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Washington Docs Want More Telemedicine, High Tech Heath Tools


Washington Docs Want More Telemedicine, High Tech Heath Tools   The Washington State Medical Association telemedicine mobile health mobile mHealth The Washington State Medical Association is busy urging physicians and patients to contact their legislators in Olympia this month.  The reason?

According to a news release from the organization published Tuesday, this month legislators in Olympia continue their work developing policy and budgets during the legislative session. The group hopes that telemedicine and other high tech tools emerging across the healthcare landscape will receive greater support and funding in the state of Washington.

Lawmakers are being asked to support some of the following funding and policy recommendations to address the state’s most pressing health care issues:
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Making It Easier for Seniors to Visit a Doctor: Telemedicine Could Create Boom in States Like Florida


Making It Easier for Seniors to Visit a Doctor: Telemedicine Could Create Boom in States Like Florida   telemedicine mobile Florida Could a telemedicine boom — instead of a hurricane — be hurtling toward Florida?

Indeed, according to David Marsidi, whose fledgling company Ezdoctor.com, is preparing for big growth in the industry.

“After opening in 2013 as an online service for patients to find physicians and schedule appointments, the Fort Lauderdale company, now with nine employees, has moved twice to larger offices and recently introduced a feature that allows patients to visit doctors via their webcams,” notes Ron Hurtibise in a recent Sun-Sentinel story. “Only a few doctor-patient visits have taken place through the site so far, but Marsidi and his partners are seeking venture capital to hire a sales and marketing team to spread the word.”

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Big Push for Home Health, Telemedicine Solutions


Big Push for Home Health, Telemedicine Solutions   telemedicine solutions telemedicine mobile health mHealth Home Health Cleveland Clinic and media icon Cox Communications​ are collaborating in the launch of Vivre, a brand new firm developed to create new solutions for home health and telemedicine, according to Healthcare Dive.

Internet service provider Cox will provide the tech backbone for specific healthcare solutions developed by Cleveland Clinic. The internationally lauded Cleveland Clinic brings its clinical expertise to Vivre’s telehealth, home health, software, and mobile applications.

“Healthcare transformation will be led by organizations that embrace innovation and collaboration,” said Dr. Thomas Graham, the chief innovation officer at the Cleveland Clinic. “This alliance will accelerate the creation, development, and delivery of solutions that will improve and extend human life.”

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Could Google Glass for First Responders, EMTs Be Next Telemedicine Move?


Could Google Glass for First Responders, EMTs Be Next Telemedicine Move?   Third Eye Health telemedicine mobile health Google Glass Third Eye Health is a company with a mission — a Google Glass mission.

The firm believes that Google Glass — which enjoyed a brief media hubbub before fading from the scene — could instead make a splash in healthcare: “improving acute care by speeding up the way EMTs and ER physicians communicate with each other.”

When MedCity News recently interviewed Third Eye Health founder and CEO Daniel Herbstman, it discovered that Herbstman sees many possibilities to partner with hospital partners to pilot Google Glass innovations.

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mHealth News: Here’s What Happened This Week


mHealth News: Here’s What Happened This Week   telemedicine news mobile health mHealth healthcare Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

Why mHealth Features of Apple Watch Were Scaled Back
A new report from The Wall Street Journal indicates that Apple may have been compelled to scale back a number of possible features that would have been offered on the forthcoming Apple Watch. Due to unreliable and inconsistent performance, the features in question were yanked at the last minute before Apple Watch was formally unveiled last fall.

ADT Unveils Wearable On-The-Go Emergency Response System
The most recognized name in home security is taking aim at wearable technology for the security of its customer base. ADT tells mHealthWatch that the company is expanding its health product portfolio with the introduction of the wearable On-The-Go Emergency Response System.
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Telemedicine Comes to College Campus in Georgia


Telemedicine Comes to College Campus in Georgia   telemedicine Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth Georgia college Illustrating once again that the world of college education is fertile ground for deployment of cutting-edge healthcare technologies and telemedicine, one college campus in Georgia is about to experience the benefits of telehealth.

On Wednesday, the Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth (GPT), a charitable nonprofit promoting the establishment of telemedicine programs in communities throughout Georgia, announced its newest partner: Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC).

The State College of the University System of Georgia will be the first college campus in Georgia to house a telemedicine clinic in addition to their existing campus health clinics.
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Telemedicine Helps University of Miami Reach Milestone


Telemedicine Helps University of Miami Reach Milestone   University of Miami Pediatric Mobile Clinic UMPMC telemedicine AMD Global Telemedicine Telemedicine is making waves in Miami.

AMD Global Telemedicine Inc. says it is now helping the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine remove barriers associated with pediatric follow-up appointments for uninsured children.

According to an announcement shared with mHealthWatch on Tuesday morning, The University of Miami Pediatric Mobile Clinic (UMPMC) is using AMD’s Portable TeleClinic to provide immediate access to remote specialist care and increase patient compliance to follow-up appointments.
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