FeatherMed Mobile Telehealth Kit Wins MedTech Breakthrough Award

On Thursday, Yorktel 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.

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.

“We are honored to win this innovation award and to be recognized alongside such esteemed healthcare technology leaders,” said Yorktel SVP, Healthcare, Pete McLain. “FeatherMed is a niche product that fills a gap in the Telehealth market for a lightweight, portable unit to manage telehealth encounters on the fly in remote locations. FeatherMed is our latest example of Yorktel’s continued focus on developing purpose-built products that meet specific needs in the Healthcare marketplace.”

FeatherMed is an “on-the-go” telehealth kit for home care situations, emergency and crisis environments, and long-term care facilities.

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.

“Yorktel’s recognition as an innovator and industry leader is well-deserved,” said James Johnson, managing director, MedTech Breakthrough. “Telehealth presents a tremendous opportunity to improve patient care and population health. Yorktel’s innovation is helping advance health and medical technology adoption; we congratulate them on their success and look forward to future contributions that further enable positive patient outcomes.”

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