JC Adams, Founder of Cloud 9 and an innovator in the EMS world offers insights into CMS’ redesign of emergency triage, treatment and transportRead More
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A start-up wants to use a mobile app to allow clinicians and case workers to do remote patient evaluations when law enforcement officers respond to mental health calls.
And another back to back! Winning our 4th pitch competition in a row at TMCx and the GHWCC Ignite Healthcare Network Fire Pitch Competition! Well done Dr. Elizabeth Truong for traveling across country in two days for 2 wins. Thank you Texas Medical Center, Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce and judges for the award and recognition for our work!Read More
Alice, Johnson & Johnson, Dell Technologies and Global Entrepreneurship Network award cash, mentorship, prizes to help companies achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals Judges from Dell Technologies, Mastercard, Salesforce Essentials, BELLE Capital selected the first place prizeRead More
Austin-based accelerator to award up to $500k in equity-free cash grants to select top startups after intense, four-month accelerator program at August 15 awards ceremonyRead More
Telemedicine is the provision of healthcare services to a patient by a doctor in a remote location using technology. Or as Kristi Henderson, vice president of Patient Access, Healthcare Transformation and Virtual Care at Ascension Texas and a clinical professor at Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, sees it, telemedicine is like the grocery store express lane.
“If you have a minor illness or injury and just need to have a follow-up appointment, why are you going to the line that has everybody with two buggies full of groceries and which costs more money? Why can’t you do it in an express lane?”Read More
In an era of increased awareness of, and concern for, mental health issues, one Texas doctor says re-writing the rules for practitioners will lead to improved "distance" treatment of patients in need of psychiatric help, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.
Austin psychiatrist Dr. Elizabeth Truong has authored a proposal to align federal and state laws, and regulatory rules such as those issued by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, to support and streamline mental health diagnosis and prescriptive treatment through "telemedicine," also known as "telehealth."Read More
We’re excited to welcome over 30 new Health Transformers respresenting 20 health innovation companies to the StartUp Health Moonshot Academy and support them on their mission to achieve one (or more) of StartUp Health’s 10 Health Moonshots to improve the health and wellbeing of everyone in the world.Read More
Cloud 9 delivers the technology platform behind a new crisis mental healthcare program for first responders at the Harris County Sheriff's Office, in collaboration with Verizon and JSA Healthcare Corporation, A DaVita Medical Group.Read More
Innovations in technology combined with changes in healthcare delivery systems are providing new methods for providing mental health care to more people in efficient and immediate ways.Read More