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New Medicare Advantage Telehealth Policies a 'Big Win" for Senior Living

Senior Housing News – Recently finalized Medicare Advantage (MA) policy changes will likely bring more telehealth services to senior living communities.

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Curavi Health is at the Forefront of Telemedicine's 'Quiet Revolution'

UPMC Enterprises – Telemedicine was one of the most talked about topics at CES 2019 Digital Health Summit.

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How UPMC Is Bringing Enhanced Telemedicine Services to the Grocery Store

Inside Digital Health – A major Pennsylvania health system and insurer already provides “AnywhereCare” to anyone with an internet connection, but its newest venture is…

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Enterprises Portfolio Company, Curavi Health, Acquires TripleCare

UPMC Enterprises – On December 4, 2018 Curavi Health announced the acquisition of TripleCare a post-acute, long-term care telemedicine company.

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UPMC subsidiary that Targets Hospital Readmissions Acquires New York Telehealth Company

Pittsburgh Post Gazette – A for-profit UPMC subsidiary has acquired a New York telehealth company serving patients in long-term care facilities, doubling its reach in a…

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Curavi Health Acquires Post-Acute Telemedicine Provider TripleCare

Skilled Nursing News – Curavi Health, a post-acute telemedicine provider with the backing of health giant UPMC, has acquired fellow skilled nursing-focused telehealth operator TripleCare.

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Curavi Acquires TripleCare, Prepares to Rapidly Expand Telemedicine Services

Businesswire – CuraviHealth Inc. today announced the acquisition of TripleCare, a Long Island City, New York-based provider of telemedicine solutions for the post-acute, long-term care…

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TripleCare and Covenant Health Join to Transform Elder Care Through Telemedicine Technology

Senior Livnig News – TripleCare, a national provider of telemedicine-based healthcare to the post-acute care sector, including skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), and Covenant Health, a…

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TripleCare's Services across Ocean Healthcare Network Facilities Recognized in McKnight's 2018 Excellence in Technology Awards

Businesswire – TripleCare, a national provider of telemedicine-based healthcare to the post-acute care sector, including skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), announced today the Company and its…

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Patients Aren't the Only Ones Benefiting from Telemedicine

Health IT Pittsburgh – You could assume most people think of telemedicine as a glorified FaceTime call or a quick video chat with your physician,…

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How UPMC Commerciaized its Curavi Health Telemedicine Technology

Healthcare Finance News – The cart helps prevent unnecessary hospitalizations for nursing home patients, saves money and provides peace of mind to physicians and families.

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TripleCare to Launch Telemedicine Services at Commonwealth Care of Roanoke Facilities in Virginia

Hospital Management – TripleCare is set to launch telemedicine based healthcare services in Commonwealth Care of Roanoke’s (CCR) 12 facilities in Virginia, US.

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TripleCare Named a Leading Provider of Virtual Care Applications by Ziegler

Businesswire – TripleCare,a national provider of telemedicine-based healthcare services to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), announced today, the company has been named a leading provider in…

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TripleCare Launches Telemedicine Services at Asbury Communities

Asbury – TripleCare, a national provider of telemedicine-based healthcare services to skillednursing facilities (SNFs), announced today the Company recently introduced it services to AsburyCommunities.

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Telemedicine Market Trends, 2025

Health Tech Zone – Telemedicine involves the use of information technology and telecommunication for the delivery of healthcare services such as health assessments or consultations…

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TripleCare to Provide Telemedicine at Midwest SNFs

Health Data Management – Wisconsin Illinois Senior Housing has selected TripleCare as its telemedicine services vendor for three skilled nursing facilities serving parts of Wisconsin…

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TripleCare Expands Relationship with Saber Healthcare Group

Businesswire – TripleCare,a national provider of telemedicine-based healthcare services to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), announced today that the Company has expand edits relationship with SaberHealthcare Group®,…

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Telemedicine arrives at Highland

ELKO – Imagine coming down with pneumonia and being treated by a doctor who is more than a hundred miles away but can hear your…

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Curavi Health chooses consultants

McKnight’s – Curavi Health has chosen Pathway Health to help it implement and grow its telemedicine solution. The product, CuraviCart™, is geared towards nursing home…

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Curavi Health partners with Pathway Health to provide training support for nursing home employees

Pittsburgh Business Times – The partnership will allow Curavi to more easily train nursing home employees on its telemedicine platform, and to eventually branch out to…

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Pathway Health Selected as Curavi Health Training and Implementation Partner

Yahoo Finance – Pathway Health has been selected by Curavi Health, a UPMC Enterprises-backed company, as its implementation, training and ongoing support services partner. Curavi Health…

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UPMC and Microsoft Plan to Develop Innovations that Empower Patients and Clinicians

UPMC and Microsoft announced today that they plan to create a strategic research partnership to develop transformative solutions and technologies that will empower people to…

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How a New Venture will Bring Telehealth to Nursing Homes

LeadingAge – A new telemedicine company called Curavi Health is providing Pittsburgh nursing homes with access to doctors who can remotely assess residents at night…

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How Curavi uses hardware, software to tackle unnecessary hospitalizations

MedCity News – A Pittsburgh telemedicine startup is working on slashing unnecessary transfers of nursing home residents to hospitals. These contribute to factors that lead…

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New UPMC firm uses tech, teleconsults to aid nursing home staff

Health Data Management – The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has launched a new telemedicine company to aid long-term care staff who are caring for…

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UPMC launches telemedicine startup for nursing home patients

Modern Healthcare – Pittsburgh-based UPMC health system this week announced the launch of a telemedicine software company that will help patients reach doctors during off…

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UPMC Starts Curavi Health to Help Nursing-Home Patients Via Telemedicine

UPMC – As a geriatrician who has cared for patients in nursing homes across western Pennsylvania, Steven Handler, M.D., Ph.D., has seen first-hand how some…

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UPMC spinoff targets market for keeping nursing home patients out of hospital

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Hospital giant UPMC is taking aim at reducing avoidable hospital admissions with a new, wholly owned, for-profit subsidiary that will provide nursing…

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UPMC-backed company to offer telemedicine in nursing homes

Pittsburgh Business Times – A UPMC doctor has helped launch a company, backed by UPMC Enterprises, that will bring comprehensive telemedicine services to a crucial…

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UPMC launches telehealth startup to keep nursing home patients out of the hospital

Healthcare IT News – UPMC Enterprises announced a new upstart focused on preventing nursing home patients from needing to go a hospital emergency room. Named…

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UPMC venture aims to reduce unnecessary hospitalization of nursing home patients

Pittsburgh Tribune Review – A business funded by UPMC Enterprises uses telemedicine to try to reduce trips from nursing homes to hospitals, a service the…

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The Future of Care

“Telemedicine is the future of care in geriatrics, especially since access to qualified geriatricians can be limited.” Listen to Dr. Adele Towers discuss the importance of…

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Nursing Home Provider Perceptions of Telemedicine for Reducing Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations

Potentially avoidable hospitalizations (PAHs) of nursing home (NH) residents are common, costly, and can have significant economic consequences. Telemedicine has been shown to reduce emergency…

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Mitigating Adverse Drug Events and Transforming Patient Care Through Telemedicine

Steven M. Handler, MD, PhD, associate professor of geriatric medicine, and his colleagues in the Division of Geriatric Medicine are transforming the care of skilled…

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Development of an Applied Framework for Understanding Health Information Technology in Nursing Homes

There is growing evidence that Health Information Technology (HIT) can play a role in improving quality of care and increasing efficiency in the nursing home…

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New Connections Speed Up Care

Think robots that help take vital signs and connect patients with practitioners, virtual video conferencing, and cloud-based consultations and training sessions.

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Perceived Benefits, Barriers, and Drivers of Telemedicine From the Perspective of Skilled Nursing Facility Administrative Staff Stakeholders

Potentially avoidable hospitalizations (PAHs) of skilled nursing facility (SNF) patients are common and costly. Telemedicine represents a unique approach to manage and potentially reduce PAHs…

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Analytics key to future of health care coordination, panel says

Hospitals, health care providers, insurers and others are in the throes of a fundamental change in patient care, driven by intersecting technologies designed to make…

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Cart was easy to use

A patient had a change in condition where his foot was noted to have discoloration and weeping. Patient stated this was new and that he…

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Both residents were successfully treated at the facility

I wanted to share my experience with two Curavi telemedicine consults that I completed over one recent weekend. On the first telemedicine consult I had on…

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Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents

CMS supports organizations that each partner with a group of LTC facilities to implement evidence-based clinical and educational interventions that both improve care and lower…

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Remote Access to Physicians

The use of telecommunications gives us the ability to remotely access physicians in an acute situation. Telemedicine is our technologic resource to provide best patient care…

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UPMC Program Achieves Reduced Hospitalizations and Costs in Area Nursing Facilities in CMS Initiative

A report commissioned by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finds that UPMC and its community partners are achieving significant reductions in avoidable hospitalizations…

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Providers Ramp Up Use of Telemedicine to Boost Access to Care

A 5-year-old child, in medical distress at a rural emergency room in northern California, is stabilized enough to avoid having to be rushed 50 miles…

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Use of Telemedicine Grows in Long-term Care Settings

The use of telemedicine is expanding to long-term care settings, where frail patients are likely to have emergency care needs, and caregivers need quick assessments…

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