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New Ocean Health Solutions Goes Mobile First

Smartphone Proliferation May Assist with Wider mHealth AdoptionOn Monday, New Ocean Health Solutions — a software design and development company — announced the release of their first offering.

As for the offering in question, it’s a mobile-first, enterprise health and well-being integration and optimization platform designed to connect the disparate parts of the healthcare system.

Customized to meet company needs and designed to power highly personalized Health & Well-being programs, “The Bridge” is accessible through any device, at any time.
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MEDNAX Announces Acquisition of Radiology Practice

MEDNAXMEDNAX on Monday announced the acquisition of Radiology Alliance, PC and Infinity Management, LLC based in Nashville, Tennessee.

Terms of the deal were not made public as of this writing.

If you’re not familiar, Radiology Alliance, PC is the largest private practice radiology group in Tennessee and was founded in 2001.
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A Healthy Outlook Ahead for iOS in Business, Healthcare and More

Visually Impaired Want More from iOSThe 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.

“For Android, this marks the sixth consecutive period of decline in the US, at 55.3% of all smartphone sales, down from 60.4% in the same period a year earlier,” the Kantar crew says. “In Urban China, iOS was down year-on-year at 19.9%, but continued strong period-on-period growth with sales from iPhone 7.”

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and iPhone 6s were the three most popular smartphones in the US at the beginning of the holiday period, for a combined 31.3% share. The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge were the fourth and fifth best-selling phones in the US, with Samsung capturing 28.9% of smartphone sales.

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Medical World to Benefit from 4G Smartphone Boom

Juniper Healthcare Smartphone Accessory Sales are SoaringMobile users have migrated toward 4G devices in a hurry.

Worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to reach 1.45 billion units with a year-over-year growth rate of 0.6% in 2016 according to the latest forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker.

Although growth remains positive, it is down significantly from the 10.4% growth in 2015.

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Worldwide Slide Ahead for Mobile

Smartphones May Prove Critical in Care of Rural Patients with HIVMobile phone shipments are expected to tumble 1.6 percent this year but will return to growth next year.

That’s according to Gartner, Inc. Researchers at the respected firm say that worldwide combined shipments for devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are expected to decline 3 percent in 2016.

This will mark the second consecutive year of decline.

The global devices market fell by 0.75 percent in 2015.

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Will Google’s New Pixel Phone Prove Popular in Healthcare Space?

phone_hero-module_hero-image_1440_2x-217x300Google on Tuesday formally unveiled a new smartphone called Pixel priced at $649.

The impressively-durable device delivers with it an array of components and features that are drawing widespread consumer interest today.

But will the device also prove a hot commodity in the healthcare space at a time when telemedicine and doctor-to-staff and doctor-to-patient communications are increasingly mobile?

If so, the Pixel phone is seemingly equal to the task.

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mHealth May Be Booming, But Smartphone Sales Are Stagnant

mHealth May Be Booming, But Smartphone Sales Are StagnantAccording to a new report from IDC, worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to reach 1.46 billion units with a year-over-year growth rate of 1.6% in 2016.

That’s the projection shared Friday by the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker.

Although growth remains positive, it is down significantly from the 10.4% growth in 2015, the report explains.

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