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Android-Owning Patients Can Now Use TouchCare Tool

Android-Owning Patients Can Now use TouchCare ToolTouchCare is out with another product update that should make Android users happy.

The update in question makes it even easier for physicians, healthcare providers and their patients “to use their smartphones to quickly and easily connect for remote video calls anytime, anywhere.”

And now, that includes iOS as well as Android users.
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Brain Health Takes Center Stage at SXSW Interactive

Brain Health Takes Center Stage at SXSW InteractiveBrain health is front and center this morning in Austin, Texas as SXSW 2015 rolls on.

According to details shared with mHealthWatch, SXSW Interactive participants will have the opportunity to test their brain health using the FDA-cleared app DANA, which was developed by AnthroTronix.

“The brain health assessment tool DANA, which received FDA clearance in October 2014, is a phone or tablet-based mobile medical app that works on both the Android and iOS operating systems and provides data within minutes to help assess and measure brain health,” the company says.

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FDA Launches ‘Drug Shortages’ Mobile App

FDA Launches 'Drug Shortages' Mobile AppThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just launched what’s being called the agency’s first mobile application “specifically designed to speed public access to valuable information about drug shortages.”

Conveniently, the app identifies current drug shortages, resolved shortages and discontinuations of drug products.

Drugs in short supply can delay or deny needed care for patients. Drug shortages may also lead health care professionals to rely on alternative drug products, which may be less effective or associated with higher risks than the drug in shortage.

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Itching for Success: Dermatology App Hits 100,000 Downloads

Itching for Success Dermatology App Hits 100,000 DownloadsFirst Derm, a free iOS and Android teledermatology app that lets patients receive an opinion on any skin ailment from board-certified dermatologists in just 24 hours, has reached an epic app store milestone.

According to a statement provided to mHealthWatch, the app has now reached 100,000 downloads.

First Derm has been extensively researched as a dermatology triage tool. Users anonymously upload two photos, one up close and one overview, along with a description of the skin concern without requiring registration or profile creation.
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Sleep Genius App Gets NASA Salute

Sleep Genius App Gets NASA SaluteWhat began as a quest to help humans sleep in the International Space Station has become a technology soothing people worldwide.

Not only that, It’s also a celebrated “spinoff technology” in the latest edition of NASA’s prestigious annual publication, appropriately titled Spinoff.

The 2015 issue recognizes an array of cutting edge companies and products that began with research for NASA but ultimately led to technologies for life right here on planet Earth.

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Doctors Mobile Healthcare International Launches a New and Improved Version Of Their Wildly Popular App

Doctors Mobile Healthcare International Launches a New and Improved Version Of Their Wildly Popular AppThe Virtual Physician’s Network healthcare platform offered by Doctors Mobile Healthcare International (DMHI) is designed to provide surgeons, medical institutions, and medical vendors improve services by focusing on:

  • Accountability
  • Clinical Outcomes
  • Driving Revenue
  • Saving Time And Money

This wildly popular app can be downloaded directly to the web, or to any Android or iOS device. In an effort to continually improve the app’s features and functions, DMHI has just launched version 1.2.

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Google Making mHealth Progress in China

Google Making mHealth Progress in ChinaU.S. based companies and tech behemoths like Google and Facebook may not be universally welcomed with open arms… but progress is being made.

In China, Google’s fitness application – Google Fit — has made an enormous splash, securing China as its most-successful market since being released, according to a recent report from Bloomberg.

In June, Google unveiled its “Google Fit Platform,” a software suite that connects compatible apps and Android Wear devices, allowing a user to track activity and fitness data. Google Fit tracks activity, collects data from other apps and external hardware, and connects to health-monitoring devices.

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