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Glooko Gets Props for Latest Integration

Glooko Gets Props for Latest Integration   wearables Strava RunKeeper Moves mHealth Jawbone iHealth Glooko Fitbit Diabetes data Glooko Inc. has just announced the integration of activity, weight, and blood pressure data from leading wearable activity and biometric monitors such as Fitbit, iHealth, Jawbone, Moves, RunKeeper, Strava, and Withings,  into its mobile, software service diabetes remote monitoring and population management platform.

Data can be “correlated and visualized against the verified blood glucose readings that Glooko currently liberates from more than 30 popular blood glucose meters using its MeterSync Blue technology.”

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mHealth Apps Market Ready to ‘Transform and Roll Out’

mHealth Apps Market Ready to ‘Transform and Roll Out’   Samsung mHealth apps mHealth Google apple It sounds like a quote from Optimus Prime. But, in reality, it’s the mHealth apps market that is ready to “transform and roll out.” The only question is: Who will lead this nascent market?

With Apple, Google, and Samsung joining the mHealth market, more and more dominant transformations are plausible in the future. And right now, it’s anyone’s market for the taking.

ABI Research has been taking a close look at the market. The initial results show that, the 2-year study of the most popular health and fitness apps “reveals very little continuity in the popularity of specific mHealth applications.”

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Qstream Mobile Platform Touts ‘ECG Challenge’

Qstream Mobile Platform Touts ECG Challenge    Qstream mobile tech Mobile Devices mHealth news mHealth ECG Challenge mHealthWatch was recently briefed by Qstream, maker of mobile software that aims to  expand health care professionals’ skills, recently rolled out the Boston-area “ECG Challenge.”

So far, the challenge has grown to include more than 1,300 residents in internal and emergency medicine at nine teaching hospitals nationwide.

Using any smartphone, tablet or mobile device, participants compete for points on the leader board based on their responses to brief, scenario-based challenges designed to strengthen their ECG diagnostic skills while fundamentally improving patient outcomes.

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Healthcare Helping to Drive Growth of IoT Market

Healthcare Helping to Drive Growth of IoT Market   technology mHealth IoT Internet of Things Healthcare will be one of the major driving forces behind the burgeoning Internet of Things market next year.

All told, a whole lot of “things” will be connected to the Internet by 2015. That’s the latest projection from Gartner, Inc., which forecasts that 4.9 billion connected things will be in use next year.

That’s up 30 percent from 2014. What’s more, the number of connected things will reach 25 billion by 2020.

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mHealth: The Week’s Top Stories

mHealth: The Week’s Top Stories   mHealth news mHealth Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we’ve been monitoring this past week.

The state of the art in mobile connectedness, mobile health technologies, mobile health devices, and more will be hot topics of discussion at the upcoming mHealth Summit.

U.S. based companies and tech behemoths like Google and Facebook may not be universally welcomed with open arms… but progress is being made.

For years, people needing dermatology care have been experiencing the same problem as those looking to see their family practitioners – an absurdly long wait for an appointment.

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More Telemedicine Kiosks Planned for Ohio

More Telemedicine Kiosks Planned for Ohio   telemedicine mobile health news mHealth kiosk HealthSpot Throughout 2014, mHealthWatch has repeatedly chronicled the expansion of telemedicine kiosks in small, regional markets across the U.S.

As 2015 looms large on the horizon, Ohio is shaping up to be one of the most welcoming of places for telemedicine kiosks, thanks once again to Rite Aid.

According to the Washington Post, the venerable pharmacy retail chain will, over the first quarter of 2015, install in-store telemedicine kiosks (in select Ohio stores) where customers can video-chat with physicians about simple medical concerns such as colds, flus, skin conditions, earaches and allergies. They will even be able to use Wi-Fi-enabled stethoscopes and other devices to measure vital signs.

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New App Analyzes, Better Utilizes Data from Wearables

New App Analyzes, Better Utilizes Data from Wearables   wearables Nudge Coach Mobile Devices mHealth healthcare data data analysis Nudge, a leading health and fitness app, recently launched what’s being called the industry’s first HIPAA-compliant tool that lets health professionals analyze data from an individual’s health and sports wearable device.

Nudge Coach is a web-based platform that provides tailored feedback from the analyzed data to serve up helpful advice and support in areas of detected concern. The platform even contains a private-messaging tool that enables the health professional to communicate with users immediately to offer feedback in real-time.

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