Simple Summary: Telemedicine News

January 30, 2018

New Integration with Athenahealth

SimpleVisit has partnered with Athenahealth to improve access to care as part of their More Disruption Please program. This means that Athena users can now add our telemedicine service through the marketplace and access SimpleVisit with the click of a button. If you or someone you know is interested in adding seamless virtual visits through Athena, visit their marketplace here or contact us directly at info@Simplevisit.com. 


 

Urgent Care Use Case

Righttime Medical Care, one of the larger urgent care facilities in Maryland has just launched their new telemedicine service called RighttimeNOW. They are utilizing SimpleVisit to advance their mission of simplifying access to trustworthy medical care by bridging patients and providers into a HIPAA compliant session over video apps like FaceTime, Skype or Google Hangouts.

This virtual care option gives patients access to care for common ailments including head and ear pain, fever, sinus pain, pink eye, rashes, and more.  All patients have to do is answer the call from a RighttimeNow Coordinator using a smartphone, tablet, or computer.

Learn more here


 

What’s Ahead For Digital Health In 2018   

After the Digital Health Innovation Summit in Boston, the Startup Health Festival at JP Morgan in San Francisco, and the matchmaking for Pulse @MassChallenge in Boston, here are 7 top insights that we pulled to help you prepare for an awesome 2018. The seven insights include:

  • Digital health’s continued growth
  • The importance of strong business operators
  • Women’s presence in digital health
  • Federal Government opening doors to digital health entrepreneurs
  • The need for collaboration in the digital health space
  • The top challenges in digital health
  • Self-care in 2018

Check out this review of the aforementioned events which goes into greater details here.


 

Telemedicine in Rural Emergency Rooms: New Study Shows Potential  

Emergency rooms are usually hectic and fast-paced, but that doesn’t mean it has to stay that way. Researchers at the Journal of Telemedicine and e-Health showed that initial telemedicine visits can shorten emergency wait times for patients.

Read more about the study and their findings here. 


 

About SimpleVisit

SimpleVisit is a video service which allows patients and providers to connect over the video platform of their choice. With SimpleVisit providers are able to deliver on-demand visits to patients over any device or platform they have available to them. For more information on SimpleVisit and on how we are enabling providers to host virtual visits check out www.SimpleVisit.com

Improving Care Experiences: Human Centric Design at HXR

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AthenaHealth Integration Case Study: Mainstreet Pediatrics

  There is a new pediatric practice in the Denver-area thanks to the vision and passion of Dr. Lorri Phipps. Mainstreet Pediatrics launched last Fall in the Parker, Colorado community with a mission of “delivering family-centered medicine with a generous heart”.  As a...

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Women Making Telemedicine History: Ann Mond Johnson

      As Women’s History Month closes, we wanted to highlight another important woman in the telehealth industry. This week, we are shining the spotlight on Ann Mond Johnson, the newly appointed CEO of the American Telehealth Association. Learn a little more about her...

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