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Healthcare Focus: Alpha Software Sees Spike in Demand for Alpha Anywhere


Healthcare App Focus Alpha Software Sees Spike in Demand for Alpha AnywhereAlpha Software Corporation, a company that aims to accelerate how developers build and deploy mobile and web business apps, tells mHealthWatch on Thursday that they are seeing increased demand for their Alpha Anywhere mobile and web application development and deployment environment.

The reason? Enterprises are seeking (like never before) solutions to quickly provide mobile applications to their workforce.

Alpha Software, we’re told, saw a 50 percent increase in adoption by Global 2000 companies since the start of the second quarter of 2015 and received strong recognition in leading industry analyst reports.
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TelePsych Alliance Aims to Assist Suicide Prevention with New App


TelePsych Alliance Aims to Assist Suicide Prevention with New AppThis week, the team at GENBAND, a developer of real time communications software solutions, announced that its Kandy communications platform has been selected by The TelePsych Alliance.

The reason? To help individuals at risk of depression and suicide via one of the first real time communications enabled suicide prevention apps called MindMe.

TelePsych is a collaborative partnership between New York Presbyterian/Cornell Medical College, Burke Medical Research Institute and Interlecta Mobile Innovations. Kandy is powering The TelePsych Alliance’s MindMe platform and application, which makes it possible for individuals at risk of depression and suicide to access self-driven treatment or professional help 24/7.
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2Morrow, mHealth Technologies Aim to Extinguish Smoking


2Morrow, mHealth Technologies Aim to Extinguish SmokingThis week, 2Morrow, Inc. and mHealth Technologies announced the formation of a partnership to localize 2Morrow’s SmartQuit evidence-based, smoking cessation app designed for the Turkish market.

According to a news release provided to mHealthWatch, healthcare reform, intensive awareness campaigns, and government policies “have resulted in an impressive decrease in Turkey’s smoking rates over the last decade, and an increase in those seeking help with quitting.”
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Young Female Programmers Making Apps for Women


Young Female Programmers Making Apps for WomenThere’s a cool story by Diana Kline now posted at Women’s eNews.

First, a couple pieces of business. The story emanates from Pittsburgh — which just goes to show that even the young women there are a steely bunch. Secondly, the writer is as young as the subjects she interviews: Kline is a student at Mt. Lebanon High School in Pittsburgh who has written for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Kline captures the zeitgeist of a new crop of app developers who don’t fit the usual archetype: they’re not male, they’re not obsessed, they’re not gamer types.

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Women’s Health App Gains Support, Financial Banking


Women's Health App Gains Support, Financial BankingWith the boom in mHealth apps observed across the mobile landscape, it comes as little surprise that women’s health apps are among the most popular and prevalent in any app store.

As Tech Crunch reported Wednesday, Kindara – a startup that “helps women track ovulation cycles and fertility” — is among the most talked-about apps of its kind today.

And investors are taking notice. The app’s makers say they have just raised $5.3 million in seed funding “to bring big data to women’s health.”

Husband-and-wife team Will Sacks and Kati Bicknell launched Kindara in 2012 as a fertility-tracking app that would prompt women to enter signs like basal temperature and cervical fluid measurements to determine when they’re ovulating.

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Can MedBox Apple Watch App Reduce Emergency Room?


Can MedBox Apple Watch App Reduce Emergency RoomThe team behind MedBox, a new mHealth app for iPhone and Apple Watch, says their innovation could be a game-changer if not a life saver for many on a prescription drug schedule.

The app in question aims to “considerably reduce emergency room visits and preventable fatalities caused by medication misuse.”

According to MedBox, as only 50% of patients correctly follow their medication regimen, the mobile app makes it easy for patients to remember to take medicine as directed.
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Following The Overwhelming Success Of Diabetes Helper, HelpAround, Inc. Launches New App ‘Alert’


Following The Overwhelming Success Of Diabetes Helper, HelpAround, Inc. Launches There New App AlertAlert is a new app by HelpAround, Inc. designed to provide those who struggle with chronic health conditions emergency access to help when it is needed most. The app is compatible with Apple iOS HealthKit, and designed to send instant alerts regarding blood glucose. Unlike their first app Diabetes Helpers, Alert is designed for a wider range of health concerns.

“With Diabetes Helpers, we saw thousands of strangers stepping up to help each other, but we also learned how much fear our users cope with,” said Yishai Knobel, HelpAround founder and CEO. “We recognized that in times of trouble it is imperative for anyone to be able to easily reach the most trusted people in their lives.”

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