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Raintree Systems Confirms New Alliance with Physitrack

Raintree Systems, a comprehensive, single application enterprise practice management and clinical documentation tool, has just announced a strategic alliance with Physitrack — an innovative patient engagement solution provider.

This allegiance was formed, we’re told, due to the commitment each organization is making to improve how therapy is conducted in the United States.

The integration between Raintree and Physitrack will not only make Physitrack’s solution easily and conveniently available to Raintree users, but will also offer their patients an unmatched experience.

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Iron Bow Recognized for Telemedicine Solutions

MHW has learned that Iron Bow Technologies — an information technology solutions provider to healthcare, government and commercial markets — has been recognized as a “foremost leader” in providing telemedicine solutions.

The recognition is based on industry data collected by Definitive Healthcare and published in a recent mHealth Intelligence article naming the top 10 telemedicine solutions by hospital site implementation.

“This recognition is further validation of Iron Bow’s healthcare domain expertise and comprehensive understanding of the complexities of healthcare workflow coupled with our legacy technology core platform. We are committed to the advancement of telemedicine solutions enabling access to all constituents and a more effective and efficient quality of care,” said Rene LaVigne, President and CEO of Iron Bow.
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24/7 Kid Doc Announces Telemedicine Installation in Georgia Schools

24/7 Kid Doc, Inc. — a healthcare company providing Telemedicine solutions to public schools at no cost — has just announced that it has established a second pilot program, this time with the Montgomery County School District in Georgia.

Training on the Company’s proprietary Connect-a-Doc Telemedicine system was completed May 30th by Dr. Noberto Benitez, the company’s Medical Director.

“75% of what I can do in an office visit, I can do with Telemedicine, hundreds if not thousands of miles away from the patient,” said Dr. Benitez.
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Golden Opportunity: Harbor Health Systems Networks Receive Approvals for Telemedicine

The Golden State is welcoming Harbor Health Systems, a One Call Care Management company.

The organization has just announced that it is one of the first companies to receive approval from the California Department of Workers’ Compensation to offer telemedicine through its medical provider networks (MPNs).

“This approval is a positive step forward in improving access to high quality care for injured workers,” said Linda Lane, president of Harbor Health Systems. “We can now offer the capability to patients and to payers to search the Harborsys MPN provider directory and find high performing physicians who offer telemedicine, or to be directed to these physicians by our Medical Access Assistant staff. The telemedicine capability and the ability to find physicians who offer this service is especially important in rural areas, as well as to make care immediately accessible twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year.”
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AlayaCare Aims to Push the Innovation Boundaries of Home Care

Ahead of the weekend, MHW learned that Toronto-based AlayaCare — a leading provider of home care software — has achieved two milestones for health innovation: Mars Innovation Partnership – Procurement by Co-Design Grant; and the development of a patent pending in machine learning.

As a leading provider of home care software, AlayaCare has what it says is “a vision to improve health outcomes by employing advanced technology solutions, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and optimization to improve health outcomes, improve access to healthcare and bring efficiency of operations to providers of home care.”

“Virtually every home care provider struggles with lack of caregiver staff, compressed financial margins and inefficient scheduling operations. This project tackles all three,” says Adrian Schauer, CEO of AlayaCare. “We are excited about the positive impact this project will have on both home care services and the lives of personal support workers.”
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Preferred Risk Administrators Announces Partnership with First Stop Health

According to a new announcement shared with MHW ahead of the weekend, Preferred Risk Administrators has partnered with First Stop Health to begin offering a new telemedicine service to employer groups across the county.

“Telemedicine is a service that allows a member to speak with a physician over the phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week,” a provided statement adds for further color. “There is no copay, deductible, or any other out-of-pocket expense for the member to pay for using the service.”

For certain illnesses, the company says, the physician is typically able to make a diagnosis over the phone and call in a prescription directly to the member’s pharmacy of choice.
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VirZOOM Touts Mobile VR Compatibility with Samsung at E3

VirZOOM, a virtual reality fitness platform designed to motivate users to move, announced this morning Gear VR compatibility.

“Previously only available for tethered VR hardware, VirZOOM’s VR bike and suite of fitness games is now available for GearVR use with Galaxy S8 and S8+ phones,” a provided statement reads.

In addition, VirZOOM launched a new product at E3 2017: the VZ Sensor.

Beginning today, customers can pre-order the $99 VZ Sensor, which clips onto the crank of any stationary exercise bike in a home or gym, to instantly transform it into the fun VirZOOM VR Fitness experience. VirZOOM’s new mobile compatibility and the VZ Sensor give more users access to a fun fitness alternative at an affordable price.

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