mHealth News: What You Need to Know

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

Doctor On Demand to Cover Video Visits At No Cost for Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey
MHW has learned that Doctor On Demand will be extending support to all those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana.

IDC: Basic Trackers Take a Back Seat as Smartwatches Accelerate
Are smartphones seeing a new wave adoption boom of epic proportions? That seems to be the suggestion today from IDC.

Garmin Shows Off First Touchscreen Hybrid Smartwatch
On Thursday, Garmin International, Inc. announced the vívomove HR, a hybrid smartwatch with activity tracking, Elevate wrist-based heart rate, smart notifications and a touchscreen display.

Healthcare Continues to Show Greatest ROI on Digital Marketing
Blue Fountain Media, a leading NYC-based digital marketing agency that specializes in website design, brand strategy and digital marketing, is out with their latest report, which highlights the top five industries getting the most ROI from their Digital Marketing plans in 2017.

Vidyo Integrates with Allscripts FollowMyHealth Patient Engagement Platform
Vidyo, an integrated video collaboration technology leader, announced Tuesday that Allscripts — an agnostic provider of electronic healthcare record technology — has chosen the platform to power virtual consultations directly embedded into the FollowMyHealth patient portal.

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