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Report: Moms Want 24/7 Access to Physicians


What Mobile Marketers Need to Know About Health Conscious MomsThe results of a new “Moms and Health Technology Survey” reveal that moms are constantly looking for better and easier ways to manage their family’s health, with all agreeing (100%) that having round the clock access to a doctor would be helpful.

Per the findings, seventy-one percent (71%) of moms surveyed reported losing more than two hours from the work/school day due to taking their child for a doctor visit, underscoring the critical need and importance of more convenient access to healthcare.

The survey was released by LiveHealth Online, an online resource that provides 24/7 access to board-certified doctors who are accessible via video chat on smartphones, tablets or PCs.

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Gensolve Pushes Ahead with New Zealand’s Biggest Telehealth Initiative


consumer_telehealth-001A major telemedicine effort is underway in New Zealand.

According to an announcement from the other side of the planet, Gensolve Practice Manager — a practice management software provider to New Zealand Allied Health professionals, covering over 90% of the market — announced Tuesday the launch of a unique patient engagement toolkit inside its practice management solution GPM that combines “clinical exercise provision, outcomes analysis, patient education and Telehealth in one easy to use ecosystem. ”

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Teladoc, American Red Cross Bring Telehealth to Disaster Victims


New Red Cross App Aims to Increase Donor Frequency With Retail RewardsOn Wednesday, The American Red Cross and Teladoc, Inc. announced a partnership to deliver remote medical care to communities in the United States that are significantly affected by disasters.

“This is the first telehealth provider partnership for the Red Cross. Teladoc is the nation’s first and largest telehealth provider,” a media release reads.

Through this pilot collaboration, Teladoc will make its network of physicians available to people helped by the Red Cross whose access to health care providers has been limited or is unavailable after large-scale disasters.

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Ziegler Publishes First Telehealth Sector Mapping White Paper


Proposed Telehealth Restrictions in Tennessee Cause Concern For ManyZiegler, a specialty healthcare investment bank, is out with a new white paper — “Deconstructing the Telehealth Industry,” authored by Grant Chamberlain, Ziegler’s resident telehealth expert.

Grant Chamberlain, Managing Director in Ziegler’s Corporate Finance Healthcare Practice, has developed “an in-depth white paper destructing the Telehealth industry to help healthcare providers, executives, investors, employers, legislators, payors and consumers understand the industry’s full potential.”
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Reliance Standard Teams With WellVia to Offer Telehealth Services


Telehealth The Key to Improving Physician Workflow and Patient CareOn Thursday, mHealthWatch learned that Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company (Reliance Standard), has partnered with WellVia to offer telehealth services to employers in conjunction with ancillary (non-medical) benefits insurance coverage.

Telehealth services may be delivered independently alongside traditional benefits coverage, or through a unique integrated platform with EAP services through ACI Specialty Benefits.
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InTouch Health Expands Telehealth Enterprise Network


Adventist Health Getting Aggressive with TelehealthInTouch Health, a specialty telehealth enterprise network provider, has just announced its entry into tele-physician services as an addition to InTouch’s core services portfolio.

According to this morning’s announcement, InTouch Health’s decision to enter the physician services business comes in response to InTouch Health customer requests for a high-quality, turn-key tele-physician services powered by the InTouch Health telehealth enterprise platform.

Providing comprehensive services to its hospital and health system customers is a “synergistic extension of the InTouch offering,” the company says.
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Avizia Secures New Funding To Bolster Telehealth Platform


Major Money Raised for Low IncomeAvizia, a telehealth solution provider offering an end-to-end platform, today announced $11 million in funding to support continued innovation across its care coordination platform.

According to a provided statement, the Series A funding round was led by Blue Heron Capital and joined by Lavrock Ventures, NextGen Venture Partners, Middleland Capital, Waterline Capital, and Blu Ventures.

“Telemedicine adoption is rapidly accelerating as health systems compete to offer more specialized care and reap the benefits of lower costs, improved access, and greater patient satisfaction,” said Blue Heron Capital Partner, Tom Benedetti. “When we looked to invest in the market, it was clear that Avizia was the right fit for us. Their differentiated software platform offers health systems greater flexibility, more use cases, and superior integration. We see a great deal of value and potential in what Avizia is doing.”
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