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Avizia Becomes Nation’s First Telehealth Provider to Earn URAC’s Telehealth Accreditation


MHW learned this week that Avizia has become the nation’s first telehealth provider to earn URAC’s telehealth accreditation.

For Avizia Chief Executive Officer Mike Baird, becoming the first telehealth provider to achieve URAC telehealth accreditation is about more than demonstrating his organization’s commitment to delivering the highest level of quality.

It’s also about promoting the entire concept of telehealth in the minds of patients and providers.

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Global Partnership for Telehealth Joins Trapollo to Offer Remote Patient Monitoring


MHW learned today that Global/Georgia Partnership for Telehealth (GPT) has partnered with Virginia-based remote patient monitoring (RPM) integrator Trapollo.

Through this partnership, we’re told that healthcare organizations will be able to source remote monitoring technologies and contract RPM program design, consulting services and non-clinical managed services.

In short, this will allow GPT to provide a complete RPM solution that is focused on operational efficiency for clinical teams and has the capacity to help serve underserved populations.

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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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