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WellAve Offers a ‘New Way’ to Access Dermatology Care

WellAve, a health care company focused on revolutionizing the delivery of dermatology care, is opening a new dermatology practice in Annapolis, Maryland.

Long time Annapolis resident Erin Delaney Brimhall, MSN, CRNP, will lead the practice, we’re told.

WellAve offers patients convenient full-service dermatology care through mobile clinics and telemedicine. Our mobile dermatology clinics are held at various locations in the community such as medical practices, senior living facilities and employer worksites.

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AdvancedMD to Present Integrated Physician & Patient Workflow to Dermatology Practices

Eczema Patients Itching for More TeledermatologyAdvancedMD, a provider of cloud technology for more than 3,500 dermatology practices nationwide, will introduce dermatologists to a new practice management model.

The model in question — Practice 2.0 — was presented last week at the Association of Dermatology Administrators & Managers (ADAM) and will be showcased this week at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting.

So what is behind the offering?
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Telehealth Brings Dermatology Services to Arizona Patients

Telehealth Brings Dermatology Services to Arizona PatientsAccording to details shared this morning with mHealthWatch, Arizonans enrolled in UnitedHealthcare’s Medicaid plan can now receive faster diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders using remote imaging and telemedicine technology.

Primary care physicians will be able to deliver more timely diagnosis and treatment through a new service that connects them to dermatologists online through a secure telemedicine application.

Using UnitedHealthcare’s new service, primary care physicians can capture digital images of the area of concern during the patient exam.
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Dermatology Treatment Increasingly Dependent on Telemedicine

Dermatology Treatment Increasingly Dependent on TelemedicineAccording to a new research report by RNCOS, telemedicine is being increasingly implemented for treating dermatology patients.

The report in question, “Global Telemedicine Market Outlook 2020,” notes that the market for Teledermatology accounted for 18.9% share of the global Telemedicine market in 2014.

Telecommunication technologies in Teledermatology are utilized to exchange medical information (concerning skin conditions and tumors of the skin) over a distance utilizing audio, visual, and data communication. Applications include health care management, such as consultation, diagnoses, and treatment as well as (continuous) education.
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Spruce Spruces Up Telemedicine Support for Dermatology

Spruce Spruces Up Telemedicine Support for DermatologySpruce, a telemedicine company, has just secured $15 million in Series A financing and is ready to roll with an expanded product that supports “comprehensive, high-quality care for a broad set of dermatological conditions.”

Taking dermatology deep into mobile territory, Spruce’s app connects consumers directly with board-certified dermatologists for virtual visits and ongoing care.

“Patients and dermatologists have loved the experience Spruce provides for acne treatment, and we are excited to now enable high-quality care for a wide range of dermatological concerns,” said Ray Bradford, CEO of Spruce. “Skin conditions are the most common reason for a trip to the doctor’s office in the U.S., with one-third of the population experiencing at least one active skin disease at any given time. Yet there is an average 29-day wait time to see a dermatologist in America, and it can be time-intensive, inconvenient and expensive to seek treatment. With Spruce, we’re changing that.”

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New App ‘Spruces’ Up Mobile Acne Resources

New App ‘Spruces’ Up Mobile Acne ResourcesA new app called Spruce allows people to seek dermatology treatment via their mobile device.

The app has raised $2 million in seed funding since its launch two months ago.

The telemedicine app, which recently scored some precious digital ink courtesy of Entrepreneur, is free to-download and connects users to a board-certified dermatologist.

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New App Mobilizes Dermatology Like Never Before

New App Mobilizes Dermatology Like Never BeforeLaunched just over a month ago, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, published the findings of a study finding substantial diagnostic agreement between teledermatologists and in-person dermatologists.

The bottom line? Mobile health solutions may soon change the field of dermatology as we’ve always known it.

For the physicians and developers of First Derm, an anonymous teledermatology app provided by iDoc24, this study confirms their opinion that it’s possible for patients to receive quality health information from board-certified specialists that is relatively inexpensive and as convenient as snapping a selfie.

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