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NC Company Touts New Telehealth Platform and Mobile App


Emanate Wireless Upgrades PowerPath TempFor a health care technology company that experienced 69 percent revenue growth in 2016, a new website – www.1800md.com – should only improve access to quality medical care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year for its members.

That’s the announcement shared with MHW ahead of the weekend from executives of 1.800MD LLC. The company is talking up its freshly launched and easy-to-navigate telehealth platform making access simple and more efficient for individuals, families, employers and groups.

The Charlotte-based business has board-certified physicians in all 50 states who can diagnose and treat common ailments through the convenience of a telephone or digital communications. In the last year, the company’s telehealth consultations grew by 135 percent along with a 75 percent increase in client base.
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Artificial Intelligence App Changes the Game for Mobile Health in Canada


Mobile Health Coming on Strong in CanadaPress Release: Today medical artificial intelligence (AI) app Ada makes Canadian history, launching a new consumer-facing medical app that enables Canadians to assess and monitor their personal health through sophisticated AI technology. Designed to grow smarter as users engage with it, Ada’s intelligence amounts to much more than personalized health assessments for individuals – Ada supports doctors in providing more accurate assessments and through data collection and analysis, has the ability to help patients and doctors monitor health situations over time.

Developed by a team of medical doctors and scientists, Ada’s AI engine is a representation of where personal and community healthcare is headed. Since Ada’s global launch earlier this fall, the app has already climbed to no. 1 medical app in the App Store in 80 countries – more than any other iOS app in 2016.

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New mHealth App Launched for Early Detection of Potential Health Threats


YouShieldOn Wednesday, Sylex Technologies announced the release of YouShield application for iOS and Android.

The app is touted as being a sophisticated tool that performs health checkup based on user-provided symptoms and health data and is able to generate personalized health risk assessment reports.

YouShield mobile application has been created by Sylex Technologies LLC, a renowned developer of national eHealth system software in several European and Asian countries.

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India-Based AMBER Health App is ‘Like Uber But with Ambulances’


Winning Move in the Windy City Chicago's MedEx Rolls Out First Google Glass Equipped Ambulances in U.S.It’s quite a description. But it makes sense. And because it certainly resonates, a lot of people are talking about the new health app that is “like Uber but with ambulances.”

The app in question “could help solve the problems of India’s emergency medical response system by offering users an Uber-like service for ambulances,” says Research and Markets.

Low public funding and heavy traffic on badly organized roads has resulted in a slow and at times unresponsive system, but the AMBER Health app plans to counter these issues through use of a service aggregation system.

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eTreatMD, Arthritis Society Launching mHealth App for Hand Arthritis


HomeBanner1eTreatMD, a health-focused app developer, has just announced the release of eTreatMD myHand, a mobile health app for managing hand arthritis.

myHand enables users to measure, monitor and manage arthritis.

What’s different about this app from others like it? While most hand arthritis apps can only record symptoms, eTreatMD myHand can measure physical changes and help patients see exactly how their pain is connected to factors like weather, activity and treatment.

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Accenture: Hospitals Engaging Just 2 Percent of Patients via Mobile Apps


Mobile_Health_Apps_highresNew research from Accenture reveals that just 2 percent of patients in the largest U.S. hospitals are currently using hospital-provided mobile health apps.

Accenture estimates that failure to align mobile apps to the services consumers’ demand could cost each of these hospitals, on average, more than $100 million in lost annual revenue, a report summary shared with MHW reads.

The research, which assessed mobile app use among the 100 largest U.S. hospitals, found that two-thirds (66 percent) of the 100 largest U.S. hospitals have mobile apps for consumers and roughly two-fifths (38 percent) of that subset have developed proprietary apps for their patients. However, only 11 percent of health systems offer patients proprietary apps that operate with at least one of the three functions that consumers demand most: access to medical records; the ability to book, change and cancel appointments; and the ability to request prescription refills electronically.

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MTBC Touts Electronic Prescribing Smartwatch App


MTBC Touts Electronic Prescribing Smartwatch AppOn Monday, MTBC — a leading provider of healthcare information technology solutions — shared with MHW details of its new electronic prescribing app for the Apple Watch, one of the first electronic prescribing smartwatch apps available to U.S. healthcare providers, the company explains.

MTBC’s Apple Watch app extends key components of its electronic prescribing app for iPhone users, known as MTBC iRx, to the Apple Watch.

Users of the Apple Watch app can view patient refill request alerts and inbound patient communications on the watch and then leverage iRx to authorize refills, write new prescriptions, access patients’ medication histories and clinical support decision tools, and more.

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