mHealth News: What You Need to Know

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.

Virtual Reality Admitted to Children’s Hospital
According to a new report from VRJournal, pediatric cardiologists at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford are embracing the power of virtual reality.

Fitbit Touts Global Availability of Alta HR
Fitbit, a leader in the connected health and fitness market, announced this week the availability of Fitbit Alta HR at major retailers across the globe.

New York Attorney General Enters Settlement With Three mHealth App Developers
Last week, the New York Office of the Attorney General (“OAG”) announced settlements with three mobile health application developers to resolve allegations that the companies made misleading claims and engaged in “irresponsible privacy practices.”

To The Forefront of Wearables: Garmin Announces Forerunner 935
On Wednesday, Garmin International Inc. officially introduced the much anticipated Forerunner 935.

Medicaid Behavioral Health Carve-Outs Decline 35 Percent As States Continue Push Towards Integrated Care Coordination In 2017
According to details in a new report shared Wednesday with mHealthWatch, State Medicaid organizations are changing the way they fund behavioral health treatments.

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