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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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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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