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Parks Associates Senior Research Director to Tackle Tough Issues at mHealth + Telehealth World

mHealth News Here’s What Happened This WeekMHW learned on Friday that Harry Wang, Senior Director of Research at Parks Associates, will speak next week at mHealth + Telehealth World.

According to a statement provided to media, Wang to address “the rising consumerism in the U.S. healthcare industry and examine system-wide approaches to digital health.”

He will also discuss new findings from the firm’s 360 View: Empowering Healthcare Consumers, which includes a 2Q 2016 survey of U.S. broadband households on connected healthcare attitudes and adoption.

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Fitbit Wants You to Develop Healthy Sleep Habits

Fitbit's Valuation Reaches 300 MillionOn Monday, Fitbit — a giant in the connected health and fitness market — released what it calls a “simple yet powerful” set of sleep tools to help Fitbit users get better sleep.

The offering is designed to improve a user’s sleep consistency and overall health.

Sleep plays a critical role in health and wellbeing, from protecting against cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity, to boosting neurocognitive functions, mental health and longevity, the company said in its formal announcement.
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InCrowd: Physician Burnout Remains High

The Top Health Apps HealthTap+ Reports on the Doctor-Recommended Health and Medical Apps of 2014According to a new report shared with MHW, physician burnout remains a significant issue, with 74% of primary care physicians (PCPs) and emergency physicians surveyed do not feel their practice or facility is taking effective steps to address it.

These are the new findings of a just-released microsurvey done by InCrowd, a Boston based real-time market intelligence provider to the life sciences.
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MEDNAX Acquires Anesthesiology Practice

MEDNAXOn Monday, the folks at MEDNAX confirmed to mHealthWatch the acquisition of Westchester Anesthesiologists, PC, a private physician group practice based in White Plains, N.Y.

The practice was acquired by one of the company’s affiliated professional contractors in New York.

Westchester Anesthesiologists provides anesthesia care across a wide spectrum of subspecialty areas in Westchester County.

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MyDoctorsChat Embraces AMA’s New Ethical Guidelines for Telemedicine

mydoctorchatAhead of the weekend, MHIT Business Services, Inc. – the parent company of MyDoctorsChat – sgared in a formal announcement the company’s belief that the evolution of telemedicine technology offers improved access to healthcare and provides new, sophisticated opportunities for healthcare providers to address their patients’ unique healthcare needs.

MyDoctorsChat, if you’re not familiar, is a fully scalable, HIPAA compliant enterprise mobile telemedicine software solution for doctors, patients and healthcare organizations.

On Monday, the AMA adopted guidance for ethical practice in telemedicine, providing specific recommendations to physicians regarding how their fundamental responsibilities might be different when patient interactions occur through telemedicine. MHIT Business Services, Inc. fully embraces the AMA’s new guidelines which permit physicians utilizing telehealth and telemedicine technology to exercise discretion in their use of telemedicine.

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BBK Worldwide to Discuss mHealth at the DIA 2016 Annual Meeting

mHealth Solutions Market May Be Worth Nearly $60 Billion by 2020mHealthWatch learned Thursday that BBK Worldwide, a leader in patient recruitment and engagement technologies and services, will share key insights on mHealth and other patient engagement trends at the DIA 2016 52nd Annual Meeting.

The meeting will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, June 26-30.

During that time, we’re told that the company will unveil and demo its comprehensive mobile app platform, which allows any clinical research or healthcare organization, including sponsors, CROs and advocacy groups, to affordably utilize custom mobile apps in weeks instead of months.

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Global Medication Adherence Market Sees Boost from Heightened Demand for mHealth

Women's Health Education Boosted Dramatically Through MobileResearch and Markets recently added to its archive of reports the “Global Medication Adherence Market Size, Share, Development, Growth and Demand Forecast to 2022” study.

According to the report summary shared with mHealthWwatch, the global medication adherence market is growing at a significant rate due to the growing demand for advanced medication adherence systems, and growing geriatric population.

The market is further expected to witness significant growth during 2016-2022. As per the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) report on the global aging population, the population of people aged 60 years or above is growing with high rate.
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