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GlobalMed Simplifies Telehealth for Clinicians with eNcounter® Platform

Posted on: 24 Feb 18

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- GlobalMed, an international provider of telehealth solutions, today announced it will be showcasing its industry leading telehealth platform, eNcounter® Platform, at the 2018 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, which will be held March 5-9 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The GlobalMed eNcounter® Platform is designed to unify vertically integrated hardware and software to simplify telehealth for clinicians. It recently earned the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Authority to Operate (ATO) on DoD networks. This much coveted certification enables GlobalMed to put their virtual health applications, hardware and software directly on the DoD network.

In addition to security, the platform is designed for simplicity. "In order to be used effectively, our tools must be simple, easy to learn and never stand in the way of the patient-caregiver relationship," said Gigi Sorenson, Chief Clinical Officer, GlobalMed. "In developing our software solutions, we prioritized a number of aspects: making the software intuitive and easy-to-use so it doesn't hinder workflow, integrating a wide array of medical peripherals, and preserving the images and data in patients' electronic medical records."

Telehealth platform overview

eNcounter gives clinicians access to all of the features and functions needed to conduct any form of virtual care, whether they practice in a small medical office, a community hospital or a large healthcare entity.

eNcounter is available through the web, mobile applications and cloud, providing multiple options for easy and secure consultations for both clinicians and patients. eNcounter platform integrates consumer-facing functionality with clinical and non-clinical data-driven devices and wearables, allowing for responsible, outcome focused and evidenced-based consultations.

Sample list of eNcounter's new features:

Integration of Remote Patient Monitoring Devices (1,500+ devices such as weight scales, glucose meters, blood pressure and COPD devices and many more)

2-Way Video-Based Consults

Built-in CMS CPT and ICD-10 codes

Clinical Guidance

Customized Workflows

E/M Coding

EMR and EHR Integration


Group Video Consults (specialists/care provider/family)

iOS/Android Consumer app

Live-Transfer from Medical Assistant to Provider

For a full list of features, click here.

Booth demo and raffle giveaways

GlobalMed is a HIMSS18 exhibitor (booth 12316) and will display several of its telemedicine stations, including the Transportable Exam Station used on Air Force One. More than 20 telehealth success stories will be shared spanning federal, medical centers and commercial telehealth deployments.

HIMSS attendees may enter to win one of five trips to international and domestic locations that are significant to the company's 16-year history, including Brazil, Peru, Alaska, Washington, D.C. and Arizona.

About GlobalMed®

GlobalMed powers the world's largest, most advanced telehealth programs and is honored to be the telehealth provider to the White House, Dept. of Veterans Affairs and Defense Health Agency. More than 4,000 organizations have trusted GlobalMed to power over 15 million consults, improving access to care in 55 countries. With a focus on security and simplicity, GlobalMed designs, builds, manufactures and deploys fully integrated, evidence-based hardware and software telehealth solutions that enable medical groups, healthcare enterprises and government entities to improve patient outcomes while lowering cost.

Founded in 2002 by a Marine Corps Reserve Veteran still serving as CEO, GlobalMed is proud to be a Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB).

Media contact:

Marcia Rhodes, Amendola Communications, (480) 664-8412, ext. 15

Editor's Details

Mike Wood

Last updated on: 24/02/2018

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