University of Michigan Pediatric Launches Telemedicine Program for Obesity

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This week, the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Pediatric is launching a new telemedicine program that will provide patients access to their evidence-based pediatric weight management program without the need for families to make frequent trips to Ann Arbor. Utilizing Fruit Street Health's HIPAA compliant video platform, clinicians will deliver individual and group sessions via video conferencing to collect activity and nutrition information from patients easily between
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TruClinic, Google Partner to Bring Telemedicine to Chromebooks

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Utah-based TruClinic has announced a partnership with Google for Work that will bring TruClinic’s online telemedicine solution to Google Chromebooks. As part of the partnership, Google Chromebooks will come preloaded with TruClinic and other healthcare applications to better address patient needs throughout the entire care process to deliver large scale telemedicine coverage throughout provider networks. How It Works By utilizing Chrome OS, a referring doctor has real time capability of
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Mercy, Rockwell Opens Telehealth Clinic For Employees

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MercyCare Community Physicians and Cedar Rapids, IA-based avionics and IT systems provider, Rockwell Collins has partnered to build a telehealth clinic at 5070 Rockwell Dr. NE, which is set to open on April 20, according to The Gazette. The telehealth clinic will provide on-site health care to employees and their families on the company health plan through telehealth visits with remote Mercy physicians from three area clinics — in Marion, Blairs Ferry and downtown Cedar Rapids. Two Mercy
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Summa Health to Offer Robotic Telestroke Program for Stroke Patients

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Summa Health System is developing a robotic telestroke program through a partnership with InTouch Health, a provider of telemedicine technologies. InTouch Health will be install one robot for Summa Akron City Hospital and another robot for Summa Barberton Hospital – that will allow neurologists to perform live real-time audiovisual consultations with emergency medicine teams. The goal of the robotic telestroke program is to speed the delivery of clot-busting drugs, such as tissue plasminogen
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Report: Regulatory Action May Strengthen Telehealth Adoption

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On Tuesday, Price Waterhouse Cooper's Health Research Institute (HRI) released an industry brief on how recent regulatory action may be the catalyst to spur the fledgling telehealth market. In October 2014, the federal government expanded Medicare reimbursement for telehealth services, including remote chronic care management and an addition of seven new covered procedure codes for telehealth, including annual wellness visits, psychotherapy and prolonged services in the office. Providers are
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Mount Sinai Health System Launches Telehealth Pilot Projects

Mount Sinai Health System Launches Telehealth Initiatives

Using secure digital conferencing technology, patients can now manage their health, meet with physicians, and receive advice from Mount Sinai Health System experts – all without setting foot in a doctor’s office.  These initiatives are part of NYC-based Mount Sinai’s growing new telehealth offerings, which help provide comprehensive, cost-effective care through the use of technology. Telehealth Pilot Projects Among the first Telehealth pilot projects to get underway, the Primary Care Program
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Independa Raises $6.1M to Expand Remote Care for Seniors

Telehealth Startup Independa Closes $5 Million Series A Funding

  Independa, a provider of community engagement and remote care technologies for seniors announced it has closed its $6.1 million in Series B funding. The remote care provider plans to utilize the capital to immediately accelerate Independa’s market expansion, while also funding new product development and advancing innovative solutions. The company recently entered the consumer market by making its Independa TV available to anyone who is struggling to provide remote care for
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New Telehealth Tablet Provides Clinical Collaboration Within Hospitals

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American Well, a national telehealth provider has announced  the initial rollout of a new Telemed Tablet that enhances clinical collaboration within hospitals or large practice settings. The touchscreen telehealth tablet solution will utilize American Well's patented technology to instantly locate and engage available specialists within the hospital ecosystem. The portable, slim and bright tablet is designed to encourage all members of a care team, as well as the patient, to participate in
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Cleveland Clinic, Cox Partner to Deliver Telehealth & Home Health Solutions

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Broadband and cable TV provider, Cox Communications and Cleveland Clinic have announce the formation of Vivre Health, a strategic alliance to bring world-class healthcare to the home through innovative telehealth and home health solutions. The joint venture will help further increase Cox's market footprint by expanding into healthcare to provide remote patient monitoring, telehealth visits and other in-home monitoring and treatment services via broadband. The cable TV provider already
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Kura MD Raises $1.5M To Expand Its Secure Telehealth Appointments Platform

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Kura MD, a Roseville, CA-based developer of telehealth solutions for healthcare, announced it has raised $1.5 million in series A financing from Moneta Ventures to expand its physician network and telemedicine platform. Combined with its physician network, Kura MD's telemedicine platform enables convenient, secure, HIPAA compliant telehealth appointments between physicians and patients through a computer, smart phone or tablet 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The company plans to utilize
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