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The Future of Healthcare is Wearable Technology


The Future of Healthcare is Wearable Technology   news mobile tech Mobile Devices mobile iWatch smartwatch iWatch Google Glass Cowen & Co When you hear of wearable technology such as Apple’s long-awaited iWatch smartwatch, or Google Glass, most in the medical industry think of them as novelty items or advanced electronic gadgets with potential for the future. However, when you dig a bit further and look at their full range of potential today, wearable technology can be designed in a manner to manage health concerns very effectively in 2014.

According to Timothy Arcuri, an analyst with Cowen & Co., their is potential for subsidizing Apple’s iWatch with health insurers. Rumors have it that iWatch has built-in sensors that can be used to track diet, exercise, and overall health. On top of that, there may be potential for wearable technology to perform more advanced functions such as noninvasive blood pressure readings, heart rate monitoring, and even blood cell count.

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mobileStorm CEO Jared Reitzin to Serve as an mHealth Expert Panelist During mHealth + Telehealth World 2014


mobileStorm CEO Jared Reitzin to Serve as an mHealth Expert Panelist During mHealth + Telehealth World 2014   mobileStorm mobile tech Mobile Devices Jared Reitzin Jared Reitzin, founder and CEO of mobileStorm – an industry leading communication service provider and a pioneer in the concept of digital marketing and mHealth communications – has been announced as one of the mHealth experts who will participate in mHealth + Telehealth World 2014 this July.

Organizers for the Boston-based event say that mHealth + Telehealth World 2014 brings together hospitals, health systems, health plans, and innovators to share successes and failures of existing programs and discover new technologies and strategies for expansion of programs.

Reitzin is slated to appear on a panel titled “Improve Population Health through Consumer Engagement and Sustainability.”

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Here’s What Happened in mHealth This Week


Here’s What Happened in mHealth This Week   news Mobile Devices mHealth news mHealth Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we’ve been monitoring this week.

Q1 2014 brought with it a new record in digital health venture funding. According to the latest data from Rock Health, not only did January set a record month in both deals and dollars, the first quarter of 2014 set an all-time record for digital health funding in a single quarter.

As mobile healthcare technology emerges as a mainstream staple of modern healthcare, a growing number of app developers want to break into this opportunity-rich new industry.

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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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