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Cleveland Clinic Makes Urgent Care Available From Any Mobile Device or PC


Cleveland Clinic Makes Urgent Care Available From Any Mobile Device or PCAlthough many health-related concerns may prompt the need for a doctor’s visit, not all are life-threatening emergencies requiring urgent care or an ER visit. From severe colds and flu, to skin rashes and urinary tract infections, some conditions simply come with longer wait times in an emergency situation

In an effort to provide Cleveland, Ohio residents with immediate healthcare at a price they can afford, Cleveland Clinic has partnered with America Well to offer MyCare Online.

MyCare Online allows patients immediate access to a doctor or qualified healthcare provider for a flat fee of $49. All that is needed is an Internet connection, and a camera for video conferencing. Once the health concern is identified, the healthcare professional can submit a prescription, or advise on a treatment plan. They will also refer individuals to the hospital if they feel their concerns are more urgent.

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PokitDok Props Up New Identity Management System


PokitDok Props Up New Identity Management SystemOn Tuesday at the Digital Health Summer Summit, PokitDok introduced its new Identity Management System. Built on the PokitDok Platform, the new PokitDok Identity Management System is an HL7 compliant API that can integrate with multiple provider identity systems, typically Electronic Medical Record systems.

How does it work?

It is designed to identify, map and ultimately match and merge patient information for more personalized care.

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CSI Shows Off Portable Telehealth System


CSI Shows Off Telemedicine Portable Telehealth SystemTelehealth and medical kiosk manufacturer, Computerized Screening, Inc., has something new to show off.

CSI has just released its 9KP Fully Portable Telemedicine Health System to address the Federal Readmissions Penalty by Medinecare for over 2,600 hospitals.

Medicare costs amount to $26 Billion per year, and of that total, officials estimate $17 Billion is spent on readmissions which could have been avoided.
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Telehealth provider MYidealDOCTOR Teams with Zest Health


Telehealth provider MYidealDOCTOR Teams with Zest HealthmHealthWatch was briefed Monday on the news that MYidealDOCTOR, a provider of cloud-based telemedicine and mHealth services, has formed a partnership with Zest Health — a member-based healthcare navigation application.

Through the partnership, Zest Health members have 24/7 access to consultations with MYidealDOCTOR’s network of 1,200 U.S. licensed physicians from within the Zest Health mobile application for Android and Apple iOS devices.

In addition, a provided statement explains. MYidealDOCTOR will integrate elements from Zest Health’s technology in its mobile platform.
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Carena Pushing Ahead with hospital System-Based Telemedicine Solutions


Carena Pushing Ahead with hospital System-Based Telemedicine SolutionsCarena, a telemedicine provider, tells mHealthWatch that Cambia Health Solutions and McKesson Ventures are joining Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Martin Ventures for an exciting initiative.

The partners are helping to fund development of Carena’s Virtual Clinic solutions for hospital systems.

The partnership and funds totaling $13.3 million will accelerate the execution of Carena’s strategy of providing telemedicine services to hospital systems.
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Telemedicine Comes to the Himalayan Foothills


Telemedicine Comes to the Himalayan FoothillsHelp has come to the Himalayans.

Net Medical Xpress Solutions, Inc. a provider of a wide range of telemedicine services, tells mHealthWatch in a provided statement that a company physician has “successfully provided neurological consultations to US patients while on vacation in the remote region of the Himalayan foothills at Ladakh.”

Real time consults from a remote region neighboring Tibet were successful during a visit by one of Net Medical’s leading neurologists.
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Lawmakers Pitch Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support Act of 2015


Lawmakers Pitch Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support Act of 2015A major proposal is being introduced by lawmakers in Washington D.C. that could, if passed into law, have enormously positive ramifications for the expansion of telemedicine among individuals most in-need of access to such services.

U.S. Reps. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson and Charles B. Rangel are behind H.R. 2516 — the Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support Act of 2015.

“When our service men and women are called to duty, they do so selflessly with only the country in mind,” said Thompson, according to GantDaily.  “When they return home, it is our shared duty to be there for these heroes, by making lifesaving resources readily accessible.”
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