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Parenting Resources Go Mobile for Healthier, Happier Kids


Parenting Resources Go Mobile for Healthier, Happier Kids   Mobile Apps mobile app mHealth app iOS Dr. Jennifer Trachtenberg Baby Bundle apple Dr. Jennifer Trachtenberg has set her sights on mHealth, launching a unique and interactive mobile application called Baby Bundle.

Integrated throughout the app, “Dr. Jen” provides expert advice to new parents during the first 24 months of parenthood.

According to a statement provided to mHealthWatch, Apple has already featured Baby Bundle as one of the Best New Apps in the Health & Fitness category.

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CloudVisit Telemedicine Says ‘I Do’ to mHealth App


CloudVisit Telemedicine Says I Do to mHealth App   news mobile health Mobile Apps mHealth I Do App HIPAA compliant video appointments healthcare IT CloudVisit Telemedicine apps IT healthcare companies, CloudVisit Telemedicine and I Do App, have just announced what they’re calling a “groundbreaking mHealth partnership.”

CloudVisit, an SaaS telemedicine and telepsychiatry platform, enables real-time video appointments between providers and patients. Conversely, I Do App provides mobile health monitoring devices for patients to track weight, wellness, and other key biometrics from home via mobile app.

What happens when you put them together? “Now partnered with I Do App,” Cloudvisit boasts, “mobile monitoring devices along with HIPAA-compliant online video sessions bring the best care to patients.”
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Oh, Baby! Meet The New mHealth App That Promises to ‘Deliver’


Can a mobile application really help you get pregnant? It may sound far-fetched, but the makers of one popular new app assert that they’ve helped 10,000 women conceive.

Oh, Baby! Meet The New mHealth App That Promises to Deliver   mobile health Mobile Devices Mobile Apps mHealth app mHealth Kindara health news Kindara, an iPhone app created by a husband and wife team from Colorado, is even billed as an effective form of birth control.

Co-founder William Sacks tells Business Insider that his app’s users “are reporting nearly 500 pregnancies per week.”

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mHealth to Play a Role in GSMA’s Mobile Asia Expo 2014


mHealth to Play a Role in GSMAs Mobile Asia Expo 2014   Mobile Asia Expo Mobile Apps mHealth GSMA mHealth apps and mobile innovations are expected to feature prominently in the upcoming GSMA-backed Mobile Asia Expo 2014.

On Thursday, new details about the event were shared with mHealthWatch.

Taking place June 11-13, 2014 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in Shanghai, China, Mobile Asia Expo will include a conference program featuring CEOs and senior executives from leading companies in Asia and around the world. There will also be an extensive exhibition showcasing innovative mobile products and services.
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Can a Smartphone App Be Used To Effectively Treat Mental Health Conditions?


Can a Smartphone App Be Used To Effectively Treat Mental Health Conditions?   mobile health Mobile Apps mHealth news mhealth apps for mental health mental health Health-related smartphone apps continue to grow in popularity, prompting the Journal of Medical Internet Research’s mHealth and uHealth to conduct a small study to gauge the effectiveness of mobile mental health apps.

The study was conducted via survey with 100 psychiatric outpatients from Boston based Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The study found that 97% of patients owned a cell phone, and 72% owned smartphones.

67% of all participating patients said they were receptive to using mobile mental health apps.

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Smartphone Apps for Diabetics Not Widely Utilized


Smartphone Apps for Diabetics Not Widely Utilized   Mobile Apps mHealth news mHealth diabetics Diabetes Many smartphone apps have been designed to help individuals to track and manage their diabetic care. However, a report released from German based Research2Guidance found that a scant 1.2% of the 1.6 million diabetics who own mobile devices actually utilize diabetic apps.

Currently there are approximately 1,100 smartphone and android apps for diabetics. Where they do not measure up to expectations is that the vast majority of them still require patients to manually input much of their information. While the apps allow for more advanced reporting capabilities and greater organization, many patients just don’t like typing data into their mobile device.

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PI Refreshes Medical App for Pros


PI Refreshes Medical App for Pros   PI Physicians Interactive Omnio Mobile Devices Mobile Apps On Thursday, Physicians Interactive, a well-known provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals, shared with mHealthWatch details of its latest app refresh.

The company has just rolled out a new version of Omnio, the app that is designed to serve as a “daily go-to resource” for medical professionals.

While Omnio integrates a revamped and unparalleled drug guide with dynamic medical news feeds and more free calculators than any other tool, what truly sets it apart is its nimbleness in adapting to the singular needs of each end user, in the face of the daunting and accelerating growth of medical information.

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