Cloudbreak Health Rakes in Healthcare Awards This Summer


September 19, 2019 |

Cloudbreak recognized as telemedicine leader with three prominent award wins

Los Angeles – September 19, 2019 – This summer, Cloudbreak Health, LLC (“Cloudbreak”), a leading unified telemedicine solutions provider, has been recognized by three organizations as being a leader and innovator in telehealth and language access solutions.

“Simplifying and humanizing healthcare is our core mission,” said Jamey Edwards, co-founder and CEO of Cloudbreak Health. “We deliver on that mission by putting solutions in the field that address major healthcare disparities by building trust between patients and providers. We’re truly humbled to be recognized by each of these respected organizations and grateful to be able to do our part in improving our nation’s healthcare.”

Cloudbreak Health was awarded Best Overall MedTech Software in MedTech Breakthrough’s 2019 Awards Program in June. The MedTech Breakthrough is an independent organization recognizing the top companies and solutions in the global health and medical technology market. The program evaluates and recognizes breakthrough solutions and companies in a range of categories, including Robotics, TeleHealth, Patient Engagement, Electronic Health Records (EHR), mHealth, Medical Devices, Healthcare Security, Medical Data and more. The 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Awards program attracted more than 3,500 nominations from over 15 different countries throughout the world.

Co-founder and COO of Cloudbreak Health Andy Panos was named an honoree of the Columbus Smart 50 Awards by the Smart Business Network. The Central Ohio Smart 50 list recognizes true leaders who are passionate about the work they do and make a noticeable impact on the communities, industries and organizations in which they work and live.

In August, the Los Angeles Business Journal named Cloudbreak Health the 2019 Health Care Supplier of the Year at its annual Health Care Leadership Awards. These awards recognize the top medical professionals, community health programs, medical teams and providers throughout Los Angeles County, highlighting the accomplishments of individuals and organizations that have made great strides in providing better quality of health care in Los Angeles and beyond.

The Cloudbreak Health platform was designed to allow providers to connect, communicate and care for patients wherever they are located and in whatever language they speak via one single collaborative video platform. Cloudbreak’s system is one of the first in the country to follow the patient from the home to the hospital and back again, enabling the patient’s existing continuum of care with telemedicine. Additionally, Cloudbreak pioneered many industry firsts, including being the first company to bring a certified medical language interpreter into a video telemedicine call.

About Cloudbreak Health, LLC

From telepsychiatry, telestroke, tele-ICU, telesitting and other specialties to integrated language services for Limited English Proficient and Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing patients, Cloudbreak’s innovative, secure platform removes both distance and language barriers to improve patient care, satisfaction and outcomes. Cloudbreak Health provides more than one million minutes of telemedicine consultation each month and links to the Cloudbreak Telehealth Marketplace of thousands of providers. Performing over 85,000 encounters per month at almost 1,000 healthcare venues nationwide, the Cloudbreak platform simplifies how providers care for patients, putting a full care continuum at their fingertips 24/7. Learn more at

Vidyo and Cloudbreak Health Announce Partnership to Enable U.S. Health Systems to Deliver Better Virtual Care


June 7, 2019 |

Unification of two solutions will streamline care

Hackensack, NJ and El Segundo, CA – June 6, 2019 – Vidyo, Inc. (Enghouse Vidyo) a leader in embedded video technology, and Cloudbreak Health, LLC, a leader in unified telemedicine solutions, announced a strategic agreement to jointly market the Vidyo telemedicine user experience with the award winning MARTTI (My Accessible Real-Time Trusted Interpreter) Video Medical Interpreting service.

The two organizations plan to collaborate to bring a unified experience to their combined customers. Together the solutions will provide streamlined access to certified, medically trained video interpreters within Vidyo-enabled telemedicine consultations, and also allow MARTTI end-points already deployed in over 1,000 institutions across the country access to the Vidyo telemedicine infrastructure.

“Empathy between clinician and patient is a critical component of care,” according to Sam Waicberg, SVP Business Development and Partnerships, Enghouse Vidyo. “The video channel offers the non-verbal communication that is available during in person visits, and our partnership with Cloudbreak Health allows clinicians to deliver that experience on video in the patients’ own language. This further extends Vidyo’s ability to enrich people’s lives in the moments that matter most.”

The two organizations will market the joint solution first to their shared clients including a number who have expressed interest in adopting the technologies.

“This partnership will enhance both companies’ abilities to provide unified telemedicine solutions that deliver improved telehealth workflows with language services while increasing access to care and driving improved satisfaction and efficiency for both patients and their clinicians,” said Cloudbreak CEO Jamey Edwards.

About Enghouse Vidyo
Vidyo is a subsidiary of Enghouse Systems Limited, a software and services company traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol “ENGH.” Vidyo enriches people’s lives by embedding real-time video into digital communications in the moments that matter most. Millions of people around the world connect visually every day through Vidyo’s secure, scalable technology and cloud-based services. Its patented platform integrates with virtually any application environment, network, and device to deliver the highest quality experiences that strengthen teams, build trust, solidify relationships, and improve quality of life for everyone. Learn more at, read our blog, or follow us on Twitter at @vidyo, on LinkedIn, and on Facebook.

About Cloudbreak Health
Cloudbreak Health is on a mission to #HumanizeHealthcare. From tele-psychiatry, tele-stroke, tele-ICU, tele-sitting and other specialties, to integrated language services for Limited English Proficient and Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing patients (via its Martti platform,, Cloudbreak removes both distance and language barriers to improve patient care, satisfaction and outcomes. Performing over 85,000 encounters per month at over 1,000 healthcare venues, the Cloudbreak platform simplifies how providers care for patients, putting a full care continuum at their fingertips 24/7/365. Learn more at or follow us on Twitter @CloudbreakHLTH.

Cloudbreak Health Earns 2016 Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Award

Presented by the Los Angeles Business Journal, the award recognizes innovative achievements by California companies

Los Angeles, CA |

November 21, 2016 |

PR Web

Cloudbreak Health (“Cloudbreak”) — a pioneering Unified Telemedicine service that brings all specialties together on a single platform and provides a solution for the entire continuum of care — was awarded the 2016 Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Award at a ceremony held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on November 17th.

Cloudbreak’s platform is being used nationwide by over 650 hospitals that are performing more than 65,000 encounters per month. Available on iOS, PC & Android devices, experts in fields such as Tele-stroke, Tele-psychiatry, Tele-ICU and numerous other specialties can all be accessed at the simple touch of a button via Cloudbreak’s Carenection Telehealth Delivery Network. Patients and providers also benefit from integrated language services for Limited English Proficient and Deaf and Hard of Hearing patients delivered by the Cloudbreak Martti™ (My Accessible Real-Time Trusted Interpreter) offering.

Founded in 2010 in partnership with the Los Angeles Business Journal, the award is given annually to recognize innovation and advancement by California companies in fields such as technology, medicine and engineering.

The awards are named for Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, a surgeon, entrepreneur and inventor who has pioneered therapies for diabetes and cancer and holds over 95 patents. Dr. Soon-Shiong lives in Los Angeles and is recognized locally and internationally for his philanthropic work through the Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation and The Giving Pledge.

Cloudbreak’s telemedicine platform is transforming the healthcare industry by providing an easy way for hospitals and other healthcare providers to quickly and cost-effectively launch interoperable telehealth solutions with their Telemedicine as a Service model (“TaaS”). The platform brings much-needed simplicity to a healthcare industry overwhelmed by complexity while also improving quality, satisfaction and outcomes. Easy access to the right doctor at the right time is becoming critically important as hospitals move away from fee for services and more towards a value based model of care that integrates population health strategies.

Cloudbreak’s stated mission is to Humanize Healthcare.

“We are honored to be recognized amongst the very competitive field of amazing innovators here in Silicon Beach,” said Cloudbreak CEO & Co-Founder, Jamey Edwards. “Dr. Soon-Shiong is a trailblazing innovator with an incredible track record and his work, mission and legacy continue to inspire our team to eliminate healthcare disparities nationwide by getting all patients the access to care they need via our telemedicine platform.”

About The Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Award

For the seventh year, the Los Angeles Business Journal and NantWorks are proud to co-host the Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Awards. California is home to some of the most cutting-edge and innovative companies in the country. With innovation existing in a variety of forms from finished products and processes to implementation and idea generation, accomplished innovator Dr. Soon-Shiong seeks to recognize the important role innovation plays in enhancing the economic competitiveness of the region. This special award program was created to honor and acknowledge the people and the organizations that continue to stretch the boundaries and have proven to be leaders in innovation. For more information, visit

About Cloudbreak Health, LLC

Cloudbreak Health was formed by bringing together two industry leaders, Language Access Network – the leading Video Medical Interpreting pioneer with its Martti (My Accessible Real-Time Trusted Interpreter) platform and Carenection (the first Telemedicine market network) to deliver unified telehealth solutions to hospitals nationwide. This is accomplished by using the Carenection Telemedicine Delivery Network (one of the nation’s first and largest private path broadband network optimized for telehealth) to connect clients to our Telehealth Marketplace.

Cloudbreak’s Martti (My Accessible Real-Time Trusted Interpreter) service has provided more than 23 million minutes of medical interpretation to upwards of one million patients. Martti breaks down language and cultural barriers by enabling quick and easy communication with patients who are Limited English Proficient or Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing via live video or telephone. More than 250 languages (including American Sign Language) are offered with nearly 60 languages available in live video — the largest video offering in the industry. For more information, visit


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Avanti Hospitals Becomes First Health System Nationwide with Unified Telehealth Platform

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. |

September 16, 2016 |

PR Newswire

Avanti Hospitals has recently partnered with Carenection to provide a supportable and reliable infrastructure for critical telehealth services, including telehealth carts for initial assessments, telehealth tablets for post-admission rounding, a video call center which enables participation by multiple remote specialists in a single encounter, and connectivity to over 500 hospitals nationwide via the Carenection Telehealth Delivery Network (CTDN).

The Carenection partnership was a key contributor to the recent designation of Coast Plaza Hospital, a facility of Avanti Hospitals, as a Primary Stroke Center (PSC) by The Joint Commission in collaboration with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

“This Carenection platform enables us to provide critical services to our patients and improve outcomes while allowing them to remain in their community for care,” says Michael Rembis, Corporate Chief Executive Officer of Avanti Hospitals.

Avanti’s implementation of Carenection is the first unified telehealth platform in the country with integrated language services. Thanks to Avanti’s partnership with Language Access Network, Avanti now has the ability to perform telestroke examinations in over 250 languages, including American Sign Language, over the Carenection platform, which supports multiple specialists on a single call, bringing physicians and certified medical interpreters together at the push of a single button.

“Avanti is a shining example of an urban application of telehealth to address healthcare disparities,” James Edwards, Carenection’s CEO stated. “The partnership with Carenection brings academic quality tele-stroke services over a proven technology platform to an underserved population within Los Angeles.”

Avanti Hospitals is in the process of deploying the Carenection telehealth platform to each hospital in its system.


About Avanti Hospitals

The Avanti Hospitals, LLC system consists of four acute care community hospitals in south eastern Los Angeles, California: 172-bed Memorial Hospital of Gardena, 127-bed East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital, 117-bed Coast Plaza Hospital, and 81-bed Community Hospital of Huntington Park. Avanti’s mission is to continue their hospitals’ longstanding tradition of improving the overall health of the communities they serve by providing affordable, high-quality healthcare services with consistency and compassion. For more information, visit Avanti online at

About Carenection

Carenection is a unified telehealth marketplace with a mission to improve the quality, accessibility and affordability of healthcare by offering Telehealth-as-a-Service (TaaS) to more than 600 hospitals and providers nationwide. We bring together best-in-breed technology, network infrastructure and consulting services to provide real-time access to critical healthcare resources in order to improve outcomes, reduce costs and enhance satisfaction for patients and providers. Supporting over 75,000 encounters per month, Carenection is the most widely used telehealth marketplace in the U.S.


Dori Jennings

(614) 468-6043