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Grant helps UA’s Southwest Telehealth Resource Center


Helping health-care providers connect with patients in some of the most underserved areas of the Southwest is the mission of the Southwest Telehealth Resource Center (SWTRC), which recently received a $975,000 cooperative agreement grant from the federal Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, a division of the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

That’s the official word emailed to MHW, noting that the grant will fund the SWTRC from Sept. 1 through August 2020.

One of only 14 telehealth resource centers in the United States, the SWTRC was established in 2009 under the aegis of the Arizona Telemedicine Program, headquartered at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. The SWTRC offers telehealth services to providers in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Nevada.

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Iron Bow’s Telehealth CLINiC Receives Top Honors


MHW learned today that Iron Bow Technologies, an information technology solutions provider to healthcare, government and commercial markets, has been selected as a 2017 Innovation Award honoree for its Clinical Care Device – the CLINiC™ – by the Washington Business Journal.

This recognition honors the most innovative products, people and places in the Greater Washington area.

We’re told that Iron Bow was one of fifteen honorees.

“It is an honor to be recognized alongside some of the region’s most groundbreaking companies. We are committed to the advancement of telemedicine solutions that enable greater access to effective and efficient quality of care,” said Rene LaVigne, President and CEO of Iron Bow.

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Telehealth Virtual Visits Market in the U.S. Set for Big Gains


MHW can now confirm that the “Telehealth Virtual Visits Market in US – Strategic Assessment and Forecast Till 2021” report has been added to Research and Markets’ offering.

According to the announced report summary, the telehealth virtual visits market in the US is expected to reach approx. $813.29M in 2021 growing at a CAGR of 17.9%.

The report provides an in-depth analysis of the telehealth virtual visits market in US. The market research report considers the present scenario and the growth aspect of the telehealth virtual visits market in US for the period of 2016- 2021. The report includes the market growth drivers, trends, and restraints. The report gives a market segmentation

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September 14 Briefing: Bloomberg BNA and Baker Donelson Explore The State of Telehealth


Bloomberg BNA and Baker Donelson today announced that they are hosting a breakfast briefing, What’s Now & What’s Next in the Telehealth Industry: Utilize Technological Advances to Minimize Risk, on Thursday, September 14 from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.

The free event will be held at the Washington, D.C. offices of Bloomberg Government and registration is available online here.

With the adoption of telehealth services continuing to rapidly increase, more healthcare providers and companies are involved in its implementation. This briefing will provide attorneys at healthcare organizations and telehealth companies insights into the evolving federal and state regulatory landscape and strategies to help ensure compliance and limit liability as they provision healthcare remotely.

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Akos, Castle International Announce Strategic Telehealth Partnership


Akos, a leading telemedicine provider, and Castle International, an innovator in healthcare that specializes in unique medical services and cost containment solutions, confirmed to MHW today a new strategic partnership to help deliver a “seamless and more affordable healthcare experience throughout their global network with the launch of CONNECT powered by Akos.”

CONNECT members are now capable of taking advantage of the integration between the two businesses. This one-of-a kind partnership allows for the highest level of telehealth solutions and technology anywhere across the globe.

The product integration is an extension of Castle International’s CONNECT Network, which offers business and organization members unparalleled access to specialized medical services, including clinical logistics, staffing, aeromedical support through Castle MedFlight, telemedicine, aviation charter and cost containment solutions.

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ApolloMed Takes Minority Equity Stake In Telehealth Company


Apollo Medical Holdings — an integrated population health management company delivering value-based care — has taken a minority equity stake and board seat in Florida-based telehealth company LifeMD.

Additionally, Warren Hosseinion, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of ApolloMed, will take a seat on the LifeMD Board of Directors.

Based in Boynton Beach, Florida, and currently providing telehealth services in 43 states, LifeMD is touted as a leading comprehensive telehealth company with a proprietary platform that delivers a fully-integrated telehealth solution which allows healthcare providers and patients to connect and manage medical conditions which can be treated and monitored remotely.

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Pediatric Hospital Selects Fruit Street Telehealth Software for New Program


We’re told that Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital has selected and purchased Fruit Street telehealth software for their Weigh Smart program in which registered dietitians and psychologists will be conducting HIPAA compliant video telehealth sessions with patients and monitoring their health, diet, and lifestyle using wearable devices such as Fitbit and the Fitbit wireless scale that integrate with Fruit Street.

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital (MWPH) is a non-profit children’s hospital set in the neighborhood of Mt. Washington in Baltimore.

According to the official word, patients will also be using the Fruit Street mobile application which allows them to take pictures of their food and receive feedback, conduct HIPAA compliant video calls, view their wearable device data, view goals from their dietitian, and send HIPAA compliant text messages to their dietitian and/or psychologist.

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