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Razorfish Health is New Entity Merging Rosetta’s Healthcare Business and Razorfish Healthware


Razorfish Health is New Entity Merging Rosettas Healthcare Business and Razorfish Healthware   Rosettas healthcare Razorfish Health healthcare There’s a lot of movement in the healthcare space among companies looking to mergers, partnerships, and other strategies for increasing market dominance.

Now Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG), the healthcare division of Publicis Groupe, has announced that one segment of Rosetta’s healthcare business will join its network.

The merger is designed to bolster PHCG’s capabilities for clients in health and well-being in the U.S..

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Ascom, Sievers Group Roll Out Hospital Communications Solution


Ascom, Sievers Group Roll Out Hospital Communications Solution   Sievers mobile tech mHealth Hospital Communications Solution healthcare Ascom A rep for Ascom, a supplier of Healthcare ICT solutions, tells mHealthWatch that the company has been commissioned by the SIEVERS GROUP to roll out what the firm’s press release calls “an advanced IP-DECT communication solution at all three hospitals of the Catholic Hospital Association (KHO) in East Westfalia.”

The established system integrator has previously been commissioned by KHO to replace the entire range of telecommunications equipment in the Franziskus Hospital in Bielefeld, the Mathilden Hospital in Herford and the Sankt Vinzenz Hospital in Rheda-Wiedenbrück, all of which are part of the KHO group.

“We have high focus on security and process efficiency. Sievers and Ascom presented an innovative complete concept that suited our high requirements,” says Ulrich Günzel, Commercial Manager of the Franziskus Hospital and Authorized Representative, KHO.
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mHealth News: Here’s What Happened This Week


mHealth News: Here’s What Happened This Week   telemedicine news mobile health mHealth healthcare Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

Why mHealth Features of Apple Watch Were Scaled Back
A new report from The Wall Street Journal indicates that Apple may have been compelled to scale back a number of possible features that would have been offered on the forthcoming Apple Watch. Due to unreliable and inconsistent performance, the features in question were yanked at the last minute before Apple Watch was formally unveiled last fall.

ADT Unveils Wearable On-The-Go Emergency Response System
The most recognized name in home security is taking aim at wearable technology for the security of its customer base. ADT tells mHealthWatch that the company is expanding its health product portfolio with the introduction of the wearable On-The-Go Emergency Response System.
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Vocera to Offer Free, Secure Text Messaging for Its U.S. Healthcare Customers


Vocera to Offer Free, Secure Text Messaging for Its U.S. Healthcare Customers   Vocera Secure Texting Vocera text sms mobile messaging HIPAA healthcare Vocera wants to up the ante.

In a bid to be the provider of choice, the company has announced it will soon offer cloud-based secure texting at no cost to its 800-plus U.S. hospital customers.

“Vocera Secure Texting will connect seamlessly with Vocera Communication Systems installed in over 800 U.S. hospitals, enabling physicians to securely text care teams and improve care coordination, operational efficiencies, and patient experience,” said a company spokesman in a recent release.

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Making HIPAA Work for Everyone: Congressional Reps Want Rules Clarity for mHealth Entrepreneurs


Making HIPAA Work for Everyone: Congressional Reps Want Rules Clarity for mHealth Entrepreneurs   HIPAA healthcare IT healthcare Congress As more businesses move into the mobile health arena, there has been a greater need to improve communication between companies and the federal government.

Now the “Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has pledged to work more closely with mobile health (mHealth) companies to ensure that HIPAA rules are being properly adhered to,” according to HealthITSecurity.

HIPAA, enacted in 1996, stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Its primary purpose is to make it easier for people to keep health insurance, protect the confidentiality and security of personal healthcare information, and help the healthcare industry control administrative costs.

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Super Bowl: Health Impacts of the Big Game


Super Bowl: Health Impacts of the Big Game   Super Bowl Healthentic healthcare This week, mHealthWatch was privy to some fascinating new data from Healthentic related to the Super Bowl.

It goes without saying, eating and drinking (often to excess) are among the many familiar traditions associated with the big game.

Healthentic’s latest data, however, shows the Super Bowl festivities’ impact on abdominal pain and headache claims over the last five years and the financial costs associated with them.
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Statewide Delivery of Telemedicine Explored in Colorado


Statewide Delivery of Telemedicine Explored in Colorado   telemedicine telehealth healthcare Colorado According to the Denver Post, there is now a bipartisan bill in the works that, if passed into law, “would bolster telehealth across Colorado by preventing insurance plans from requiring in-person care to patients when it can be appropriately provided remotely.”

Promisingly, the bill has already based the House and will now head to the Senate, as the Colorado state legislature explores the power of telemedicine to an unprecedented degree among lawmakers.
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