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.
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.
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.
Breakthrough Behavioral

MDLIVE acquires Breakthrough Behavioral

The acquisition will enable MDLIVE to better address the growing demand for online therapy and make it more efficient for payers, health systems and employers.
RingMD

RingMD launches telehealth Android app

The company, which started with a web-based service, is now going for the Android community, allowing them to talk with doctors from their phones and tablets.
Optimized Care Network

Optimized Care raises $1M for its telehealth tech

The company offers a hyper-realistic video communication system that is set up inside a regular physician office to allow for doctor-patient communication.
Maven Clinic

Telehealth service for women launching in early 2015

Maven will allow women to book an appointment with a healthcare practitioner, speak with her via video chat, and then easily pay for the session.
TouchCare screenshot

TouchCare secures $4 million for its telehealth service

The company says its product is best used for follow-up appointments, test results, medication refills, after hours care and doctor-to-doctor communication.
Walgreens' mobile app gets MDLIVE-powered virtual doctor visits

Walgreens’ mobile app gets MDLIVE-powered virtual doctor visits

Initially, the telehealth service is available to users in California and Michigan, with additional states and markets coming at a later date.
Doctor On Demand adds mental health services, lactation consultations

Doctor On Demand adds mental health services, lactation consultations

A video visit with psychologist costs $50 for a 25- and $95 for a 50-minute session; lactation consultant costs $40 for a 25- and $70 for a 50-minute session.