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Health:Further Announces Agenda for March 1 Telehealth Event


Health Further Announces Agenda for March 1 Telehealth EventOn Friday, Health:Further unveiled the agenda for the first of its quarterly event series.

The first HFQ event, which will be held in Nashville on March 1, will focus on telehealth and features notable experts in the field, case studies from established healthcare companies, and demonstrations of prominent telehealth technologies.

A statement provided to MHW on Friday dished details on the upcoming event.
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Dictum Health, SunTech Medical Focusing on Next-Generation Telehealth


Dictum Health, SunTech Medical Focusing on Next-Generation TelehealthDictum Health, Inc., a new medical-device company with cross-industry expertise to provide the next evolution in the continuum of care, has just announced  a new partnership with SunTech Medical Inc., a supplier of clinical grade blood-pressure monitoring products and technologies.

We’re told that Dictum Health will incorporate SunTech’s Advantage non-invasive blood-pressure modules in its next-generation telehealth solution, a mobile, cloud-based platform that provides acute-care diagnostics for remote and home-based patients in the U.S. and international markets.

Monitoring blood pressure consistently and accurately in diverse and complex clinical environments is critical to managing hypertension and other chronic diseases. SunTech’s Advantage blood-pressure modules seamlessly interface with Dictum Health’s platform to establish a new telehealth model that supports clinical care anytime, anywhere. SunTech joins a select group of Dictum Health partners to create an integrated telehealth solution that is the next evolution in the continuum of care.

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USDA Focusing on Telehealth to Boost Rural Mississippi Health Care Services


USDA Proving 23.4 Million in Distance Learning, Telemedicine GrantsEarlier this month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Business-Cooperative Service Administrator Sam Rikkers visited the Delta region to tour Coahoma Community College and announce four USDA grants.

The grants, we have learned, total $2.4 million for health care enhancements in rural Mississippi.

The grants are being provided through the Delta Health Care Services Grant Program, which was established in 2008 and reauthorized as part of the 2014 Farm Bill.

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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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Money, Money, Money: Guess What Would Inspire More Family Physicians to Use Telehealth?


Money, Money, Money Guess What Would Inspire More Family Physicians to Use TelehealthMoney makes the world go around. And it’s also what would make more doctors embrace telehealth platforms.

Nearly nine out of 10 family physicians say they would use telehealth to assist in treating their patients if they were compensated for it, according to a survey conducted by the Robert Graham Center for Anthem, Inc. and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

The report, “A First Look at Attitudes Surrounding Telehealth,” focuses on physician attitudes about telehealth, the patient services for which telehealth is most used and the hurdles that impede greater adoption of the technology. Its findings are based on 1,557 family physicians’ responses to a mail survey on beliefs, attitudes and use of telehealth in patient care.
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WeCounsel Solutions Touts 35 Percent Growth of Telehealth Technologies Usage


WeCounsel Solutions Touts 35 Percent Growth of Telehealth Technologies UsageWeCounsel Solutions, a telehealth technologies company, is seeing a big boom in telehealth usage and reliance.

Over the last three months, the company tells us, the total amount of sessions using this technology has increased by 35%.

The main reason for this growth is attributed to the product’s “convenience, quality, and reliability,” a provided statement notes.
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Teladoc Touts 1 Millionth Telehealth Visit


Teladoc Touts 1 Millionth Telehealth VisitTeladoc — a juggernaut telehealth platform — tells mHealthWatch that it crossed an industry milestone this week.

How so? The company completed its 1 millionth telehealth visit.

Each telehealth visit reflects an interaction between a board-certified, state-licensed physician and a patient in need of health care via video, phone or online.
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