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Owlet, Wheel speed up access to monitoring device  

April 29, 2024HME News Staff

LEHI, Utah – Virtual care provider Wheel can now provide caregivers with timely prescriptions for BabySat, Owlet’s infant pulse oximeter, through a new strategic partnership. The new BabySat virtual telehealth services platform, managed and powered by Wheel, also integrates with DME suppliers who accept and can bill for the product through insurance providers, which may offer up to 100% reimbursement. “Home monitoring plays a pivotal role in safeguarding at-risk infants by improving...

Owlet, Pulse oximeters, virtual care, Wheel

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NuvoAir, health plan partner on virtual care model for COPD 

September 12, 2023HME News Staff

BOSTON – NuvoAir, a value-based, integrated specialty care provider, and Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, a health plan and affiliate of Marshfield Clinic Health System, have launched a clinical research study to measure the impact of the company’s virtual care model on reducing exacerbations, ER visits, hospitalizations, readmissions and overall costs for COPD patients. “We are excited to collaborate with NuvoAir to learn more about the advantages of a virtual care model in improving...

COPD, NuvoAir, virtual care

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Philips launches virtual care portfolio 

March 27, 2023HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM – Royal Philips has launched Philips Virtual Care Management, a comprehensive portfolio of solutions and services to help health systems, providers, payers and employer groups more meaningfully motivate and deeply connect with patients from virtually anywhere. “Virtual care is paving the way to meaningfully reduce the cost of care through fewer hospitalizations and emergency department visits,” said Nick Wilson, general manager, Ambulatory Virtual Care, at Philips. “Care...

Chronic Conditions, Philips, virtual care

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Spire Health says its patient monitoring tech reduces admissions 

March 14, 2023HME News Staff

SAN FRANCISCO – Spire Health has published the results of a survey in the International Journal of COPD that shows use of its virtual care system is associated with a reduction in emergency visits and hospital admissions for COPD patients. Use of Spire’s sensing technology for long-term patient monitoring was associated with a significant decrease in all-cause hospitalizations per patient per year (1.09 ± 0.07 to 0.38 ± 0.06, P

COPD, Patient monitoring, Spire Health, virtual care

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Walmart, American Diabetes Association partner on program for businesses

May 19, 2022HME News Staff

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – MeMD, a national telehealth provider that’s part of the Walmart Health family, has launched the Walmart Health Virtual Care Diabetes Program to better provide for patients with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes and assist employers and other institutions supporting the specific health needs of their employees.  Available as a standalone or as part of a comprehensive medical and behavioral telehealth program, the Walmart Health Virtual Care Diabetes Program was developed...

American Diabetes Association, Diabetes, Telehealth, virtual care, walmart

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Philips' Sonal Matai: Who will go deep?

November 2, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

PITTSBURGH - When HME providers look at the COVID-19 pandemic in hindsight, Sonal Matai says, they will see it as “the best thing that could have happened to the industry” in one important way: its acceleration of technology, particularly virtual care. “Telecare is no longer a sliver of health care - it's real care,” said Matai, business leader, North America Sleep & Respiratory Care, at Philips. “It's no longer something you do when you don't have...

Coronavirus, Pandemic, Sonal Matai, virtual care

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WellSky extends offerings

April 8, 2020HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - WellSky has introduced a new virtual visit technology collaboration with Synzi, offering clients a free trial with access to a range of capabilities. Among those capabilities: video visit technology that empowers real-time visits between clinical staff and patients or case mangers and their clients. “WellSky is fiercely protective of our clients and the communities we serve always, and especially now as the COVID-19 outbreak progresses,” said Bill Miller, CEO of...

Software, virtual care, WellSky

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