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Virtual Veterinary Care Telehealth Provider Touts Newest Partnership

whiskerDocs, the nation’s largest veterinary telehealth provider, announced this week their sponsorship of the NAVC Veterinary Innovation Council (VIC).

Aligned with VIC’s Telehealth initiative, whiskerDocs created the Virtual Veterinary Care Telehealth (VVC) platform and is seeking forward thinking practices to join the VIC TelePilot.

Veterinary practices enrolled in the VIC TelePilot will be some of the first practices to take advantage of the latest technology in Veterinary Telehealth. “whiskerDocs’s support and introduction of the Virtual Veterinary Care Telehealth platform aligns with VIC’s initiative to test this transformational platform [Telehealth] to increase efficiency and practice work flows to benefit practices, clients, and patients,” says Aaron Massecar, PhD, Executive Director of the Veterinary Innovation Council.

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First Look: Providers Push for Telehealth While Patient Uptake ‘Lags’

Hospitals and healthcare-delivery systems are embracing telehealth, having made substantial investments in infrastructure, training, and process re-engineering. Yet most patients — about eight out of 10 consumers — are still largely unaware of how to access telehealth or whether their insurer will cover it.

These are the first insights gleaned from study about attitudes and challenges surrounding virtual care, sponsored by Avizia, a leading provider of system-wide telehealth.

According to a news release emailed to MHW this morning, detailed survey results based on insights from both healthcare providers and patients are included in the 2017 Closing the Telehealth Gap white paper, which also features analysis by researchers on what the findings mean for the future of care delivery.

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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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