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Mobile Heartbeat, CDW Seek to Improve Mobile Health Communications

Mobile Heartbeat, CDW Seek to Improve Mobile Health CommunicationsMobile Heartbeat, a provider of smartphone applications for improving clinical workflow and team communications, is now working with CDW, a provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare.

CDW will be “instrumental” in providing the Mobile Heartbeat Clinical Urgent Response (MH-CURE) smartphone application to a broader range of facilities in the healthcare market, a statement shared with mHealthWatch reads.

In addition, CDW will incorporate MH-CURE into its Total Mobility Management solution stack, which includes services across devices, applications, management and security.
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mHealthWatch Recognized by CDW Healthcare Among Top Health IT Blogs

mHealthWatch Recognized by CDW Healthcare Among Top Health IT BlogsThe team at CDW Healthcare recently published their list of the Top 50 Health IT Blogs of 2014. And those of at mHealthWatch would like to express our thanks for being recognized.

“From mHealth to EHRs to senior technology to data security, the healthcare technology community has a lot to talk about these days,” CDW posted to its Community page. “We see an overwhelming number of dedicated people contributing to the conversation and exploring important ideas and discussions about the shifting landscape of healthcare, the latest technology trends and what it all means for healthcare delivery and patient engagement.”

mHealthWatch will be among the leading Health IT blogs to be saluted on Monday, April 13th by CDW Healthcare at their booth during HIMS15 in Chicago.
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Infographic: Top Trends in Telemedicine

Infographic Top Trends in TelemedicineAccording to recently compiled data from CDW, telemedicine continues to advance at an impressive pace.

From monitoring chronic health conditions to providing teleconsultations to patients, the opportunities are vast when it comes to positive telemedicine applications.

So what are the top trends in telemedicine today? Check out this informative visual snapshot of this remarkably healthy young industry and its impressive growth.

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CDW: Technology Pivotal to Senior Health

CDW Technology Pivotal to Senior HealthAccording to a new report from CDW, a leading provider of technology products and services for business, government and education, even as the Baby Boomers enter their 60s and 70s, “there’s no slowing down this demographic” when it comes to adopting and embracing technology.

In fact, CDW reports that seniors are susprisingly still keeping up with today’s modern technologies.

From mobile phones to social networking sites, boomers are also utilizing technology to play a more active role in their own healthcare. With such a large demographic influencing our world, who knows what technologies will be in demand in the near future!

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Cloud Adoption in Healthcare Lagging Other Industries

As surprising as the fact may seem, the healthcare industry is moving like molasses to adopt cloud technology, despite the rapid pace at which other industries are doing so.

CDW’s 2013 State of the Cloud Report surveyed IT professionals to explore what factors drive the shift to the cloud, what types of applications organizations are taking to the cloud and what benefits (beyond cost savings) they are achieving.

According to findings presented, only 35 percent of health IT professionals surveyed revealed that their organization is presently using cloud computing.

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Medical Professionals Say Tablets Make Them Happier, More Productive at Work

According to the recently published findings of a survey spearheaded by CDW, tablet computers and related mobile technologies are making lives easier for medical professionals across the board.

152 healthcare providers who tap their tablets to help perform clinical work say that their tablets (mostly iPads and Kindle Fire devices) make them happier and more productive at work.

Although the survey also explored tablet usage among media and large business respondents, higher education respondents, and state and local government respondents, the feedback from healthcare industry workers is being discussed most today, largely in response to the optimism it lends to the growth of the mHealth ecosystem.

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