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Sleep Genius App Gets NASA Salute


Sleep Genius App Gets NASA Salute   Spinoff Sleep Genius Sleep NASA mobile app iOS Android What began as a quest to help humans sleep in the International Space Station has become a technology soothing people worldwide.

Not only that, It’s also a celebrated “spinoff technology” in the latest edition of NASA’s prestigious annual publication, appropriately titled Spinoff.

The 2015 issue recognizes an array of cutting edge companies and products that began with research for NASA but ultimately led to technologies for life right here on planet Earth.

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Study: Physician Mobile Requirements Not Being Met


Study: Physician Mobile Requirements Not Being Met   Study Spyglass Consulting Group Mobile Devices mobile app EHR Spyglass Consulting Group has released an eye-opening new report, their most recent healthcare study entitled Point of Care Communications for Physicians 2014.

Despite the undeniable adoption growth of mobile technology across the healthcare landscape, more than just a little room for further expansion remains. In fact, an entirely world of potential remains largely untapped.

The report shows that upwards of 70 percent of physicians interviewed believe that hospital IT organizations of affiliated hospitals are “making inadequate investments to address physician mobile computing and communication requirements at point of care due to limited planned investments, poor mobile EHR tools, and inadequate mobile user support.”
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Doctors Mobile Healthcare International Launches a New and Improved Version Of Their Wildly Popular App


Doctors Mobile Healthcare International Launches a New and Improved Version Of Their Wildly Popular App   mobile app healthcare Doctors Mobile Healthcare International DMHI Android The Virtual Physician’s Network healthcare platform offered by Doctors Mobile Healthcare International (DMHI) is designed to provide surgeons, medical institutions, and medical vendors improve services by focusing on:

  • Accountability
  • Clinical Outcomes
  • Driving Revenue
  • Saving Time And Money

This wildly popular app can be downloaded directly to the web, or to any Android or iOS device. In an effort to continually improve the app’s features and functions, DMHI has just launched version 1.2.

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UCLA mHealth Project Seeks to Help At-Risk Women


UCLA mHealth Project Seeks to Help At Risk Women   UCLA mobile health mobile app mHealth Project mHealth fitness At Risk Women app Do fitness app users sometimes shake their cell phones to try to fake mandated physical activity? Yes, they do. But on the upside, many people who use an app to bolster their efforts to become healthier actually succeed.

That’s the upshot of a recent UCLA mHealth program designed to help at-risk women battling excessive weight and the attendant blood pressure, heart, and other ailments.

The story, written by Eryn Brown for the LA Times, tracks the journey of one participant named Qiana Sago.

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mHealth App to Focus on Post-Op Care


mHealth App to Focus on Post Op Care   UW Madison School of Medicine mobile app mobile mHealth app apps Using a $500,000 federal grant, UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health researchers are developing a smartphone app which allows patients to securely photograph and send images of their post-operative wounds to their doctor, according to a local ABC News report.

Thirty percent of surgical wounds become infected and most of these infections develop within two or three weeks after discharge. Department of Surgery Chair Dr. Craig Kent says that the app trial will involve patients from vascular surgeries, and because many vascular surgery patients are seniors, the app will need to be very easy to use.

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A Fitness App For Your Dog?


A Fitness App For Your Dog?   mobile app mHealth FitBark app Have you ever wondered if your dog gets enough exercise? Or how active they are when you are away from home? As a loving pet owner, you may be inclined to want to monitor your dog’s weight. While the type of food they eat, and amount of food they eat plays a vital role in their weight and health, so does there level of physical activity.

It is for this reason that FitBark has created their new smart activity monitor and mobile app.

The activity monitor “comfortably attaches” to your dog’s collar, then its sensors measure your dog’s movements throughout the day. This way pet owners can determine if their dogs are getting enough physical activity, or if they are spending too much time sleeping or being sedentary.

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Veterans Find Hope Against Suicide with the Touch of a Button


Veterans Find Hope Against Suicide with the Touch of a Button   veterans Suicide mobile app LA Tines apps Sadly, we all know suicide has been a big topic in the news lately, with the passing of Robin Williams. Every day, suicide affects many people and we don’t even know it. Even the toughest men out there – those who have put their lives on the line for us face it. I’m talking about the men and woman who have served in our armed forces. Fear not though, as the LA Times announced, Will McNulty, along with his business group, are working on making an iPhone app that veterans can use as a resource to help prevent things from going that far.

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