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Best Buy to acquire health technology platform

October 12, 2021HME News Staff

MINNEAPOLIS – Best Buy has signed an agreement to acquire Current Health, a technology platform that brings together remote patient monitoring, telehealth and patient engagement into a single solution for healthcare organizations.   “The future of consumer technology is directly connected to the future of healthcare,” said Deborah Di Sanzo, president of Best Buy Health. “We have the distinct expertise in helping customers make technology work for them directly in their...

Best Buy Health, Remote Patient Monitoring, Telehealth

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AMC Health launches RPM program with BCBS 

May 12, 2021HME News Staff

NEW YORK – AMC Health will provide certain Medicare Advantage enrollees who have congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with Bluetooth monitoring devices to transmit real-time biometric data to its clinicians as part of a new partnership with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island.  Launching this program helps to better ensure that pre-acute exacerbations of...

AMC Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Remote Patient Monitoring, Telehealth

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Glooko raises stakes on remote monitoring 

April 2, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Glooko saw its remote monitoring business take off in 2020 and plans to use recent funding to increase adoption of its platform by diabetes patients and their health care providers.  The company, which provides a software-as-a-service application and accompanying mobile app, will ramp up its marketing, among other efforts, after raising $30 million in Series D funding.  “Remote monitoring is a solution we’ve...

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DarioHealth provides RPM to health system 

December 22, 2020HME News Staff

NEW YORK – DarioHealth has entered into an agreement to provide its remote patient monitoring solution to Presbyterian Medical Services, an integrated health care system in New Mexico, starting Jan. 1. The partnership will provide patients living with chronic conditions, such as diabetes and hypertension, to access Darion’s AI-powered digital therapeutic tools and care. “Adding Dario’s RPM solution with personalized digital journeys can engage patients and help them...

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Viemed acquires stake in Verustat 

December 21, 2020HME News Staff

LAFAYETTE, La. – Viemed Healthcare has acquired a 5% interest in Verustat for $600,000, giving it a platform to enter the remote monitoring space.  Viemed will use Verustat’s RPM solution in conjunction with its own proprietary patient engagement platform (PEP), which has shown to improve patient compliance, along with labor and workflow efficiencies, according to preliminary data.   “The pandemic has...

Remote Patient Monitoring, Verustat, Viemed Healthcare

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On the Editor's Desk

Prial's prediction

December 15, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Shelly Prial will be remembered for a number of things, including being the “show ambassador” for Medtrade. I’ll remember him for the bow ties – and his passion for telehealth. When he was still with us, I fielded calls from Prial, sometimes weekly, about how teleahealth was the wave of the future and how HME providers needed to carve out a niche for themselves in this new market. This is from a Q&A we did with Prial way back in 2006: HME News: Where can HME providers...

Remote Patient Monitoring, Shelly Prial, Telehealth

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rtNOW connects dots with HME On-Call 

December 11, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

MINNEAPOLIS – rtNOW, which has offered tele-respiratory solutions to hospitals since 2016, has now launched HME On-Call to help HME providers better manage RT shortages that have only intensified during the COVID-19 pandemic.  With HME On-Call, providers can outsource everything from after-hours staffing to equipment setup on a per-call basis, plus an initial implementation fee.  “We’re...

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Remote monitoring: Embrace technology, gather data, drive value

November 2, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - There's “an explosion” in remote patient monitoring and HME providers need to have a firm grasp of the market if they want to benefit from the trend, says Dr. Richard Popiel. “I would encourage you to understand the market and what people are trying to do with the treatment plan,” said Popiel, senior advisor at McKinsey & Company and a member of CareCentrix's strategic advisory board.?“How do you monitor that? If you are delivering care at home and...

CareCentrix, HME News Business Summit, Laizer Kornwasser, Remote Patient Monitoring

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Verustat provides pathway to hot remote monitoring market

October 23, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Verustat, the latest venture from Rich Roberts, Emmet Seibels and Steve Goode, wants HME providers to be their “eyes and ears” for physicians looking for a remote patient monitoring solution to improve patient care. Verustat, which launched this fall as a vendor partner with VGM & Associates, will pay providers management fees for introducing their company and its RPM solution to physicians, and helping the company facilitate and manage those relationships. “We...

Emmet Seibels, Home Medical Equipment, Remote Patient Monitoring, Rich Roberts, Steve Goode, Verustat

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VGM signs on RPM platform

October 21, 2020HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - VGM & Associates has added Verustat, a remote patient monitoring platform, to its offerings of vendor partners. “VGM & Associates recognizes the shift occurring in the industry and providers looking for solutions to leverage technology and refine workflows,” said Clint Geffert, president of VGM & Associates. “We didn't have to look far to recognize and re-partner with the founders of Verustat, Rich Roberts, Emmet Seibels and Steve Goode.” The trio has also...

Remote Patient Monitoring, vendor partner, Verustat, VGM & Associates

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