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TelaCare Adds Medical ID System for Patients


TelaCare, a national telemedicine technology and services company, announced today that it has added a life-saving medical ID system in addition to its telehealth and counseling services on TelaCare, one of the fastest growing telemedicine companies.

We’re told that TelaCare’s new ViewMyID is a fully customizable emergency medical ID system for those unthinkable moments.

So how does it work? According to the formal release:

We don’t engrave your condition on our products, instead we custom engrave directions for EMS to access your complete medical information. This leads to faster and more accurate treatment. We store your emergency contacts, vitals, allergies, blood type, physician, insurance information and much more. We also notify your family if you are ever in need and your information has been accessed.

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Telemedicine Innovator Expands Coverage


WellStar Health System, the largest health system in Georgia, is expanding its telemedicine capabilities with Specialists On Call, Inc. (SOC), by adding TeleNeurology and TelePsychiatry services.

SOC is the largest provider of telemedicine services and technology to acute care hospitals. WellStar Health System is known nationally for its innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

“In an emergency, every second counts,” said Freda Lyon, vice president of emergency services for WellStar Health System. “With telemedicine, we are able to provide comprehensive neurological services for patients around the clock when they need it most. Through the skill of our providers and the latest technology, our patients can receive world-class healthcare close to home.”

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First Look: WellStar Expands Telemedicine Coverage


On Friday, MHW learned that WellStar Health System, the largest health system in Georgia, is expanding its telemedicine capabilities with Specialists On Call, Inc. (SOC), by adding TeleNeurology and TelePsychiatry services.

We’re told that SOC is the largest provider of telemedicine services and technology to acute care hospitals.

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Premium Health Connections Unveils New Deal With Premier Providers Of Telemedicine


MHW learned ahead of the weekend that Premium Health Connections has recently made a deal with premier providers of telemedicine across the nation to provide the most affordable rates of telemedicine services.

“With telemedicine, patients can interact with physicians or practitioners real time through telecommunication technology such as videoconferencing or audio,” an emailed statement reads.

There are number of benefits that people can reap from telemedicine including saving money and time, scheduling flexibility, and having access to a medical professional 24/7. Telemedicine is not a novel practice – there are already established providers that have been around for more than a decade such as Teladoc.

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ClearHealth Quality Institute to Roll Out new Telemedicine Accreditation Program at ATA’s Fall Forum


ClearHealth Quality InstituteTM (CHQI), an independent health care accrediting body that incorporates the next generation of quality and outcomes measures, will host a pre-conference workshop and serve as a featured exhibitor at the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Fall Forum – Edge 2017.

According to a statement issued to the media, the conference will be held October 2-4, at the Marriott Wardman Park, located in Washington, D.C.

The annual forum will focus on three areas critical to the future of telemedicine: policy, strategy, and action.

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AMD Global Telemedicine Taps Global Director


AMD Global Telemedicine Inc. — a pioneer of clinical Telemedicine Encounter Management Solutions (TEMS) — announced Monday that Ron Emerson has joined their leadership team to further develop their expanding portfolio of technology innovations and partnership developments.

We’re told that Ron brings over sixteen years experience building strategic relationships and growing telemedicine programs worldwide at Polycom and Maine Telemedicine Services.

Ron joins AMD as the Global Director of Strategic and Partner Development to continue his success of accelerating strategic business opportunities and creating comprehensive telehealth solutions.

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Yorktel Touts Removal of ‘Historic Barriers’ to Telemedicine Adoption


On Tuesday, Yorktel unveiled what it calls Univago Healthcare Edition (Univago HE) — a “transformative addition to its enterprise video services platform, built specifically for healthcare.”

MHW can now confirm that Univago HE will be shown on stand H110 at the UK Health Show, Olympia London, on September 27th.

From this morning’s official release:

Univago HE is the first and only all-inclusive telemedicine video services platform that delivers the versatility, reliability and security vital to affecting widespread telemedicine adoption. Designed from the ground up explicitly for telemedicine applications, Univago HE™ has patent-pending technologies that ensure reliability and quality in every critical connection between patient and clinician, all with “touch-of-a-button” simplicity.

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