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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mHealth News: What You Need to Know

Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

FitBliss Rolls Out FitProductivity on Salesforce
FitBliss, a leading corporate wellness platform for millennials, just announced at the Chicago Salesforce World Tour Event its newest platform application, FitProductivity for Salesforce, which “boosts sales, service, and marketing performance based on fitness apps and wearable data.”

PulsePoint Touts Programmatic Solution for Healthcare Marketers
PulsePoint, a leading global programmatic advertising platform, is making history. Our sister site MMW has learned that the company has just announced its year-to-date European revenue has more than doubled as compared to 2016.
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New York Comprehensive Medical Care Introduces Online Medical Service

New York Comprehensive Medical Care, Long Island’s “premiere Primary Care and Cardiology clinic,” announced today the launch of Pilip Healthcare.

The offering is dubbed as “an affordable and convenient online medical service.”

We’re told that patients will benefit from access to an immediate connection to a doctor within the comfort of their homes, anytime and anywhere.

“Pilip Healthcare comes at a time of skyrocketing insurance costs and increasing difficulty in securing physician appointments,” the company tells us.
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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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FitBliss Rolls Out FitProductivity on Salesforce

FitBliss, a leading corporate wellness platform for millennials, just announced at the Chicago Salesforce World Tour Event its newest platform application, FitProductivity for Salesforce, which “boosts sales, service, and marketing performance based on fitness apps and wearable data.”

The FitProductivity platform application uses data science to predict and boost CRM performance based on wearable data & health recommendations.

“FitBliss is committed to the mission of providing impactful ways to improve the health, happiness, and productivity of the global workforce. We’re transforming Salesforce into a Health Productivity platform,” said Navid Rastegar, the CEO of FitBliss. “FitProductivity is a game-changer in health and productivity, where employees can see a direct correlation between their fitness & health data and their CRM performance. With FitProductivity, a rep can see what their health optimals are which has proven highest output of productivity. Now getting 8 hours of sleep, 25 minutes of daily exercise, and 8,500 steps equals hitting sales quota, and possibly lead to a promotion.”
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PulsePoint Touts Programmatic Solution for Healthcare Marketers

PulsePoint, a leading global programmatic advertising platform, is making history.

Our sister site MMW has learned that the company has just announced its year-to-date European revenue has more than doubled as compared to 2016.

Core to PulsePoint’s growth strategy is the company’s groundbreaking new health offering, a fully customisable programmatic solution for healthcare marketers.

PulsePoint’s goal, the company tells us, is to help health-related businesses navigate the complex world of real-time programmatic advertising while ensuring brand safety and compliance with government guidelines and regulations.

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eConsult Technology Joins the Ranks of Mainstream Telehealth Models

Safety Net Connect, a leading provider of innovative web-based healthcare technology for organizations assisting underserved populations, announced this week that “eConsult” (electronic consultation) technology – including SNC’s Converge platform, a next generation eConsult system – is gaining dynamic traction in the mainstream telehealth sector, as made evident by the overwhelming number of presentations addressing this transformative technology at last week’s CTN Telehealth Summit.

According to a provided media statement, summit discussions spanned a range of timely eConsult topics, including models of adoption, integration strategies, and success stories within a broad range of entities such as public health departments, integrated delivery networks (IDN), and Medicaid plans.

Panelists reported outcomes including specialist access within 1-2 days and over 60% of cases being resolved without the need for a face-to-face specialist visit.

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