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Mobile Apps from Caremerge Mean Better Service Delivery for Senior Centers

According to the CDC, the U.S. houses 1.7 million nursing home beds that are occupied 86 percent of the time. The average senior citizen stays in a nursing facility for two years and three months.
February 25, 2013

Eastpointe Revolutionizes its Customer Support Services

For consumers using 1-800-numbers to access information, we all know what a nuisance automated systems can be, especially if you are calling for an urgent matter, like your health. In an effort to reduce wait time and the inconveniences of leaving vo…
January 31, 2013

Philips Lifeline to Feature Skyhook's Location Service

Geo-location technology company Skyhook has teamed up with Philips Lifeline to feature the location service in the emergency response service provider's GoSafe mobile platform.
January 09, 2013

Philips Lifeline to Feature Skyhook's Location Service

Geo-location technology company Skyhook has teamed up with Philips Lifeline to feature the location service in the emergency response service provider's GoSafe mobile platform.
January 09, 2013

Patch-Based Solution Tracks Location, Posture and Vitals of Individuals

SecuraTrac this week at CES in Las Vegas unveiled the SecuraPatch. This solution includes two key components: a sensor-enabled patch that attaches to the human body, and the company's existing SecuraFone Health mobile app.
January 09, 2013

PGIMER, RAD-AID, Philips Complete Asha Jyoti Pilot Program

PGIMER, RAD-AID and Royal Philips Electronics have released the results of the pilot project under the Asha Jyoti program. The results of the six-month pilot were announced at RAD-AID conference on International Radiology for Developing Countries, he…
November 02, 2012

ControlCase CaaS for PCI Compliance Selected by Chronic Disease Fund

Provider of compliance, information security and risk management solutions, ControlCase, recently added Chronic Disease Fund to its list of global clients which have selected its Compliance- as- a- Service (CaaS) platform in order to comply with the …
October 19, 2012

Philips' eICU Program Now at WakeMed Health & Hospitals

New technology from Philips lets WakeMed Health & Hospitals match critical care patients with specialized physicians. Called the "eICU Program" - it's in use at WakeMed Health & Hospitals in eastern North Carolina. WakeMed is an 870-bed private, not-…
October 10, 2012

IQMax Unveils IQCommunicate for Healthcare Professionals

IQMax recently launched a new portfolio of offerings, IQCommunicate which was designed for healthcare professionals. Now, communication and interaction among healthcare professionals will be instantaneously possible by leveraging IQCommunicate, ensur…
October 09, 2012

IBM and UPMC Join, Using Data Analytics to Provide Personalized Patient Care

IBM is at it again. Long known for its mainframe computers and PCs, the company has expanded into solutions for the healthcare world, and today, as part of a five-year, $100-million investment, it is partnering with UPMC in Pittsburgh to provide soph…
October 02, 2012

Pathway Genetics and MD Revolution Join to Help People Manage Healthy Behaviors

Pathway Genomics Corporation, a San Diego-based clinical laboratory genetic testing company, has partnered with MD Revolution, which incorporates genomic and mobile health technologies into chronic disease management and prevention.
September 18, 2012

Telemedicine Units to be Set Up in Africa to Provide Remote Care to Population

The Apollo Hospitals group will set up 30 telemedicine units in Africa under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) it has signed with AfroIndia Medical services.
September 13, 2012

PureWellness Now Offers Continuity of Care Documents so Members, Patients and Doctors can Share Information

PureWellness, a provider of enterprise health and wellness solutions, recently launched HL7 standards-based Continuity of Care Documents (CCD) for health information exchange between the PureWellness solution and CCD-supported Electronic Health Recor…
September 05, 2012

Hillcrest Chooses Phytel to Improve Patient Care and Communication

Hillcrest HealthCare System (HHS), a network of six hospitals and 49 clinics in northeast Oklahoma, has selected Phytel to help HHS' physician group execute its population health management strategy for chronic and preventive care, potentially leadin…
August 30, 2012

Medtronic Opens Shanghai Research Center

Medtronic, a medical technology company, has announced that it is opening an Innovation center in Shanghai, China. Medtronic focuses on technology dealing with chronic diseases such as diabetes.
August 30, 2012

Ohio Working Hard to Better Care for its Sickest - and Costliest - Patients

They're the ones who need it most, but often - for various reasons - just can't get it. We're talking about the sickest and most costly to treat patients - with the "it" factor being the healthcare they so desperately need.
August 28, 2012

Montefiore and Phytel Join to Help Control Chronic Disease

Phytel's registry-driven outreach and population health management tool has been chosen by Montefiore Medical Center, an integrated healthcare delivery system and the academic medical center for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, to identify and re…
August 08, 2012

Janssen Healthcare Innovation Helping Patients Take their Meds Through Phone Reminders

Janssen Healthcare Innovation today launched Care4Today Mobile Adherence, a secure messaging platform designed to help people comply with treatment regimens through reminders to take medications, refill prescriptions, and visit healthcare providers.
July 26, 2012

Hard-to-Reach Vets May Now be Cared for by Out-of-State Doctors through Telemedicine

In my opinion we don't do nearly enough for veterans, but House members from both sides of the aisle are coming together to sponsor a bill that will help veterans get access to healthcare even if they live in rural areas, far from good doctors, or un…
July 19, 2012

Veterans to Start Receiving 'Electronic House Calls'

A group of veterans have been successfully monitored and cared for remotely through Authentidate's Electronic House Call (EHC) vital signs monitoring device and web service, and now - having successfully completed the test-in phases - it will be comi…
July 17, 2012

Tele-ICU Solutions Keeping Critically Ill Patients Monitored 24/7

It's always upsetting when a loved one is in intensive care, especially when there are lots of patients, harried nurses and doctors, and you suspect your beloved is not getting the attention he or she needs.
July 16, 2012

MicroMed, with Numerex's Help, Wins Gold Value Chain Award for Remote Monitoring LVAD Solution

Numerex Corp, a provider of secure machine-to-machine (M2M) products and services, announced its technology helped MicroMed win a Gold Value Chain Award at the annual Value Chain Awards Gala at the Connected World Conference in June. MicroMed won …
June 28, 2012

Vodaphone and Exco InTouch Partner to Marry Mobile Communications with Patient Engagement for Better Data Reporting in Clinical Trials

Today, Vodafone, a provider of mobile communications, announced that it has signed an agreement with Exco InTouch, a provider of compliant, interactive mobile patient management solutions, to deliver a solution to improve patient compliance and data …
June 26, 2012

IBM and Premier Team Up to Provide Virtual Health Community to Connect Healthcare Providers Nationwide

You've heard of virtual classrooms or virtual doctor appointments. Now there's the virtual healthcare community. But it will better the health of real people.
June 07, 2012

Chinese Company Develops Sophisticated Virtual Reality Imaging System

Chinese high technology company Jinma Yangming Information Technology Co., Ltd. has released a 3D medical imaging post-processing system that uses 2D graphics, including computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasonography (…
June 06, 2012

While Some Seniors May Fear Technology, They're Still the Fastest Growing Group of Users

In the UK, they call them "silver surfers." Sounds kind of sexy, but what it means is National Health Services (NHS) patients in their 50s, 60s and 70s, who are not using technologies like telehealth, and must be encouraged to, in a health service wh…
May 31, 2012

EarlySense Continuous Monitoring Sends Patients Home From ICUs More Quickly

EarlySense, a provider of patient care solutions, announced today that a clinical study conducted at a Dignity Health Hospital has found that using continuous patient monitoring on those in the ICU makes their stay much shorter, according to a compan…
May 22, 2012

Experts Say Collaboration on Care Through Mobility is the Answer to Healthcare Today

With a booming aging population, the exploding costs of healthcare and the inability of many clinical practices and hospitals yet to adopt electronic medical records (EMR), there's still a way it can all come together. According to Bruce Brandes, …
May 01, 2012

VA Extends Authentidates' Telehealth Contract for Remote Monitoring of Vets

Authentidate Holding Corp., a provider of secure web-based software applications and telehealth products and services for healthcare organizations, today announced that its contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to remotely monitor pat…
April 23, 2012

Independa and LivHOME Create New Care and Monitoring System for Seniors Living at Home

Wouldn't it be wonderful if your grandma or mother could continue to live at home and receive care, then, when she's all alone, be monitored for any problems that might come up?
March 28, 2012

Study Shows That Remote Monitoring Can Save Seniors' Independence, and Money, Too

By 2009 39.6 million people in the U.S. were over 65, representing almost 13 percent of the population, or one in eight every Americans, according to the Administration on Aging. OK. So not such a big deal.
March 13, 2012

Amedisys Inc. Innovating Healthcare and Technology for Patients around the Country

A home and hospice healthcare provider out of Louisiana, Amedisys Inc. announced Monday that it is now the home health and hospice care provider for United Healthcare across the Southeast. Including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carol…
February 27, 2012

AMA Joins with AT&T to Improve Collaboration among Medical Professionals

Through this alliance, AMA and AT&T will enable physicians, physician organizations and medical societies nationwide to connect and collaborate with hospitals, payers and patients to help enhance patient care and reduce costs.
February 23, 2012

Siemens Demos How Soarian Assists in 'Coordinated Care' Delivery at HIMSS 2012

Siemens Healthcare is demonstrating this week how its Soarian product assists in coordinating healthcare at a time of many changes for the healthcare sector.
February 23, 2012

iSonea Joins with QualComm for New Asthma Monitor, Shown at HIMSS

iSonea will present its new asthma monitoring smartphone technology at the Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas this week.
February 22, 2012

On Vacation and Develop a Sore Throat? Call or Text MyHospital 24/7 For Immediate Physician Care

What if you could talk to a doctor over the phone the very minute you wanted to, not sit for hours in a waiting room or be put on hold or have to schedule an appointment weeks in advance?
February 21, 2012

Medco's Medical Benefit Management Program Provides Coverage and Easy Management of Specialty Drugs

A new medical benefit program from Medco Health Solutions, Inc will allow increased coverage for specialty medications that are covered under major medical plans. Along with its subsidiary Accredo Health Group, Inc., Medco has made it possible for a …
February 14, 2012

Cloud-based Applications for Physicians Help Improve Patient Care

While we know by now the value of cloud-based solutions and applications to the business enterprise, there are other groups who are finding just as much value in the cloud. Physicians, for starters, who are increasingly using secure, cloud-based appl…
February 14, 2012

Cable TV Companies See Healthcare Services as Next Growth Market

But now a technology is being used that allows specialists to examine patients via videoconference over a cable TV company's network, even those having a stroke or heart attack, and recommend what to do in the "golden hour" when time is of the essenc…
February 13, 2012

AT&T's Clinical Message Exchange to Drive IHIE Vision of Connected Healthcare

The Indiana Health Information Exchange, Inc. (IHIE) will be deploying AT&T Healthcare Community Online's Clinical Message Exchange to drive its vision of a comprehensively connected healthcare exchange across the nation. IHIE coordinates with hospit…
February 13, 2012

New Home Health Technology Allows Elderly to 'Age in Place'

We've all heard of home healthcare, nurses or aides who visit the elderly or sick at home and make sure they're taking their medication and that their vital signs are normal. But now there's something called home health technology, and it's allowing …
February 13, 2012

Ultrasound of In-utero Baby Streamed Over Skype to Grandparents Thousands of Miles Away

But now, in an amazing feat of technology, an ultrasound image of a baby in-utero has been streamed via Skype to the ecstatic grandparents thousands of miles away, according to a story by Ingrid Teesalu at Estonian Public Broadcasting, originally pos…
February 08, 2012

New Analytics Model from Humedica Targets Congestive Heart Failure Patients

Humedica, a clinical analytics company, today announced it has launched a new predictive analytic model to help identify patients at high risk of being hospitalized for congestive heart failure (CHF).
January 16, 2012

TVR Communications Teams with Tely Labs

TVR Communications, a provider of interactive patient services in the United States, has signed a partnership deal with Tely Labs, a provider of entertainment and communications systems.
January 13, 2012

Ekahau and Karl Storz Announce Joint Solution for Optimizing Hospital Operating Rooms in Real-time

Ekahau Inc., a provider of high performance Wi-Fi-based Real-Time Location Systems, in an announcement with KARL STORZ GmbH & Co. KG, specialist in endoscopes, medical instruments and devices, introduced a new solution jointly created by both compani…
December 20, 2011

Aerohive Networks Adds Cloud Computing Capability to Greenway's Electronic Health Record Solutions

Aerohive Networks today announced that Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc., a provider of electronic health record (EHR) business solutions, has deployed an Aerohive enterprise Wi-Fi solution to enable Greenway to use its cloud-enabled platform to al…
December 14, 2011

AT&T Brings New Hope to Diabetes Patients in Ohio

More than 25 million adults and children in the U.S., or almost nine percent, have diabetes. In Ohio, where the incidence of diabetes has increased from six to 10 percent in the last 10 years, AT&T is now offering a telemonitoring service to help man…
December 07, 2011

Independa to Launch Artemis to Provide Integrated Health, Safety and Activity Monitoring for the Independent Elderly

Independa, Inc has made one more addition to its integrated telecare suite for the independent elderly and their professional or family caregivers. The company recently announced that it will be giving a demo of the Independa Artemis platform of heal…
December 07, 2011

HealthSaaS, DocLogic Collaborate to Enhance Telehealth Delivery

HealthSaaS announced that it has signed an agreement with DocLogic in order to enable integration of the HealthSaaS Connected Outcomes Framework in Telehealth delivery.
December 01, 2011

PositiveID's iglucose System Clears FCC Testing

Technological advancements being made everyday are making things better and more convenient for us in every sphere of life, and healthcare is no exception to this. With the help of the latest devices, healthcare professionals are able to assess the m…
December 01, 2011

Coordinated Care Platform from Health Access Solutions Deployed by Anthem for First ACO in Northern California Market

Health Access Solutions, provider of a patient-centric Coordinated Care Platform that enables communication and collaboration between physicians, hospitals, payers and patients, announced that its Coordinated Care Platform has been deployed by Anthem…
October 18, 2011

HeartMath: Reducing Stress Can Lead to Higher Productivity, Lower Health-Related Expenses

Stress can not only hurt individual employees but makes companies less productive and leads to higher health-related expenses.
October 17, 2011

Front Porch Center Achieves mHealth Grant for 'Minding Our Meds' Project

The Front Porch Center for Technology Innovation and Wellbeing has been awarded a $77,150 mobile health (mHealth) grant from the Center for Technology and Aging for its "Minding Our Meds: Demonstrating Senior Medication Adherence with Cell Phone Text…
October 14, 2011

ECOST Study: Remote Monitoring with Home Monitoring System a Safe Option for ICDs

ECOST recently presented with a study which says that long-term daily remote monitoring with a home monitoring system is a safe option for ICD (implantable cardioverter defibrilators) recipients. The study, which was based on a multicenter randomized…
August 31, 2011

Patient Access Solutions Earns Contract for Visiting Nurse Service of NY Affiliate with Partners in Care

Patient Access Solutions, Inc recently announced that they have signed a deal with Partners in Care an affiliate with Visiting Nurse Service of New York.
August 26, 2011

Collaborative Care Conference For Physicians to be Held in Long Beach

CollaborativeCARE Conference (C3), a health care conference held to foster regional coordinated care by bringing together specialists, primary care physicians and patients, today announced agreements to work with medical associations and societies, a…
July 13, 2011

Meridios Upgrades Its Registry Software to Include New Custom Clinical Content

Meridios, Ltd, a provider of health registry applications, recently announced the release of its latest disease registry and quality reporting software, healthMATRIX 3.0.
June 22, 2011

Transforming Your Business in an Era of Healthcare Reform (Part 2)

When we discussed in our first series that complying with reform and increasing administrative efficiency were the two initial steps a payer should consider in order to achieve success, the next two steps to complete a successful process are to impro…
June 20, 2011

Patient Care AT Pocono Raceway Supported by T-System And Lehigh Valley Health Network

The "5-Hour Energy 500" campaign at Pocono Raceway at Long Pond, Pa. has garnered full support in the form of on-scene emergency health care and emergency medical response systems. This is being done by the official medical sponsors of the Pocono Rac…
June 10, 2011

Green Hills Software and Continua Join Forces to Create Interoperable Personal Connected Health Solutions

Two organizations have joined together to create a system of interoperable personal connected health solutions for better patient care.
June 07, 2011

AirWatch Awards $100,000 to Inova for Remote Patient Monitoring and Care

AirWatch, a provider of smartphone and mobile device management software, announced today a gift of $100,000 to Inova Health System, a Northern Virginia not-for-profit healthcare provider, for its Telemedicine Institute's mobility programs, for remot…
June 01, 2011

Clickatell's PPM Solutions Driving Patient Compliance

A career in health information technology (IT), where technicians update and organize medical information electronically, is the hottest vocation for college graduates and is expected to grow about 20 percent (or about 35,100 new jobs) in the coming …
May 25, 2011

Clickatell's PPM Solutions Driving Patient Compliance

Clickatell, a provider of personalized priority messaging (PPM), has partnered with MedAdherence, a healthcare company in Connecticut, to allow patients to receive texts from their doctors on when they should take their specific medication, feedback …
May 25, 2011

New Cardiac Management Device Announced by ScottCare

ScottCare Cardiovascular Solutions, a provider of non-invasive cardiology products, has released OneView CRM, a management system for patients who use cardiac devices, and the data they provide, that is a component of its CardioView Diagnostic produc…
May 24, 2011

Donor Dialogue Announces DRM Touch Blood Donor Recruitment Management System

Donor Dialogue, a division of Dialogue Marketing, Inc., recently announced that its software-as-a-service (SaaS) version of its DRM Touch blood donor recruitment management system, called DRM Touch Web Scheduler is now available. The announcement was…
May 19, 2011

AltaMed and Health Access Solutions Join Forces to Improve Care Coordination in Southern California

AltaMed Health Care Services and Health Access Solutions today announced they will enter into a strategic relationship to improve care coordination across AltaMed's network of staffed clinics, independent physician practices and community-based healt…
May 18, 2011

HHS Working with States to Easily Integrate Between Medicare and Medicaid

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced today it will work with states to save money and better coordinate care for the nine million Americans enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid, helping those enrolled in both to find an …
May 18, 2011

Pharma Tech International and Cure Hands Sign Agreement to Provide Wound Care in Saudi Arabia

Wound Management Technologies, a provider of advanced wound care solutions, today announced that Pharma Tech International (PTI), a joint venture of its subsidiary BioPharma Management Technologies, has signed a sales agreement with Cure Hands, a glo…
May 17, 2011

Doctors Using Telemedicine to Talk to Patients About Non-Emergency Matters

What would you do if the phone rang and it was your doctor? Could happen. A recent study shows that seven percent of U.S. physicians use online video conferencing to communicate with their patients.
May 16, 2011

Navisan/Chindex Agreement Allows for Better Cancer Screening for Women in China

Naviscan, Inc., a provider of 3D molecular breast imaging (MBI) systems, has entered into a distribution agreement with Chindex Medical Limited to market and service Naviscan's high-resolution organ-specific PET scanner in the People's Republic of Ch…
May 16, 2011

Coordinated Care Models Expected to Boost Health Quality Outcomes

The impact of coordinated care management on health quality outcomes was a key topic at the 8th Annual Health Care Quality World Congress in Boston this month.
August 11, 2010

New Site Supports Coordinated Care and Patient Centered Medical Home Models

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has launched a Patient Centered Medical Home Website which focuses on providing information on the medical home for policymakers and researchers. According AHRQ,"The medical home model holds promi…
July 29, 2010

Care Management Research: Defining a Patient-Centered Home

"Defining and Measuring the Patient-Centered Medical Home," is a recently published article that summarizes a research study funded by The Commonwealth Fund, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the American Board of Internal Medicine …
July 15, 2010

SeniorBridge Uses Telemonitoring to Help Seniors Stay Independent at Home

Dr. Erik C. Rackow has served as SeniorBridge President and CEO since 2007. Rackow has more than 35 years experience in healthcare, including a position as Professor of Medicine at the New York University School of Medicine. In this exclusive MedHeal…
June 08, 2010

Telemedicine Plus Smart Devices for Home Health Monitoring

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration on Aging, the 65-and-over population will increase to 55 million in 2020 (up 36 percent for the decade). By 2030, that will grow to about 72 million, almost twice the 2007 …
June 08, 2010