Since 2010, many companies have produced accessories and compatible products for Apple’s iPad. But the latest is a brand you don’t often equate with leading consumer electronics.
Coming to a store near you is the new Apptivity Seat, a Fisher Price baby bouncer that includes a special holder for the Apple iPad.
Fisher Price thinks little ones are never too little for technology. And the interest swirling around the company’s new product may prove that Fisher Price is correct.
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Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we’ve been monitoring this week.
As anticipated for quite some time now, mobile health solutions company Happtique has finally announced the first batch of certifications for a small number of medical apps.
Proving once again that mHealth apps are not immune to security threats, iPharmacy is taking substantial heat today for purportedly leaking medical information online. According to PCMag, which cites a report from Appthority, this app “has some serious problems.”
Posted in mHealth, mHealth news
This week, Premier Baths, Inc. – a maker of senior and disabled care bathing products and services – brought its operations into the digital marketing age through a new partnership with Paradysz and PM Digital.
These organizations will help Premier Baths launch the company’s new integrated online and offline marketing programs. In short, they will serve as Premier Care in Bathing’s agency to provide a range of services, including social media and email marketing.
The team will also provide deep analytics and performance management reporting to enable the organization to quickly optimize campaigns based upon real-time learnings.
Posted in Digital Marketing, Organizations
On Thursday, TrueVault unveiled a new file storage solution for healthcare applications.
The TrueVault BLOB (binary large object) Store offers HIPAA compliant binary storage for any file format. Details shared in today’s announcement confirm that this includes DICOM files (e.g. X-Rays, CT Scans, MRIs), PDFs, scanned medical records, images, and videos.
“There is no limit to the number of files you can upload,” explains TrueVault CEO Jason Wang.
Posted in Healthcare, Healthcare IT, Security
mHealthWatch learned today that the Medical Design & Manufacturing Executive Summit will be held February 10-11, 2014 at the Anaheim Marriott.
The Summit runs in conjunction with the MD&D West Flagship Conference and Exposition.
MD&M West, billed as the world’s largest medical design and manufacturing event, is a two-day conference program has been designed to deliver high-level education to senior-ranking professionals in the medical device space.
Posted in Healthcare, Technology
mHealthWatch received word from UBM Medica US on Wednesday that the company is relaunching ConsultantLive.
The ConsultantLive platform is an online community and information resource for primary care physicians and healthcare providers.
Visitors, mHealthWatch has learned, should now expect more flexibility with how and where they access the community, including popular site sections like “Photoclinic,” “Dermclinic,” and “What’s Your Diagnosis?”
Posted in Healthcare, mHealth, Smartphones, tablets, Technology, telehealth platforms
The Ann Arbor Journal reports that a recently awarded $4.5 million federal grant will enable University of Michigan researchers to comprehensively study how technology can help young adults with various disabilities, including spinal cord dysfunction and neurodevelopmental disabilities.
In particular, the use of apps for smartphones and tablets, cloud devices and a U-M-developed video game will be studied to probe its potential ability to improve health and allow disabled persons to “become more independent.”
Posted in Healthcare, mHealth news, Smartphones, tablets, Technology