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5 lessons learned while assisting Healthcare startups

In the first 4 years of operations, we had worked with a Population health product which was pivoted from a Wellness product, a Patient Management product, and a Health Management platform. In the last 18 months, we have worked/ working on two TeleHealth products, another Population health, a Behavioral Health, and two Health Management products.

 

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Building TeleHealth product using decoupled Drupal 8

Telehealth companies have improved overall access to care, in a much cost-effective, convenient and efficient way. A new emphasis on telehealth involves delivery of behavioral or mental health services by a healthcare professional that are not provided in-person. There is a huge unmet need to treat mental health, and telehealth is an apt solution. It enables patients and doctors to connect remotely.

NextGen acquires cloud-based analytics company EagleDream Health for $26 million

NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, a subsidiary of Quality Systems, has agreed to plunk down $26 million to acquire EagleDream Health, a cloud-based analytics outfit that optimizes practice performance using clinical, financial and administrative data. The deal is expected to close this quarter, pending all the customary closing conditions.
 
NextGen is a healthcare information technology and services company that delivers foundational capabilities to organizations that want to promote healthy communities.
 

Fruit Street Health raises $3 million in doctors-only round

Fruit Street Health, a digital health and telemedicine company currently focused on delivering a digital diabetes prevention program, has raised $3 million in new funding from physician investors. Dr. Jeremy Tucker, a senior emergency medicine physician on the board of directors of Fruit Street, led the round, which brings the company's total funding to $8.4 million.

Comparing 11 top telehealth platforms: Company execs tout quality, safety, EHR integrations

Telemedicine is on the rise, just ask the companies behind the technology.

“We’ve had more telehealth visits during the last year than in the nine previous years combined,” said Katie Ruigh, senior vice president of product at telemedicine technology vendor American Well. “In terms of clients, we have about 70 health systems using our platform, and we had half that at the end of 2015.”

Zuckerberg, Chan give UCSF $10 million for EHR work, health sciences, big data

Dr. Atul Butte, pediatrician and computer science leader, has been named the Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg Distinguished Professor at UC San Francisco, where he takes the reins at the Institute for Computational Health Sciences.

The $10 million gift from the Silicon Valley philanthropists Chan and Zuckerberg will launch the institute and support Butte’s work.

Survey: More than half of patients prefer telehealth visits to in-person care

As telehealth technology continues gaining momentum, patients are realizing the value of virtual care options—even preferring it to in-person care in some instances.

More than half of patients surveyed by the Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) indicated they were “very satisfied” with a telehealth visit in the last year, and 54% said the experience was better than a traditional office visit.

mHealth, Telehealth Are Making the House Call Meaningful Again

From community paramedicine programs to house calls arranged by a provider or ordered through an app, mHealth and telehealth are showing that technology doesn't have to separate the doctor from the patient.

 mHealth and telehealth have often been pitched as replacements for the in-person healthcare encounter, but some providers and payers now see mobile health as a means of improving the face-to-face visit.

In many cases, they’re reviving the time-honored tradition of the house call.

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