digital health video visits

By Aditi Pai 09:42 am June 8, 2015
Just a couple months after Teladoc filed for an IPO, the company disclosed that they have acquired Scottsdale, Arizona-based Stat Health Services, which offers the online doctor visit service Stat Doctors. "We anticipate closing on the proposed acquisition of StatDoc on June 16, 2015 for $30.5 million, comprised of $13.7 million of cash and $16.8 million of stock and any working capital...
By Aditi Pai 09:33 am June 4, 2015
Seattle-based Carena, which offers a video visit service for health systems, has raised $13.3 million from Cambia Health Solutions, McKesson Ventures, Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), and Martin Ventures. Carena's video visit offering, which they describe as a virtual clinic, is designed to help extend health systems' services. Patients can request physician visits via phone or the web. Visits...
By Aditi Pai 06:54 am June 3, 2014
Ninety-three percent of adults would prefer to go to a doctor that offers email communication, according to a recent survey of 433 Americans aged 21 and over from Catalyst Healthcare Research. Of this 93 percent, 25 percent said they would still prefer a doctor that uses email communication even if there was a $25 fee per episode. The margin of error for the survey was 4.7 percent. Catalyst split...