Press Releases

August 1, 2017

The Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus Partners with Specialists On Call to Offer Emergency and General TeleNeurology Services

Reston, VA – Aug 1, 2017 – The Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus is a 106-bed facility serving as a teaching facility for Texas Tech University Health Sciences...


July 27, 2017

Specialists On Call Launches Post-Acute Care Telemedicine Platform

Reston, VA – July 27, 2017 – Specialists On Call, Inc (“SOC”), the largest provider of telemedicine services and technology to US hospitals, announced that it has launched...


March 15, 2017

Specialists On Call Surpasses 300,000 Tele-Consultations

Reston, VA – March 15, 2017 – Specialists On Call, Inc (“SOC”), the nation’s leading provider of clinical telemedicine services and technology to acute care hospitals,...


February 2, 2017

SOC Announces Acquisition of NeuroCall, Reinforces Its Leadership Position in Tele-Neurology Services

Reston, VA – February 02, 2017 – Specialists On Call, Inc (“SOC”), a portfolio company of Warburg Pincus LLC and the nation’s leading provider of clinical telemedicine...


September 8, 2016

Specialists On Call, Inc. Raises $50 Million in Capital

Reston, VA – September 8, 2016 – Specialists On Call, Inc (“SOC”), the nation’s leading provider of clinical telemedicine services to acute care hospitals, today...


In the Media

August 8, 2017 | Hospitals & Health Networks
Patient-centered Care- The Role of Telemedicine in Value-based Care

Hospitals and health systems increasingly are turning to telemedicine as a tool to increase patient access to care, enhance quality and lower costs. Telemedicine enables clinicians to proactively work with patients, monitoring transitions in care and helping patients to manage chronic conditions. As the list of telemedicine services continues to grow, hospitals and health systems can focus on population health management and treating patients in the most appropriate setting.

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August 4, 2017 | mhealthintelligence
New Bill Seeks to Expand Medicare Reimbursement for Telemedicine

U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) has re-introduced the Telehealth Enhancement Act (H.R. 3360), which – according to a summary of the 2015 version – would expand the list of healthcare sites eligible for Medicare reimbursements for telehealth to include urban critical access hospitals, sole community hospitals, home telehealth sites and counties with populations of fewer than 25,000 people. The bill, introduced on July 24, did not include text as of July 27.

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July 20, 2017 | The National Law Review
More Telemedicine Food for Thought: Exception Five to the Haight Act’s In-Person Examination Requirement

In our July 10, 2017 post regarding telemedicine prescribing, we wrote about the seven exceptions to the Haight Act’s requirement that a provider and patient have an-person visit before a prescriber/practitioner can prescribe a controlled substance for his/her patient. As we concluded in the post, the current exceptions are so narrowly focused that they are of limited utility to telemedicine providers and practitioners.

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Licensing Compact Gives Doctors an Important Telehealth Tool

The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact is now live in 18 of 22 member states, giving healthcare providers an enhanced platform to launch telemedicine services across state lines.

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| mhealthintelligence
Microsoft’s New Broadband Strategy Includes a Nod to Telehealth

Microsoft has unveiled an ambitious five-year plan to expand broadband access to rural America, a project that could fuel telemedicine and telehealth programs to undersserved communities.

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