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Connance Teams With Text-First, Mobile Patient Engagement Solution Provider

Connance Teams With Text-First, Mobile Patient Engagement Solution ProviderConnance, a leading provider of healthcare predictive analytics solutions, has partnered with CareWire, a text-first, mobile patient engagement solution provider, to integrate a new set of predictive analytics into CareWire’s HIPAA-compliant messaging platform for patients.

Connance and CareWire are piloting the solution and anticipate general release of the enhanced capabilities in Q4.

We’re told that CareWire will incorporate the Connance predictive analytics solution into its existing platform to further enhance messaging tactics and personalize interactions.
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mPulse ‘Patient Access’ Mobile Solution Outperforms Online Ads, Mail

mPulse ‘Patient Access’ Mobile Solution Outperforms Online Ads, MailLast week mHealthWatch announced a new blog series offering an unprecedented glimpse into innovation in action in the world of mHealth.

Beginning today and for the next four weeks, MHW will highlight a different but equally instructive and inspiring success story in the mHealth space culled from the insightful findings presented in mPulse Mobile’s new Outcomes Report.

First up is a case study showcasing the power of a mobile solution to outperform online ads and mail.

It’s a sad fact of the current state of healthcare that more than 50 percent of individuals with ‘moderate mental illness’ do not receive treatment. Correspondingly, a major dilemma has been how to reach and engage healthcare consumers. But that could soon change, thanks to programs like the one designed by mPulse Mobile. As an illustrative case study, for example, a recent success story points the way to better results.

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Access to Philips Respironics EncoreAnywhere Data Improves Physician Monitoring of Patient CPAP Therapy

Philips RespironicsSomnoware, a top provider of digital health technology, announced ahead of the weekend that Philips Respironics, a global leader in the sleep and respiratory markets, has signed an agreement to grant direct access to all CPAP usage data stored in their EncoreAnywhere patient management system with consent from the physicians or health system.

“This data is fully accessible to independent and network practices alike via the new Somnoware care management module,” a media release notes. “By having access to this data, physicians can use Somnoware to setup their patients with CPAP devices faster and provide them with better long-term care.”

When using the Somnoware DME module, the DME company receives an order from the physician to have a patient set up with a CPAP device and sends the setup data to the EncoreAnywhere.

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mHealth News: What You Need to Know

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

mHealthWatch to Publish New Blog Series Focusing on How Interactive Text Messaging Revolutionizes Patient Engagement
Mobile engagement solutions provider mPulse Mobile has demonstrated in the short time since the company was founded in 2015 that it understands better than anyone else precisely how interactive text messaging holds the potential to revolutionize patient engagement.

New Research: 29% of Patients Give Their Healthcare Providers an ‘A’ for Use of Tech
CDW Healthcare recently launched its 2017 Patient Engagement Perspectives Study.

Corindus Teams with WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Corindus Vascular Robotics announced Wednesday that WakeMed Health & Hospitals will partner with Corindus to develop a national center of excellence to advance patient care and clinical robotics research and to train interventional cardiologists on robotic-assisted percutaneous coronary interventions (“PCI”) using the CorPath GRX System.

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mHealthWatch to Publish New Blog Series Focusing on How Interactive Text Messaging Revolutionizes Patient Engagement

mPulse Mobile Proves a Magnet for Funding as Market Demand Swells for itsMobile engagement solutions provider mPulse Mobile has demonstrated in the short time since the company was founded in 2015 that it understands better than anyone else precisely how interactive text messaging holds the potential to revolutionize patient engagement.

Today, mPulse Mobile helps dozens of health plan, provider, and pharmaceutical clients solve what it calls some of the industry’s most expensive challenges — missed appointments, medication adherence, gaps in care, etc. — through more effective consumer engagement.

Just last year, mPulse Mobile was granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its secure mobile messaging solution, which the company says “fosters dialogue between its customers and their consumers.”

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The Digital Impact Alliance and ITU Join Forces

New Partnership Between Logicalis Healthcare Solutions And Ascendian Healthcare ConsultingmHealthWatch learned Tuesday that The Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) have forged a new partnership “to advance the creation of appropriate digital solutions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).”

According to the details shared, over the next year, DIAL, ITU and others will work to convene the public sector, private industry and development organizations across sectors to collaborate on co-design initiatives, promote industry dialogue, and execute high-level events and innovation challenges to drive information and communication technology (ICT) innovation.

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Mental Health Program Taps Into Text Messages for Healthy Minds and Bodies

Secure Text Messaging Could Save Hospitals a Fortune AnnuallyAhead of the weekend, MHW learned that nationally renowned eating disorder expert Lori Osachy, MSS, LCSW is launching a first-of-its-kind mental health program.

Powered by CareWire, Inc., the text2Bwell Positive Body Image Program is described to us as being an 8-week text messaging series to help people begin to transform the way they feel about their body, food, and exercise – all from their cell phone.

Content is conveniently delivered via personalized text messages—no apps or downloads required. Each text will contain proven techniques and action steps, as well as links to more in-depth web content and password-protected forums, and one-on-one support from Osachy. Periodic, text-based survey check-ins will assess participant progress.

Access to the program is currently offered at an introductory price of $25.
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