Teladoc services outlawed in Texas starting today (Updated)

Correction 6/4/2015:   As of Friday, May 29, the federal courts ruled in favor of Teladoc, therefore blocking the Texas Medical Board’s rule from taking effect on June 3. Click here for a press release with additional details regarding the antitrust lawsuit and recent ruling. Starting today, Teladoc, the Dallas-based…

Point-of-Care Allergy Testing: VSee + Abionic Team Up

One of the hottest trends in telemedicine right now is Point-of-Care testing. This buzzword refers to super-fast diagnosis and reporting in the presence of the patient – or at the “point of care.”  Some of the big names providing these diagnostic technologies for diabetes, HIV testing, pregnancy testing, etc. include Siemens, Abbot,…

Lonely Nights for Vidyo at ATA 2015 Exhibition

VSee had a great exhibition at this year’s ATA 2015.  As you can see, even at the exhibit closing time, interested participants are swarming our booth, learning about VSee waiting rooms and ultra-light home care kits.  Meanwhile, the Vidyo booth right across from us is cold and empty, and their…

Apollo Hospitals Partners with VSee with Goal to Care for 1B

Apollo Hospitals has selected VSee to provide video telemedicine in India. As India’s largest and most innovative hospital chain, Apollo aims to serve one billion people. Apollo has already deployed 115 telemedicine units across nine countries – and now VSee is an integral part of that mission toward telemedicine reach…

VSee Update 505 – PTZ and Presence Fixes

Updated 5/21/2015 with mobile device version numbers This is a VSee update for Windows and Mac with a few fixed. The Android, iPad, and iPhone will also be submitted to App Store/Play Store in the next few days. Windows version 15.0.0.505 (20677) Mac version 2.9.1 (20677) iPad 3.1 (20638) iPhone  1.7 (20638) Android 1.3…

Snoop Dogg Joins VSee’s Hall of Fame

Fun times! VSee team got to “hang” with Snoop Dogg as part of our 2 weeks on the road at the Urgent Care Convention in Chicago, April 27-29 and ATA Conference in LA, May 3-5. The multi-talented hip-hop star has been dabbling in tech startups and won a spot in the hearts of Silicon…

VSee New Release 424 – Test Call With Playback

Updated May 5, 2015 – see Release 505 for mobile device (iPhone / iPad / Android ) change list. VSee brings you a new, improved Test Calling Center so you can make sure your audio and video are working before connecting. Just click VSee Test Call in your contact list! Windows version 15.0.0.424 (20567) Mac…

VSee at Urgent Care Convention in Chicago April 27-29

VSee simple, secure video telemedicine platform will be at the National Urgent Care Convention in Chicago, this week April 27-29, booth #208. We will also be exhibiting at ATA 2015 booth #2602 the following week. VSee provides a complete suite of telemedicine products and services from telemedicine kits and carts with…

VSee Telemedicine Platform at ATA 2015 Expo May 2-5

VSee is looking forward showing off our simple, powerful telemedicine platform at ATA 2015 Conference this year. We will be in booth #2602 – alongside Vidyo, Zoom and other video vendors. Click on the graphic to the left to get your free VIP Expo Floor Pass (use the code VIPcomp15). VSee’s no sign-up virtual waiting room provides a…

Running out of time to find a Google Helpouts alternative

Just one more week and Google will be shutting down Helpouts, their expert-advice platform and marketplace. Health providers who use Google Helpouts will need a new solution so that they can continue offering telemedicine. The good news is that with the growing number of telemedicine services offering video doctor visits,…

VSee Update 319 – New Sound Notification

*updated Apr. 2 with Android release notes and Mar. 25 with iOS release notes Never miss a client with VSee’s new waiting room sound notification! Windows version 15.0.0.313 (20172) Mac version 2.8.1 (20235) iPhone version 1.6.1 (20280) iPad version 3.0.1 (20280) Android version 1.2.1 (20324) All clients (Android, iPad, iPhone, Mac and…

NASA’s Choice For the International Space Station

Post updated 8/6/2020 VSee Behind the Scenes on ISS: Historic SpaceX Launch On May 30, 2020, NASA launched the first crewed SpaceX Mission. You can see VSee in the background being used to monitor the takeoff from the ground as Expedition 63 Commander Chris Cassidy narrates what’s happening on the…

New VSee Windows Release 223 – Better App Share, Better Chat

Updated 3/19/2015 – all clients now released. Please see full change list and version numbers below. For better app sharing over poor networks and a cleaner chat UI, please update your VSee to Windows – version 15.0.0.223 (20073) Mac version 2.8 (20125) iPad 3.0 (20122) iPhone 1.6 (20095) Android 1.2…

VSee Release 121 – Updated API

Please make sure you are on the latest version of VSee: Windows version 15.0.0.121 (19918) Mac version 2.7.3 (19918) iPad 2.9.3 (19918) iPhone 1.5.3 (19918) Android 1.1.3 (19918) Changes for Android, iPad, iPhone, Mac and Windows: Updated VSee API support for call analytics

VSee New Release 1126 – Thanksgiving Bug Fixes

We’ve brought you some VSee bug fixes just in time for your Thanksgiving VSee calls with friends and family. Check to see if you’re updated to the latest version: Windows version 14.0.0.1126 (19755) Mac version 2.7.1 (19755) Android 1.1.1 (19755) iPad 2.9.1 (19755) – available next week iPhone 1.5.1 (19755)…

HealthTap Beating Doctor on Demand – Pregnant Teens the Deciding Factor?

Growing contenders for the telemedicine market A year ago, the undisputed telemedicine leaders were MDLIVE at #1 and TelaDoc at #2. Then American Well came onto the scene when it decided to pivot its business model to copy MDLIVE’s. It hired a network of providers and  started doing direct consumer video doctor…

Becoming An Online Therapist – VSee Interview with Dr. Nicholas Jenner

Five years ago when Dr. Nicholas Jenner began exploring the idea of online therapy there were very few online counselors or telemental health services. Like most people in private practice then, his motivation was simply to save his clients a drive from one place to another. Instead, online counseling ended up saving…

Innovative Program Trains Nurses & Physical Therapists for Telehealth Visits Using VSee

American International College (AIC) in Springfield, MA uses VSee telemedicine technology as part of an innovative academic program that trains nursing, physical therapy and occupational therapy students to conduct telehealth visits. In the telehealth model patients and care providers are at a distance, which, among other benefits, helps expand access…

Do-It-Yourself Telemedicine Solution for an Ebola Isolation Unit

Being on the front lines of Ebola containment is a frightening job. Protective measures include setting up check-in stations outside of the hospital, wearing heavy duty face shields and decontamination suits, duct-taping layers of gloves to sleeves, and using telemedicine technology. In fact, Nebraska Medical in the lonely Midwest has…

Medicare Covers More Telemedicine Services for 2015

Last week ended on a high note for telemedicine advocates with CMS adding 7 new codes to the Medicare telemedicine billing schedule that will be reimbursed for 2015. The new services include: psychotherapy prolonged office visits annual wellness visit and related matters remote chronic care management remote patient monitoring The proposed CMS physician fee schedule also included…