Houston Methodist Tech Hub Creates Early Telemedicine Training Venue for COVID-19

The tech hub is also partnering with entities near Methodist in the Texas Medical Center, such as the TMC Innovation Institute, which hosts digital health startups in its company accelerator program called TMCx.

“We have great synergies with TMCx,” Sol said. “We meet with them to discuss opportunities and will work with some of the companies in their cohort.”

In addition, the hospital is also partnering with New York-based TytoCare, a company that performs remote medical exams on demand. The company closed on a $50 million growth round at the beginning of April.

When the hub opened, TytoCare executives visited Houston Methodist to see it in person, according to Marcos Domiciano, director of provider solutions at TytoCare.

The partnership between the two entities is just starting, he said, and will focus on providing robust virtual care to patients and employers.

“Our hope is that their clinicians, staff and partners can interact with TytoCare in-person and actually touch and feel the solutions so they get firsthand experience of our capabilities,” Domiciano said via email. Read more…