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mobileStorm Boss Talks Strategy and Success for Healthcare Startups

mobileStorm Boss Talks Strategy and Success for Healthcare Startups   mobileStorm mHealth marketing strategy Jared Reitzin business Jared Reitzin, CEO of mobileStorm, Inc., has sage advice for startups hoping to penetrate the healthcare marketplace.

In advance of a recent talk to entrepreneurs, Reitzin penned a comprehensive bookmark-worthy blog post detailing the things he thinks are essential.

So how can you get in, leave your mark, and make your impact felt? Some of Reitzin’s counsel, of course, can apply in a myriad of fields.

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Heart of Healthcare: How Marketers Can Help Frame Issues, Tell Stories

Heart of Healthcare: How Marketers Can Help Frame Issues, Tell Stories   mobile mHealth healthcare marketing “When healthcare sneezes, the whole country catches a cold. The good news is there has arguably never been a healthier time to be a healthcare marketer in the U.S.”

That’s the opener in an essay by Wendy Lurrie recently published by Business2Community.

While Lurrie notes that healthcare is a “fast-growing, dynamic and volatile marketplace bursting with potential,” she also explains that healthcare marketers have responsibilities, too.

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Why Android Should Be a Higher Priority for mHealth App Developers

Why Android Should Be a Higher Priority for mHealth App Developers   smartphones Mobile Devices mHealth app mHealth developers Global mHealth app developers and service providers may want to make Android a higher priority.

According to a new report from IDC, the worldwide smartphone market is on fire. In the second quarter of this year, 300 million units shipped for the first time ever — a milestone quarter, says the IDC, and a landmark achievement for the smartphone industry.

“Android was the primary driver with its vendor partners shipping a total of 255.3 million Android-based smartphones in 2Q14, up 33.3% year over year,” the report summary reads.

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New Report Says EMR Effectiveness Saves Lives

New Report Says EMR Effectiveness Saves Lives   mobile HIMSS Analytics Healthgrades EMR EHR analytics HIMSS Analytics has published the promising findings of a new study that reveals the life-saving consequences of EMR effectiveness.

HIMSS Analytics, along with clinical data and analytics support from Healthgrades, embarked on the study as a means to “scientifically measure the clinical benefits of EMR adoption.”

The initial findings, researchers say, are encouraging and “compel continued effort to scientifically analyze and communicate the clinical benefits of the EMR.”
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Samsung Makes mHealth a Cornerstone of its New Galaxy Alpha Smartphone

Samsung Makes mHealth a Cornerstone of its New Galaxy Alpha Smartphone   Samsung Electronics Samsung mobile health news mHealth Galaxy Alpha Having a cool smartphone is one thing. Having a smartphone that can also make you healthier is another. But in Samsung’s case, you can have both in one device.

Samsung announced yesterday that it’s about to launch a new smartphone — the Samsung Galaxy Alpha.

“The Galaxy Alpha was built and designed based on the specific desires of the consumer market,” says JK Shin, CEO and Head of IT & Mobile Communication at Samsung Electronics.

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Facebook Gives Back By Providing Free Internet Access In Zambia

Facebook Gives Back By Providing Free Internet Access In Zambia   Zambia mobile health internet facebook While there are many countries around the globe where accessing the Internet is something done without second thought, there are still countless nations where access to the Internet — or affordable access — is difficult to come by. In fact, only 30 percent of the world’s population has access to the Internet today.

While access to Internet is still lacking, 85 percent of the world is within reach of cellular technology. With this in mind, Facebook has launched a free Internet app in Zambia called Internet.org. The app allows Android cellphones free basic Internet services.

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Fast Wi-Fi Comes to University of Miami Health System

Fast Wi Fi Comes to University of Miami Health System   Wi Fi University of Miami Health System Mobile Devices Aruba Networks With the rising need for access to health records via mobile devices comes an increased need for Wi-Fi at hospitals and medical facilities everywhere. Still, some of the paramount concerns that medical facilities face with regard to Wi-Fi are related to connectivity issues and security.

It is for these reasons that large medical facilities must seek out service providers beyond general internet and Wi-Fi providers.

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