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Dr. Phil Toots Trumpet for Telemedicine and Promotes Phone App at CES 2015


Dr. Phil Toots Trumpet for Telemedicine and Promotes Phone App at CES 2015“What if you could get an appointment to the doctor within seconds, and not have to pay a fortune to see the medical pro?”

That opens a USA Today post on Dr. Phil’s latest foray into the changing world of mobile-enhanced healthcare: Doctor on Demand (DOD).

The well known TV counselor known as Dr. Phil (McGraw) and his son Jay, who serves as executive producer of TV’s “The Doctors,” came up with the idea in 2012.

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CES 2015: LifeTrak Makers Tout The 24/7 Future of Wearables


CES2015 LifeTrak Makers Talk The Future of WearablesSalutron, a consumer fitness company, has arrived in Las Vegas for the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show.

An innovative player in the heart rate and activity monitoring wearables space, Salutron comes to CES 2015 for the purpose of showing of its new LifeTrak product line.

According to details shared with mHealthWatch, the new GEM fitness tracker “will be the first in LifeTrak’s new line of products offering continuous heart rate monitoring.”
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New Mobile Solution Aims to Improve Mental Health


New Mobile Solution Aims to Improve Mental HealthWearable devices and mHealth resources are not in short supply at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. But mobile innovations designed to improve mental health are not quite as plentiful, which is why InteraXon is getting plenty of attention today at CES.

InteraXon is behind a new brain-reading, stress-reducing, concentration-improving headband called Muse.

“With 100 billion neurons that receive, process and send thoughts and impulses throughout the body, the power of the brain is virtually limitless,” the Muse-maker says. “We’re helping create ways to tap into that power and harness it in amazing ways. And have some fun along the way.”
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mHealth Raises Blood Pressure at CES 2014


mHealth Raises Blood Pressure at CES 2014With so much excitement on the convention floor in Las Vegas this week for the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, it’s a good thing a host of new mobile-ready blood pressure monitors are making waves with their presence at the show – the most impressive of which has to be QardioArm.

mHealthWatch learned Tuesday that Qardio – a technology company focused on heart health and health tracking capabilities – is launching the QardioArm, a smartphone-compatible blood pressure monitor.

“QardioArm is a smart blood pressure monitor that connects wirelessly to your smartphone or tablet,” the company says, explaining how it is controlled through an app, which automatically tracks your measurements and uploads them to a dedicated cloud service where it can be shared with your family, friends or doctors.

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mHealth Focusing on Fingers at CES


mHealth Focusing on Fingers at CESWith no shortage of wearable devices in focus at CES 2014 this week in Las Vegas, there is a vast assortment of promising mHealth innovations on display at the world’s largest consumer electronics expo.

In particular, however, the number of wearable devices focusing on fingers as opposed to wrists is striking. Case in point: Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of finger pulse oximetry and a recognized leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, is focusing heavily on the finger at this year’s CES.

The company is using CES as a launch pad for its NoninConnect direct-to-consumer Bluetooth Smart wireless finger pulse oximeter.
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Smartphone Hardware May Soon Be Good for Your Health


Smartphone Hardware May Soon Be Good for Your HealthThink the healthful properties of smartphones are limited to the apps and connectivity they bestow? Think again.

In the future, the physical existence of smartphones may be just as conducive to good health. Here’s why. Although it isn’t something most folks consider on a daily basis, smartphones harbor a vast array of nasty bacteria, some of which can – and frequently does – cause sickness.

As a result, Corning Incorporated hopes to tackle this troubling reality with the unveiling this week at CES 2014 of its Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass.
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mHealth Innovations Abound in CES 2014 Opener


mHealth Innovations Abound in CES 2014 OpenerIt didn’t take long for the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show to generate a wave of headlines pertaining to mHealth.

So far, we’ve witnessed the teasing or unveiling of a host of innovations that could have profound implications for mHealth, telemedicine, and healthcare marketing in the digital age.

But the one product category to generate the lion share of attention at this year’s CES is wearable tech.
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