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mHealth News Here’s What Happened This WeekHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

A New Record Set for Healthcare IT / Digital Health VC Funding
Mercom Capital Group, a global research and communications firm, released its annual report on funding and mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity for the Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) / Digital Health sector.

UnitedAg Expands Relationship with Teladoc
Teladoc, Inc. has just announced that UnitedAg has expanded the telehealth benefits for its 35,000 insured members to include coverage for behavioral health, dermatology and smoking cessation.

A Healthy Outlook Ahead for iOS in Business, Healthcare and More
The latest smartphone OS sales data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech shows Android sales declined in the US, GB, and France, as iOS continued to make gains across most regions in the three months ending November 2016.
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Electronics Innovator Rolls Out New Offerings for Healthcare Space

PanasonicPanasonic, a leader in mobility innovation, recently introduced two new innovations to its Toughbook product family and our sister site MMW was briefed Wednesday about the releases.

According to the insight details shared, here’s what we can tell you about the new offerings:

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UCAOA 2016 Benchmarking Report Shows Wait Times of 30 Minutes or Less at 92 Percent of Centers

UCAOA 2016 Benchmarking Report Shows Wait Times of 30 Minutes or Less at 92 Percent of CentersThe vast majority of urgent care centers across the country met demands of an increased patient load and kept wait times very low in 2015, according to the annual Benchmarking Report from the Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA).

According a report summary provided to MHW, data shows that 96 percent of centers saw more patients in 2015 than 2014, and 92 percent kept wait times to 30 minutes or less.

The total number of urgent care centers in the U.S. jumped to 7,357 in 2016, which is a 10 percent increase over 2015.

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MyndBlue Taps New Talent in Serial Medical and Digital Health Entrepreneur Nancy Briefs

indexMyndBlue, an mHealth company that has developed a wearable-but-discreet medical device which is designed to detect a relapse of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in advance of a crisis, announced that it has elected Serial Medical/Digital Health Entrepreneur, Nancy Briefs, as a director.

According to a provided announcement, Ms. Briefs’ career includes 30 years as an Entrepreneur, CEO, Angel Investor, Independent BOD Member and Business Advisor.

“We are extremely pleased that Nancy has joined our board,” said MyndBlue founder and CEO, Dr. Denis Fompeyrine. “She understands well that early-stage investors quickly comprehend the value proposition for MyndBlue, a potentially transformational paradigm for treating mental health disorders.”
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mHealth News: What You Need to Know

computer-1149148_960_720Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

mPulse Mobile Appoints Adam Spiegel to Board of Directors
mPulse Mobile  – a leader in mobile health engagement — announced this week that healthcare industry expert Adam Spiegel has joined its Board of Directors.

Host.net Rolls Out HIPAA-Compliant Healthcare IT Package
Host.net, a multinational provider of cloud, managed infrastructure and network services, announced Thursday the launch of its HIPAA-compliant Healthcare IT solution.

LifeMap Solutions, Stanford University School of Medicine Researchers to Launch App
LifeMap Solutions, a digital health pioneer and co-developer of ResearchKit-enabled app Asthma Health, has just announced that the company has worked with researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine to develop and launch MyHeart Counts 2.0.
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LifeMap Solutions, Stanford University School of Medicine Researchers to Launch App

LifeMap Sciences Announces Partnership with MedGenomeLifeMap Solutions, a digital health pioneer and co-developer of ResearchKit-enabled app Asthma Health, has just announced that the company has worked with researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine to develop and launch MyHeart Counts 2.0.

This version of the ResearchKit app–which is driving one of the largest studies of cardiovascular health ever conducted–presents users with graphs that show how they compare to other users in terms of how many steps they take each day, how happy they are, how much they sleep and the quantity of vegetables they are eating.

Most notably, the app also features the Stanford Coaching Module, which includes personalized coaching that varies for each user, depending on his or her activity profile.

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mPulse Mobile Appoints Adam Spiegel to Board of Directors

mPulse Mobile Proves a Magnet for Funding as Market Demand Swells for itsmPulse Mobile  – a leader in mobile health engagement — announced this week that healthcare industry expert Adam Spiegel has joined its Board of Directors.

Spiegel, a twenty-year veteran of The Advisory Board Company, has held several executive roles and is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer of the publicly traded, research, technology and consulting firm focused on improving the performance of health care organizations around the world.

According to details shared in a formal media release, Spiegel oversees all commercial operations of the firm, a staff of more than 500 employees and revenue of $800MM.

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