Mobile Heartbeat, CDW Seek to Improve Mobile Health Communications

Mobile Heartbeat, CDW Seek to Improve Mobile Health CommunicationsMobile Heartbeat, a provider of smartphone applications for improving clinical workflow and team communications, is now working with CDW, a provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare.

CDW will be “instrumental” in providing the Mobile Heartbeat Clinical Urgent Response (MH-CURE) smartphone application to a broader range of facilities in the healthcare market, a statement shared with mHealthWatch reads.

In addition, CDW will incorporate MH-CURE into its Total Mobility Management solution stack, which includes services across devices, applications, management and security.
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Moseda Technologies Inks New Distribution Agreement

Moseda Technologies Inks New Distribution AgreementMoseda Technologies Inc., a technology company focused on developing progressive mobile health and telemedicine solutions for institutional and home healthcare, shared with mHealthWatch news of its latest development this week.

The company is “pleased to announce that the Company has signed a distribution agreement with a top 10, multi-national pharma and diagnostics company.”

The Agreement appoints Moseda as a distributor of products in Canada. Pricing for the subject products is negotiated and may be updated once per year, on January 1st. In the event of price changes a minimum of 60 days advance notice will be provided to Moseda.
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Crowley Rolls Out First HealthSpot Telemedicine Station

Crowley Rolls Out First HealthSpot Telemedicine StationCrowley Maritime Corp. recently unveiled a new HealthSpot walk-in telemedicine station to provide employees with “convenient access to healthcare.” The company says the station in question is the first its kind in Northeast Florida.

According to a statement provided to mHealthWatch on Thursday, the HealthSpot station, located at Crowley’s corporate headquarters in Jacksonville, “offers real-time, convenient and cost-effective video visits with board-certified clinicians from Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, part of Miami Children’s Health System.”

Appointments are available for adults and children age two and older to seek treatment as well as prescriptions for minor common conditions such as sinus and respiratory infections, fever, cold, ear and eye pain, skin conditions and allergies.
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mHealthWatch Recognized by CDW Healthcare Among Top Health IT Blogs of 2015

mHealthWatch Recognized by CDW Healthcare Among Top Health IT BlogsThe team at CDW Healthcare recently published their list of the Top 50 Health IT Blogs of 2015. And those of at mHealthWatch would like to express our gratitude for once again being recognized this year.

“This year we decided to do things a little differently and opened up the list to your nominations,” CDW posted to its Community page. “You’ll see among the list some old favorites, some new additions, a mix of media and vendor blogs, and many independents … and perhaps one of your own nominated blogs! So as National Health IT Week gets into full gear, and in honor of all the people sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm for health IT, we give you the 2015 epic list of health IT blogs.”
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CareSync Scores $18M in Funding

CareSync Scores 18M in FundingThis week, CareSync — a provider of software and services for chronic disease management — informed mHealthWatch that it has secured $18 million in Series B funding.

Round participants include the Merck Global Health Innovation Fund (Merck GHI), Greycroft Partners and Harbert Venture Partners, as well as existing investors Tullis Health Investors, Clearwell Group, CDH Solutions and Travis Bond.

The funding “will help CareSync expand to meet demand for its services-enabled technology platform, strengthening its leading position in the emerging patient-centered care coordination market.”
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NaviNet Nets Partnership With SpendWell Health

NaviNet Nets Partnership With SpendWell HealthIn recent days, NaviNet, Inc. — a healthcare collaboration network — has just announced a strategic partnership with SpendWell Health Inc., a subsidiary of Cambia Health Solutions.

As a result of the partnership, NaviNet will be able to provide health plans, third-party administrators (TPAs) and self-funded employers with an e-commerce platform that enables members to purchase bundled healthcare services directly from providers.

SpendWell’s retail marketplace provides an effective solution for consumers struggling with rising out-of-pocket healthcare costs while giving them more visibility into their actual cost of care.

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Infographic: The Cost of Healthcare Security Breaches

Infographic The Cost of Healthcare Security BreachesAn alarming new infographic created by Privacy Analytics and shared by HIT Consultant showcases just how costly the growing epidemic of healthcare security breaches has become.

“While the news frequently reports the number of data breaches in the health care industry, few may realize that the estimated cost for HIPAA breaches since 2009 has reached over 31 billion dollars,” the report notes.
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