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VisuWell Now Available on Epic App Orchard Marketplace

VisuWell, the industry leader in enterprise telemedicine solutions, announces the VisuWell solution is now listed on Epic App Orchard.  As a premier integrated telemedicine solution, the VisuWell App will enable virtual encounters within the provider’s Epic account and the patient’s MyChart portal, providing increased convenience for both patients and their providers.

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New Amerigroup Texas Medicaid Benefit Allows Consumers to Access Healthcare via Telehealth at No Cost

Amerigroup Texas is now offering Medicaid consumers the option to access medical and behavioral healthcare providers through telehealth visits at no cost. On Aug. 1, Amerigroup Texas launched a new Medicaid benefit that allows eligible consumers to log into LiveHealth Online through a smartphone, tablet or computer that has a webcam, to visit with board-certified doctors, licensed therapists, psychologists and psychiatrists. Also, because this telehealth option is being extended as a benefit, eligible Amerigroup Medicaid consumers do not pay a fee to see healthcare providers via LiveHealth Online.

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Pan Arab Telemedicine Conference – 2019

Telemedicine is a revolutionary bridge to equalize the mismatched Physician Density between urban and rural areas.  It enables implementation of WHO recommended the ratio of 1 doctor to 1000 patients.  The countries with a growing population and large geographic perimeter are finding Telemedicine as a first-choice solution to improve access to care, make healthcare affordable, lower volume and capacity issues while enhancing the quality of healthcare service in general.

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FCC advances, seeks public comment on $100M rural telehealth pilot

Alongside general questions on the program’s budgeting, duration and structure, the new Notice of Proposed Rulemaking is searching for guidance on how best to address challenges specific to the end goal of connecting rural patients to care. Examples of these issues include how best to target support for veteran populations or those living in Tribal lands; whether the pilot should be limited to understaffed providers; and how the program can address opioid dependency, diabetes, mental health disease and other high-volume health conditions.

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New Hampshire law to expand telemedicine reimbursement

Telemedicine access in the state of New Hampshire is expanding thanks to a newly signed bill that will let primary care providers and pediatricians bill Medicaid and private insurances for telemedicine visits, according to a report by the Associated Press. The new legislation is an expansion from previous bills, which restricted reimbursement to specialist visits.

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FDA clears AliveCor’s six-lead smartphone ECG

Mobile consumer ECG maker AliveCor announced today that its long-teased six-lead ECG device has been cleared by the FDA and will be available to customers in June of this year.

“[The KardiaMobile 6L clearance] is a big deal for us, and it’s important for patients and physicians because they will be able to get a materially improved view into patients’ hearts,” Dr. Jacqueline Shreibati, chief medical officer at AliveCor, told MobiHealthNews. “It allows visibility into certain arrhythmias that was never available to consumers until now.”

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