HealthGrid Unveils its Open Telehealth Service; HealthGrid OTS for Patients

By CIOReview | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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LOS ANGELES, CA: HealthGrid, a provider of healthcare solutions has come up with Open Telehealth service, HealthGrid OTS to better serve patients through video calling, FaceTime, Google Hangouts, and Microsoft Skype.

According to Frost & Sullivan forecasts, the growth of telemedicine market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 16.7 percent from 2012 to reach more than $600 million in 2017. The telehealth service is likely to spread soon as it is planning to align itself with the federal government and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). This agreement helps in improving patient care and reduces the costs involved in treatment.

The HealthGrid’s Telehealth service is secure and is available globally. The user need not have to buy hardware or software. It is absolutely free of cost and requires no additional services. HealthGrid OTS works with the already existing EMR and Scheduling system and easily integrates with the workflow. It therefore helps patients experience seamless, personalized telehealth without the hassle of installing an application or troubleshooting system compatibility.

“We are excited to launch HealthGrid OTS™ with Righttime Medical Care, one of the nation’s leading urgent care innovators. Our unique approach to the delivery of telehealth is ideal for practices interested in opening their doors to the future of healthcare,” says Chris Knotts, President and CEO, HealthGrid.