March 3, 2020
XRHealth has announced that it is working with Israel’s Sheba Medical Center to offer virtual reality (VR) telehealth services to patients exposed to coronavirus who are quarantined at the hospital, and to monitor their return home.
The partnership will see the patients be provided with access to VR headsets equipped with the company’s extended reality technology solutions and data analysis, as...
February 13, 2018
Portland, Oregon-based Bright.md, which makes a virtual physician's assistant app called SmartExam, has announced two new customer wins at Presbyterian Healthcare Services in New Mexico and Providence Health & Services in Oregon. Concurrent with the New Mexico launch, Bright.md has launched a Spanish-language version of the app as well.
"Healthcare systems like Presbyterian and Providence...
October 11, 2017
Patient, provider atrial fibrillation apps launch. Two new smartphone and tablet apps targeting atrial fibrillation and designed by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the University of Birmingham have launched for free on the iOS App Store and Google Play store. My AF provides patients with information about the condition, treatments, and tips on improving lifestyle, and allows patients...
February 10, 2017
Yale New Haven Hospital has tapped Reflexion Health for its virtual physical therapy platform as part of a new program aimed at helping patients recover from joint replacement surgery. Patients at Yale’s Center for Musculoskeletal Care will use Reflexion’s Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant (VERA) platform, which offers patients a home-based rehabilitation experience. The platform will be...
February 9, 2017
A telehealth initiative at Charleston Area Medical Center led to reduced readmission rates for several chronic conditions, the health system reported today.
What led to the reductions wasn’t the advent of video consultations with specialists or sophisticated biometric sensor monitoring, but health information for patients and workflow integration for hospital staff via SmarTigr, TeleHealth...
October 12, 2016
3M Health Information Systems as entered an agreement with Verily (formerly Google Life Sciences) to develop new population health measurement technology. The joint platform will work to assess quality performance data across healthcare delivery systems and patient populations, providing actionable insights that can be used to make improvements in healthcare quality and cost. The platform will...
August 25, 2015
According to non-profit association National Business Group on Health, next year significantly more large employers will offer telehealth services to their employees than this year. The survey, which was conducted in June, included responses from 140 of the largest companies in the US.
The employers survey expect their health care benefits costs to increase 6 percent in 2016, but many plan to...
June 21, 2013
A statewide telehealth organization in California expects to broaden and mobilize its reach by partnering with videoconferencing technology company Vidyo and cloud networking provider Arkadin to offer secure, Web-based videoconferencing to hundreds of sites in medically underserved communities.
The California Telehealth Network (CTN), an independent, not-for-profit membership organization,...