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AstraZeneca Goes Mobile with Introduction of AZhelps

AstraZenecaAstraZeneca has just announced that it has expanded its patient support offerings to include AZhelps, a “comprehensive and unique” program that helps patients manage information across all their medications, access savings offers for their AstraZeneca medicines, and access healthcare support through their mobile devices and on social media channels.

mHealthWatch was briefed on the news Tuesday.

Lori Tierney, Vice President, Commercial Operations, at AstraZeneca says the offering illustrates AstraZeneca’s commitment to providing affordable medicines and programs that help patients get the support they need.
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eTreatMD Scores Industry Recognition for mHealth App

eTreatMD Scores Industry Recognition for mHealth AppAt the recent 31st Annual Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) Leadership & Award Gala, eTreatMD was presented with the Telus Health Outstanding Product Achievement Award for their first product — myHand.

If you’re not familiar, eTreatMD is a mobility health app developer focused on “providing solutions for managing chronic conditions.”

The organization was nominated by The Arthritis Society for myHand, a new hand arthritis app that enables users to measure, monitor and manage arthritis.
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LifeApps Brands Board Announces Contracts

lifeappsLifeApps Brands Inc., a key player in the realm of mHealth and wellness applications, has some big news to share.

The LifeApps team, we’ve learned, has contracted with First Cornerstone, based in Del Mar, California, The company provides advisory and relationship services to public and private companies on business matters including financing strategies, business development, negotiations, and accounting and financial reporting.

Of course, the deal doesn’t come as a surprise. LifeApps Brands has made no secret of the fact that they are actively seeking strategic partnerships and acquisitions for products across a wide range of markets including medical, mHealth and wellness.
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LifeMap Solutions Maps Out New Solutions for Mobile

carousel_cLifeMap Solutions, the digital health subsidiary of BioTime, Inc. and co-developer of ResearchKit-enabled app Asthma Health, recently announced a new service to develop custom smartphone apps and research studies for partners worldwide.

Through the new service, LifeMap offers clients its deep expertise in medical science, consumer behavior, app analytics, and design. LifeMap then adds the client’s own unique expertise to the mix and guides the development, from concept to completion, of a new research or care app and, optionally, a scientific study.

As the only commercial developer to participate in the launch of Apple’s ResearchKit, LifeMap Solutions has garnered worldwide attention for creating what it calls :engaging, innovative, and data-driven” mobile health apps.

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CVS Health, Curbside Go Mobile

CVS Buys Omnicare for 12.7 BillionCVS Health announced ahead of the weekend a new partnership with Curbside, a company aiming to “perfect the store pickup experience for retailers and consumers.”

Together, the companies are launching CVS Express, a digital solution offering consumers a “new level of seamless convenience.”

So how does it work?
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image1-phone1mHealthWatch learned Monday that MyTelemedicine, a national telehealth service and technology provider, is launching the first-ever web and mobile Telehealth Advanced Application Programming Interface (API).

The unveiling of the new API presents healthcare and wellness companies “with a tool to seamlessly integrate Real-time physician access by secure Video and Telephone, to create a customized telehealth experience for their patients and members.”

From Monday’s announcement:

Handheld medical applications are changing the healthcare landscape.  Today, there are over 40,000 medical apps available in the Apple store alone. Close to seventy percent of these apps are intended for consumers and do little more than provide information. During a recent interview, Rey Colon, Founder and CEO of MyTelemedicine, made these comments: “The MyTelemedicine Advanced API allows us to reach the entire global digital healthcare market and truly encourage the adoption of telehealth.”

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New Mental Health App Brings Therapy Into the Digital Age

New Mental Health App Brings Therapy Into the Digital AgePsychscope, a new mental heath app combining decades of psychiatric knowledge with a digital landscape, is now live on Kickstarter and raising funds to bring the project to life.

Globally, a provided media statement explains, there’s difficulty with access to mental health resources. 1 in 5 people suffer from depression but the industry is massively under resourced. The waiting lists can span for months and months and access can be hard to come by when needed.

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