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Chiron Health Unveils New Telemedicine Software Billing Tools


Chiron Health Unveils New Telemedicine Software Billing ToolsChiron Health, Inc., a provider of HIPAA-compliant video visit and reimbursement services, shared with mHealthWatch on Wednesday details of their latest announcement.

The company has just released what is being called the industry’s most advanced set of telemedicine software billing and reimbursement tools.

“Video-based telemedicine is a rapidly emerging standard of care for many types of routine consultations, yet reimbursement complexity has remained the largest obstacle to broader telehealth adoption by physician practices,” says Andrew O’Hara, Founder and CEO of Chiron Health.
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Healthcare IT Pioneer Scores $5M in Series A Funding


Healthcare IT Pioneer Scores $5M in Series A FundingMHW learned Wednesday that healthcare IT company SnapMD, Inc. completed the first closing of its Series A funding in the amount of $5.3 million with Shea Ventures, TYLT Labs and Whittier Ventures participating.

As we first reported this week, SnapMD’s Virtual Care Management (VCM) telemedicine platform was recently recognized by MarketResearch.com as one of the top 10 telemedicine companies to watch in 2016.

Coupled with recognition by CIO Magazine as a “Top 5 Healthcare IT Innovator” and other industry recognitions of late, the company is clearly on a roll.
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SnapMD Named a Top 10 Telemedicine Company


SnapMD Named a Top 10 Telemedicine CompanyAn accomplished healthcare IT innovator SnapMD has been selected by MarketResearch.com as one of the top 10 telemedicine companies to watch in 2016, according to an announcement shared with MHW this week.

SnapMD is recognized as a leader “racing to reimagine patient care” with its virtual clinic telemedicine technology that leverages common devices available to patients and providers alike such as mobile phones, tablets and laptops.

Coupled with recognition by CIO Magazine as a “Top 5 Healthcare IT Innovator” and a nod from Becker’s Hospital Review as a “Top 25 Healthcare Technology Disruptor,” SnapMD says it is “building wide market approval for its exclusively private-label (white-label) approach to telemedicine.”
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ANA to Launch Capitol Hill Series on Federal Telemedicine Issues


ANA to Launch Capitol Hill Series on Federal Telemedicine IssuesTo meet the ATA calls the growing interest in using telemedicine to improve health care delivery, the organization — with the briefing expertise and thought leadership of Neal Neuberger — will hold its first Telehealth Capitol Connection (TCC) forum.

The forum is billed as being a bi-monthly briefing series for Congress, federal agencies, national organizations, and other interested stakeholders.

The first briefing will address Major Congressional Telehealth and Remote Monitoring Proposals, and will be held on Wednesday, February 10 at the Capitol Visitors Center.
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New Vision Insurance and Telemedicine Program Rolled Out for Realtors


New Vision Insurance and Telemedicine Program Rolled Out for RealtorsOn Wednesday, word came that National Association of Realtors members now have access to two new offerings through the Realtors Insurance Marketplace.

First, members now have access to Realtors Vision Insurance plans and Members TeleHealth, a telemedicine service plan.

“As self-employed professionals and small business owners, Realtors know the importance of finding affordable, comprehensive health care,” says NAR President Tom Salomone, broker-owner of Real Estate II Inc. in Coral Springs, Florida. “NAR understands the unique needs of Realtors®, so we are pleased to be able to provide our members access to the health and wellness coverage options they need, with many plans designed and priced exclusively for them.”
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Mayo Clinic’s Kiosk Maker Partner in Financial Trouble


Mayo Clinic's Kiosk Maker Partner in Financial TroubleOne of the most respected healthcare institutions in the world, Mayo Clinic, is feeling the consequences this month of the bankruptcy of one Ohio-based kiosk-maker.

BizJournals is reporting that the bankruptcy in question has effectively “ended a Mayo Clinic telemedicine project in the Austin, Minn. area.”

HealthSpot Inc. filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in December. The Dublin, Ohio-based company provided Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo with three kiosks that let users remotely seek diagnoses for minor health conditions, the Rochester Post Bulletin reports.
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CompuMed Appoints New CEO


CompuMed Appoints New CEOCompuMed, Inc. announced today that Lee Keddie is the new President and CEO of the Company.

According to the provider of enterprise telemedicine solutions, Lee Keddie and David Pointer were serving together as Co-Interim CEOs until now.

David Pointer will continue in his role as Chairman of the Board. Laura Carroll, who has been extremely helpful in assisting Lee throughout the leadership transition over the past two months, continues as CompuMed’s CFO.

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