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2014-06-26 23:03:04

IAL to Help Drive Strategy through Commercialization of New Patient Engagement Tool and Re-define Mobile Health Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Insight Accelerator Labs has partnered with healthcare start-up Healthy-TXT™ to further develop and commercialize the company’s mobile health engagement platform that delivers real-time, targeted support to patients to reduce patient readmissions and improve health outcomes. As part of its new IAL member designation, Healthy-TXT™ will work...

2014-06-26 16:24:37

FairPoint Communications and NETC plan to ultimately connect more than 300 healthcare facilities in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont PORTLAND, Maine, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New England Telehealth Consortium (NETC), which is working with FairPoint Communications to link healthcare facilities in northern New England to the NETC network, recently made its 250(th) connection. FairPoint is providing Carrier Ethernet Services (CES) to the NETC sites in Maine, New Hampshire and...

2014-06-25 20:22:11

Sequoia also re-certified as Advanced Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital has added cutting-edge technology to its Emergency Room team to combat stroke--a telemedicine robot designed to quickly diagnose patients with stroke symptoms. Sequoia is the first hospital on the Peninsula to offer this technology. The robot, called the RP-VITA(TM) and nicknamed "Rosie" after the robot on The Jetsons...

2014-06-25 16:26:17

Targeted Engagement Alerts Complement Existing Programs to Encourage Wellness, Medication Adherence, Point-of-Care Optimization and Effective Chronic Care Management BRENTWOOD, Tenn., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Change Healthcare has launched its newest solution for health plans and self-insured employers looking to improve population health and reduce healthcare spending via consumer engagement. Targeted Engagement Alerts enable highly customized, targeted messaging to support...

2014-06-25 08:30:24

Successful completion of telehealth testing program ensures faster implementation and greater data exchange NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMC Health, a leading provider of end-to-end telehealth solutions, today announced the completion of their standardized integration with Epic. The bidirectional integration allows demographic data from EHRs to auto-populate AMC Health's telehealth platform, and data from AMC Health's telehealth platform to be automatically transferred to...

2014-06-25 08:29:41

Samsung Electronics President To Take Center Stage SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech giants storming the digital health landscape will be center stage at Health 2.0's 8th Annual Fall Conference in Santa Clara, CA. An impressive line-up of health and tech executives headline three full days of live demos and innovative sessions. Highlights include keynotes from visionary physicians Eric Topol and Patrick Soon-Shiong as well as Samsung Electronics President, Young Sohn in...

2014-06-25 00:20:36

New Mobile Health Product Allows Patients With Acute Conditions to See Clinicians via Smartphone, Tablet or Computer NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon today (June 25) announced the immediate availability of Verizon Virtual Visits, which provides an easy, convenient and cost-effective way for patients to be seen remotely by a clinician for a cold, flu, sore throat or other simple, acute conditions, via video on their smartphone, tablet or computer. Verizon's new...

2014-06-24 23:02:08

Skin issues can creep up on you: They can be painful, itchy, and sudden. There is no need to wait, anonymously consult a board-certified dermatologist using iDoc24's First Derm today. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 First Derm is an example of mobile telemedicine, also termed “mHealth." In only a few months, over 4,000 users downloaded the First Derm teledermatology app and submitted over 1500 cases. iDoc24, a grassroots digital health start-up funded by family and...

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2014-06-24 05:35:13

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Approximately 5.1 million Americans are affected by heart failure, which is the leading cause of hospitalization and death. However, until recently no reliable, cost effective, and non-invasive method existed. A new device that could measure the changes in water content of the lungs could be an invaluable tool in early detection of heart failure. "There is a significant need," said Magdy Iskander, a professor of electrical...

2014-06-23 23:11:29

Afoundria, a healthcare technology company, announced today that they are in production at TransUnion Healthcare with a Clinical Lab Exchange that saves time, minimizes resources, and reduces cost for physicians, labs and health plans alike. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Afoundria, a healthcare technology company, announced today that they are in production at TransUnion Healthcare with a Clinical Lab Exchange. This clinical lab exchange saves time, minimizes resources, and reduces...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.