GE Healthcare Selects InTouch Health to Provide Virtual Communication Capabilities for its Virtual Care Solution: Mural
Expanded collaboration between two leading health technology companies further illustrates market demand for integrated virtual care solutions
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 9, 2019 – InTouch Health, ranked 2019 Best in KLAS for Virtual Care Platforms, and GE Healthcare today announced an agreement to embed InTouch Health’s virtual communication capabilities within Mural, GE Healthcare’s recently launched virtual care solution. Mural supports various virtual care models by aggregating, synchronizing and displaying application data from multiple sources across care areas.
“By embedding InTouch’s virtual presence communications capabilities into Mural, we further enhance the strength of our virtual care solution,” said GE Healthcare Clinical Care Solutions Chief Technology Officer, Vivek Bhatt. “Our work with InTouch allows us to provide care teams with the capability of virtual presence and further enhance real-time patient information.”
The agreement expands the current collaboration on GE Healthcare’s Digital Expert where InTouch Health’s telehealth software enables experts to deliver interactive and personalized training to customers on a variety of GE Healthcare products. Digital Expert has seen great success globally and has been able to scale tremendously using InTouch Health’s capabilities.
“We have enjoyed a longstanding relationship with GE Healthcare, and we are thrilled that the success of the Digital Expert program has now extended to enabling virtual care,” said Joseph M. DeVivo, InTouch Health CEO. “Our platform delivers the ability to scale from low-acuity, real-time video consults to enabling remote acute care interactions.”
About InTouch Health
InTouch Health, ranked 2019 Best in KLAS for Virtual Care Platforms, is a telehealth services company that offers healthcare providers solutions to efficiently deliver virtual care for a broad array of use cases and
healthcare environments. InTouch Health provides a reliable, dedicated cloud-based network and virtual care solutions designed to ensure connectivity for health systems, providers, and patients at all times.
Today, InTouch Health supports more than 2,700 hospitals and healthcare locations around the world – including many of the top 20 U.S. health systems – as they deploy telehealth programs across their enterprises. InTouch Health has surpassed 2.3 million network sessions over the InTouch Telehealth Network. To learn more, please visit www.InTouchHealth.com.
About GE Healthcare
GE Healthcare is the $19.8 billion healthcare business of GE (NYSE: GE). As a leading provider of medical imaging, monitoring, biomanufacturing, and cell and gene therapy technologies, GE Healthcare enables precision health in diagnostics, therapeutics and monitoring through intelligent devices, data analytics, applications and services.
With over 100 years of experience in the healthcare industry and more than 50,000 employees globally, the company helps improve outcomes more efficiently for patients, healthcare providers, researchers and life sciences companies around the world. Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and The Pulse for latest news, or visit our website http://corporate.gehealthcare.com/ for more information.
SOURCE: InTouch Health