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Benefits by Design Inc. Partners with Telemedicine Company GOeVisit


Benefits By Design (BBD), a third party administrator that connects Canadian businesses with benefits and workplace solutions, has partnered with MyCare MedTech Inc., a Canadian telehealth company offering medical care through its platform, GOeVisit.

According to details in an emailed statement, GOeVisit provides virtual consultations with medical providers for minor illnesses 24/7 from coast to coast.

The partnership offers BBD groups an innovative way to access medical care for minor illnesses without having to leave home or office and without experiencing long wait times.

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$1 Million on the Way to Expand Telemedicine in Rural Louisiana


According to a report this morning from KALB, Congressman Ralph Abraham confirmed ahead of the weekend that the US Department of Agriculture has awarded grants in the amount of about $1 million “to enhance delivery of medical services through telemedicine in 15 rural Louisiana parishes.”

The grants were awarded through the USDA’s Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program.

“Telemedicine is another tool that modern technology has added to the health care equation. Patients in rural areas can’t always make it to a specialist. Telemedicine allows us to bring the doctor to them to make sure they get the treatment they need. I appreciate Sec. Sonny Perdue and the USDA for awarding these grants to help Louisiana’s vulnerable patients,” Dr. Abraham in quoted in the report.

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Telemedicine Platform to Launch ICO for Medical Token Currency


MHW learned today that free telemedicine platform, Docademic, is set to roll out its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) for their Medical Token Currency (MTC) on Monday, January 29, 2018.

According to the official word emailed to MHW, Docademic is creating a healthcare services based blockchain that will be powered by MTC.

The currency is touted as the next Bitcoin for healthcare products and service, and Docademic anticipates that it will become the token of choice in the industry. When the ICO is launched, the MTC will be available for 0.001 ETH.

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Zeriscope Augments Mobile Telemedicine Exam Kit with New Offering


Zeriscope announced Thursday that it has added a hands-free examination camera to its Mobile Telemedicine Exam Kit.

This new line-of-sight camera option allows a professional caregiver, located with a patient, to live stream medical examination and observation video to a remote physician supervising and directing the telemedicine exam. With the head-worn camera, the caregiver has both hands free to conduct the examination, allowing the remote video stream to continue uninterrupted.

Ideal for use by home health nurses, paramedics, or other remotely located caregivers facilitating telemedicine exams with physicians, the Zeriscope Mobile Telemedicine Exam Kit contains a variety of peripheral sensory devices and cameras. Web-based (cellular or wifi), portable and lightweight, the Zeriscope system outperforms cart based telemedicine systems at a fraction of the costs.

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Careington to Launch Telemedicine Brand DialCare


MHW learned this week thatCareington International Corporation — a leading product and service aggregator in the non-insurance discount programs industry — is planning to launch a new telemedicine company, DialCare, in January.

As of next month, we’re told that DialCare will operate as a Careington affiliate company and offer employers, organizations, individuals and families a comprehensive telemedicine solution that provides around-the-clock access to non-emergency care from a nationwide network of licensed physicians.

DialCare’s features will include 24/7/365 phone and video chat access to fully credentialed physicians, quick and seamless e-prescribing, a convenient mobile application and on-demand customer service from its U.S.-based support team.

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NewYork-Presbyterian and Walgreens Announce Telemedicine Collaboration


NewYork-Presbyterian and Walgreens are collaborating to bring convenient access to NewYork-Presbyterian’s world-class care through new telemedicine services, now available through Walgreens digital properties and at self-service kiosks at select Duane Reade drugstores in New York.

NewYork-Presbyterian, New York’s No. 1 hospital, is offering the telemedicine services as part of its NYP OnDemand suite of digital health services.

“We are delighted to work with Walgreens to bring NewYork-Presbyterian’s world-class care right to your neighborhood drugstore with this exciting new platform,” said Dr. Steven J. Corwin, president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian. “Patients can expect to receive focused, one-on-one care from leading physicians, where and when they need it. We believe telemedicine has a critical role to play in expanding access to high-quality care, and we are proud to be at the forefront of digital healthcare delivery.”

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TripleCare to Introduce Telemedicine Services in Three Skilled Nursing Facilities


TripleCare, a national provider of telemedicine-based healthcare services to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), just announced that the Company has entered into an agreement to provide virtual telemedicine services to three Wisconsin Illinois Senior Housing Inc. (WISH) skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) managed by Lakewood, Colo.-based Carriage Healthcare Companies, Inc. (CHC).

Effective early 2018, TripleCare will introduce services to one SNF in Illinois, and two in Wisconsin, marking the Company’s entry into that state. The three SNF facilities and locations are:

  • Montello Care Center, a 50-bed facility located at 251 Forest Lane, Montello, WI 53949, 608-297-2153
  • Edgerton Care Center, a 61-bed facility located at 313 Stoughton Road, Edgerton, WI 53534, 608-884-1330
  • Fair Oaks Health Care Center, a 51-bed facility located at 471 W. Terra Cotta Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014, 815-455-0550

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