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By Jonah Comstock March 23, 2018
Just about everyone agrees in the basic vision for telemedicine: When a person gets sick, instead of jumping in the car to drive to a doctor’s office or urgent care center, they can pick up a phone or tablet instead, and get in touch right away with a doctor. But when it comes to which doctor should be on the end of that call — and who should be facilitating that connection — healthcare...
By Jonah Comstock March 14, 2018
Virginia Hospital Center, a 394-bed nonprofit hospital in the Washington, DC area, is implementing the Spok Care Connect platform for hospital communication. The organization is planning a hospital-wide rollout of the smartphone-based secure messaging platform. “Two years ago, we decided to invest in a new EHR and now, interoperability is a top priority for us,” Michael Mistretta, vice president...
By Dave Muoio February 8, 2018
Telehealth platform InTouch Health, North Carolina-based Mission Health, and Pennsylvania-based Jefferson Health have announced a partnership to collaborate on new telehealth solutions to improve care and reduce costs. While each system has previously worked with the platform in the past, this five-year arrangement will see a collaborative team from the three groups working to create and test...
By Dave Muoio November 7, 2017
Virtual dermatologists on call. Telemedicine provider MDLive has added dermatology consultations to its collection of virtual medical services. Through a deal with Iagnosis, customers who select the “dermatology” category within MDLive’s platform will be taken to partner site DermatologistOnCall, and then asked to provide a brief medical history and photos of their skin, nails, or hair. Users...
By Jonah Comstock August 15, 2017
Children’s Hospital of New Orleans, a 247-bed medical center, has deployed Vocera’s hospital communications system, which allows doctors and nurses to communicate via secure texting on Vocera’s HIPAA-compliant mobile app. “We wanted a single solution that solved several of our communication needs– not just one or two of them. So, it made sense to look at Vocera,” Dr. John Heaton, SVP and chief...
By Jonah Comstock April 27, 2017
Cohero Health, a New York City-based digital health company focused on chronic respiratory disease, has a new CEO: Joe Condurso, former CEO of PatientSafe Solutions.  “We are pleased to welcome Joe to the talented team at Cohero Health,” Cohero cofounder and president Melissa Manice said in a statement. “We all share a deep passion for the use of technology to improve health care and patient...
By Jonah Comstock April 11, 2017
StartUp Health, a digital health industry group that incubates companies, connects startups and investors, and tracks funding in the space, has hired a new Chief Financial Officer. Michael Horton, the former managing director of GE Capital, is joining the company.  “Throughout his career, Mike has forged new pathways with wisdom, vision and boundless energy,” Steven Krein, CEO of StartUp Health,...
By Heather Mack January 9, 2017
Telemedicine platform provider SnapMD raised $3.25 million in Series A financing, bringing the company’s total funding to date at $9.15 million. The funding will be used to advance SnapMD’s core offering, the Virtual Care Management platform, by expanding sales and marketing efforts as well as securing new partnerships. SnapMD’s platform is a white-label software platform that offers a toolset...
By Heather Mack January 4, 2017
It’s been a busy week for Fitbit. The San Francisco-based wearable company announced four different partnerships, three of which are integrations with the Works with Fitbit ecosystem. Habit, the Campbell’s Soup-backed personalized nutrition startup that uses data from genetic tests and individual’s health and fitness goals to create tailored diet and exercise plans, will now incorporate Fitbit...
By Aditi Pai January 26, 2016
Los Angeles-based SnapMD has raised $5.3 million from Shea Ventures, TYLT Labs, and Whittier Ventures for its telemedicine offering that connects providers to their existing patients. SnapMD COO George Tierney told Babyforyou.net.ua this brings their total funding to $5.9 million. The idea for SnapMD came from Dr. Rustin Morse, who was working at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital and wanted to create...

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