TIME’s Best Inventions of 2019

Every year, TIME highlights the Best Inventions that are making the world better, smarter and even a bit more fun.

Of the ten healthcare companies selected, two of LionBird’s portfolio companies made the list – Theranica and Tyto.

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Avera eCARE and Tyto Care are partnering to give schools, senior living facilities and clinics across the Midwest access to easy-to-use telehealth technology that can replicate the doctor’s exam.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – Novant Health is expanding access to healthcare using a device called TytoHome.

TytoHome is a device that patients can use to communicate with physicians via video chat. Unlike other video visits with a doctor, TytoHome gives doctor’s the ability to examine the patient too.

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The most promising 150 private digital health startups working to transform the healthcare industry with new models of primary care to emerging tech solutions for providers. Read more…

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — A new way for doctors to treat and diagnose patients is now available at Sanford Health.

The hospital is partnering with TytoCare to enhance their telehealth services, making virtual visits better than ever.

The days of heading into the clinic to see a doctor are dwindling down.

Paul and Jolyn Munson say being able to visit with their doctor using video chat makes getting medical attention easy.

HACKENSACK, N.J. & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vidyo, Inc., the leader in embedded real-time video solutions, today announced a planned integration with Tyto Care, the healthcare industry’s first all-in-one modular device and telehealth platform for on-demand, remote medical exams. Vidyo will integrate its VidyoConnect telemedicine video conferencing solution with the Tyto Care examination device to enhance remote examination capabilities for healthcare providers.

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Tyto Care is an on-demand telehealth provider based in Israel that hopes to bring all aspects of a doctor’s visit to the home. Beyond the limits of traditional telemedicine, the platform also allows patients to conduct their own physical exam using a device that combines a camera, stethoscope, otoscope, thermometer, and tongue depressor.

The idea began after Co-Founder and CEO Dedi Gilad, whose daughter had recurrent ear infections as a child, figured there was a better way to receive medical care than repeated visits to a doctor. “He couldn’t understand why he needed to go into these flu clinics or get out of work in order to take his daughter, day after day, into a clinic,” recalls Ophir Lotan, VP of Product and Implementation at Tyto Care. “As an engineer, he started thinking about a potential solution to this issue.”

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The Consumer Electronics Show, or CES as its known, wrapped up on Friday after a week of eye-popping unveilings. Wired recently published its “Best of CES 2019.” The magazine’s editor-in-chief Nicholas Thompson joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss the most innovative new gadgets from the show, including one that can help parents decide whether they need to take their child to the doctor. Air Date: Jan 12, 2019

New York, NY (January 7, 2019) – Health Navigator, the leading company that delivers clinical content for digital health, telemedicine, and eHealth applications, today announced its partnership with Tyto Care, an innovative telehealth company enabling live telehealth visits and comprehensive medical examinations. As a result of this partnership, the Health Navigator symptom checker is now integrated into the latest version of Tyto Care’s telehealth platform, providing more comprehensive clinical data to healthcare providers and clinicians.