August 19, 2020
Three UK health tech firms have joined forces to create a digital triage toolbar for NHS GPs.
The new tool integrates eConsult’s online triage service with Q doctor’s video consultation technology and Cognitant Group’s ‘Healthinote’ verified patient information service.
Patients can submit medical history questionnaires directly to their GPs via the platform, which can then be prioritised and...
March 16, 2020
British company Doctor Care Anywhere (DCA) is introducing a free training programme to support GPs in carrying out remote consultations as the NHS continues to see rising demand for services in the coronavirus crisis.
As of the morning of 16 March, there were around 1,540 confirmed cases in the UK, with more than 44,000 people tested, and 35 deaths. Globally, according to the latest situation...
June 5, 2019
Department of Veteran Affairs clinics that offered HIV patients telehealth programs found modest improvements in population-level viral suppression despite a low utilization rate of roughly one in eight patients, according to a study published last month in Open Forum Infectious Diseases.
“Our findings describe the impact of HIV telehealth programs implemented as quality improvement programs in...
January 28, 2019
To complement its catalogue of connected hearing aids, New York City-based Lively has launched a telehealth service that will allow users to complete an online hearing assessment, conduct a virtual video consultation with an audiologist and have their device remotely tuned.
According to Lively’s website, device owners in need of an appointment can now request a virtual consultation and receive a...
January 16, 2019
Netanya, Israel-based device maker and telehealth provider Tyto Care brought in $9 million in additional strategic funding from Sanford Health, Itochu and Shenzhen Capital Group. The new backing extends a nearly $25 million Series C round led by Ping An Global Voyager Fund that was announced last year, and brings the round’s total to $33.5 million.
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Tyto Care offers a remote...
March 31, 2015
San Francisco-based direct-to-consumer remote dermatology care service Spruce has raised $15 million from Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers, Google Ventures, Baseline Ventures, and Cowboy Ventures. This brings the company's total funding to $17 million to date. Spruce offers consumers an app that helps them get treatment for some skin problems without having to interact with a physician in-...
December 11, 2014
Parents in California who have children who get chronic ear infections will soon have a more convenient way to get their kids care.
San Francisco-based CellScope, a Khosla Ventures-backed Rock Health alum, has begun taking preorders for its FDA registered smartphone-enabled otoscope, called Oto Home. The director-to-consumer device is priced at $79 and will ship in four to six weeks. A feature-...