Assistive technology

Virtual Benefits Administrator and DignifiHealth Partner to Improve Employee Access to Telemedicine

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 1:27pm

\xe2\x80\x9cIn today\xe2\x80\x99s world, you need a telemedicine solution.

Key Points: 
  • \xe2\x80\x9cIn today\xe2\x80\x99s world, you need a telemedicine solution.
  • Telemedicine helps ensure patients receive the right care, at the right place, at the right time.
  • With our partners at DignifiHealth, we\xe2\x80\x99re able to offer a simple way to access the benefits of virtual care without the hassle of logging into another platform.\xe2\x80\x9d\nIntegration with VBAGateway puts access in the hands of those who need it most.
  • Employees can use VBAGateway to access DignifiHealth\xe2\x80\x99s virtual healthcare needs starting from diagnosis, to ongoing visits, to treatment plans and follow-up.

CareNiva Launches AI-Powered Telehealth Platform to Enhance Level of Patient Care

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 1:48pm

b'IRVINE, Calif., May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, CareNiva announced the launch of its Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven Telehealth platform.

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  • b'IRVINE, Calif., May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, CareNiva announced the launch of its Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven Telehealth platform.
  • Along with its telehealth platform, CareNiva is offering the CareNivaLabs app, which enables doctors to capture key data points.
  • The goal is to augment quality decisions made during patient visits.\n"CareNiva is taking telehealth delivery into the future," said Jay Talaviya, CEO and Co-Founder of CareNiva.
  • "Stability, reliability, and be able to serve millions on platform effectively is critical," said Alex, CTO and Co-founder of CareNiva.

Sorenson Communications Offers Custom, Comprehensive Solutions

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 9:21am

Sorenson Relay also offers:\nSorenson Interpreting provides solutions for ASL interpretation outside of VRS calls, including:\nOver-video VRI Interpreting through Zoom, Teams, and other platforms\nFor employees who are hard-of-hearing and require captions to use the telephone, CaptionCall makes communication easy by providing:\nTo learn more about Sorenson solutions, visit www.sorenson.com/government .\nConnecting Life.

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  • Sorenson Relay also offers:\nSorenson Interpreting provides solutions for ASL interpretation outside of VRS calls, including:\nOver-video VRI Interpreting through Zoom, Teams, and other platforms\nFor employees who are hard-of-hearing and require captions to use the telephone, CaptionCall makes communication easy by providing:\nTo learn more about Sorenson solutions, visit www.sorenson.com/government .\nConnecting Life.
  • Sorenson Communications (www.sorenson.com) was founded on the principle that communication and being understood is fundamental to the human experience.
  • Inspired by this belief and the core values of our communities, we develop the most trusted communication offerings, including Sorenson Relay, the highest-quality video interpreting service, and Sorenson Interpreting, which matches qualified sign language interpreters to specific assignment needs.
  • As the largest employer of sign language interpreters, Sorenson endeavors to provide each customer with an exceptional communication experience.\nSorenson offers innovative, Deaf-specific communication products, such as ntouch\xc2\xae videophones and ntouch software applications that connect PC, Mac\xc2\xae, and mobile device users to Sorenson Relay.

UCM Digital Health Adds Healthcare and Technology Executive John Kelleher to Leadership Team

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 6:32pm

b'TROY, N.Y., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- UCM Digital Health (UCM), a leading provider of emergency telemedicine and virtual care solutions, announces the addition of healthcare and technology executive John Kelleher to its leadership team.

Key Points: 
  • b'TROY, N.Y., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- UCM Digital Health (UCM), a leading provider of emergency telemedicine and virtual care solutions, announces the addition of healthcare and technology executive John Kelleher to its leadership team.
  • "\n"It is very exciting to join the UCM team," said Kelleher.
  • UCM Digital Health brings together clinical expertise, advanced technology and compassionate care to offer powerful advantages for insurers, brokers, employers, patients and providers.
  • UCM Digital Health partners with insurers, employers, patients, providers, technology solutions companies covering every corner of the healthcare ecosystem to deliver a complete, trusted, technology-based and data-driven healthcare solution.

New Position Marks Continued Demand for Telemedicine Infectious Disease Specialists in the Inpatient Sector

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

"In this new role, he will provide leadership in guiding our infectious disease programs as we seek to better serve Eagle Telemedicine clients, their patients, and communities."\nDr.

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  • "In this new role, he will provide leadership in guiding our infectious disease programs as we seek to better serve Eagle Telemedicine clients, their patients, and communities."\nDr.
  • Prokesch joined Eagle in 2018 as an infectious disease telemedicine provider, where he has experienced first-hand the tremendous need among small hospitals needing this specialty.
  • His role as Medical Director for Infectious Disease will allow Eagle to work more closely with administrators and medical directors using infectious disease telemedicine services.\nIn his new role, Dr. Prokesch will provide oversight of Eagle\'s infectious disease program, including specialists providing telemedicine services.
  • He will also consult with hospital administrators and medical directors on using telemedicine, specifically infectious disease.\nIn addition, Dr. Prokesch will assist in Eagle\'s recruitment and interview process of infectious disease specialists.

Hicuity Health Launches Smart Device Monitoring Services

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

LOUIS, Mo., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hicuity Health , the nation\'s leading provider of high-acuity telemedicine services, announced the expansion of its monitoring services to serve smart device providers and their end-users.

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  • LOUIS, Mo., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hicuity Health , the nation\'s leading provider of high-acuity telemedicine services, announced the expansion of its monitoring services to serve smart device providers and their end-users.
  • Combined with the recent announcement of its virtual sitter services, the smart device monitoring introduction continues the company\'s mission to extend its 15 years of clinical excellence, technology and infrastructure development, and remote patient monitoring expertise to an expanded set of care partners, patients, and care environments.\nHicuity Health\'s initial device monitoring service launch involves close collaboration with Murata Vios, Inc. , a developer of medical IoT monitoring devices.
  • Hicuity Health monitors the vital sign data and delivers clinical care oversight, engaging bedside clinicians or specialists in response to potential patient deterioration.
  • "\n"By working with Hicuity Health to integrate its extensive monitoring expertise with the Vios Monitoring System, we can expand the successful use of our patient monitoring technologies and support an innovative, comprehensive solution," said Amit Patel, CEO of Murata Vios.

Docent Health’s Consumer Engagement Platform Powers Sutter Health’s Award-Winning New Mental Health Tool for Youth

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:30pm

It bridges a critical gap that often exists today between treatment sites, telehealth options, and care facilities by providing seamless support between care visits.

Key Points: 
  • It bridges a critical gap that often exists today between treatment sites, telehealth options, and care facilities by providing seamless support between care visits.
  • Used correctly, technology enhances and scales human empathy, skills, and expertise," said Vandana Pant, Director of Strategic Initiatives for Sutter Health\'s Design and Innovation team.\nThe Docent Health consumer engagement platform provides the engine that enables Scout by Sutter Health\xe2\x84\xa2 to coordinate personalized engagements at scale.
  • By utilizing the Docent Health platform, health systems and payers can provide personalized, empathetic experiences at scale and support a multitude of complex care pathways.
  • For more information, visit www.docenthealth.com or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn .\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005371/en/\n'

Canterbury Christ Church University Expands Use of YuJa Through Migration of All Instructional Media to One Platform

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

Originally founded as a Church of England college for teacher training in 1962, it was granted university status in 2005.

Key Points: 
  • Originally founded as a Church of England college for teacher training in 1962, it was granted university status in 2005.
  • YuJa serves organizations of all sizes, within all sectors, including higher-ed, K-12, government, healthcare, non-profit and corporate delivering engaging video experiences.
  • Its portfolio includes products for lecture capture , live streaming , video management , video conferencing , video test proctoring , digital asset management , digital compliance , and enterprise accessibility .
  • Legal headquarters are located in Delaware, with primary U.S. offices in Silicon Valley, California, and Canadian offices in Toronto.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005019/en/\n'

Let's Talk Interactive Honors Mental Health Awareness Month With New TeleVideo Platform

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 4:15pm

b'CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The mental health of American youth has seen a consistent decline, with 9.7% reporting severe major depression this year, compared to 9.2% in 2020 ( Mental Health America ).

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  • b'CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The mental health of American youth has seen a consistent decline, with 9.7% reporting severe major depression this year, compared to 9.2% in 2020 ( Mental Health America ).
  • "More than 300 children were diagnosed with PTSD and needed access to mental health services.
  • We enabled Florida to provide remote mental health services, attending to 300 kids in less than 30 days who had been on a waiting list for months.
  • "\nLet\'s Talk Interactive, Inc. is a complete end-to-end Telehealth solutions provider and recipient of Zoom Video Communications, Inc\'s global inaugural Trailblazer Award.

Sorenson Communications Launches Most Advanced Videophone – Lumina – to Elevate Connections

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 3:14pm

Sorenson\xe2\x80\x99s ecosystem integrates its services and products to offer a seamless experience with highly trained ASL interpreters.

Key Points: 
  • Sorenson\xe2\x80\x99s ecosystem integrates its services and products to offer a seamless experience with highly trained ASL interpreters.
  • Since then, Sorenson has continued to re-imagine communication by introducing a host of features as well as five next-generation videophones, each specifically designed by and for people who are Deaf.
  • For more technical information on the Lumina videophone, please visit www.sorenson.com/lumina .\nConnecting Life.
  • Sorenson Communications (www.sorenson.com) was founded on the principle that communication and being understood is fundamental to the human experience.