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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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Nuance Unveils New Cloud-Based Imaging and Report Exchange


Nuance Unveils New Cloud Based Imaging and Report Exchange   PowerShare Network patients Nuance mHealth healthcare IT doctors cloud mHealthWatch was privy to a sneak peek earlier this week at PowerShare Network, a new cloud-based imaging and report exchange from Nuance.

Nuance Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of voice and language solutions that has emerged as a major player in the realm of healthcare IT.

Nuance says its PowerShare Network is the industry’s largest cloud-based network for securely connecting physicians, patients, government agencies, specialty medical societies and others to share essential medical images and reports as simply as people exchange information using social networks.

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What Will Drive Healthcare Big Data Adoption?


What Will Drive Healthcare Big Data Adoption?   mHealth healthcare news healthcare IT big data ABI Research According to a new report from ABI Research, integrating consumer wearable health devices will drive healthcare big data adoption as this decade progresses.

This year close to 42 million wearable wireless sports, fitness and wellness devices will ship worldwide.

“As consumers continue to use these devices from players such as Fitbit, Nike, Jawbone and others to track their levels of activity, there is growing impetus to also leverage the data to inform health management and healthcare provision,” analysts with ABI reveal in the new report.
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IDC Explores Latest Clinical Mobility Trends


IDC Explores Latest Clinical Mobility Trends   trends mHealth IDC health insights healthcare clinical mobility A new report on today’s clinical mobility trends was published this week by IDC Health Insights.

Researchers with IDC recently surveyed healthcare IT and non-IT executives in Western Europe.

The study, we’re told, largely analyzes the “readiness” of Western European providers for mobile, looking at their current adoption and investment plans in key technologies that will enable a comprehensive clinical mobility strategy.
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Three Trends for App Developers to Watch in Mobile Health


Three Trends for App Developers to Watch in Mobile Health   mobile health news mobile health mHealth developers apps

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.

The first trend that is creating a niche for app developers to fill is the need for more general tech education and preparedness. Across all facets of the healthcare industry, studies and surveys have shown that few companies are truly ready for the mobile revolution that is currently underway. The trend of adopting tech without fully understanding it is both problematic and counterproductive.

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Visiongain: Wearable Tech Will Grow ‘Explosively’ in the Next Five Years


Visiongain:  Wearable Tech Will Grow Explosively in the Next Five Years   wearables wearable technology VisionGain mHealth Media firm Visiongain is out with a new report on wearable technologies and the projected growth is off the charts.

So who stands to benefit most from this growth? Surprisingly, a small number of vendors.

“This is greenfield for many vendors,” Visiongain says of wearables. “The plausibility of smart garments and augmented reality goggles has attracted the interest of technology enthusiasts and software developers alike. Now that the smartphone and tablet markets are showing signs of slowing, it is time for the next major wave of consumer electronics to hit.”

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Renal Physicians Association Releases mHealth App


Renal Physicians Association Releases mHealth App   Renal Physicians Association mHealth app mHealth app On Monday, The Renal Physicians Association delved into the mHealth arena with the release of a free iPad app to assist nephrologists with shared decision-making and pain and symptom management for an array of conditions – acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, and end-stage renal disease patients at the point of care.

Dr. Adam Weinstein, an RPA Board Member and the leader of the app development team, says that the new “RPA SDM Toolkit app” is an interactive, workflow-driven version of the RPA’s Clinical Practice Guideline on Shared Decision Making in the Appropriate Initiation of and Withdrawal from Dialysis, 2nd Edition.
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