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NC Company Touts New Telehealth Platform and Mobile App

Emanate Wireless Upgrades PowerPath TempFor a health care technology company that experienced 69 percent revenue growth in 2016, a new website – – should only improve access to quality medical care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year for its members.

That’s the announcement shared with MHW ahead of the weekend from executives of 1.800MD LLC. The company is talking up its freshly launched and easy-to-navigate telehealth platform making access simple and more efficient for individuals, families, employers and groups.

The Charlotte-based business has board-certified physicians in all 50 states who can diagnose and treat common ailments through the convenience of a telephone or digital communications. In the last year, the company’s telehealth consultations grew by 135 percent along with a 75 percent increase in client base.
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Mobile Health Goes to the Dogs

Mobile Health Goes to the DogsActiv4pets, providers of online and mobile platforms that give pet parents easy access to their pet’s health information along with web-based veterinary consultations, has just announced its new shelter partnership program to provide their platform to pet adopters and shelters across the nation.

According to this morning’s media announcement, shelters that partner with Activ4pets can offer the service to adopters at a dramatically reduced rate, cutting down on paperwork and paving the way for new pet parents to engage with and easily manage the health of their new pets.

“Partnering with humane societies and providing our mobile pet health app to new pet adopters has always been an important part of Activ4pets’ mission,” Florent Monssoh, CEO and founder of Activ4Pets, is quoted in the release. “We want to lend a hand to the community organizations working to save the lives of these animals and empower new pet parents to full and easily engage with the medical history of their new pets for better health and lifelong wellness.”

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Clarius Mobile Health and North American Rescue Inks Deal

Clarius Mobile Health and North American Rescue Inks DealClarius Mobile Health, a digital healthcare company, announced today that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with North American Rescue (NAR) to sell the C3, L7 and C7Vet Clarius Wireless Ultrasound Scanners to medical professionals at military and federal agencies.

Weighing less than a pound, these “ultra-portable scanners” are compatible with the latest iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, a media release explains.

“Clarius Scanners are designed to withstand austere environments and NAR is the perfect partner to deliver Clarius into the hands of medical professionals who need access to ultrasound in challenging situations,” said Ron Dickson, Director of Corporate and Government Accounts.

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MWC 2017: Nokia Unveils Expanded Portfolio of Consumer Digital Health Products and Solutions

Nokia to Acquire Withings in Digital Health PowerplayThe Withings ecosystem of connected health products will launch under the Nokia brand in early summer 2017, including connected scales, trackers, blood pressure monitors, thermometers and home cameras, according to a media announcement shared Monday with MHW.

This effort, we’re told, brings “beautifully designed devices to the global consumer market. At the same time Nokia will also unveil a redesigned Health Mate application.”

Nokia’s proven, medical-grade connected health products will also extend further into the healthcare system through the launch of the company’s Patient Care Platform, enabling physicians and patients to manage chronic conditions such as hypertension.

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CitiusTech Introduces Integrated Innovation Framework at HIMSS 2017

himss17-logoCitiusTech, a leading provider of healthcare technology services and solutions, exhibited at the HIMSS Annual Conference this week in Orlando.

This marked the 12th consecutive year of participation for CitiusTech.

In addition to exhibiting CitiusTech’s enhanced technology services and platform offerings, CitiusTech used the occasion to introduce the CitiusTech Integrated Innovation Framework (CIIF).

The CIIF helps combine the company’s healthcare platforms, specialized technology practices and services to help clients significantly accelerate innovation in healthcare.

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HIMSS 2017: Challenges Ahead for Advancing Health IT Outside Hospital Environment

himss As HIMSS 2017 wraps up this week in Orlando, organizers of the event have just published the findings of a new study.

Officially unveiled ahead of the winding down of the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, the study reinforces the positive impact health IT has on the U.S. economy while signaling challenges ahead for the expansion of health IT’s footprint.

Weaving together two historically seminal HIMSS research efforts (the annual HIMSS Leadership Survey and the biennial HIMSS Workforce Study), the new HIMSS Leadership and Workforce Survey report details the health IT priorities of key stakeholder groups and their linkages to various strategic initiatives (e.g. employment of select IT leaders) and economic measures (e.g. workforce projections), the report announcement reads.

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HIMSS 2017: eG Innovations Featured as a Key Citrix Ready Healthcare Partner

himss17-logoeG Innovations announced today that the company will be a featured partner in the Citrix Ready Partner Pavilion – booth #2914 – at HIMSS 2017.

eG Innovations will be demonstrating the latest release of its flagship product, eG Enterprise 6.2, which introduces important advances in unified performance monitoring for end-user computing, offering significant advantages for the Citrix-driven healthcare enterprise.

Desktop and application virtualization has received wide adoption in healthcare as an efficient and secure service delivery strategy for managing hundreds or thousands of associates in diverse departments and/or geographical locations. To realize the full potential of these deployments, deep Citrix performance visibility and unified monitoring of the supporting infrastructure is critical for administrators to get the insight needed to make deployments successful, operate them effectively to ensure user satisfaction, and enable them to scale with the needs of the business.

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