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Fitbit Rolls Out New Immersive and Engaging ‘Adventures’ Challenges

Fitbit Announces New VP of Digital HealthFitbit, a leader in the connected health and fitness market, has just rolled out Fitbit Adventures, a new series of personal, non-competitive activity Challenges.

The challenges, we’re told, are designed to inspire you to move more and reach your health and fitness goals.

So how does it work?

With each step logged, you can advance and virtually experience iconic landmarks and trails in Yosemite National Park or participate in the TCS New York City Marathon, while being motivated by fun facts and inspired through immersive breathtaking photography.

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Black Book Rolls Out New Healthcare Mobile Survey Apps

Black Book Rolls Out New Healthcare Mobile Survey AppsAhead of the weekend, Black Book Research, a surveyor of tech users, announced the release of mobile survey and polling applications for IOS and Android.

In addition to Black Book’s online web surveys, panel interviews and call center conducted assessments, the firm added recent improvements in the choice of survey digital experiences to shed new light on the demands, preferences and recommendations of the all user levels among healthcare software products and services, a provided statement explains.

We’re told that over 1,400 vendors are included in the survey apps with the option for respondents to write-in a vendor’s name if it does not appear.
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Developers Encouraged to Enhance Healthcare via Digital Apps

Developers Encouraged to Enhance Healthcare via Digital Apps Omron Healthcare, Inc. recently announced the release of the Omron Application Program Interface (API) and invited mobile app developers to participate in open-source collaboration.

With the open API, developers can connect to and interact with Omron APIs using HTTPS-based request/response scenario-supported programming language and platforms.

To build a productive environment of collaboration, developers are now able to access and integrate valuable, multidimensional data on market and technology advancements from Omron.

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HealthyWage Says it Will Pay ‘Pokémon GO’ Players for Walking While Playing

HealthyWage Says it Will Pay ‘Pokémon GO’ Players for Walking While PlayingLooks like there’s more value than ever in getting up and playing the hottest mobile game around.

In response to the Pokémon GO craze, weight-loss wagering industry pioneer HealthyWage has just announced its newest cash prize-driven fitness challenge coined “Summertime Stepping.” The program uses monetary awards to promote fitness and reward participants who take more steps while playing the game, and otherwise, whether during work hours (at lunch breaks and other apropos opportunities) or on their personal time, the company announced in a news release.

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Mount Sinai Health System Shows Off New Mobile App for Patients

Mount Sinai Health System Shows Off New Mobile App for PatientsMount Sinai Health System (MSHS) shared with MHW on Tuesday details of its new mobile application for patients.

The app, called MountSinaiNY, was developed by Mount Sinai’s Department of Information Technology.

We’re told that MountSinaiNY will serve as a one-touch patient experience, featuring centralized information and services that provide greater access to and utilization of health services offered at the Health System.

“The MountSinaiNY app is a digital gateway to the many services we provide at Mount Sinai,” said Kumar Chatani, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Mount Sinai Health System. “We continue to use innovative technology to engage patients while streamlining their experience within our health system.”

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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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