Telemed

Only 19% of providers are getting paid for telemedicine

Nonetheless, healthcare professionals are embracing the technology with 67% of those surveyed either using telemedicine to provide services now.
telehealth

Survey: 93% of telehealth calls can replace trips to doctors or ERs

Right now, only 5% of employees in the United States have a telemedicine benefit provided by their employers though the percentage is set to grow next year.
Alme Health Coach

Next IT unveils virtual health assistant for chronic disease patients

Alme Health Coach is personalized, intelligent product for chronic disease management to improve the patient's journey throughout the treatment plan.
Berg Insight: 13.7 million Europeans to use connected care solutions in 2019

Berg Insight: 13.7 million Europeans to use connected care solutions in 2019

The market is opening up to new types of solutions followed by next-generation telecare systems such as remote visits and video communication.
HealthTap Concierge joins the telehealth market

HealthTap Concierge joins the telehealth market

The program allows patients to reach doctors in 105 specialties, 24/7, with affordable price in 50 states; Concierge virtual visits cost $44 per consult.
Panasonic launches tablet-based telehealth service

Panasonic launches tablet-based telehealth service

Launching in November, On4Today is made for residents of assisted living facilities, to keep them connected with family, friends, and care providers.
PlushCare

PlushCare launches telehealth service with Stanford, UCSF doctors

The company is looking to differentiate its offering by building long-lasting relationships with patients, rather than provide them with one-off services.
Google testing telehealth services

Google testing telehealth services

Several users searching the web for symptoms of illness have seen a new link appearing at the top to invite them to talk to a real doctor.
Telemedicine market to hit $43.4 billion in 2019

Telemedicine market to hit $43.4 billion in 2019

The telehome category will grow from $6.5 billion in 2013 to nearly $24 billion in 2019, increasing its share of the market from 40% in 2013 to 55% by 2019.
Philips secures FDA's 510(k) clearance to two of its telehealth apps

Philips secures FDA’s 510(k) clearance to two of its telehealth apps

eCareCoordinator and eCareCompanion are the first clinical applications to be available through the cloud-based digital health platform.