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New Apple Watch Software Excites Healthcare-Focused App Developers


New Apple Watch Software Excites Healthcare-Focused App DevelopersThis week at WWDC 2015, Apple used its annual developer conference to preview watchOS 2, the first major software update for Apple Watch.

The update, Apple says, gives developers the tools to build faster and more powerful apps running natively on Apple Watch.

For example, developers can now take advantage of key hardware features of Apple Watch including the Digital Crown, Taptic Engine and heart rate sensor, along with software APIs to build new app experiences.
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Why Android Should Be a Higher Priority for mHealth App Developers


Why Android Should Be a Higher Priority for mHealth App DevelopersGlobal mHealth app developers and service providers may want to make Android a higher priority.

According to a new report from IDC, the worldwide smartphone market is on fire. In the second quarter of this year, 300 million units shipped for the first time ever — a milestone quarter, says the IDC, and a landmark achievement for the smartphone industry.

“Android was the primary driver with its vendor partners shipping a total of 255.3 million Android-based smartphones in 2Q14, up 33.3% year over year,” the report summary reads.

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Three Trends for App Developers to Watch in Mobile Health


Three Trends for App Developers to Watch in Mobile Health

As mobile healthcare technology emerges as a mainstream staple of modern healthcare, a growing number of app developers want to break into this opportunity-rich new industry.

The first trend that is creating a niche for app developers to fill is the need for more general tech education and preparedness. Across all facets of the healthcare industry, studies and surveys have shown that few companies are truly ready for the mobile revolution that is currently underway. The trend of adopting tech without fully understanding it is both problematic and counterproductive.

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Medical Marketing and Patient Recruitment Tool Generating Big Buzz


Medical Marketing and Patient Recruitment Tool Generating Big BuzzA new solution from Screen the Doc is generating substantial buzz today.  This latest online tool for patients and physicians has left some healthcare officials saying it “could change how hospitals and private practices reach prospective patients.”

The new recruitment and relations platform allows medical facilities to showcase physicians’ bedside manners through micro websites called Virtual Patient Centers.

Each Virtual Patient Center uses communication techniques popular on today’s social networks,” the company says. “These features include character videos, Q and A sections, photo reels, blogs, video tips, etc.”
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