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mHealth + Telehealth World 2014: Parks Associates Reveals 40% of U.S. Household Seek Health Info Online


mHealth + Telehealth World 2014: Parks Associates Reveals 40% of U.S. Household Seek Health Info Online   Parks Associates mobile health news mobile health mHealth 2014 mHealth + Telehealth World mHealth People may joke about paying an office visit to “Dr. Google,” but it’s more true than most people know.

According to new research from Parks Associates, in the last 12 months, more than 38 percent of consumers in U.S. broadband households searched for health information online.

Another 27 percent used the Web sites of their care providers or insurers to obtain information, according to the Parks Associates report.

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Home is Where the Medical Monitoring Happens


Home is Where the Medical Monitoring Happens   mHealth + Telehealth World 2014 mHealth Berg Insight This week, as mHealth + Telehealth World 2014 takes Boston by storm, no shortage of industry data and projections pertinent to healthcare are being reported, especially those that point toward growth markets.

And here’s one such growth market to be sure.

At the end of 2013, about 3.0 million patients worldwide were using home-medical monitoring devices remotely monitored by doctors.

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What’s Up, Doc? It’s Fevered Growth in Health IT


Whats Up, Doc? Its Fevered Growth in Health IT   mHealth investment healthcare health IT EHR doctors Health IT vendors are tearing it up. It’s the latest growth area, according to a new report by Mercom Capital. Mercom says the booming industry has logged its first $1 billion quarter in venture capital (VC) funding and is “smashing totals from the entirety of 2013.”

According to EHRIntelligence “population health management, clinical analytics, mHealth, and practice management companies were among the most popular with investors, who see ample opportunity for health IT products to supplement EHRs, improve patient outcomes, and address operational gaps in struggling healthcare organizations.”

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mHealthWatch in Boston for mHealth + Telehealth World 2014


mHealthWatch in Boston for mHealth + Telehealth World 2014   telehealth mHealth + Telehealth World 2014 mHealth Boston This week, the team at mHealthWatch is on hand at mHealth + Telehealth World in Boston, MA.

Through Thursday, we’ll be here reporting news, covering panels, and participating in the important conversations about the increasingly vital role played by technology in the modern world of healthcare.

This year’s event once again 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.

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Physician-Centric Mobile Communication Solutions Coming to Houston


Physician Centric Mobile Communication Solutions Coming to Houston   texas mobile health news MHMD mHealth Memorial Hermann Physician Network Houston DocbookMD Everything is bigger in Texas, including mHealth technology.

On Tuesday, DocbookMD — a HIPAA-secure mobile communication company — announced plans to aggressively push its innovative solutions across the Lone Star State.

The company, we’re told, is in the process of deploying one of the largest physician-centric mobile communication solutions in Texas at Memorial Hermann Physician Network (MHMD) in Houston.

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Baby Boomers Seeking Online Help to Make Sense of Medicare Options


Baby Boomers Seeking Online Help to Make Sense of Medicare Options   Mobile Devices mHealth news mHealth medicare Center for Senior Benefits Making sense of Medicare may require the advice and counsel of experts.

Why?

Like everything in this day and age, every government program has its own specific requirements, rules, limitations, and stipulations.

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BlackBerry Subsidiary Getting Serious About mHealth


BlackBerry Subsidiary Getting Serious About mHealth   QNX mHealth BlackBerry BlackBerry may be a shell of its former self among the modern smartphone superpowers of the world, but that doesn’t mean the embattled mobile giant isn’t still looking toward the future — a future rich with potential for mHealth.

Last week, QNX Software Systems Limited, a subsidiary of BlackBerry, announced a new release of its OS for medical devices.

The QNX OS for Medical 1.1, we’re told, complies with the IEC 62304 medical device standard for software life cycle processes.
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