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Smart Wearables All the Rage at Mobile World Congress 2015


Smart Wearables All the Rage at Mobile World Congress 2015   smart watch Mobile World Congress 2015 Mobile Devices Huawei Watch Huawei Apple is nowhere to be found in Barcelona, but there are more players in the fast emerging smart watch space than the forthcoming Apple Watch.

This week at MWC 2015, for example, the world got its first look at Huawei Watch — the world’s first smartwatch with a “timeless design that is smart within.”

So what does that mean exactly?
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Mobile Capabilities May Soon Be Commonplace in the Doc’s Office


Mobile Capabilities May Soon Be Commonplace in the Docs Office   Orca Health mobile health news Mobile Devices mHealth On Thursday, the team at Orca Health — a digital health company — told mHealthWatch that they’ve updated their point-of-care software to enhance its popular 3D content and introduce new tools to “meet the evolving landscape of technology and legislation in healthcare.”

Orca Health has been enjoying ample growth of late. In the last year, the firm says, its platform has been used by more than 62,000 active providers each month.

The firm believes its tools have increased patient retention, patient satisfaction and clinical efficiencies.
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Why mHealth Features of Apple Watch Were Scaled Back


Why mHealth Features of Apple Watch Were Scaled Back   wearables mobile technology Mobile Devices Apple Watch 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.

Apple Watch is expected to ship in April.
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CVS/pharmacy Touches Up Top-Rated Mobile App


CVS/pharmacy Touches Up Top Rated Mobile App   mobile tech mobile news Mobile Devices mobile app CVS/Pharmacy CVS Health CVS app CVS/pharmacy, some of its most devoted customers argue, has raised the bar in mobile with its popular iOS and Android applications.

But that high praise hasn’t stopped the retail pharmacy giant from seeking to make a good thing even better.

This week, CVS/pharmacy announced its mobile app has undergone a complete transformation, with new features and an improved look and feel.
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CSI Software Brings Mobile Solution to Health and Fitness Facilities


CSI Software Brings Mobile Solution to Health and Fitness Facilities   SpectrumNG mobile tech Mobile Devices CSI Software app mHealthWatch was recently briefed on the launch of Mobility, a new iOS and Android app by CSI Software for health and fitness facilities.

The branded app is fully integrated with SpectrumNG, CSI Software’s management software and customized to one’s facility’s specifications.

In short, this platform bestows access to a host of features that will “speed connections and content to the device customers pay attention to the most, wherever they are.”
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The Countdown to Apple Watch Begins


The Countdown to Apple Watch Begins   wearables wearable tech Tim Cook Mobile Devices Apple Watch apple Approximately 90 days. That’s the estimated time-frame for launch of Apple’s long-awaited smartwatch called Apple Watch.

On Tuesday, after Apple reported a staggering $18.04 billion in profit last quarter — driven by sales of nearly 75 million iPhones — CEO Tim Cook spoke with reporters on the company’s earnings call and finally answered the tech world’s most persistent question: When will Apple Watch arrive?

We can now confirm that “early 2015″” means April 2015. In fewer than three months, Apple Watch will be inbound for your wrist (if you’re among those who actually want one).
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Opinion: The Healthcare Dinner Party


Opinion: The Healthcare Dinner Party   Mobile Devices medical technology healthcare EMRs EHRs dinner party The following is a guest contributed post from AirStrip CEO Alan Portela.

It may not be obvious, but the healthcare industry has been preparing for an enormous dinner party. Over the last several years, innovation vendors like AirStrip have been adding ingredients to our fridges and pantries based on numerous requests from customers. Metaphorically, this would be just about anything you can imagine that will transform clinical collaboration. At this point, companies can support a wide variety of different use cases across the continuum of care. However, the next phase is for healthcare industry to sit down at the table since it has been set up already for the big dinner party. The table and the settings are the EMRs, EHRs, medical device companies, among others. If we keep replacing them we will starve to death. Now, we need to spend more time figuring out what exactly the healthcare providers are trying to cook – getting to know their specific use cases by clinical service lines and working backwards with the ingredients that already exist, rather than waiting for food to appear magically at the table.

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