This week, mHealthWatch received a heads-up from PointClickCare, a cloud-based software platform for the senior care market, about its latest happening.
The company confirmed Monday that enrollment is now available for its Integrated Direct Messaging tool.
“Designed to provide more efficient and effective communication between senior care providers and their acute care partners, the new capability will offer senior care and acute care providers the power to connect to each other and exchange resident information electronically and in a secure and convenient way from within PointClickCare’s core EHR system,” a statement provided to mHealthWatch reads.
Posted in mHealth, Organizations
U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich recently announced that the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of New Mexico (UNM) Health Sciences Center has been awarded a handsome grant for the purpose of propelling healthcare technology toward a more promising future.
All told, the $15 million in grant funding will be directed toward testing the expansion of their telehealth infrastructure system/
The system in question will provide 30 hospitals statewide with remote emergency neurological and neurosurgical consultations.
Posted in Telemedicine
According to details shared with mHealthWatch in recent days by the partnering companies, SeeChange Health has just confirmed its integration with Doctor On Demand.
Doctor On Demand’s “convenient and affordable” telemedicine services will be offered to member employers.
The solutions can help employers improve utilization rates for telemedicine using a social-behavioral economics engine, engaging people to choose the most effective, lowest cost healthcare option at the right time through various incentives and rewards.
Posted in Telemedicine
SITO Mobile Ltd., a mobile media solutions provider, and Health Media Network (HMN), a digital Point of Care media company, have announced a partnership by which Health Media Network will leverage SITO Mobile’s mobile media platform to power a national location-based advertising network within physician offices nationwide.
HMN’s strategy is to help improve communication between doctors and their patients to hopefully improve healthcare outcomes.
“It’s well-documented that consumers are increasingly turning to smartphones and other mobile devices to engage with and manage their personal health and wellness,” says Joe Petrosino, Chief Revenue Officer of Health Media Network. “Our partnership with SITO enables HMN to deliver relevant health and wellness messaging to consumers on their personal devices during a critical window of time in their health journey – from the physician’s office visit through the treatment, purchase and therapy activation process.”
Posted in Healthcare, mHealth
Last week, the team at BambooHR, an online HR software provider for small and medium businesses, announced a partnership with Maxwell Health that will provide customers the ability to sync employee census data from BambooHR’s Software as a Service (SaaS) with Maxwell Health’s online platform for employee benefits.
“This new integration will help business owners and HR managers increase back-office efficiencies by allowing them to manage benefits paperlessly and leverage a single system of record for all other employee/employer information,” a statement provided to mHealthWatch reads.
In addition, we’re told, the integration will give employees centralized access to the information needed to make informed decisions when it comes to their health, wealth, and wellbeing.
Posted in Healthcare, mHealth, Technology
In recent weeks, mHealthWatch has profiled the ongoing challenge announced this month by Walgreens, the nation’s largest drug chain.
Walgreens is behind the Balance Rewards App Challenge, the goal of which is to encourage further integration of their current Balance Rewards app.
On Thursday, mHealthWatch learned that Henry Ford Health System Innovations is supporting the Walgreens Balance Rewards App Challenge in order “to find new mobile applications that incentivize healthy behavior and improve disease management.”
Posted in Mobile App
If you’re in Pasadena, California next Wednesday, October 22nd, you may want to head over to The Pasadena Towers at 10 a.m
As part of the Innovate Pasadena Connect Week, the Healthcare Innovation Mini Unconference will take place Wednesday.
The event will help bring together everyone to talk about healthcare problems, come up with ideas, do group collaboration and come up with potential solutions.
Posted in Healthcare