Telehealth

Wellbox Acquires Oculus Health's CCM Services Business

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 5:00pm

This acquisition will enable Wellbox to significantly increase patient lives under management driving additional economies of scale to an already efficient business model.

Key Points: 
  • This acquisition will enable Wellbox to significantly increase patient lives under management driving additional economies of scale to an already efficient business model.
  • Additionally, Oculus Health and Wellbox plan to partner closely on future innovation including, but not limited to, the continued development of remote patient monitoring and patient engagement technologies.
  • Since their founding both Wellbox and Oculus Health have been on a mission to improve the clinical outcomes of chronically ill patients.
  • Oculus Health will continue its mission of delivering superior health outcomes and financial results but has shifted their business focus from services to AI driven patient relationship management software.

Telehealth Claim Lines Increase 4,347 Percent Nationally from March 2019 to March 2020

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 3:00pm

NEW YORK, June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Telehealth claim lines1 increased 4,347 percent nationally from 0.17 percent of medical claim lines in March 2019 to 7.52 percent in March 2020, according to new data from FAIR Health's Monthly Telehealth Regional Tracker .

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Telehealth claim lines1 increased 4,347 percent nationally from 0.17 percent of medical claim lines in March 2019 to 7.52 percent in March 2020, according to new data from FAIR Health's Monthly Telehealth Regional Tracker .
  • Telehealth claim lines grew 15,503 percent in the Northeast, from 0.07 percent of medical claim lines in March 2019 to 11.07 percent in March 2020.
  • From March 2019 to March 2020, acute respiratory diseases and infections decreased as a percentage of telehealth claim lines nationally and in all regions except the West.
  • Nationally, hypertension was one of the top five telehealth diagnoses in March 2020 whereas it was not in March 2019 or in February 2020.

BairesDev partners with Gennev developing a reliable telehealth platform

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 5:00pm

It can be a very useful resource as it connects communities that generally have difficulties accessing quality services with qualified experts.

Key Points: 
  • It can be a very useful resource as it connects communities that generally have difficulties accessing quality services with qualified experts.
  • Gennev is a Seattle based telemedicine company striving to help women in their journey through menopause.
  • This freed Gennev from its prior burdens and allowed to continue planning and incorporating additional features to enhance its services.
  • The result obtained was a more robust, scalable, user-friendly, and secure telehealth website for a growing community of women interested in their wellbeing.

Alegeus Announces Partnership with Telehealth Provider HealthPoint Plus

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 2:00pm

Alegeus , the market leader in consumer-directed healthcare (CDH) solutions, today announced a partnership with HealthPoint Plus , a subscription-based telehealth provider that connects patients to state-licensed, board-certified doctors anytime, anywhere.

Key Points: 
  • Alegeus , the market leader in consumer-directed healthcare (CDH) solutions, today announced a partnership with HealthPoint Plus , a subscription-based telehealth provider that connects patients to state-licensed, board-certified doctors anytime, anywhere.
  • HealthPoint Plus doctors can treat a wide range of illnesses and injuries, including sore throat, cold, flu, skin infections, gastrointestinal issues, cuts, abrasions, bug bites and more.
  • For more information on the HealthPoint Plus yearly subscription, please visit the Alegeus marketplace.
  • HealthPoint Plus is the creator of the StepUp brand of wearables including the StepUP smartwatch and health kit.

Local safety net health plan provides new easy access to virtual doctor visits

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 2:00pm

Once the consultation is complete, the member can choose to have a summary sent to their primary care doctor to ensure seamless care.

Key Points: 
  • Once the consultation is complete, the member can choose to have a summary sent to their primary care doctor to ensure seamless care.
  • The nurse advice line with the new telehealth feature, provided by Carenet and MD Live, is offered at no cost to SCFHP members.
  • "With the pandemic, we are all worried about our own and our loved ones' safety.
  • Integrating telehealth with the 24/7 nurse advice line is an obvious next step to ensure members can still access care during these unpredictable times.

PMD Healthcare Is Now RemetricHealth, Helping Reimagine Healthcare Through Remote Monitoring and Telehealth

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 1:45pm

In 2010, RemetricHealth, then known as PMD Healthcare, developed the first-ever patented, FDA-approved at-home personal spirometer, Spiro PD, which measures lung function.

Key Points: 
  • In 2010, RemetricHealth, then known as PMD Healthcare, developed the first-ever patented, FDA-approved at-home personal spirometer, Spiro PD, which measures lung function.
  • The kits also are beneficial for chronic care management for conditions including CHF, hypertension, COPD and diabetes, as well as COVID-19 symptom monitoring.
  • Our work in remote patient monitoring and telehealth is more relevant to patients and their circumstances than it has ever been."
  • Physicians who work with RemetricHealth to offer telehealth and remote patient monitoring can help patients outside the office and are earning significant reimbursements.

BioIQ Launches Telehealth Enabled At-Home Saliva Test Kit for COVID-19 with P23 Labs

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 1:00pm

The test sample collection kit includes an easy-to-use, self-administered saliva collection kit and virtual telehealth guidance, along with access to a health technology platform to support digital symptom and exposure assessment, contact tracing, and follow-up care navigation.

Key Points: 
  • The test sample collection kit includes an easy-to-use, self-administered saliva collection kit and virtual telehealth guidance, along with access to a health technology platform to support digital symptom and exposure assessment, contact tracing, and follow-up care navigation.
  • "The combination of easy home saliva collection along with integrated telehealth presents a significant step forward for the diagnostic testing of COVID-19," said BioIQ CEO Justin Bellante.
  • "P23 Labs is enthusiastic to work with BioIQ to increase COVID-related testing access in the US," said P23 Labs Sr. Regulatory Officer Mary Smith.
  • "Our at-home kit elevates saliva-based COVID-19 testing standards with a highly accurate test that marries convenience with remote clinician oversight.

LifeStation and AMAC Partner to Offer A Full Suite of Medical Alert Services to Members

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 12:55pm

UNION, N.J., June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --LifeStation ( http://www.lifestation.com ) announced today it has partnered with The Association of Mature American Citizens, or AMAC, ( http://www.amac.us ) to provide members with emergency medical alert and remote care services.

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  • UNION, N.J., June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --LifeStation ( http://www.lifestation.com ) announced today it has partnered with The Association of Mature American Citizens, or AMAC, ( http://www.amac.us ) to provide members with emergency medical alert and remote care services.
  • LifeStation offers a suite of products designed to increase safety and independence for seniors and their caregivers.
  • By leveraging LifeStation's technology, the partnership will reduce the impact of senior isolation and the challenge of physical caregiver assistance for members.
  • LifeStation ( http://www.lifestation.com ) is one of the leading providers of medical alert monitoring and telehealth technology services in the United States.

Ehave, Inc. To Acquire Mdlink The Largest Telemedicine Platform in The CARICOM Countries And To Launch Mdlink Mental Therapy along with Psychedelic Treatments To Address Mental Health

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 1:00pm

The terms of the agreement require Ehave to develop a platform for MDLink Mental Health Therapy.

Key Points: 
  • The terms of the agreement require Ehave to develop a platform for MDLink Mental Health Therapy.
  • MDLink is the pioneer of Telemedicine and the only operational Telemedicine platform in the region.
  • Founder and CEO, Dr. Ch Bowen, launched MDLink in 2017 and has since spearheaded the Telehealth movement through the region.
  • With more than 10,000+ registered patients, MDLink is the first telemedicine provider to launch a COVID-19 A.I.

TeleVet® Partners With Hill’s Pet Nutrition to Make Telemedicine for Pets Widely Available

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 12:00pm

TeleVet , creators of the mobile telemedicine application virtually connecting veterinary clinics to pet owners, has announced a partnership with Hills Pet Nutrition , a global pet food company whose goal is to support every pet possible in conjunction with veterinarians and animal welfare partners.

Key Points: 
  • TeleVet , creators of the mobile telemedicine application virtually connecting veterinary clinics to pet owners, has announced a partnership with Hills Pet Nutrition , a global pet food company whose goal is to support every pet possible in conjunction with veterinarians and animal welfare partners.
  • Vets are facing a time of unprecedented need for telemedicine, said Steven Carter, co-founder and CEO of TeleVet.
  • Hills Prescription Diet therapeutic pet foods and Hills Science Diet wellness pet foods are sold through veterinarians and pet specialty retailers worldwide.
  • For more information about Hill's, our products and our nutritional philosophy, visit us at HillsPet.com , HillsVet.com or Facebook, keywords "Hill's Pet Nutrition."