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TreeHouse Health and Accenture Aim to Help Digital Health Startups


telemedicineOn Monday, mHealthWatch learned that TreeHouse Health, an innovation center that invests in emerging healthcare companies to help accelerate their growth, has tapped Accenture to provide “guidance and insights to its growing roster of digital health startups.”

Other insights regarding the pairing were shared on Monday.

“Accenture brings tremendous healthcare experience, insights and reach to TreeHouse Health,” says J.D. Blank, managing director at TreeHouse Health. “We are confident that this effort will help advance the mission of TreeHouse Health and the innovative companies we work with.”

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Telemedicine Startup Wants to Redefine On-Demand Healthcare


telemedicineThe official launch of the TreatMD.com Beta represents what those behind the platform call the “dawn of a new era for telemedicine,” and is another example of how Telemedicine is quickly maturing in healthcare.

If you’re not familiar, TreatMD introduced the first International platform for Telemedicine referred to as an “On-demand Healthcare Platform” that also combines the management of office visits, in-home visits, insurance reimbursement, E-Prescribing, and mHealth devices and monitoring.

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Hixny Touts First-Ever Telemedicine Member


Hixny Touts First-Ever Telemedicine MemberIn what is being seen by many as a critically important development for the New York healthcare community, Hixny has confirmed its first-ever telemedicine member.

The impact? More access to more data—and a link to a rapidly growing branch of medicine, reads a statement provided to MHW on Monday.

In the landmark move, Hixny recently connected Upstate Concierge Medicine, a Clifton Park-based provider of telemedicine services for New York and surrounding states. Telemedicine is defined as the remote delivery of healthcare services via telecom technology (e.g., over the internet or telephone), according to the American Telemedicine Association.

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Webinar on Telemedicine Night Coverage Set for Thursday


telemedicineThe benefits of using telemedicine to close nighttime staffing gaps at hospitals will be the topic of a webinar sponsored this week.

The webinar, we’ve learned, is being co-sponsored by the National Rural Health Association and Eagle Telemedicine.

“Telemedicine Night Coverage Solutions: Why They Work for Hospitals and Physicians” is scheduled for 3 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Aug. 4.

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Rush University Medical Center Launching Mobile Stroke Unit


Rush University Medical Center Launching Mobile Stroke UnitMHW has learned that Rush Comprehensive Stroke Center is planning a mobile stroke unit that will bring immediate stroke diagnosis and treatment to patients’ homes.

Utilizing mobile technology and on-the-go resources of the modern medical age, the unit — serving in parts of the western suburbs — will be the first in Illinois and one of only a handful of its kind in the United States.

A generous four-year grant from The Grainger Foundation in Lake Forest, Illinois, will fund the creation and deployment of the mobile stroke unit. This enhanced ambulance will contain telemedicine technology and a CT scanner enabling the brain imaging that is critical to accurate stroke diagnoses and treatment.

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Telemedicine Monitoring Markets on Pace for $2.5 Billion by 2018


telemedicineGlobal telemedicine markets are poised to achieve significant growth, reads a new report summary from MarketResearchReports.

The growth is set to be put in motion as telemedicine systems continue to provide a way to improve clinical care delivery to patients with chronic disease, decreasing hospitalizations and visits to the emergency room.

That’s the announcement today from a new report calling for significant growth in telemedicine monitoring markets over the next two years,
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Modernizing Medicine Rolls Out New Software Suite for Medical Specialties


HomeHeroFivePointZeroOn Monday, specialty-specific health information technology company Modernizing Medicine, Inc. revealed the latest edition of its software, modmed 5.0.

The offering is billed by the company as being a “comprehensive specialty-specific suite developed to address the diverse and growing needs of medical practices.”

The update includes products and services to help transform the clinical, financial and operational aspects of specialty practices, plus product enhancements to EMA, the company’s flagship electronic health record (EHR) system developed by practicing physicians.

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