Doctor On Demand Named Preferred Telehealth Provider for Blue Cross Minnesota

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota has named Doctor on Demand the healthcare plan's preferred telehealth service provider, starting in 2016. Beginning January 1, 2016, a Doctor On Demand video visit will be an affordable and convenient telehealth option for Blue Cross members, as an extension of the provider network. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is the first Blues plan to select Doctor On Demand as a preferred provider of telehealth services and has named Doctor On Demand as an
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How CMS Is Redefining Telemedicine with Its Chronic Care Management Service Guidelines

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Telemedicine is about reaching out to patients in remote locations, but limited to videoconferencing between patients and health providers. It is similar to a face-to-face service with the exception that the patient and primary care provider are not physically together. Such efficient is limited in term of scope and only addresses the geographical challenge and scarcity of physician availability, a far cry from what CMS wanted for its Chronic Care Management Services (CMS) which would
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3 Benefits of Telehealth Kiosks for Health Systems, Employers & Retailers

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  Telehealth kiosks are rapidly becoming a key part of national employer healthcare programs, retail healthcare, and health system outreach strategies, according to telehealth provider American Well. In fact, consultancy IHS projects the U.S. market for healthcare kiosks will rise from roughly 10,000 kiosks in 2015 to over 36,000 annually by 2020[i]. With American Well’s telehealth kiosks – the industry’s only kiosks that offer walk-in, unscheduled visits – patients anywhere can get
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CVS Signs Telehealth Partnerships with American Well, Doctor On Demand, Teladoc

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CVS Health has signed telehealth partnerships with American Well, Doctor on Demand and Teladoc to expand its broader commitment to connected health, exploring new and effective ways that digital technology can improve the health care experience. Under terms of the partnerships, CVS Health will explore how direct-to-consumer telehealth providers, retail pharmacy and retail clinic providers can collaborate to improve patient care.  "During our initial phase of exploration of telehealth in our
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HealthSpot to Bring 7 Minute Blood Tests to Telehealth Kiosks

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HealthSpot, a provider of enclosed telemedicine kiosks, unveiled the telehealth industry's first integrated lab test with Samsung Electronics' rapid lab testing device at NACDS Expo in Denver on Monday. Samsung's latest medical innovation, the Samsung LABGEO PT10 is a smart, compact clinical chemistry analyzer that will quickly analyze patient blood samples while they wait with just a drop of blood from a finger stick. Pending FDA approval, both patients who visit a HealthSpot station, and their
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Capital BlueCross To Offer Telehealth Visits to Members via Amell

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Capital BlueCross, a Harrisburg, Pa-based healthcare solutions and insurance company announced it will now offer telehealth visits its health plan members beginning Jan. 1, 2016. To deliver telehealth visits for its health plan members, Capital BlueCross has partnered with American Well to deliver Amwell, the nation's largest telehealth service, to members. Amwell's model contrasts with its competitors in that patients are connected face-to-face with a doctor in less than two minutes, instead of
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Children’s Health Deploys Telehealth to 57 North Texas Schools

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After a successful telemedicine program pilot  in 27 schools last year, Children’s Health will soon deploy telehealth in 57 schools across Dallas, Grayson, Collin and Tarrant counties, Dallas Business Journal reports. The school-based telehealth program will include lab consultations, providing nurses the ability to conduct strep and flu tests. The program makes Children’s Health the only North Texas health care system providing telemedicine to local schools. How It Works The program was
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4 Types of Telehealth Solutions

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Telehealth represents the next frontier in medical care, and it's something healthcare providers are already feeling the pressure from their digitally connected patients to provide.  How much pressure? According to Logicalis Healthcare Solutions, the healthcare-focused arm of Logicalis US, an international IT solutions and managed services provider, that depends on the generation of patient being served. While traditional communication channels remain popular among older patients, the next
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Report: Global Telehealth Market to Reach $34B by 2020

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The global telehealth market is expected to be worth US$ 34.27 billion by the end of 2020, with North America being the largest market globally accounting for more than 40% of the global market size. According to a new market research report, 'Global Telemedicine Market - Growth, Trends & Forecasts (2015-2020)', published by Mordor Intelligence, the largest segments of the telemedicine markets are telepathology,teleradiology, teledermatology abd telepsychology. Telehealth is a broader
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Virtua Selets Teladoc to Offer Telehealth Visits In Southern New Jersey

Virtua Selets Teladoc to Offer Telehealth Visits In Southern New Jersey

  Dallas-based telehealth provider, Teladoc has been selected by Virtua, the largest health care provider in southern New Jersey, to provide telemedicine services to its employees and residents of the communities it serves. As part of the agreement, board-certified primary care physicians employed by Virtua will join Teladoc’s clinical network, which offers 24/7/365 access to state-licensed, board-certified physicians via phone, internet, secure online video and mobile
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