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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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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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