mHealth News: What You Need to Know

Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

Stayhealthy Leverages Pop Culture to Achieve Healthier Outcomes for Brands and Consumers
As difficult as it may be for some companies in the industry to admit, healthcare can be perceived as being exceedingly boring — especially for those of us needing to take appropriate steps to improve our own health.

Santa Clara Family Health Plan Taps Healthx Mobile Engagement Suite to ‘Engage and Activate Their Members’
This week, Healthx, Inc. — a leader in cloud-based digital engagement solutions for healthcare payers — announced a new partnership with Santa Clara Family Health Plan (SCFHP), a local, public, not-for-profit health plan dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the residents of Santa Clara County, California.

PresenceLearning Expands Its Battery of Offerings
PresenceLearning, a leading telehealth network of live, online special education related service providers, is announcing an addition to the research base for the equivalency of remote psychoeducational assessments featuring the Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales, Second Edition (RIAS-2).

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VideoMost Helps Anet in Japan with Telemedicine and Enterprise Sales

On Friday, SPIRIT DSP — a communications technology company with software products serving more than 1 billion people in over 100 countries — announced that both Hokkaido Kin-ikyo Public Interest Association of Medical Service for Workers and Kawasaki-based SWCC SHOWA are using its VideoMost-based on-premise videoconferencing product delivered by Tokyo-based Advanced Network Systems Co (Anet).

“Telemedicine is a hot trend increasing use of video communication technologies and services as it allows for providing medical services without necessity to bring patients and medical personnel together in one place,” reads a media statement emailed to MHW.

Japan is leading the world with an average life-span of 83.7 years largely thanks to quick development and adoption of the newest medical technologies by the society.

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First Look: TeleSpecialists Touts Partnership Milestone

mHealthWatch learned ahead of the weekend that TeleSpecialists — a company focused on bringing real-time expertise virtually to hospitals across the U.S. — is now servicing over 100 hospitals nationally in 18 states.

Founded in 2014 as a telemedicine company, TeleSpecialists helps facilities “build custom TeleStroke and TeleNeurology programs within the infrastructure of their hospitals utilizing existing EMR and Computerized Physician Order Entry.” The objective? To drive lean implementation of a first-rate telemedicine program and provide ongoing access to experienced, high-quality specialists.

“We’re proud to be growing our relationships, and with over 3,500 consults per month, we’re confident we’re making a difference in our communities and patients’ lives,” said CEO Dr. Nima Mowzoon.

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Santa Clara Family Health Plan Taps Healthx Mobile Engagement Suite to ‘Engage and Activate Their Members’

This week, Healthx, Inc. — a leader in cloud-based digital engagement solutions for healthcare payers — announced a new partnership with Santa Clara Family Health Plan (SCFHP), a local, public, not-for-profit health plan dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the residents of Santa Clara County, California.

According to a provided media announcement, through the Healthx Mobile Engagement Suite, SCFHP will expand its member outreach strategy to include SMS text message communications.

We’re told that the Healthx Mobile Engagement Suite will enable SCFHP to engage and connect through text messaging, a communication channel increasingly preferred by many members.

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Codal Aims to ‘Disrupt’ the Healthcare Industry at HIMSS18

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition is set to once again bring together more than 45,000 health-focused IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world.

This year, Codal — a Chicago-based UX design and development agency with a focus on blending an agile process with the latest technologies — will be exhibiting at booth #12253 to introduce unprecedented digital innovation to the healthcare sector.

Codal recognizes the significant challenges faced by the inherently complex healthcare sector, therefore, the company developed an elite team dedicated exclusively toward creating digital transformations for exceptional patient and clinician experiences. From cutting-edge, simple, holistically-usable patient portals to unparalleled operation and workflow solutions, Codal helps healthcare companies flourish while enabling them to provide incomparable patient experiences.

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Philips launches FocusPoint for the Healthcare Industry

Royal Philips — a global leader in health technology — announced today the debut of FocusPoint, a network application management system to help improve biomedical and IT department productivity.

We’re told that the new technology provides operational alerts and statistical data to support the entire health ecosystem, from the IT department to the biomedical staff, allowing providers to increase system uptime and reduce costs associated with maintaining and servicing Philips medical devices, applications and networks.

As the centerpiece of Philips remote-enabled services, FocusPoint builds on Philips’ leadership in patient monitoring with solutions tailored to specific customer needs, and integrating with the provider’s existing IT and biomedical systems and procedures.

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Lemonaid Health Tapped by Cambia Health Solutions Health Plan Subsidiaries for Telemedicine Pilot

Lemonaid Health has been selected by Cambia Health Solutions health plan subsidiaries to pilot a new convenient way to get care for select large employer groups.

Pilot participants will be able to access medical advice and prescriptions for a defined list of common conditions by submitting answers to questions on an online intake form without having to meet with a physician in-person or over live video.

It is an asynchronous form of a doctor visit called eCare.

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