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

PAI Health, Gen Re Partner To Improve Health Outcomes And Reduce Risk
PAI Health (formerly Mio Global), a health technology company with proprietary science-based algorithms that prescribe exercise for optimal health, has entered into a collaboration with reinsurer Gen Re.

MedX Health Corp. Bulks Up Talent Roster
MedX Health Corp. recently announced that Scott Spearn, an experienced medical device executive, joined the MedX team as President.

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Freeman Health System Signs Agreement with Mobile Heartbeat

Ahead of the weekend, MHW learned that Mobile Heartbeat — a leading provider of mobile healthcare enterprise solutions that improve clinical workflow and team communication — has announced that Freeman Health Systems in Joplin, Missouri, has signed an agreement to utilize the MH-CURE (Clinical Unified Results Enterprise) secure smartphone application in an extended pilot.
Freeman Hospital West recently completed a successful 90-day pilot in its cardiology department.

“Within that brief timeframe, the MH-CURE platform helped us streamline communications, gaining across-the-board user acceptance,” said Leonard “Skip” Rollins, CIO at Freeman Health System. “When the pilot concluded, the nursing staff refused to go back to their old phones, creating quite a unique problem. We worked out a deal with Mobile Heartbeat to keep the loaner phones for a short period while we purchased new phones.”

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mHealth News: What You Need to Know

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

Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa Transitions to the eClinicalWorks Cloud-Centric EHR System
eClinicalWorks, a leader in healthcare IT solutions, announces that Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa (PCI), one of Iowa’s largest, private specialty medical groups, will transition to the eClinicalWorks cloud-centric Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution for its 84 providers. eClinicalWorks will improve PCI’s ability to fulfill its growth plans while providing excellent patient care.

BCBS of Massachusetts cherry picks digital health tools for new platform
Digital health hit $5.6 billion on about 326 deals by mid-December, according to Rock Health.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts offers new digital health portfolio
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is launching a new portfolio of digital tools

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mHealth News: What You Need to Know

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

Survey Finds 40 Percent of Health Care Providers Have Canceled Surgical Cases Due to This Reason
A new Cardinal Health survey finds that operating rooms (OR) need better supply chain management systems to reduce costs and support patient safety. Financial challenges persist across health care systems. And while the OR is among the top revenue drivers for a hospital, it’s also one of the most costly areas to run.

Flex Expands Digital Health Capabilities
Flex — a Sketch-to-Scale solutions provider that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world — has expanded its service offerings for the healthcare industry with a new digital health offering.

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mHealth News: What You Need to Know

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

NFP Launches New Venture Fund To Support Emerging Tech Innovations
On Thursday, NFP — a leading insurance broker and consultant that provides employee benefits, property & casualty (P&C), retirement and individual private client solutions — announced the launch of a new venture fund focused on strategic partnerships and investments in the emerging Insurtech, Fintech and HR Tech arenas.

PhysioWave Receives FDA Clearance for Breakthrough Innovation
PhysioWave, Inc, a developer of cardiovascular risk assessment biomarkers and Stanford University spin-out, announced today that the company has received FDA clearance for its PhysioWave Pro™ cardiovascular analyzer.

TripleCare Launches Telemedicine Services
TripleCare, a national provider of telemedicine-based healthcare services to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), announced today the Company recently introduced it services to Asbury Communities. Asbury Communities, a not-for-profit organization that manages eight communities in four states and offers a range of life-enhancing services for seniors, is ranked the nation’s 15th-largest not-for-profit system serving older adults.

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mHealth News: What You Need to Know

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

First Look: New Analysis Reveals Links Between Payments from Opioid Manufacturers and Physician Prescriptions
Today a new analysis of government data made available to consumers for the first time reveals the relationship between payments made by pharmaceutical companies to physicians, the number of prescriptions arising from physicians who received those payments, and the cost and consequences to consumers as a result.

Pixelworks, Aier Eye Hospital Group Conduct Eye Health Study Identifying Benefits of Improved Smartphone Video Quality
This week, Pixelworks, Inc. — a leading provider of power efficient visual processing solutions — announced the initial results of an ongoing collaborative study and development effort with the China Hunan Aier Eye Research Institute, a part of the Aier Eye Hospital Group of Hunan, China.

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mHealth News: What You Need to Know

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

Cigna to Acquire Express Scripts for $67 Billion
The leading story in the healthcare space on Thursday morning is news that Cigna Corporation and Express Scripts Holding Company have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Cigna will acquire Express Scripts in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $67 billion, including Cigna’s assumption of approximately $15 billion in Express Scripts debt.

Telerehab Platform Showcases Benefits at HIMSS 2018 Conference
Trainer Rx, a leading mhealth company, is showcasing its telerehabilitation (telerehab) platform at the Intelligent Hospital Pavilion (IHP) this week during the HIMSS 2018 Conference & Exhibition at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, NV.

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