Tag: telemedicine video conference equipment

Is Emergency Telemedicine Failing Because We’re Using the Wrong Technology?

This post was contributed by Richard Fury, a longtime health expert, formerly of Kaiser Permanente. Mr. Fury shared his take on why ambulatory doctors should adopt emergency telemedicine. — the editors Telemedicine is the low hanging fruit in the quest for affordable healthcare. There are valid reasons why ambulatory doctors must adopt emergency telemedicine. Surveys…

Retrace Health Provides Nurse Video Visits Via VSee

RetraceHealth has been a big fan of VSee secure video chat for telehealth for quite awhile now. This is because a key component of our business model depends on being able to connect our nurse practitioners to patients over secure video visits. We’ve explored a couple of different options, such as…

VSee at mHealth: An Interview with VSee CEO Milton Chen

VSee CEO Milton Chen talks with Tim Reha about VSee HIPAA-compliant video chat for telehealth and the future of telemedicine at mHealth Summit 2013 . Courtesy of Digital Health Live.

VSee Twitter Mention from Dr. Eric Topol!

Excited to get a twitter mention from renowned cardiologist and geneticist, Dr. Eric Topol himself for the VSee telemedicine kit in Africa. Dr. Topol is a big proponent of using iPhones and wireless technology to make health care more accessible and affordable to consumers.  Here’s a great interview that NBC’s Dr. Nancy Snyderman had with him.…

VSee Telemedicine Brings the Virtual Doctor Visit to Shell Nigeria

Trips like our recent Shell Nigeria deployment continue to remind me why new healthcare technology like VSee telehealth is so important.  For those who don’t have access to advanced medical care, telemedicine really does make a difference. Continue Reading…

VSee One of Top 5 Most Promising Startups at HealthTech 2013

VSee was chosen as one of the Top 5 Most Promising Health Companies out of all the exhibitors at this year’s HealthTech Conference 2013.  As a Top 5 company, we got to do an American Idol-style pitch to the audience with feedback from investors such as Psilos Group, West Health,…

Is Ringadoc Making a Mistake by Leaving Video e-Visit Consultations?

Ringadoc, a hot startup funded by the prestigious Founders Fund, began as a virtual doctor consultation platform and was actually selling video calling when it launched around September of 2011.  In  mid-May of 2013, Ringadoc injected another $700K to its coffers for a total of $1.9M in seed funding.  It…

VSee Speaking on Digital Diagnoses Innovation at Health 2.0 Silicon Valley

Learn how VSee is changing health management and doctor diagnoses with online video doctor visits at the Health 2.0 Fall Conference 2013. Dr. Milton Chen will be speaking at the “The New Landscape for Digital Diagnosis & Health Management” session, Tuesday, October 1, 10:30 a.m in Grand Ballroom G at the…

Why VSee Telemedicine For CMS Innovation

The August 15 deadline for CMS Innovation Awards Round 2 is looming. Many organizations are looking to implement telemedicine video conferencing as part of their CMS innovation award proposal. If you’re planning to include a telemedicine piece in your project, here are some reasons why VSee telemedicine may be for you! Why VSee…

VSee Telemedicine Kit Brings Harvard Doctors to Gabon Villagers

The VSee Telemedicine Field Kit was created specially for our return trip to Gabon where we had previously deployed telemedicine for the Albert Schweitzer Hospital (HAS). The hospital has a program that allows them to go out to nearby villages to give immunizations. However, oftentimes these visits also end up being consultations…

Technology to Take Online Speech Therapy Around the World

When Ali Heller’s son, Julius, first started speaking, she noticed he had some trouble with stuttering. Family and friends told her not to worry about it and that he would grow out of it. However, at 3 years old, his stuttering had not gone away, moreover, it was beginning to…

VSee in Gabon – Albert Schweitzer Hospital 100 Years Legacy

Eric has had a crazy and amazing week bringing the VSee telemedicine suitcase into the jungles of Gabon. He has been setting up VSee satellite calls to bring Harvard doctors and Albert Schweitzer Hospital doctors face to face virtually for telehealth consultations.  And he has been training medical staff to use the VSee telemedicine…

VSee and MDLIVE at the AHIP Conference

VSee and MDLIVE teamed up at the AHIP Institute 2013 last week to help spread word of the exciting things that are happening in this rapidly transforming health care marketplace. For the VSee and MDLIVE partnership, this means showing off our awesome telehealth platform to deliver a seamless and complete healthcare experience to…

VSee Selected for TATA Tech Innovation Forum

VSee is one of 15 companies chosen to be a part of this year’s In-Radar Tech Startup Showcase at the TATA Innovation Forum 2013 in Santa Clara. The Innovation Forum brings together some of the best and brightest minds from renowned companies, academia, and innovative startups in North America for an…

VSee + Broadband Satellite Taking Telemedicine To Underserved and Rural Communities

One thing holding back telemedicine is the lack of access to broadband networks. According to the government data, 119 million Americans lack broadband access (defined as 4Mbps down and 1Mbps up). Out of those 119 million, 19 million live in areas where they don’t even have the option to buy a wired…

Alternative Therapy Gets Energy Boost from VSee Telehealth

Who would have thought that cutting edge technology and alternative healing could go hand in hand. At VSee we love it that unexpected use cases are always turning up with VSee’s simple group video chat tool. Recently, VSee was featured in the Repatterning Journal as a wonderful tool for the art…

Intermountain NICU Gets Makeover with VSee Simple Telemedicine

At the recent American Telemedicine Association (ATA) conference in Austin, TX, Intermountain Healthcare demo-ed their innovative use of VSee for a tele-neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Key to their setup was VSee’s ability to simultaneously send multiple camera video streams.  Legacy video conference systems such as Vidyo, Polycom, and Cisco can only…

VSee Telehealth Beats Vidyo, Polycom, Cisco at ATA

VSee was a smashing success at this past weekend’s ATA show in Austin, TX. With a truly innovative approach to video conferencing, VSee telehealth completely stole the show from Polycom, Cisco, and Vidyo. The excited crowds kept the VSee team so busy throughout the entire conference that the team barely…

MDLIVE Powered by VSee Signs On Cigna

MDLIVE a leading telehealth innovator has been tapped by Cigna, global health insurer with 78 million customer relationships, to provide round the clock healthcare access to its customers. Employers with Cigna’s self-insured health plans will have 24/7 online access to MDLIVE’s network of 2,300 board-certified internal medicine, family practice and…

VSee Brings Low Cost Telehealth Solution to BoP

VSee started as a simple desire to create a group video chat app that 1) didn’t drop calls and freeze video like Skype, that 2) protected privacy by not going through servers like Google Hangouts, and that 3) made collaboration extremely easy. The result was a simple low bandwidth video conference and fast…

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