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Salus Telehealth Touts VideoMedicine Mobile Platform

Report Telemedicine Apps Lead Medical App SalesSalus Telehealth, Inc., an emerging market leader in the telehealth space, announced this week that Liberty HealthShare, a medical cost-sharing organization, is now providing its members with the Salus VideoMedicine mobile platform.

The platform in question is a comprehensive telemedicine solution that reduces healthcare costs, while improving overall health outcomes for its users, the company says.

Through VideoMedicine, Liberty HealthShare members have access to convenient, on-demand primary care physician services as well as scheduled virtual visits with a variety of specialists. The platform improves the efficiency of the patient-provider interaction for consistent, proactive and informed healthcare management.

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Telemedicine Company Adds Lifestyle Behavior Change to Its Thriving Brand

GlobalMed_1467112222mHealthWatch has learned that GlobalMed has just acquired ORCAS, a premier research and development company in the health technology space.

As a result of the acquisition, the Eugene, Oregon-based company will become a wholly owned subsidiary of GlobalMed.

ORCAS has a long history of blending expertise in behavior change science and the mobile user experience to create innovative software applications that empower patients to become active managers of their own health. From 1989 to 2016, ORCAS received over $65 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health’s Small Business Innovation Research arm, which funded over 120 randomized controlled trials.

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Eagle Finds Success with Telemedicine Solutions to Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals

Report Telemedicine Apps Lead Medical App SalesEagle Hospital Physicians, a physician-led hospitalist management firm and telemedicine provider for hospitals across the United States, is finding a “growing new market in the nation’s long-term acute care hospitals, whose unique needs are a good fit for telemedicine services.”

“In medicine, there are always new frontiers—new viruses to conquer, new treatment approaches to manage, new technologies to incorporate in practice,” said Talbot “Mac” McCormick, M.D., president and CEO of the company.

The company, we’re told, began offering telemedicine services to regular acute care hospitals eight years ago.

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TeleHealth Solutions Partners with Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center

Virtua, Teladoc to Provide Telehealth Services in the Garden StateOn Tuesday, TeleHealth Solutions announced that it has signed a partnership agreement to provide consulting services to customers of the Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC).

If you’re not familiar, TeleHealth Solutions is a vendor-agnostic consultancy that addresses every step involved in planning, procuring and optimizing telehealth programs.

UMTRC provides a single point of contact for telehealth resources across Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. The organization’s resources include educational and outreach presentations, individualized technical assistance, facilitation, connections to local or distant providers, archived resources via its website and project staff.

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mHealth News: What You Need to Know

New Report Reminds That Obstacles for Telehealth PersistHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

First-of-its-Kind Tech Rolled Out to Help Patients with Diabetes
Common Sensing, a company that has developed a smart connected insulin pen cap, has partnered with Welkin Health, a San Francisco-based digital health company, to offer a new program designed to improve insulin adherence for people managing diabetes.

AASM Sleep Video Conferencing Platform Now Available to DME Market
AASM Sleep, a state-of-the-art telemedicine platform for board-certified sleep medicine physicians and accredited sleep centers, is now available to facilitate “convenient, secure video functionality specifically for the durable medical equipment (DME) industry.”

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Video Telemedicine Market Earnings ‘Likely to Surprise’

Smartphone Video Consultations Impress During 5 Month PilotAccording to the findings of a new survey conducted by the United Nations, about 46% of the global population resides in rural areas, with little or no access to appropriate healthcare facilities.

However, research shows that the advent of video telemedicine and deployment of superior communication technologies will enable the rural population to obtain timely and affordable healthcare assistance.

Video telemedicine capitalizes on wireless technologies and high-quality video capturing devices to facilitate remote connectivity to offer timely healthcare assistance to the rural population.

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PHZIO Telehealth Webinar Now Available for Review Online

SurroundHealth Hosting HealthEd-Sponsored WebinareWellness Healthcare Corporation — the first telehealth company for physical therapy to offer insurance reimbursable remotely monitored physical therapy (PT) treatments — successfully held its initial webinar on Wednesday.

In case you missed it, you’re in luck. The webinar is now available for streaming online. To check it out, click here.
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