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Facebook, Google and Others Reach Featured At Annual Global Digital Health Forum Closing Plenary


FacebookThought leaders from Facebook, Google, Microsoft Philanthropies and Qualcomm Wireless Reach will be featured at the closing plenary of the 3rd annual Global Digital Health Forum (formerly the Global mHealth Forum), on December 14.

According to a provided news release, these highly-recognized corporate partners will discuss how they are providing far-reaching technical capability for last-mile connectivity in support of health in low- and middle-income countries.

The Global Digital Health Forum, presented by the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance) in partnership with the Global Digital Health Network and USAID, brings together public and private sector organizations to share the latest evidence, experiences and lessons learned on new applications and approaches in digital health. The Global Digital Health Forum is the preeminent global digital health event; a two-day Forum focused on catalyzing change in healthcare through advancing the use of digital technologies for improved health in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs).

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Healthcare Industry Has Something to Gain from Latest Google Partnership


Dr. Google, Anyone Helix House Reports Record Demand for Internet Marketing Services By Medical PractitionersAccenture on Thursday announced an alliance with Google to bring to market industry-specific solutions that will help clients use cloud, mobility, and analytics to advance their digital transformation agenda and improve business performance.

Accenture will apply its broad industry expertise and capabilities to help enterprise clients improve the value of Google technologies within their organizations.

“The Google alliance supports our digital and cloud strategy, and will help clients benefit from innovative and industry-specific cloud and mobile solutions built on the full stack of Google technologies,” said Paul Daugherty, chief technology officer at Accenture. “Whether our clients need to innovate faster, create new services or increase the value from their existing technology investments, cloud should be the starting point for their digital transformations. Together with Google, Accenture will help clients take advantage of game changing solutions that help solve real business needs.”

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Will Google’s New Pixel Phone Prove Popular in Healthcare Space?


phone_hero-module_hero-image_1440_2x-217x300Google on Tuesday formally unveiled a new smartphone called Pixel priced at $649.

The impressively-durable device delivers with it an array of components and features that are drawing widespread consumer interest today.

But will the device also prove a hot commodity in the healthcare space at a time when telemedicine and doctor-to-staff and doctor-to-patient communications are increasingly mobile?

If so, the Pixel phone is seemingly equal to the task.

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The Weight Loss Industry Hopping on The Mobile Bandwagon


The Weight Loss Industry Hopping on The Mobile BandwagonIn response to the growing number of consumers searching for weight loss products on their mobile devices, the weight loss industry is taking note. Intechra Health is one such company that has invested much time and energy in meeting their mobile consumers’ needs.

According to Mobile Commerce News, it is estimated that 1 out of every 4 searches is now performed on mobile devices, and this number is higher for some industries than others. For example, before purchasing a weight loss product found in a store, on TV, or in a magazine, most consumers will perform a Google search.

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TruClinic Partners With Google To Deliver Secure Telemedicine Via Chromebooks


TruClinic Partners With Google To Deliver Secure Telemedicine Via ChromebooksTruClinic is one of the leading telemedicine health care solutions today for hospitals and healthcare providers around the globe. In a recent announcement, TruClinic revealed that it has partnered with Google for Work to create a streamlined telemedicine solution via Chromebooks.

Currently, hospitals and medical professionals access TruClinic through their mobile device of choice, but can now invest in a Chromebook laptop that comes standard with the TruClinic telemedicine software, as well as other healthcare applications required for patient care.

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New Search Engine Optimization Guide Published for Healthcare Employers


New Search Engine Optimization Guide Published for Healthcare EmployersOn Wednesday, TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, LLC heralded the release of a new guide dedicated to helping healthcare employers and recruiters “maximize the impact of their online content.”

With such efforts becoming increasingly important across the healthcare spectrum, the timing o f the release couldn’t be better.

Billed as a “comprehensive resource designed to support a robust search engine optimization (SEO) strategy,” the write-up — SEO Domination Strategy: How to Rank on Google for ‘Nursing Jobs— explores all relevant facets of organic search as it relates to the healthcare industry (but with a specific focus on nursing).
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The Need for Speed: Google Talks Up Fiber’s Role in Healthcare


The Need for Speed Google Talks Up Fiber's Role in HealthcareOn Tuesday, the world’s leading Internet search powerhouse announced that Google Fiber is coming to four major new U.S. markets.

“It’s been nearly five years since we offered to build a fiber-optic network in one U.S. city as an experiment — and were met with overwhelming enthusiasm,” said Dennis Kish, Vice President of Google Fiber, in blog entry published yesterday.

With Google Fiber already live in Kansas City, Provo and Austin, the impact of gigabit Internet, “with speeds up to 100 times faster than today’s basic broadband,” is being noticed — including in the realm of healthcare.
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