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Verizon Ventures into Telemedicine


Verizon Ventures into Telemedicine   verizon telemedicine According to The Washington Post, Verizon — the nation’s largest mobile operator — is venturing into telemedicine and believes that it is a big business opportunity.

Verizon recently announced they are providing the University of Virginia and Stanford University with private network services, data center services, a private Internet cloud for patient data (among other services), for a study on “artificial pancreas” and additional clinical trials on telemedicine.

The artificial pancreas uses a series of devices along with a glucose monitor that is inserted under the skin of Type 1 diabetics. The monitor relays glucose levels to smartphones and automatically releases insulin in the body as needed.

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Verizon Virtual Visits Expand Access to Medical Care


Verizon Virtual Visits Expand Access to Medical Care   Verizon Virtual Visits verizon mHealth news mHealth consultation On Wednesday morning, mHealthWatch was briefed by Verizon on the freshly announced availability of Verizon Virtual Visits.

The visits provide what the nation’s largest carrier and preeminent force in mHealth calls an “easy, convenient and cost-effective way for patients to be seen remotely by a clinician.”

Ideal conditions call for patients to seek consultation for minor issues – a cold, flu, sore throat or other simple, acute  condition. The consultation can take place via video on a patient’s smartphone, tablet or computer.

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Report: Verizon’s mHealth Business is ‘Bigger’ Than Most Realize


Report: Verizons mHealth Business is Bigger Than Most Realize   verizon Nancy Green mobile health mHealth news mHealth A new report published late last week puts it in no uncertain terms – Verizon’s mHealth business is much bigger than you probably realize.

Most of us think of Verizon  in terms of its telecom business, but this global giant also has a large health care branch, including a chief medical officer.

Earlier this year, mHealthWatch interviewed Nancy Green, managing principal, health IT practice, Verizon Enterprise Solutions. As Ms. Green outlined Verizon’s vision for mHealth in this new year, it was clear then that Verizon’s focus on and competency within the mHealth space is much broader than most understand.
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EXCLUSIVE: Nancy Green Outlines Verizon’s Healthcare IT Goals for 2014


EXCLUSIVE: Nancy Green Outlines Verizons Healthcare IT Goals for 2014   verizon Nancy Green mobile health news mHealth healthcare IT 2014 Verizon’s approach to delivering telehealth services has proven both ambitious and visionary, a reality made possible by the company’s entrenched commitment to understanding and addressing the most pressing needs of the health industry.

In hopes of gaining a better understanding ourselves of the role Verizon hopes to play in this arena throughout 2014, mHealthWatch spoke exclusively with Nancy Green, managing principal, health IT practice, Verizon Enterprise Solutions.

As the largest wireless telecommunications provider in the nation, Verizon has shrewdly capitalized on its sheer size and immense resources to emerge as a major player in and influencer of health care.
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Verizon Launches New Mobile Health Software Solution


Verizon Launches New Mobile Health Software Solution    Verizon Enterprise Solutions verizon mobile mHealth Converged Health Management solution In case you missed it, Verizon Enterprise Solutions announced on Thursday the long-awaited availability of Converged Health Management.

The offering is a remote patient-monitoring medical platform designed to help clinicians and patients manage patients’ health in between doctor visits.

Verizon says its newest solution addresses the day-to-day communications gap that has historically existed between patients and clinicians.
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Verizon Secures FDA Clearance For Remote Health Monitoring Solution


Verizon Secures FDA Clearance For Remote Health Monitoring Solution   verizon U.S. Food and Drug Administration telemedicine mobile health Converged Health Management Verizon has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for Converged Health Management.

The solution in question is a cloud-based, remote patient-monitoring medical device.

According to details shared by Verizon, this marks the first time Verizon has sought and gained FDA clearance for a healthcare solution.

Verizon’s new solution, which resides in the company’s HIPAA-ready cloud, provides clinicians with access to up-to-date patient data from connected biometric devices so they can more efficiently monitor and manage patients from their home, or when they are on the go.

Health management remains an untapped area with the potential for enabling clinicians to help patients help themselves through improved awareness of their condition.  In addition, access to up-to-date patient health data enables clinicians to deliver more personalized care to patients.

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Verizon Remains Major Driver of mHealth


Verizon Remains Major Driver of mHealth    verizon Strategy Analytics mobile health Mobile Devices mHealth According to a new report from Strategy Analytics, Verizon remains a major mover in mHealth.

As the healthcare IT industry continues to evolve, a growing number of medical device manufacturers are bringing to market innovative machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions to enable better patient care.

To illustrate that point, Strategy Analytics is highlighting Verizon’s recent consolidation and redesigned of its Partner Program into a new streamlined organization.

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