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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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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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