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Mind Commerce Points Out Market Potential for Connected Health

Mind Commerce Points Out Market Potential for Connected Health“The fast growing area of Health Care IT Solutions is encompassing many different technologies including Internet of Things (IoT), broadband wireless, robotics, telepresence, artificial intelligence, machine communications, Big Data and Analytics,” outlines a new report from Mind Commerce.

The research and strategic analysis company is out with a new report that delves into the market potential for connected health through 2021. And, all told, the potential is strikingly obvious.

Connected health business models are also transforming as the Cloud-based “as a Service” model facilitates the ability to treat many healthcare products as ongoing services.  The evolving area of Real-Time Remote Medical Diagnosis Systems promise to revolutionize the detection and prescriptive abilities of healthcare diagnostics as IoT technologies integrate with Electronic Healthcare Records systems.
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Molina to Offer 24/7 Mobile Focused Health Care

xHomepage_slideshow_2c_2x.jpg.pagespeed.ic.JUPOL5g0u3This week, Molina Healthcare announced that it has opened a new virtual clinic for Molina Apple Health (Medicaid) members.

Molina will cover 100 percent of the cost of virtual care services for 100 percent of its Medicaid members across the state.

Whether at home or on-the-go, Molina’s Apple Health members will have access to high-quality health care 24/7 from an experienced team of Washington-based licensed physicians and nurse practitioners via phone, webcam, smartphone, tablet or PC.

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Telemedicine Startup Appoints US Army Veteran and Nurse Practitioner to Advisory Board

nursemHealthWatch has Arizona based telemedicine startup PointNurse has appointed Nurse Practitioner and Retired Army Major Paul Kapsar, RN, MSN, APRN to its advisory board.

According to a company announcement emailed to MHW, Kapsar has over 44 years of healthcare experience across the entire healthcare continuum including roles as family nurse practitioner, staff nurse, nurse manager, addiction and recovery nurse practitioner, military nurse officer, and university nursing instructor.
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Pennsylvania Lawmaker Pushes for State Telemedicine Expansion

Pennsylvania Using Telemedicine in Innovative New WaysLocal news reports out of Pennsylvania indicate that state lawmakers are making a big push in the second half of the year to expand the reach of telemedicine in the state and beyond.

Pa. Rep. Jesse Topper is the diving force behind the effort, we’re told, as he introduced legislation “that would allow physicians to fast-track required licensing to use telemedicine across state lines.”

“This bill lays the groundwork for whatever comes forth for telemedicine in the state,” Topper said in this morning’s report.

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USDA Announces Telemedicine Funding to Fight Opioid Epidemic

USDA Announces Telemedicine Funding to Fight Opioid Epidemic Ahead of the long holiday weekend, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced five Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) grant awards to help provide treatment for the growing opioid epidemic in rural central Appalachia.

According to a USDA press release, Vilsack made the announcement as he hosted a town hall in Abingdon to address the opioid crisis in rural America, the first in a series.

In January, President Obama tasked Secretary Vilsack, who is chair of the White House Rural Council, with leading a federal interagency effort focused on rural opioid use.
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Telehealth Provider Rolls Out Behavioral Health Sessions

New Report Reminds That Obstacles for Telehealth PersistMYidealDOCTOR, a provider of cloud-based telemedicine and mHealth services, has just announced the launch of on-demand access to behavioral health providers for counseling sessions via video.

“The service provides members with scheduled access to behavioral health providers for conditions such as anxiety, depression, stress, grief/loss and much more,” a company release shared with MHW explains.

This behavioral health solution offers access to behavioral health assessments and providers, including licensed counselors, psychologists and social workers.

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Ortele Health Augments Specialty Telemedicine Solutions

Ortele Health Augments Specialty Telemedicine SolutionsmHealthWatch has learned that Ortele Health has just launched its 7th specialty telemedicine solution.

The company, we’re told, continues to “aim for excellence” in healthcare by providing patients with a convenient, secure and clinically informative video encounter via their complete telemedicine delivery solution.

Ortele Health provides a live, two-way video portal to connect provider and patient regardless of geographic location. Ortele Health’s remote physical exam is supported by ancillary services such as onsite medical personnel, imaging or other diagnostic tools which allow our board-certified specialists to treat a wide variety of conditions.

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