From Telemedicine to Digital HealthCare Delivery

“Telemedicine dates to the days when an operator connected a patient and doctor on a party line. More recent and sophisticated telemedicine applications fall into three categories: interactive, where patient and doctor communicate in real time via telephone or videoconference; remote monitoring, where data stream from the patient to a distant monitoring site; and store and forward, where an image or radiograph is captured, then later sent to an interpretive site and returned to the originating site.” Read the full article here:...

IMCO and its 134 member distributors to offer the CareSpan Virtual Clinic for online medical care and remote patient monitoring

IMCO distributors to offer the most advanced solution for digital healthcare to medical practices and hospitals, nursing homes and long term care facilities to increase patient access, lower cost of care. Daytona Beach, Florida / May 8, 2017 / IMCO National Convention / — CareSpan USA Inc., a leading provider of digital healthcare delivery systems, and IMCO, Inc., the leading network of independent medical supply distributors, have agreed to offer the CareSpan Virtual Clinic through IMCO’s 134 distributors and over 1,000 sales representatives. IMCO and its members focus on products and services that provide high value to many healthcare customers including Primary Care, Extended Care, Acute Care, Home Care, EMS, Vet, Industrial Safety, Dental, Lab and many other specialized classes of trade. The CareSpan Clinic is the first online digital health care delivery system that meets and exceeds the standards of an in-person ambulatory care encounter, integrating patient-provider video telepresence, vital signs capture, medical imaging, stethoscope sounds, ECG, e-prescribing, specialist consultations, and a mobile patient health record, all managed within a clinical workflow system. Unlike typical “video-only” telemedicine systems, CareSpan provides all the essential resources for physicians to diagnose and prescribe for patients with chronic health conditions and multiple comorbidities. “After reviewing many companies in the telemedicine industry, we found that CareSpan offers the best solution that would allow medical providers to extend the reach of their practices into non-traditional care settings, including their patients’ homes, corporate workplaces, retail clinics, and even their own remote medical offices” said Bill McLaughlin Jr., President/CEO of IMCO. “We also see a huge opportunity in enabling providers to efficiently care for patients in...

CARESPAN TO INTEGRATE CARDIOCOMM SOLUTIONS’ ELECTROCARDIOGRAM TOOLSET INTO ITS VIRTUAL CLINIC

Expanded visualization, measurement and annotation tools will offer physicians an advanced online resource for cardiac care available to any telemedicine or EHR system TORONTO, ONTARIO – CardioComm Solutions, Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EKG) — (“CardioComm Solutions” or the “Company”), a global medical provider of consumer heart monitoring and medical electrocardiogram (“ECG”) software solutions, today announced a partnership with CareSpan USA Inc., a leading provider of digital healthcare delivery systems, entered into on April 21, 2017. Under the agreement, the parties have agreed to integrate CardioComm’s cloud-based electrocardiogram (“ECG”) analysis tools into CareSpan’s Virtual Clinic. This integration of CardioComm’s web-based FDA-cleared tools sets a new benchmark standard for the remote analysis of 1, 3 and 12 lead ECG data for online patient care. CardioComm’s newly integrated ECG features expand on CareSpan’s existing ECG data display to include real-time visualization and measurement of the QRS complex of graphical deflections seen on a patient’s ECG, the annotation of the data for each lead, the variable scaling of rhythms, and the filtering of data to rapidly identify anomalies in the signals. The CareSpan Clinic is the first online digital healthcare delivery system that meets and exceeds the standards of an in-person ambulatory care encounter, integrating patient-provider video telepresence, vital signs capture, medical imaging, heart/breathing sounds, ECG, e-prescribing, specialist consultations, and a mobile patient health record, all managed within a clinical workflow system. Unlike typical “video-only” telemedicine systems, CareSpan provides all the essential resources for physicians to diagnose and prescribe to patients with chronic health conditions and multiple comorbidities. The ECG data collected in the CareSpan patient medical record can be easily compared to previous readings...

Global Health and Houston Area Safety Council select CareSpan for state-of-the-art digital health care services.

On-site occupational injury care, preventive care, and enhanced emergency services are  available online to customers of Global Health and the Houston Area Safety Council. Houston, Texas / August 10, 2016 / PRWeb / — Global Health LLC., the occupational medicine arm of Houston Area Safety Council (HASC) has signed a joint services agreement with CareSpan USA, Inc. to offer the CareSpan Clinic to companies serving the Port of Houston and other industrial/commercial areas. HASC currently provides occupational medicine and safety training services to over 1,800 workers each day in the petrochemical, industrial and transportation industries. The CareSpan Clinic is the first online digital health care delivery system that meets and exceeds the standards of an in-person clinical encounter, integrating patient-provider video telepresence, vital signs capture, medical imaging, heart/breathing sounds, ECG, e-prescribing, specialist consultations, and a mobile patient health record, all managed within a clinical workflow system. CareSpan has recently added live ultrasound imaging, endoscopy and laryngoscopy that enables distant emergency department physicians to supervise and direct remote procedures delivered by medical technicians working on-scene with any injured worker, regardless of location or distance. “HASC is continually working to improve the depth and breadth of our healthcare offerings to better serve our customers” said Dr. Tommy Hysler, Chief Medical Officer. “So much of telemedicine available today is just a video conference which is, by itself, insufficient for diagnosis and prescription. In CareSpan we chose a platform that would offer our providers all of the patient vital signs, images and medical history needed to properly care for our patients at many acuity levels.” Dr. Hysler added that “CareSpan is the most advanced platform...

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. to offer America’s Top Doctors® the CareSpan Virtual Clinic for Advanced Digital Health Care.

Technology enables physicians to deliver primary and specialty care online to patients anywhere while meeting the quality standards of an in-person examination. American Telemedicine Association Conference – Minneapolis – May 16, 2016 Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., the nation’s leading resource for identifying Top Doctors, announces that it has signed an agreement with CareSpan USA Inc. to offer the CareSpan Clinic to Castle Connolly Top Doctors. The CareSpan Clinic is the first online digital health care delivery system that meets and often exceeds the standards of an in-person clinical encounter, integrating patient-provider video telepresence, vital signs capture, medical images, heart/breathing sounds, ECG, e-prescribing, specialist consultations, and patient health record review within a familiar clinical workflow. Castle Connolly physicians include more than 47,000 top specialists and sub-specialists across the United States who have been nominated by their peers and rigorously screened by the Castle Connolly physician-led research team. Under this agreement, Castle Connolly will offer the CareSpan Clinic to Castle Connolly Top Doctors to assist them in serving their patients wherever there is an Internet connection. This provides convenient access to care for patients with their own doctors while supporting continuity and coordination of care regardless of a patient’s location. The CareSpan Clinic also allows efficient utilization of clinical staff across multiple medical offices so physicians can see patients where there is highest demand, eliminating costly doctor travel time to be physically present in a distant exam room. This can efficiently improve physician availability and personnel load leveling for medical practices. “Medicine is going through many profound changes that technology both challenges and enables,” said Dr. John Connolly, CEO of Castle Connolly....