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MobileHelp Unwraps New Tablet Base Station

mobilehelp-logoAhead of the weekend, mHealthWatch learned that MobileHelp, a leader in mobile Personal Emergency Response System (mPERS) and healthcare technology solutions, is rolling out its newest base station.

The offering in question is billed as being a tablet format that blends the safety benefits of a medical alert system with the added benefits of telehealth technology and video conferencing.

It’s available for healthcare providers through select pilot programs.

The new base station is the first medical alert system with an interactive touchscreen — which features the company’s MobileVitals® telehealth solution for both patients and providers — as well as unique ways for providers to engage with their patients, and for patients to engage more fully in their own health and well-being.

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mHealth News: What You Need to Know

computer-1149148_960_720Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

VIGILINT, Cleveland Clinic to Offer Real Time Telemedicine Service for Global Travelers
Because jet setters get sick too, a new partnership should bring renewed hope and care.

HIMSS 2017: Trivalent Announces Next-Gen Data Protection for Healthcare Enterprises
Trivalent, a leading provider of Next Generation Data Protection, has just announced Trivalent Protect to “secure sensitive and private healthcare information” on the Windows OS platform.
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Konica Minolta Rolls Out New Exa Enterprise Imaging Platform at HIMSS 2017

himss17-logoAt HIMSS 2017 this week, Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc. introduced its new Exa Enterprise Imaging Platform.

“Only Konica Minolta’s Exa Enterprise Imaging offers a diagnostic quality Zero Footprint Universal Viewer for DICOM and non-DICOM images, Server-Side Rendering, for fast access to large files, such as 3D Mammography, with no prefetching required, and cybersecurity with no data transferred to or stored on workstations to minimize unwanted exposure to patient data,” reads a statement emailed to mHealthWatch.

We’re told that the new collaborative workflow platform provides hospitals and imaging centers the ability to view images across departments and facilities, regardless of image source, for DICOM and non-DICOM images and a Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) for central storage of images.

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HIMSS 2017: PokitDok Launches on AWS Marketplace

PokitDok Taps Lemhi to Lead Oversubscribed 34M Series B RoundIn its stated mission to “power the business of healthcare,” this past week at HIMSS 2017, the annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society conference, PokitDok announced it has made its solution available on AWS Marketplace.

As an AWS Partner Network (APN) Advanced Technology Partner, PokitDok is available immediately on AWS Marketplace in the recently launched Healthcare & Life Sciences category. Customers using AWS as their secure cloud for compute power now have access to a toolset for developing digital health applications.

“As the only industry that skipped the Internet, healthcare is now 20 years behind as it rushes to respond to cost pressures, an uncertain regulatory environment and growing security concerns,” said Lisa Maki, co-founder and CEO of PokitDok. “Centralized, on-premise systems can be vulnerable. Shifting to AWS allows the industry to both satisfy compliance requirements and leapfrog to the future. Launching in the AWS Marketplace with the first ever ‘one click’ healthcare clearinghouse is a historic step forward in health IT. This is a key part of our partner distribution strategy to broaden access to our API solutions and drive innovation in healthcare.”
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CitiusTech Introduces Integrated Innovation Framework at HIMSS 2017

himss17-logoCitiusTech, a leading provider of healthcare technology services and solutions, exhibited at the HIMSS Annual Conference this week in Orlando.

This marked the 12th consecutive year of participation for CitiusTech.

In addition to exhibiting CitiusTech’s enhanced technology services and platform offerings, CitiusTech used the occasion to introduce the CitiusTech Integrated Innovation Framework (CIIF).

The CIIF helps combine the company’s healthcare platforms, specialized technology practices and services to help clients significantly accelerate innovation in healthcare.

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HIMSS 2017: Challenges Ahead for Advancing Health IT Outside Hospital Environment

himss As HIMSS 2017 wraps up this week in Orlando, organizers of the event have just published the findings of a new study.

Officially unveiled ahead of the winding down of the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, the study reinforces the positive impact health IT has on the U.S. economy while signaling challenges ahead for the expansion of health IT’s footprint.

Weaving together two historically seminal HIMSS research efforts (the annual HIMSS Leadership Survey and the biennial HIMSS Workforce Study), the new HIMSS Leadership and Workforce Survey report details the health IT priorities of key stakeholder groups and their linkages to various strategic initiatives (e.g. employment of select IT leaders) and economic measures (e.g. workforce projections), the report announcement reads.

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HIMSS 2017: eG Innovations Featured as a Key Citrix Ready Healthcare Partner

himss17-logoeG Innovations announced today that the company will be a featured partner in the Citrix Ready Partner Pavilion – booth #2914 – at HIMSS 2017.

eG Innovations will be demonstrating the latest release of its flagship product, eG Enterprise 6.2, which introduces important advances in unified performance monitoring for end-user computing, offering significant advantages for the Citrix-driven healthcare enterprise.

Desktop and application virtualization has received wide adoption in healthcare as an efficient and secure service delivery strategy for managing hundreds or thousands of associates in diverse departments and/or geographical locations. To realize the full potential of these deployments, deep Citrix performance visibility and unified monitoring of the supporting infrastructure is critical for administrators to get the insight needed to make deployments successful, operate them effectively to ensure user satisfaction, and enable them to scale with the needs of the business.

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