incorporating mobile and IoT devices requires global expertise to handle unique geographic logistical challenges, variable connectivity options, and device security/support for patients and sites, the formal partnership announcement reads.

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Yorktel’s Mobile Telehealth Kit Earns Recognition

Yorktel recently announced that its mobile telehealth kit, FeatherMed has won the MedTech Breakthrough Award for “Best Overall Telehealth Solution.”

MedTech Breakthrough, if you’re not familiar, is an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global health and medical technology market.

This year’s MedTech Breakthrough Awards program attracted more than 2,000 nominations from around the world. All nominations were evaluated by an independent panel of experts within the medical and health industry.

Award recipients are honored for their innovation, hard work and success in a range of categories, including Telehealth, Patient Engagement, Electronic Health Records (EHR), mHealth, Medical Devices, Medical Data, and more.
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