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Wearable Health Solutions Promises New Innovation

NHS Gives 17 Healthcare IT Entrepreneurs And Experts Up To £50,000 Each To Develop New InnovationsWearable Health Solutions, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based wearable health device manufacturer, says that its much anticipated, cutting-edge medical alert device, the iHelp+3G, will be shipping to its pre-approved dealer base in approximately three weeks.

WHSI is expecting 6000 devices, most having been pre-ordered by dealers. Due to excessive demand and anticipation of the product, an additional inbound shipment is currently being processed.
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UnitedAg Expands Relationship with Teladoc

Teladoc Services Enter New MarketTeladoc, Inc. has just announced that UnitedAg has expanded the telehealth benefits for its 35,000 insured members to include coverage for behavioral health, dermatology and smoking cessation.

With strong utilization across Teladoc’s wide array of general health services, along with a high percentage of repeat telehealth visits, UnitedAg “sees significant value in providing these additional services to its members,” today’s announcement reads.

“A big part of the value equation that we offer our members and their families is access to cost-effective, high-quality care through Teladoc,” said Kirti Mutatkar, president and CEO of UnitedAg. “Since we joined Teladoc in July 2015, our members have continued to use and rely on their telehealth benefits, so the choice to further expand this relationship is a logical one.”
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QuiO Named Innovation Champion of the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge

quio_opening_page_huoplhThis week, mHealthWatch learned that QuiO, a digital healthcare company providing smart injection devices and connected software, has been named the inaugural Innovation Champion of the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge.

If you’re not familiar, the challenge itself brings together leading-edge startups with prominent health and life sciences organizations to tackle some of the world’s greatest healthcare challenges, including access, affordability and transparency.
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Moving Beyond Buzzwords: Enabling the Future of Healthcare with Platform Technology

Avizia Focusing on Secure Messaging for Healthcare ProvidersThe following is a guest contributed post from David Reis, SVP and CIO of Lahey Health.

Across the country, health care organizations are re-envisioning how to deliver care. Major health systems like Lahey Health are seeking out new solutions that allow us to transition from episodic care to wellness – minimizing the impact of disease and managing the health of populations more effectively. At the same time, patients continue to demand more from their care providers. We now must bring care to patients at the time and location of their choosing, and this is the beginning of the consumerization of healthcare. These shifts require technology that can provide more comprehensive and context-aware views of patients’ data, support for collaborative care across the continuum, and allow health systems to scale their delivery of care in new ways. Consequently, CIOs face constant challenges to seek out the most effective technologies that will ensure an organization’s vision can come to fruition.

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Carnegie Technologies Announces Launch of Carnegie Labs

press-releasePress Release: Carnegie Technologies, developers of the Network Convergence Platform for mobile network operators, wireline carriers, Internet service providers and smart car manufacturers, announced today the launch of Carnegie Labs, its new research and development division that will drive Carnegie’s product innovation pipeline, as well as spearhead technology due diligence for the Company’s investments, strategy, and partnerships.

Carnegie Labs is focused on creating specific solutions for next-generation mobile telecommunications networks to allow people and machines to communicate effectively from every corner of the world.  Its innovations will empower mobile operators, MSOs, telco operators, and enterprises with solutions that drive revenue and enhance end user experiences.   Carnegie Labs is an active participant in technology standards meetings, including Wi-Fi, 3GPP, IEEE, and IoT, and is the primary evaluator of partners, suppliers, and investments for Carnegie Technologies’ product pipeline.

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Steady Demand for Wearables Seen in Important Emerging Markets

The 18 Percent Problem What Wearables Are Really Up AgainstAccording to a new report from the IDC, The Middle East and Africa (MEA) wearables market continued to see steady growth in Q3 2016.

And the trend isn’t likely to change in 2017.

That’s per the findings of the International Data Corporation (IDC).

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Pathway Genomics’ CIO, Dr. Michael Nova, to Present at the 2017 CES Digital Health Conference

press-releasePRESS RELEASE: Pathway Genomics, a cutting-edge commercial-stage genomics company, announced today that Dr. Michael Nova, Chief Innovation Officer, will present and be a panelist at the 2017 CES Digital Health Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Conference will be held January 4-8, 2017 at The Venetian Hotel.

Dr. Nova will present at the following sessions:

  • Consumer Health Data Goes to the Doctor on Wednesday January 4th from 11:30am-12:30pm in LVCC North Hall, N261
  • The Audacity of Precision Medicine: Bona Fide, Fearless, Unchained on Friday January 6th from 1-1:30pm in Lando 4303, Level 4

“I am delighted to participate at CES Digital Health to discuss how Pathway’s OME™ Artificial Intelligence App and IBM Watson program can dramatically impact healthcare and the internet of things (IoT),” said Dr. Nova. “Healthcare is indeed now “Personalized and Audacious” and due to AI, Big Data and genetics, is dramatically changing for the user and physician.”

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