Salesforce Rolls Out Telhealth Features to Health Cloud via Mobile Device

Salesforce Rolls Out Telhealth Features to Health Cloud via Mobile Device

On Thursday, Salesforce has announced the addition of new telehealth features to Health Cloud, enabling two-way video chat that gives patients the ability to connect face-to-face with their care teams from any mobile device. As the global telehealth market expands over the next five years at an annual growth rate of 24 percent, these new features will assist healthcare providers looking to keep up with these new industry standards and patient expectations.Salesforce Health Cloud Two-Way Video
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InTouch Health Acquires AcuteCare Telemedicine to Expands Specialty Telehealth Network

InTouch Health Acquires AcuteCare Telemedicine

InTouch Health, a specialty telehealth enterprise network provider has announced its entry into tele-physician services with the acquisition of AcuteCare Telemedicine (ACT). InTouch Health’s decision to enter the physician services business comes in response to InTouch Health customer requests for a high-quality, turn-key tele-physician services. ACT was founded in 2009 by four highly experienced tele-neurologists: Matthews W. Gwynn, M.D.; Lisa H. Johnston, M.D.; James M. Kiely, M.D., Ph.D.; and
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HealthTap Unveils Virtual Consultations with Live Translators

HealthTap Unveils Virtual Consultations with Live Translators

HealthTap, a Global Health Practice providing 24/7 immediate access to doctors via video, text or voice, has unveiled multi-participant Virtual Consultations, including medical translation and interpretation services for its users globally. Available now, this service removes language barriers and dramatically expands access to high-quality immediate care to HealthTap users in 174 countries around the world.Engage in Live Group ConsultsPowered by HealthTap’s proprietary Health Operating System
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Aligned TeleHealth Raises $12M to Fuel Telepsychiatry Consultations

Aligned TeleHealth

Aligned TeleHealth, Inc., a Calabasas, CA-based healthcare provider full, end-to-end telemedicine solutions has raised $12 million in Series A funding from SV Life Sciences (SVLS), an international life sciences VC firm. Additional investors in the round include Aligned’s board member, Deepak Chopra, who is also chairman, CEO and founder of OSI Systems, Inc.The company plans to utilize the funding to expand its footprint in behavioral health as well as support acquisitions, business development,
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CRF Health Acquires Remote Patient Monitoring Startup Entra Health

CRF Health Acquires Remote Patient Monitoring Startup Entra Health

CRF Health, a provider of electronic clinical outcomes assessment (eCOA)solutions for the life sciences industry, has acquired remote patient monitoring-focused startup Entra Health. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. For CRF Health, the acquisition will help the company expand its footprint in wireless medical and wellness devices market. Additionally, it will help strengthen its integration with its eCOA technologies to establish a complete network of solutions to
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Healthcare Needs Social Workers for Outpatient Care

Healthcare Cloud Drivers

As the number of visitors to the emergency room rises ― contrary to the hopes behind the Affordable Care Act ― a number of studies are beginning to find that it is not affordability of healthcare that keeps the population healthy; rather, it is access and attention before, during, and after treatment that prevents disastrous health events. Patients need more than a once-over from doctors during their hospital stays. Unfortunately, most medical professionals are overwhelmed with their current
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Avizia Nabs $11M to Boosts Its End-to-End Telehealth Platform

Avizia

Avizia, a Reston, Va.-based end-to-end telehealth provider has raised $11 million in Series A funding led by Blue Heron Capital and joined by Lavrock Ventures, NextGen Venture Partners, Middleland Capital, Waterline Capital, and Blu Ventures. This funding round will enable the company to further expand its telehealth video collaboration offerings for hospitals and physicians, taking the patient experience into the future. Despite the growth of telehealth solutions, many systems are isolated from
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American Heart Association, Amazon Partner to Advance Precision Cardiovascular Medicine

Chicago American Heart Association Open Innovation Challenge

The American Heart Association (AHA) has inked a strategic partnership with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), a cloud computing infrastructure, to enable and advance discoveries in cardiovascular science and medicine using cloud technology.AHA’s Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine aims to advance the science and practice of precision medicine to improve cardiovascular health in both individuals and populations by fostering research that takes into account the systems biology arising
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4 Things to Consider Before Implementing a Telehealth Solution

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CIOs in the healthcare field are finding themselves in a unique and evolving position as their organizations work to provide medical care to more people while keeping costs and personnel in check. As a result, more organizations are turning to telehealth as a viable alternative to routine in-office physician visits. Implementing telehealth can help physicians reach people in remote or rural areas who may not be able to travel to a particular facility or specialist as well as those in more
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Mid-Year: 5 Trends Shaping Telemedicine in 2016

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Editor's Note: Steve McGraw is the CEO of REACH Health, an enterprise telemedicine software company. Steve has more than 25 years of experience in leading software companies and has significant experience with Cloud-based healthcare software. The telemedicine industry is an exciting, dynamic place to be right now. As with many maturing industries, not only is telemedicine itself evolving, but also the trends that drive its evolution. Let me explain what I mean by this.  The earliest telemedicine
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