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Medical Marketing and Patient Recruitment Tool Generating Big Buzz


Medical Marketing and Patient Recruitment Tool Generating Big Buzz   Screen The Doc Mobile Devices Each Virtual Patient Center developers A new solution from Screen the Doc is generating substantial buzz today.  This latest online tool for patients and physicians has left some healthcare officials saying it “could change how hospitals and private practices reach prospective patients.”

The new recruitment and relations platform allows medical facilities to showcase physicians’ bedside manners through micro websites called Virtual Patient Centers.

Each Virtual Patient Center uses communication techniques popular on today’s social networks,” the company says. “These features include character videos, Q and A sections, photo reels, blogs, video tips, etc.”
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Axxess says Health Care’s Future is ‘in the Home’


Axxess says Health Cares Future is in the Home   Mobile Devices mHealth news mHealth healthcare Axxess Technology Patient care is coming “home” in the U.S., says the team at Axxess Technology.

In a new report published this week, the company says rapid advances in technology and new ways health care is provided to patients have created new opportunities to receive care at home.

The health care community is constantly evolving and understanding that not only does home health care reduce the overall cost of treatment, it also improves the quality of life of patients and their families. In fact, a recent study by the U.S. Government Accountability Office revealed that people receiving home care tend to live longer and have a better quality of life.
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mHealth May Keep Recovering Alcoholics Sober


mHealth May Keep Recovering Alcoholics Sober   Mobile Devices mHealth news mHealth health alcoholism Mobile health applications may be among the most supportive resources available to recovering alcoholics in their ongoing efforts to stay sober.

National attention has just descended on a smartphone app for recovering alcoholics that serves up an array of helpful features that are drawing praise by healthcare professionals who treat alcoholics.

The features include a “panic button” and the ability to alert the user when he or she gets too close to bars and other places where alcohol is readily available.

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New Tech Aids with Drug Identification


New Tech Aids with Drug Identification   mobile tech Mobile Devices mHealth law enforcement drugs Centice Corporation Despite its industry’s low-key existence, the business of narcotic and pharmaceutical identification has never been bigger or more important, for both healthcare professionals and law enforcement.

As a result, companies like Centice Corporation are ramping up efforts to improve the best technology available in today’s market for those in need of drug ID services.

Recently, Centice provided an update to mHealthWatch on the expansion of its product line to include four new products.  The new products include choices in both system design and drug libraries and are priced at the most affordable levels offered to law enforcement. Based on the same robust technology as the cutting-edge MFL-3000, these new products give law enforcement both flexibility and affordability in technology to meet the needs of their organizations.

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NueVue Takes Aim at The Germs on Your Smartphone


NueVue Takes Aim at The Germs on Your Smartphone   smartphone sick NueVue Mobile Devices germs Let’s face it, there’s something much unhealthier about your smartphone than the amount of time you waste playing games and frolicking on social media.

Your smartphone itself is actually quite unhealthy. In fact, it’s covered with a bunch of gunk that could make you sick. Phones and germs have made headlines for years, as the connection has been established by numerous sources.

But there is, fortunately, an array of solutions to help stop your smartphone from making you sick.

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The War for Wearable Tech Heats Up


The War for Wearable Tech Heats Up   wearable tech Mobile Devices mHealth Google Android Wear Google is taking a deep dive into wearable tech, announcing yesterday that its objectives for this fast-growing product category are far more robust than we had imagined only a short time ago.

Sundar Pichai, SVP of Android, Chrome & Apps for Google, formally heralded the forthcoming launch of Android Wear.

Today we’re announcing Android Wear, a project that extends Android to wearables. And we’re starting with the most familiar wearable—watches.

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Adventist Health Getting Aggressive with Telehealth


Adventist Health Getting Aggressive with Telehealth   telehealth spine surgery rheumatology pulmonology orthopedics nephrology mobile health Mobile Devices mHealth news mHealth infectious disease healthcare general surgery gastroenterology endocrinology dermatology cardiology With telehealth expected to dramatically alter the scope and nature of healthcare throughout the remainder of this decade, companies in the healthcare sector are piling into the telehealth market with exceeding enthusiasm.

As telehealth initiatives continue to focus on rural healthcare, Adventist Health and Blue Shield aren’t wasting time in accelerating this trend.

The partners are behind a new telehealth venture aimed at helping people in rural Northern California communities access specialty care.

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