Archive | mHealth news

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Medicomp Systems for Innovation at the Point of Care

This week, MHW learned that Medicomp Systems — a physician-driven provider of clinically contextual patient data solutions — has received Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 Enabling Technology Leadership Award.

Medicomp’s Quippe was chosen because of its ability to “optimize EHRs for physicians at the point of care.”

If you’re not familiar with the solution, the offering in effect mirrors the way physicians think and work to help them to make sense of all clinical data and enable quicker, more accurate clinical documentation.
Continue Reading

Posted in mHealth news, Technology0 Comments

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: Responsive Health Teams with Click Therapeutics
mHealthWatch was briefed Wednesday on the news of a promising and recently forged new partnership with the goal of helping smokers drop the habit.

Immersion, Realtime Adding Haptics to Pacewear Smart Wearables
Smart wearables just keep on getting smarter. And the newest partnership forged in the space will only accelerate this trend.

How To Beat The Healthcare Odds In These Uncertain Times
Concerns about healthcare are on the rise in the United States.
Continue Reading

Posted in mHealth news0 Comments

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.

New Survey by Therachat Explores Effects of Anxiety on Daily Life
Therachat, a smart guided journaling tool for improving mental health, just shared with MHW the results of its new survey in an infographic on the current state of anxiety in support of National Mental Health Awareness Month.

Teladoc Advances Virtual Care Capabilities in Texas
Teladoc, a powerhouse leader in telehealth, announced this week that as a result of the new landmark telemedicine bill in Texas, the company will expand its telehealth offering in the state.

Continue Reading

Posted in mHealth news0 Comments

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.

Diet Doc Medical Weight Loss Partners with eVisit
MHW learned today that national medical weight loss company, Diet Doc has partnered with healthcare technology company, eVisit to add “a new level of convenience and innovation to their remote patient/doctor consultations.”

U.S. HealthWorks Touts Telemedicine Offering
U.S. HealthWorks, a provider of high-quality medical care to treat employees with on-the-job injuries, is dramatically expanding its healthcare reach.
Continue Reading

Posted in mHealth, mHealth news0 Comments

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.

mPulse Mobile Partners with Harvard Medical School on Texting Program for Medicaid Members
Could targeted and interactive text messages to Medicaid patients improve disease management and boost primary care visits?

Mercom: 2017 Investments in Healthcare IT / Digital Health Remain Robust
Mercom Capital Group — a global communications and research firm — has just released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity for the Healthcare Information Technology (IT) / Digital Health sector for the first quarter of 2017.

Mobile App News: Pilates Metrics Tapped by Google For Entrepreneurs
Pilates Metrics has been invited to the Google For Entrepreneurs mentorship program.
Continue Reading

Posted in Healthcare, mHealth news0 Comments

mPulse Mobile Partners with Harvard Medical School on Texting Program for Medicaid Members

Could targeted and interactive text messages to Medicaid patients improve disease management and boost primary care visits?

That’s something Harvard researchers, in partnership with mPulse Mobile, plan to find out. Mobile health engagement leader mPulse Mobile just announced the new effort, which will be tackled in cooperation with researchers at the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School (Harvard).

The research will start with implementation of two distinct programs.

“One program will evaluate whether interactive text messaging helps new members select and visit a primary care clinician soon after enrolling,” explained mPulse Mobile in a media release. “The second program hopes to activate members with chronic conditions, such as asthma, to enroll and engage in a disease management program.”

The initiative builds on a known medical fact: of all U.S. health problems, chronic diseases are among the most preventable. Since chronic disease management accounts for 86 percent of the nation’s total healthcare costs, improvements in engagement with the Medicaid population could pay big dividends.

Continue Reading

Posted in mHealth, mHealth news0 Comments

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.

With mPulse Mobile Program, Poorly Prepared Patient Ratio Plummets
In our final installment of mHealthWatch’s blog series based on the enlightening content and case studies presented in mPulse Mobile’s new Outcomes Report, we’re taking a look at the critically important issue of Patient Compliance.

Mercom: 2017 Investments in Healthcare IT / Digital Health Remain Robust
Mercom Capital Group — a global communications and research firm — has just released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity for the Healthcare Information Technology (IT) / Digital Health sector for the first quarter of 2017.
Continue Reading

Posted in Healthcare, mHealth news0 Comments

Advert