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Study Shows Users of Digital Mental Health Experience Eighteen Times Greater Reduction in Depression Within Only Two Weeks

Study: New research published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, Research Protocols shows those who used myStrength’s digital mental health tools had eighteen times greater reduction in depressive symptoms within only two weeks of use as compared to the control group.

In a unique collaboration, myStrength, Inc., a digital behavioral health company, along with a large, national, healthcare payer and one of its employer-customers, completed a randomized control trial (RCT) investigating how employers can use digital programs to help employees manage depressive symptoms in a self-help, non-clinical, real-world setting.

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Invertex Raises $2 Million in Seed Funding Round to Develop Retail Footwear Technology

Media Announcement: Invertex, an early stage Israeli fashion-tech company that delivers cognitive, connected, omnichannel measure-to-fit footwear solutions, announced the closing of its $2 million seed funding round. The round was led by Jerusalem-based equity crowdfunding VC OurCrowd through its OurCrowd First early stage fund. Permoda, an international leading retail & fashion group also participated in the round, together with prominent angel investors.

Invertex is a leading provider of scan-to-fit guided shopping experience platforms that combine advanced 3D-digitization and deep-learning technologies to deliver tailored solutions for in store, at home and online audiences. Invertex’s comprehensive platform enables retailers to significantly improve their online sales-capabilities by lowering returns by empowering customers to trust and enjoy their e-commerce experience. The company’s clients also have the capacity to tailor their existing product lines to their customers’ specific needs.

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ATA to Host Telemedicine Venture SummitMedia Announcement:®, a Florida-based telemedicine company specializing in a broad range of services, today announced it will exhibit at the ATA Telehealth 2.0 Conference at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, April 23-25, 2017, at booth #2442.® will introduce its new ‘DME Deal’ (, one of the most advanced online software platforms for secure and affordable mail-order and durable medical equipment, to more than 6,000 healthcare and industry professionals. DME Deal is the first of an expanding line of technological services that® will roll out in 2017. It offers patients a quick, safe and affordable way to manage healthcare products online from the comfort of their home or office.

“We look forward to unveiling DME Deal at this year’s Telehealth 2.0 Conference which attracts the world’s leading technology companies, experts and insightful speakers,” said® Founder and CEO, Lawrence Bentvena. “Our philosophy on medical consultations and treatment is that everyone should have quick and convenient access to healthcare. Through DME Deal, we’ve been able to accomplish this and empower patients.”

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Samsung Health Fact Sheet

Samsung, Pebble Reaping the Rewards of Wearables BoomSamsung Health is the new S Health. It’s packed with all of the features you know and love—track your steps, record your daily activities, get health tips, even challenge friends to fitness goals. Samsung Health adds several new features including telehealth, personalized insights, social capabilities, and a new UI. The service is designed to empower individuals to transform their health, showing trends for various activities, health insights and helpful feedback to create more engagement.

Samsung Health is your mobile one-stop shop for health and fitness

  • Manage your personal health through goals and trackers: Samsung Health’s “Me” feature includes access to over 100 lifestyle, food and fitness trackers to track your progress. Samsung Health features integrated intelligence. “Health Insights” analyzes your activity and gives you the extra push you need to achieve your fitness goals.
  • Connect with people who care: Samsung Health’s “Together” feature includes a steps leaderboard, which allows you to compare fitness goals with your friends and 1×1 challenges to compete against your friends.
  • “Ask an Expert”: A service that makes it easy to connect, via video, to a board-certified doctor.
  • Stay on top of health trends and news: Samsung Health’s “Discover” function features health-related content, updated daily, to help you stay in-the-know on all things health.
  • Keep your personal info secure: Samsung Health utilizes encryption on Samsung devices to keep your data more safe and secure.
  • Get Rewarded too: Samsung Rewards is coming to Samsung Health. Users will get rewarded for getting started with Health Insights and for registering for Ask an Expert.

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Online Doctor Visit’s Revolutionary Approach to Medicine has Reduced Hospital and Urgent Care Visits

Will the Blue Cross Online Pricing Database Drive Real Change in the Medical IndustryMedia Announcement: The topic of healthcare in America has become one of the most complex and debated issues in recent history. The bottom line for too many Americans is that they are still left without the health insurance coverage they need in order to access proper medical care that is within their budget. US physicians say that an unfortunate side-effect of this scenario is that hospital emergency rooms and urgent care type facilities have become flooded with patients who need care but who don’t have health insurance.

Not only has this led to overworked medical staff at emergency care locations, but it also has had the undesirable effect of a lower quality of care for all patients. Providers with a long waiting list have less time to devote to individual patients, and not just those who are uninsured. Emergency rooms are now brimming with patients who do not have life threatening illnesses or injuries, but who do not know where else to turn.

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SADA Systems to Host an Executive Summit on Transforming Healthcare

sada systemsMedia Announcement: SADA Systems will host an event this month in Los Angeles about how cloud computing technologies are being used to empower care teams, advance patient care and optimize healthcare operations. The event is being sponsored by Microsoft and SADA Systems, a Microsoft Gold Partner and award-winning global leader in providing business and technology consulting services that transform organizations through cloud-based solutions. Dr. Thomas C. Lee, Director of The Vision Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, will give the keynote speech.

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Success of MyTelemedicine Mirrors Rapid Growth of Telemedicine Industry

Bloomberg Telemedicine Market Doubled in Four YearsEscalating healthcare costs combined with a dearth of qualified physicians, limited access to medical care in rural areas, and an aging Baby Boomer population continue to drive the growth of the telemedicine industry nationwide. As employers and consumers embrace this new delivery model for healthcare services, Texas-based digital healthcare technology company MyTelemedicine has established a strong presence in the marketplace, positioning itself to become an industry leader.

Annual revenues for the global telemedicine market in 2015 topped $23 billion and are expected to nearly triple to more than $66 billion by 2021, Mordor Intelligence reports. The improved ability for doctors to consult with patients via telephone, email or video conference through telehealth providers lets doctors reach a larger patient population, while also reducing costs for consumers, who may otherwise choose to visit an emergency room or urgent care center for diagnosis and treatment.

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