Telemedicine News

Three Reasons Why HealthSpot Died

HealthSpot, the poster child for telemedicine kiosks has suddenly and abruptly shut down. Its fall is rather poignant considering its much touted Continue Reading…

Is RockHealth Wrong? Why There is no Uber for Healthcare

Ritu Rajan and Teresa Wang of RockHealth wrote an excellent article digging into “Why There is No Uber for Healthcare.” It was a great summary of all the latest buzz around Uber and the digital health market as seen by RockHealth. Unfortunately the article missed the three most important points…

Why is Kaiser investing in Vidyo?

Vidyo, a fast growing video conference startup, recently raised another $15M – this time with $10M from healthcare investor Kaiser Permanente Ventures, according to MobiHealthNews. In the startup world, “unicorns” or high valuation startups tend to raise mega rounds as they approach IPO. Is Vidyo now a digital health unicorn?…

NYDLA podcast: VSee CEO Talks Telemedicine Predictions, Barriers

VSee CEO Milton Chen talks all about telemedicine, where it’s at and where it’s going in this NYDLA Coffee in the Clouds podcast. Check it out! http://nydla.org/mp3/42646614-137478305.mp3 Continue Reading…

Qualcomm Shows VSee Partner Icuro at mHealth

Check out our highlights from this year’s mHealth conference! Icuro’s patient management app showcased by Qualcomm.  Clicking “Call” launches a VSee video call. VSee integration with pulse and emotion sensing Intel RealSense webcam. VSee & iHealth team Kind of awe-inspiring to have your logo emblazoned on a banner the size of a…

VSee & Health2Sync Diabetes App: Simplifying Diabetes Management

Ed Deng has a 70 percent chance of getting diabetes. That’s because diabetes runs in his family – both his parents and all four of his grandparents have diabetes. In fact, three of his grandparents have already passed away from diabetes-related complications: kidney failure, heart failure, etc. That’s why Ed…

Is Epic Bottlenecking EMR Interoperability?

In January 2009, President Obama predicted “within five years, all of America’s medical records will be computerized. This will cut waste, eliminate red tape, and reduce the need to repeat extensive medical tests.” Six years later, medical records aren’t much better than they were. Continue Reading…

VSee Speaking at mHealth 2015 with Dell, Intel, Microsoft

VSee is exhibiting at this year’s mHealth Summit in Washington, DC.  We will be in booth #1210 November 9-11 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. We’ve also teamed up with with DaVincian Healthcare mobile health solutions.Continue Reading…

Medwand Uses VSee to Win Health 2.0 Launch! Award

Among the many ingenious healthcare technologies debuted at this year’s 2015 Health 2.0 fall conference in Silicon Valley, VSee partner MedWand stood out to win the Health 2.0 Launch! Award. The Launch! Award has previously been won by innovative health startups such as Castlight Health and PracticeFusion.Continue Reading…

Can Doctor House Calls Reduce US Health Costs?

A health editorial in today’s New York Times asks why don’t more doctors do house calls. Sandeep Jauhar, a cardiologist, writes: Traveling to patients’ homes is inefficient and almost never profitable for doctors or hospitals. But I believe that if we revived the house call, the overall savings to the…

VSee + PTZOptics Remote PTZ Camera Control for Telemedicine

VSee and PTZOptics have partnered together to provide remote Pan, Tilt, Zoom (PTZ) camera control for PTZOptics USB cameras. This new UVC compatibility integration allows VSee video conferencing software to control the PTZOptics camera operation using the same USB connection you use for video. This is the simplest way to…

How to Offer Occupational Health Benefits Without Breaking Your Budget

Having an on-site medical clinic is a growing trend among large organizations, according to Fast Company.  On-site clinics can not only lower employer health care costs, they’re also more convenient and accessible for workers than traditional doctor visits. With a focus on preventative care and fast turn around, it’s an great…

VSee, Dell, & UMMC Telehealth Bring Neurologists To High School Football Games

Christy Lewis Photography in Marion Telehealth is rapidly proving its worth as way of broadening access to healthcare. Now, an innovative coalition of medical providers, technology companies and the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) is using telemedicine to test a new way of caring for Mississippi football…

MDLIVE Joins Other Telemedicine Players in 50M Round of Funding

MDLIVE, the telehealth platform used by Walgreens and Cigna, has raised $50 million in a recent round of funding, bringing it to a total of $74 million. The MDLIVE investment came from private equity firm Bedford Funding which also funds Voalte. Last fall MDLIVE broadened its reach by acquiring Breakthrough Behavioral, a leading…

Genesis TPM Brings Video Consultations to Chronic Condition Management

Genesis Total Patient Management (TPM) is a proven chronic condition management tool that allows patients and providers to work together to manage chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes, PT/INR (Management of Blood), hypertension, and obesity. Now, Genesis TPM has extended its services by partnering with VSee to provide telemedicine. With…

Teledoc and American Well Fight Over Telemedicine Software Patent

American Well has filed a lawsuit against TeleDoc. The suit claims that TeleDoc violated American Well’s intellectual property rights . The news comes right on the heels of TeleDoc’s recent tangle with the Texas Medical Board. According to FierceHealthIT, the issue is over American Well’s patent called “connecting consumers with…

Get the Latest Telehealth Policy at CCHPCA Website!

VSee loves CCHPCA’s website! Telehealth policy is a complicated issue. We get a lot of questions from doctors: “How will I get reimbursed?” is a frequent one, along with “How do I see patients in other states?” It’s natural for providers to ask these questions, because US law still hasn’t…

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…

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