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.
Health Resources and Services Administration

HRSA awards $22M to improve healthcare in rural areas

More than $2.3 million went to the Evidence-Based Tele-Emergency Network Program and another $600,000 to the Telehealth Resource Centers.
Spruce Health

Spruce Health’s virtual doctor app is focused on acne problems

Each virtual visit costs $40, and the majority of this money goes to the physician, according to Spruce Health's CEO Ray Bradford.
telehealth

California lawmakers ease telehealth access for residents

Under the new rules, all patients have to do is provide verbal or written consent to being treated through telehealth at an initial meeting with their provider.
Sense.ly

Sense.ly secures $1.25 million in seed round of funding

Originally, the company was incubated within Orange SA, France's leading telecom and technology company, and launched independently in 2013.
Telehealth company Teladoc

Telehealth company Teladoc raises $50 million

Existing investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), Cardinal Partners, HLM Venture Partners, Trident Capital, and New Capital Partners.
American Well will use HealthKit to enhance its telehealth service

American Well will use HealthKit to enhance its telehealth service

Patients using the Amwell app on iOS 8 devices will be able to share health data from Apple's new Health app with a doctor during their video visit.
48% of employers plan to offer telehealth services by the end of next year

48% of employers plan to offer telehealth services by the end of next year

Within this group, 33% of employers plan to offer these services without incentives or penalties, while 15% will do so with incentives and penalties.
Planned Parenthood unveils its telehealth service

Planned Parenthood unveils its telehealth service, will ship birth control to your door

Called Planned Parenthood Care, the service starts with client logging into the website or mobile app and connecting with a clinician to set up a video chat.