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Happtique Unveils First Class of Certified Health Apps


Happtique Unveils First Class of Certified Health Apps   mobile health applications mHealth apps Happtique app certification program Happtique As anticipated for quite some time now, mobile health solutions company Happtique has finally announced the first batch of certifications for a small number of medical apps.

The certifications come through the company’s Health App Certification Program (HACP).

Happtique says this “inaugural class” is the first group of apps in the country to pass the rigorous HACP standards announced earlier this year.
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Mobile Eye Care App Seeing Big Public and Press Interest


Mobile Eye Care App Seeing Big Public and Press Interest   technology mobile tech mobile health applications mobile health Mobile Devices Mobile Apps mobile applications EyeXam All eyes are on EyeXam, a red-hot mobile eye care app with over a million free downloads to date.

On Monday, the innovators behind the innovative app announced it was just featured on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer in its popular ‘Real Money’ series.

The segment headlined a family using the EyeXam app on their smartphones and tablets.
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Clinton Foundation, Wellable Unite to Advocate Health Apps


Clinton Foundation, Wellable Unite to Advocate Health Apps   Wellable mobile health applications mobile health mHealth apps mHealth Clinton Foundation The Clinton Health Matters Initiative and Wellable have joined forces to promote wellness and advocate the good that comes from great mobile health apps.

If you’re not familiar, Wellable is a “wellness incentive company” that enables health plans, employers, and wellness providers to leverage mobile apps to implement health-related programs.

As of this week, the organization is now in partnership with The Clinton Foundation.
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Low Energy Software Improving Fitness Activity Monitors


Low Energy Software Improving Fitness Activity Monitors   Wicentric software Shines Bluetooth low energy application firmware mobile health applications Mobile Devices Misfit Wearables mHealth news mHealth apps As technology grows in sophistication, mHealth devices and fitness trackers are growing in sophistication too.

Case in point: Bluetooth software leader Wicentric Inc. today announced that Misfit Wearables has selected Wicentric’s exactLE Stack for Bluetooth low energy connectivity in its Shine, a physical activity monitor that you can wear any time and at any location.

As MHW previously reported, the Misfit Shine began shipping in August and is available now at Apple Stores around the world.
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Fitness Category Giving Health Apps The Best Workout


Fitness Category Giving Health Apps The Best Workout   mobile health applications mHealth apps mHealth fitness apps eMarketer According to the findings of a September 2013 survey from AYTM Market Research, more than three-quarters of respondents are “at least somewhat concerned about their health,” a major reason why millions of mobile users around the world are now using mHealth apps.

Corresponding coverage from eMarketer today notes that the greatest percentage of respondents — 50.9%—reported using fitness apps, followed immediately by 50.3% who used general health apps.

Diet apps were popular with just over three out of 10 respondents. Those apps targeted to specific diseases were less popular, although this is likely—hopefully, really—because fewer people suffer from a chronic condition that would necessitate its own app. Still, 17.6% reported using one.

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Big Payday Promised to NYC Innovators at Health 2.0


Big Payday Promised to NYC Innovators at Health 2.0   wireless health monitoring devices The New York City Economic Development Corp. mobile health monitoring tools mobile health applications mobile health mHealth Innovate Health Tech NYC healthcare analytics tools clinical workflow management tools The New York City Economic Development Corp. is promising to monetize the end result for innovators in health and technology in the Big Apple.

Digital health innovators are being encouraged to enter a new contest called Innovate Health Tech NYC, which kicked off on Monday.

Innovate Health Tech NYC invites software and hardware developers and other innovators living or working in New York City to create commercially viable technologies that solve urgent health care problems. Individuals, teams, and companies with 10 or fewer employees can compete, and will be required to demonstrate a functioning prototype of a pre-commercial technology in their submission.

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Gaming-based “Job of War” mHealth App Wins Top Price in Aetna Health 2.0 Code-a-thon


Gaming based Job of War mHealth App Wins Top Price in Aetna Health 2.0 Code a thon   mobile healthcare apps mobile healthcare mobile health tools mobile health apps mobile health applications mobile health app development mobile health mo mHealth app Jog of War Health 2.0 code a thon Aetna Contests to help spur innovation in the mHealth application market is nothing new — we’ve seen countless apps emerge from such events around the world as the mobile healthcare industry continues to gain incredible momentum.

The latest event to produce such innovation took place just before the Health 2.0 Europe Conference in Berlin, in which Aetna sponsored a code-a-thon with EUR 10K worth of prizes.  Aetna invited the best developers, designers, health experts and health tech entrepreneurs to compete on the challenge of developing “innovative mobile apps to promote health and wellness across the globe.”

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