The two companies have teamed-up to deliver scalable in-home telehealth services, and have scored a big contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
The reports identified gaps in coverage and reimbursement, and physician practice standards and licensure across the United States.
Also, 77% of respondents would use virtual services to track health indicators like blood pressure and glucose levels; and 76% for follow-up appointments.
This move could also significantly reduce the unnecessary costs and pressures on an increasingly overstretched NHS.
TytoCare is a handheld device and telehealth solution designed to capture and transmit ear, throat, lung, skin, heart and temperature exam data to a physician.
Teladoc members seeking a primary care physician (PCP) or a specialist can now request and receive a referral within one business day.
The new service will offer patients more convenient ways to access care, including telehealth-enabled remote access to urgent care.
TactioRPM's clinical applications include chronic disease monitoring, population health screening, clinical research and post-acute care.
The company will use the funds to further expand its telepsychiatry platform and hire more psychiatrists.
Some of the newly added clinical specialties and sub-specialties include internal medicine, family practice, pediatrics, intensive care, and geriatrics.