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ClearHealth Quality Institute Forms Telemedicine Accreditation Standards Committee


MHW learned Thursday that ClearHealth Quality Institute (CHQI) has formed a Telemedicine Accreditation Standards Committee.

The 15-member panel, comprised of a wide range of independent experts representing industry, clinical and consumer perspectives, is tasked with crafting a set of robust but workable standards to ensure safety, quality and value in the rapidly growing telemedicine field.

In May, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) and CHQI announced a joint venture to develop a comprehensive set of quality and operational standards to promote the best practice of Telemedicine.

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CareCloud Touts Cloud-Based, Pay-Per-Visit Telemedicine Solution


Today in Miami, CareCloud — the self-touted platform for high-performing medical groups — announced the launch of CareCloud Telemedicine.

The offering is billed as being a “fully integrated solution that includes built-in insurance eligibility checking and scheduling tools, a unique pay-per-visit pricing model, and one-click activation.”

Simplifying clinical workflows, this approach to telemedicine seamlessly connects the dots between efficient practice management and secure video visits documented within the EHR.

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CareCloud Launches Cloud-Based, Pay-Per-Visit Telemedicine Solution


CareCloud announced Thursday the launch of CareCloud Telemedicine — a fully integrated solution that includes built-in insurance eligibility checking and scheduling tools, a unique pay-per-visit pricing model, and one-click activation.

According to the company’s formal announcement, simplifying clinical workflows, this approach to telemedicine seamlessly connects the dots between efficient practice management and secure video visits documented within the EHR.

CareCloud’s research finds that, while patients and doctors largely support telemedicine, there are major hurdles to ambulatory telemedicine in the practice back office — where the technology poses more process change headaches than revenue cycle management (RCM) opportunities.

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Iron Bow Recognized for Telemedicine Solutions


MHW has learned that Iron Bow Technologies — an information technology solutions provider to healthcare, government and commercial markets — has been recognized as a “foremost leader” in providing telemedicine solutions.

The recognition is based on industry data collected by Definitive Healthcare and published in a recent mHealth Intelligence article naming the top 10 telemedicine solutions by hospital site implementation.

“This recognition is further validation of Iron Bow’s healthcare domain expertise and comprehensive understanding of the complexities of healthcare workflow coupled with our legacy technology core platform. We are committed to the advancement of telemedicine solutions enabling access to all constituents and a more effective and efficient quality of care,” said Rene LaVigne, President and CEO of Iron Bow.
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24/7 Kid Doc Announces Telemedicine Installation in Georgia Schools


24/7 Kid Doc, Inc. — a healthcare company providing Telemedicine solutions to public schools at no cost — has just announced that it has established a second pilot program, this time with the Montgomery County School District in Georgia.

Training on the Company’s proprietary Connect-a-Doc Telemedicine system was completed May 30th by Dr. Noberto Benitez, the company’s Medical Director.

“75% of what I can do in an office visit, I can do with Telemedicine, hundreds if not thousands of miles away from the patient,” said Dr. Benitez.
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Golden Opportunity: Harbor Health Systems Networks Receive Approvals for Telemedicine


The Golden State is welcoming Harbor Health Systems, a One Call Care Management company.

The organization has just announced that it is one of the first companies to receive approval from the California Department of Workers’ Compensation to offer telemedicine through its medical provider networks (MPNs).

“This approval is a positive step forward in improving access to high quality care for injured workers,” said Linda Lane, president of Harbor Health Systems. “We can now offer the capability to patients and to payers to search the Harborsys MPN provider directory and find high performing physicians who offer telemedicine, or to be directed to these physicians by our Medical Access Assistant staff. The telemedicine capability and the ability to find physicians who offer this service is especially important in rural areas, as well as to make care immediately accessible twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year.”
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FeatherMed Mobile Telehealth Kit Wins MedTech Breakthrough Award


On Thursday, Yorktel announced that its mobile telehealth kit, FeatherMed has won the MedTech Breakthrough Award for “Best Overall Telehealth Solution.”

MedTech Breakthrough, if you’re not familiar, is an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global health and medical technology market.

Award recipients are honored for their innovation, hard work and success in a range of categories, including Telehealth, Patient Engagement, Electronic Health Records (EHR), mHealth, Medical Devices, Medical Data, and more.

“We are honored to win this innovation award and to be recognized alongside such esteemed healthcare technology leaders,” said Yorktel SVP, Healthcare, Pete McLain. “FeatherMed is a niche product that fills a gap in the Telehealth market for a lightweight, portable unit to manage telehealth encounters on the fly in remote locations. FeatherMed is our latest example of Yorktel’s continued focus on developing purpose-built products that meet specific needs in the Healthcare marketplace.”
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