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Success of MyTelemedicine Mirrors Rapid Growth of Telemedicine Industry


Bloomberg Telemedicine Market Doubled in Four YearsEscalating healthcare costs combined with a dearth of qualified physicians, limited access to medical care in rural areas, and an aging Baby Boomer population continue to drive the growth of the telemedicine industry nationwide. As employers and consumers embrace this new delivery model for healthcare services, Texas-based digital healthcare technology company MyTelemedicine has established a strong presence in the marketplace, positioning itself to become an industry leader.

Annual revenues for the global telemedicine market in 2015 topped $23 billion and are expected to nearly triple to more than $66 billion by 2021, Mordor Intelligence reports. The improved ability for doctors to consult with patients via telephone, email or video conference through telehealth providers lets doctors reach a larger patient population, while also reducing costs for consumers, who may otherwise choose to visit an emergency room or urgent care center for diagnosis and treatment.

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First Look: Telehealth Pioneer Adds Provided Network Services


Avizia Focusing on Secure Messaging for Healthcare ProvidersAvizia — a leading end-to-end telehealth solution provider — shared with MHW on Tuesday the official news that the company is expanding their existing enterprise virtual care platform to include clinical staff in 36 specialties.

By partnering with MLS Telehealth, a physician-run organization providing clinical staffing services in 50 states for more than a decade, Avizia will provide its customers access to industry-leading, highly credentialed, board certified physicians.

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Northwell Health, Avizia Confirm New Telehealth Partnership


New Partnership Between Logicalis Healthcare Solutions And Ascendian Healthcare ConsultingOn Wednesday, mHealthWatch was briefed by the team at Avizia, a leading end-to-end telehealth solution provider, on their new strategic channel partnership with Northwell Health, New York state’s largest health care provider and private employer.

The company also confirmed a direct-equity investment from Northwell Ventures, the health system’s corporate venture arm.

“Within this enterprise-technology-focused partnership, the companies will work to expand the depth and reach of Northwell’s telehealth services, helping to effectively and efficiently provide patients with the right care at the right time and place,” a provided statement reads.

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Physical Examination Comes to Telehealth Visits Through New Partnership


physical-examination-comes-to-telehealth-visits-through-new-partnershipTyto Care — a telehealth company with breakthrough technology for conducting remote medical visits and examinations — and American Well — a leading telehealth technology and services company — recently announced a new partnership to combine video telehealth visits with comprehensive remote examinations.

Together the companies will offer the tools needed to conduct “the most complete virtual visit in telemedicine, significantly expanding the scope and safety of care delivered to consumers via telehealth.”

“This partnership will further our efforts to extend the clinician’s reach beyond the four walls of the clinic,” said Dedi Gilad, CEO and Co-Founder of Tyto Care. “Our collaborative efforts will allow us to unlock one of telehealth’s most challenging shortcomings by adding remote examinations to fully inform a telehealth visit, closely replicating what happens in the doctor’s office.”

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Telehealth Visits Soar for Teladoc


Teladoc Services Enter New MarketTeladoc, Inc. has just set a new company record.

According to the telehealth giant, the record was set during the month of November with a total of 101,600 patient visits.

The impressive milestone was fueled by an increase in utilization among existing members, along with new members and expanded clinical services.

Per the company’s release on the matter, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) predicted the telehealth industry to record a total of 1.25 million visits in 2016, and Teladoc is accounting for significant growth in the market as demonstrated by its new record monthly visit volume.

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Stratus Video to Present Innovative New Services at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference


unnamedStratus Video, a leading provider of language service and video technology solutions, announced Tuesday that Lee Horner, President of the Stratus Telehealth Division, is scheduled to present at the 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, January 11 at 12:00 noon PST.

Stratus says it has been providing the nation’s leading healthcare facilities with technology drive language services solutions for years, and now the technology platform has been expanded into telehealth.

“I am excited to share how Stratus’ proprietary technology platform and unique telehealth solutions help improve the quality and timeliness of care across the healthcare sector,” said Horner. “Stratus is the only company in the industry that provides healthcare professionals with immediate video access to specialists through dynamic call routing, enabling remote conversations anywhere and at any time.”

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Clinical Nutrition Services At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Conducts Pediatric Telehealth Weight Management Pilot With Fruit Street Telehealth Software


press-releasePRESS RELEASE: Fruit Street Telehealth (Fruit Street) today announced that St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (St. Jude) will be conducting a pediatric telehealth weight management pilot with its signature FruitStreet.com software.

The Fruit Street software will allow registered dietitian nutritionists (RDN) at St. Jude to conduct HIPAA compliant video consultations with patients and monitor their diet and exercise with the Fruit Street mobile application which allows patients to take pictures of their food. This will be the second pediatric weight management pilot conducted with the Fruit Street software.

The first pediatric weight management pilot was at University of Michigan’s adolescent weight management center.

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