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2014-02-05 16:27:06

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania eHealth Partnership Authority has released nearly $500,000 in grant funding to five home health agencies to improve healthcare outcomes through the secure exchange of electronic health information (eHIE). The use of electronic health records and the ability to exchange them with other providers has shown to increase efficiency and improve the workflow of healthcare providers, including home health nurses. The following...

2014-02-05 16:25:53

DUBLIN, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rr2tjb/rehabilitation) has announced the addition of a new report "Rehabilitation Robots, Active Prostheses, and Exoskeletons - Forecasts to 2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rr2tjb/rehabilitation ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the...

2014-02-05 08:30:26

94% of consumers choose to connect to a physician using video; 60% on mobile BOSTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Massachusetts-based telehealth leader American Well has found that consumers vastly prefer the face-to-face interaction of video visits to telephone-only consults. In fact, consumers chose video for their visit 94 percent of the time. Of those using video, 60 percent did so using a mobile device, with telephone and secure messaging playing a role only when Internet access...

2014-02-05 08:28:14

SUNNYVALE, California and AHMEDABAD, India, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The video processing system includes the system hardware and software that design teams need for fast time-to-application development eInfochips [https://www.einfochips.com ], a leading product design company, today launched the Andromeda Reference Platform for medical imaging and telemedicine designers. The Andromeda video processing system is an app-ready development platform for medical...

2014-02-04 23:04:34

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Wireless Health and Fitness Devices market. Global market for Wireless Health and Fitness Devices is projected to reach 259 million units by 2020, driven by rising incidence of chronic diseases, increasing focus on healthcare cost rationalization, rising awareness among patients over the importance of continuous monitoring of vital biological parameters for effective disease management, and the growing trend of do-it-yourself...

2014-02-04 12:28:04

Fast-growing primary care network adds seven new locations in 2013 to accommodate strong demand; member base has more than tripled over last three years SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One Medical Group, the fastest-growing primary care network in the country, announced today that it has opened its first L.A. office, located at 9735 Wilshire Boulevard. This is the sixth market for One Medical, which currently has over 25 offices in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York,...

2014-02-04 12:27:53

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cellular One has partnered with iSelectMD, and Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) to launch an mHealth service, iSelectMD Mobile, for its mobile subscribers. Beginning today, Cellular One customers in Texas and Louisiana can enjoy real-time access to advice from healthcare professionals for non-emergency/non-life threatening illnesses. Using their wireless device, with iSelectMD Mobile, Cellular One customers can speak with a...

2014-02-04 11:21:30

People who are younger, more affluent and do not have established health care relationships are more likely to use a telemedicine program that allows patients to get medical help -- including prescriptions -- by talking to a doctor over the telephone, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Patients who used the service suffered from a wide assortment of acute medical problems such as respiratory illnesses and skin problems, and researchers found little evidence of misdiagnosis or...

2014-02-04 08:36:09

Company Expands Software Offerings into Patient Scheduling and Surgery Management ATLANTA, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRM), a leading provider of knowledge management solutions for healthcare providers, today confirmed the completion of the previously announced acquisition of St. Louis-based Unibased Systems Architecture, Inc. (Unibased) on February 3, 2014. Unibased is a leading provider of patient access solutions including enterprise...

2014-02-03 16:27:31

DUBLIN, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r8f95n/snake_robots) has announced the addition of a new report "Snake Robots Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r8f95n/snake_robots ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Worldwide snake robot markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the next...