video conferencing

By Heather Mack April 20, 2017
Telemedicine platform providers – featuring integration with electronic health records, provider networks and various other data streams – are certainly not in short supply. But some healthcare professionals have been eschewing the all-inclusive approach and using the foundational technology of Zoom, the Silicon Valley-based maker of enterprise video conferencing platforms. Zoom took note of...
By Jonah Comstock December 14, 2015
Hackensack, New Jersey-based Vidyo, a videoconferencing company that works with healthcare stakeholders, has raised a $10 million strategic investment from Kaiser Permanente Ventures and another $5 million from existing investors.   “Kaiser Permanente Ventures is committed to partnering with innovative organizations that support our work to improve the health of patients and the communities we...
By Aditi Pai July 24, 2013
Around 17 million US broadband households are interested in live chat services with healthcare experts, according to a recent survey conducted by Parks Associates. The study found that 50 percent of US broadband households with access to online services such as prescription refills, real-time video calls with a doctor, or appointments use these services and nearly 20 percent of US broadband...
By Jonah Comstock May 1, 2013
Plano, Texas-based remote monitoring startup Intuitive Health has finally emerged from stealth mode with a new name, Vivify Health. At the end of January, MobiHealthNews reported that the company, which offers a cloud-based device-agnostic remote monitoring software, had raised $3.4 million from undisclosed sources. Our January report also noted that the company was participating in a pilot with...
By Neil Versel April 26, 2012
Videoconferencing service provider Vidyo, a growing presence in healthcare because it provides high-quality video with low latency and as encryption to HIPAA standards, is about to get bigger, particularly when it comes to mobile and wireless health. Hackensack, N.J.-based Vidyo is teaming up with Royal Philips Electronics to offer a communications and collaboration platform that includes remote...
By Brian Dolan April 21, 2010
The ever evolving iVisit Mx suite of remote patient monitoring and disease management tools has just added a new partner: Ideal Life. The company brings blood pressure monitoring devices, heart rate monitors, connected body weight scales, and glucose meters to the iVisit Mx platform. iVisit already counts the Wound Technology Network, Diversinet, CellUCare, Gentag, Kai Medical and others as its...
By Brian Dolan March 18, 2010
Sprint's wireless health efforts include clinician offerings, patient tools, ambulatory care connectivity and home health solutions, Sprint's VP of Industry Solutions Tim Donahue told MobiHealthNews in a recent interview. "For telecoms, the focus used to be all about the healthcare provider," Donahue said. "It's not now and it shouldn't be. It's about the patient. That's what [Sprint CEO Dan...
By Brian Dolan July 1, 2009
At last week's "mHealth Solutions and Policy Forum" hosted by the wireless industry association CTIA, wireless carrier Sprint was the only carrier to participate and demonstrate a few of the healthcare solutions its wireless network currently supports. During the event, Sprint demonstrated these mHealth services: REDFLY Mobile Companion, developed by Celio, is a 2 lb device that acts "as a...