Avizia Nabs $11M to Boosts Its End-to-End Telehealth Platform

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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

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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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Teladoc Acquires Telehealth Startup HealthiestYou for $125M

TeleHealth Startup HealthiestYou Raises $30M

Teladoc has signed an agreement to acquire HealthiestYou, a Scottsdale, Arizona-based telehealth company focused on engagement and utilization for $125 in a mix of cash and stock. Under terms of the acquisition, HealthiestYou purchase price consists of $45 million cash and 6.96 shares of Teladoc common stock worth $80 million. Teladoc expects the acquisition of HealthiestYou to close on July 1.Available to individuals and employers, HealthiestYou  can be incorporated into any employee benefit
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Behavioral Telehealth Startup AbilTo Taps Rob Rebak as New CEO

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AbilTo, a provider of behavioral telehealth programs proven to improve patient outcomes and lower healthcare costs has appointed Rob Rebak as its new Chief Executive Officer. In his new role as CEO, Mr. Rebak will be responsible for shaping the vision and strategy of AbilTo going forward, as well as for building upon the company's history of clinical innovation and strong performance.Rob Rebak Background/ExperienceA 25-year healthcare industry veteran, Rebak brings a broad range of strategic and
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Telehealth Provider American Well Appoints Freshman as New CTO

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Telehealth provider American Well has appointed longtime executive team member and engineering lead Jon Freshman to become the Company's Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In his new role as CTO, Jon will oversee the three arms of American Well's technology creation – research and development (R&D), technical services, and quality assurance – and will help steer the company's telehealth technology innovation and strategy. Jon reports directly to CEO Dr. Roy Schoenberg. He previously served as
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Study: Remote Patient Monitoring Saves $8K Per Patient Annually

Remote Patient Monitoring Could Save More Than $8k Per Patient

Remote patient monitoring yielded a savings of $8,375 per patient annually, which, for a typical one-million-member health plan could translate into about $1.1 million saved each year. The results stem from a year-long remote patient monitoring pilot from Geneia,an analytics and technology leader in transforming healthcare delivery. @Home Pilot Study OverviewThe @Home pilot study compared the experience of Capital BlueCross members diagnosed with heart failure (HF), who enrolled and actively
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Judge Dismisses American Well’s Patent Claim Against Teladoc

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This week, Judge Talwani in the District Court of Massachusetts has dismissed American Well's patent suit against Teladoc. The federal judge ruled that its patent covering the basic provision of telehealth is invalid because the patent’s major elements are “too abstract” to be patentable and do not “amount to an inventive concept.” In response to the federal judge's decision, American Well plans to appeal the ruling. "American Well is the leading innovator in telehealth and we respectfully
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AMC Health Launches Remote Chronic Care Program in Midwest

AMC Health Lands 5 Year $28.8 Million TeleHealth Contract With VA

AMC Health, a provider of virtual care solutions has launched a multifaceted remote chronic care program with a large independent regional health plan in the Midwest. The multi-year program is designed to monitor and treat the payor's Medicare populations with heart failure, pulmonary disease (COPD), and diabetes in their own homes to promote patient engagement, improve patient outcomes, and prevent costly acute episodes. The partnership marks AMC Health's third launch this year with a major
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