Hawaii

Kaiser launches teledermatology

Kaiser Permanente in Hawaii recently rolled out a teledermatology service, enabling dermatologists to remotely view patient images of skin ailments through the health system’s HealthConnect. Known as “Tele-derm,” the service started as a pilot project on Maui and the Big Island and is now available to all Kaiser Permanente patients with the intent of improving access […]

Health IT

An eBay for pharmaceuticals connects hospital purchasers with secondary wholesalers

To hear Samantha Godfrey tell it, Pharmly is “optimizing the pharmaceutical supply-chain cycle for medical facilities.” In real terms, it’s matchmaking for pharmaceutical buyers and the wholesale suppliers who have the drugs they need. Godfrey’s new startup was born out of her experience selling pharmaceuticals through secondary wholesale suppliers, who oftentimes struggled to find the […]