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Jerriene Cordova as Director of Telehealth Programs, Telehealth

MobileHelp Healthcare — a leader in mobile Personal Emergency Response System (mPERS) and health management solutions — announced ahead of the weekend the appointment of Jerriene Cordova as Director of Telehealth Programs.

We’re told that Cordova brings more than two decades of experience in developing new markets and building strategic alliances.

Cordova joins MobileHelp Healthcare from Ideal Life, where she served as a Senior Sales Executive and an ambassador for remote patient monitoring and case management solutions.

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Dictum Health Rolls Out VER-CLINIC Telehealth Cart

Dictum Health — innovators in acute, post-acute, and remote patient monitoring — announced today VER-CLINIC, a compact, fully integrated telehealth system that accelerates patient care.

VER-CLINIC expands the power of telepresence and extends the reach of the clinical team.

Based on Virtual Exam Room (VER), where patients experience a live clinician encounter through a secure PTZ video conferencing camera, VER-CLINIC provides simultaneous videoconferencing and viewing of comprehensive vital signs, cardiopulmonary data, and medical images for immediate diagnostic assessment.

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WellStar Augments Telemedicine Coverage

WellStar Health System, the largest health system in Georgia, is expanding its telemedicine capabilities with Specialists On Call, Inc. (SOC), by adding TeleNeurology and TelePsychiatry services.

SOC is the largest provider of telemedicine services and technology to acute care hospitals. WellStar Health System is known nationally for its innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

“In an emergency, every second counts,” said Freda Lyon, vice president of emergency services for WellStar Health System. “With telemedicine, we are able to provide comprehensive neurological services for patients around the clock when they need it most. Through the skill of our providers and the latest technology, our patients can receive world-class healthcare close to home.”

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HRS Adds Telehealth Clinical Excellence to Team of Experts

MHW has learned that HRS is welcoming Jenni Blendu RN, MBA, as the new Senior Director of Sales to continue what the company calls “the rapid adoption of the industry’s most innovative telehealth program.”

Blendu served as an ER, Critical Care, and Home Health nurse for over 15 years and was strongly dedicated to keeping patients in their homes and promoting preventive medicine.

With 15 years of experience in healthcare leadership roles, Blendu has fostered the belief that simple technology not only reduces healthcare costs but also improves patient outcomes.

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Covenant Health Aiming to ‘Transform Elder Care’ Through Telemedicine Technology

Covenant Health, a regional Catholic health delivery network and leader in values-based, not-for-profit healthcare, has introduced telemedicine technology at four of its skilled nursing facilities in New England.

TripleCare, a telemedicine platform designed for skilled nursing facilities (SNF), is enhancing care delivery and reducing hospital admissions at Covenant skilled nursing facilities in Maine (St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion-Lewiston) and the Greater Boston area (Mary Immaculate-Lawrence, St. Joseph Manor-Brockton and Maristhill-Waltham).

TripleCare’s virtual technology and services enables Covenant’s on-site nurses to connect seamlessly with highly-trained physicians to diagnose and treat patients during hours when physicians are typically not on site. Evenings, weekends and holidays are the times when hospital transfers most often occur. The virtual bedside visits allow TripleCare physicians to discern efficiently if patients need to be transported or can be treated in place.

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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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Avizia Zooms In on The Future of Telemedicine

Avizia, a growing powerhouse in the telehealth space, announced Monday a significant enhancement to its solutions’ far end camera control (FECC).

“This leading-edge functionality allows remote clinicians to ‘point, click and zoom’ to rapidly visually assess a patient in a live setting,” a company release explains. “Coupled with Avizia’s compatible telemedicine solutions equipped with high-definition pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras, this FECC enhancement eliminates the need for clinicians to click multiple times to hone in on a specific focal point.”

Avizia says that its FECC functionality enhances a provider’s ability to assess and treat patients remotely and deliver more informed virtual consultations. For example, a neurologist can quickly pan the camera and zoom in on a patient’s face to evaluate symptoms of a stroke.

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