Zipnosis Launches The “Boarding Pass” of Healthcare

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  Zipnosis, which provides health systems with a white-labeled, fully integrated and comprehensive virtual care platform that utilizes an adaptive online interview, as well as phone and video when appropriate, is expanding its offering with ZipTicket™ – a healthcare “boarding pass” that gives patients front-of-the-line access to routine lab tests such as a rapid strep test. Evidence-based Quality Care Regardless of Access Point By using Zipnosis’s virtual care solution, health
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Telemedicine Bill Could Save $1.8B Over 10 Years

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The American Medical Association (AMA) today supported the bipartisan Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act to expand the use of telemedicine to achieve quality care for patients. The CONNECT for Health Act would: - Create a bridge program to help providers transition to the goals of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) through using telehealth and RPM without
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Doctor on Demand Adds Nationwide Psychiatric Telehealth Visits

Doctor on Demand Adds Psychiatric Telehealth Visits

San Francisco, CA-based Doctor On Demand has expanded its behavioral health services to include psychiatrists telehealth video visits now available nationwide. The company began offering mental health care services in December 2014 with the addition of psychologists to its provider network. The new addition of psychiatrists video visits represents a significant expansion of access to mental health care through Doctor On Demand. Now, patients can receive both therapy from a doctorate-level
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Teladoc Inks Deal to Provide Telehealth Services for Mississippi Volunteer Firefighters

Virtua Selets Teladoc to Offer Telehealth Visits In Southern New Jersey

Teladoc has inked a contract with the Mississippi Insurance Department to provide telehealth services statewide to the 13,000 Mississippi Volunteer Firefighters and their dependents. By offering telehealth consults to its volunteer firefighters, the Mississippi Insurance Department expects the Teladoc program to be used as a recruiting incentive as demographic changes decrease the pool of available firefighters. The program with Teladoc will also benefit the state by increasing the
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AbilTo Launches Tele-Behavioral Program for Substance Use

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AbilTo, Inc., a provider of evidence-based behavioral change programs proven to improve medical health and lower cost for high-cost medical populations has announced the addition of its Depression and Substance Use program. The new program helps individuals understand the interaction between mood and substance use, and identify strategies to replace use with positive coping skills and healthy reinforcement.  AbilTo's Depression and Substance Use program helps participants focus on specific
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Meridian Health to Offer Virtual Physician Visits via Teladoc

Virtua Selets Teladoc to Offer Telehealth Visits In Southern New Jersey

Telehealth provider Teladoc, Inc., announced it has been selected by Meridian Health, a leading not-for-profit health care organization in New Jersey, for telehealth services that will be offered to the residents Meridian serves. Meridian is planning its telehealth launch for first quarter 2016, which will include 24/7 access to Teladoc's quality network of licensed physicians via phone, mobile device or secure online video. Rated among the top performing health systems in New Jersey for
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Chiron Health Nabs $2.3M to Get Physicians Fully Reimbursed for Telehealth Visits

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Telemedicine software and reimbursement services provider Chiron Health has $2.3 million in seed funding to bring a robust set of telemedicine tools to physician practices. Chiron Health is the only platform designed to get physician practices fully reimbursed for secure video visits covering both Medicare and Medicaid as well as private payers. Through their extensive knowledge of telemedicine regulation and reimbursement, the company guides practices through the complexities of telemedicine.
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Federal Court Denies Texas Medical Board Motion to Dismiss Teladoc Lawsuit

Virtua Selets Teladoc to Offer Telehealth Visits In Southern New Jersey

On Monday, December 14, Judge Robert Pitman, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, denied the Texas Medical Board’s (TMB) motion to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed by telehealth provider Teladoc. The decision marks the seventh occasion in the last four years that various Texas courts have sided with Teladoc against the Texas Medical Board’s repeated attempts to limit access to affordable, quality health care in the state.  In May, Judge Pitman blocked a TMB rule that would
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Kaiser Permanente Ventures Pumps $10M into Vidyo for Telehealth

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Kaiser Permanente Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Kaiser Permanente has invested $10 million in high quality visual communications Vidyo for telehealth and video collaboration. The Vidyo funding round also includes $5M from existing investors, for a total of $15M follow-on round of funding.  The company will use the funds to accelerate growth in vertical markets. The VidyoWorks platform has a FIPS 140-2 certified crypto-kernel, providing HIPAA-compliant encryption, and a rich
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Georgia’s Piedmont First to Offer On-Demand Virtual Visits

Georgia's Piedmont First to Offer On-Demand Virtual Visits

Starting today, consumers in Georgia can see a board-certified physician via virtual visit from their smart phone or tablet thanks to the new app Piedmont On Call. Powered by Alii Healthcare, Piedmont On Call app is the first of its kind in Georgia allowing consumers physician consultants via Piedmont On Call from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day of the week for $100 per virtual visit.  The app is specifically designed to help consumers receive faster treatment for low-acuity, urgent healthcare
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