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mHealth News: What You Need to Know


Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

Iron Bow Recognized for Telemedicine Solutions
MHW has learned that Iron Bow Technologies — an information technology solutions provider to healthcare, government and commercial markets — has been recognized as a “foremost leader” in providing telemedicine solutions.

24/7 Kid Doc Announces Telemedicine Installation in Georgia Schools
24/7 Kid Doc, Inc. — a healthcare company providing Telemedicine solutions to public schools at no cost — has just announced that it has established a second pilot program, this time with the Montgomery County School District in Georgia.

Only 17% of People Rank Health-Related Sectors as Most Innovative
Americans are flagging the need for more healthcare innovation, according to a recent Klick Health survey of 1,012 adults, conducted by Maru/Matchbox.
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Why Health Apps Have a Big Audience with Millennials


A new study released by B2X, a leading provider of customer care for smart mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) devices, found that global consumers’ dependence on their smartphones continues to grow, while they also rapidly adopt a new generation of IoT devices.

“Accordingly, consumers continue to pay more and more for their smartphones, and fast and easy access to customer care continues to be the #1 criteria for consumer satisfaction,” the report summary reads.

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mHealth News: What You Need to Know


Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

Doctor On Demand Touts New Lab Testing Services
On-demand video medicine provider Doctor On Demand has just announced that it will launch new laboratory diagnostics services this summer as part of its patient care offerings, through partnerships with the two top national laboratories LabCorp and Quest Diagnostics.

A Healthy Outlook For Global Smartphone Market
According to preliminary results from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, phone companies shipped a total of 347.4 million smartphones worldwide in the first quarter of 2017.
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Tactio Cited by BERG Insight Among Top mHealth Care Delivery Platforms


TactioRPM Touts FDA RegistrationCanadian media outlets are reporting that Tactio’s app-enabled telehealth solution, TactioRPM, is referenced as one of the top mHealth care delivery platforms by leading M2M/IoT market research firm Berg Insight.

The reference comes in the 8th edition of its mHealth and Home Monitoring report.

“Care delivery platforms are software solutions that enable the remote delivery of healthcare services and care efforts to be coordinated between patients, various professional caregivers and other stakeholders such as the patient’s family,” the provided report summary reads, adding that care delivery platforms will be instrumental for engaging patients in their own care and delivering remote monitoring services to a large number of people in a cost-efficient manner.

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HIMSS17: mPulse Mobile to Showcase the Power of SMS for Patient Engagement


mPulse Mobile Proves a Magnet for Funding as Market Demand Swells for itsThe state of the art in mobile connectedness, mobile health technologies, mobile health communication, and more will be hot topics of discussion later this month at the 2017 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS17) conference and exhibition.

To a degree never before witnessed at HIMSS, the presenters and vendors inbound for HIMSS17 will present an enormous array of cutting edge and critically important mHealth solutions and platforms related to patient engagement.

Among the standout companies looking to inform and assist in the mHealth revolution at this year’s convention, which spans February 19-23 at Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, is mPulse Mobile.

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mHealth News: What You Need to Know


mHealth News Here’s What Happened This WeekHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

A New Record Set for Healthcare IT / Digital Health VC Funding
Mercom Capital Group, a global research and communications firm, released its annual report on funding and mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity for the Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) / Digital Health sector.

UnitedAg Expands Relationship with Teladoc
Teladoc, Inc. has just announced that UnitedAg has expanded the telehealth benefits for its 35,000 insured members to include coverage for behavioral health, dermatology and smoking cessation.

A Healthy Outlook Ahead for iOS in Business, Healthcare and More
The latest smartphone OS sales data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech shows Android sales declined in the US, GB, and France, as iOS continued to make gains across most regions in the three months ending November 2016.
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Fitbit Announces Key New Integration


fitbit_charge_2_uhc_motion_4_full_fit_screenFitbit, a global leader in the connected health and fitness market, has just announced the addition of Fitbit Charge 2, the top selling fitness tracker in the U.S., into the recently expanded UnitedHealthcare Motion wellness program.

Offered to employers by UnitedHealthcare, UnitedHealthcare Motion is an employer-sponsored wearable device wellness program that will soon enable people using Fitbit Charge 2 to track against the program’s activity metrics easily and conveniently – right on-wrist.

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