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Health Partners Plans Chooses the NaviNet


Health Partners Plans Chooses the NaviNet   NaviNet mobile health mHealth HMO NaviNet, Inc., a healthcare collaboration network, confirmed Friday that Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based Health Partners Plans (HPP) has chosen NaviNet Open as its next-generation payer-provider platform.

The platform will support “patient-centered clinical workflows and value-based reimbursement models.”

Health Partners Plans is one of the few hospital-owned health maintenance organizations (HMOs) in the United States, a provided statement reads.
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Mobile Capabilities May Soon Be Commonplace in the Doc’s Office


Mobile Capabilities May Soon Be Commonplace in the Docs Office   Orca Health mobile health news Mobile Devices mHealth On Thursday, the team at Orca Health — a digital health company — told mHealthWatch that they’ve updated their point-of-care software to enhance its popular 3D content and introduce new tools to “meet the evolving landscape of technology and legislation in healthcare.”

Orca Health has been enjoying ample growth of late. In the last year, the firm says, its platform has been used by more than 62,000 active providers each month.

The firm believes its tools have increased patient retention, patient satisfaction and clinical efficiencies.
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mHealth News: Here’s What Happened This Week


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

Walgreens Pharmacy Website Gets Data Upgrade
The team at PatientsLikeMe says they are now working with Walgreens to help make it easier for people to understand how the medications they take may affect them.

The List of Health Systems Working With Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator Grows Longer
On March 9th, the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator will kick off its second year. Not surprisingly, the program is expanding its network of health system collaborators — organizations and groups that will “offer mentorship and possible opportunities for clinical validation or pilot programs.”
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Big Push for Home Health, Telemedicine Solutions


Big Push for Home Health, Telemedicine Solutions   telemedicine solutions telemedicine mobile health mHealth Home Health Cleveland Clinic and media icon Cox Communications​ are collaborating in the launch of Vivre, a brand new firm developed to create new solutions for home health and telemedicine, according to Healthcare Dive.

Internet service provider Cox will provide the tech backbone for specific healthcare solutions developed by Cleveland Clinic. The internationally lauded Cleveland Clinic brings its clinical expertise to Vivre’s telehealth, home health, software, and mobile applications.

“Healthcare transformation will be led by organizations that embrace innovation and collaboration,” said Dr. Thomas Graham, the chief innovation officer at the Cleveland Clinic. “This alliance will accelerate the creation, development, and delivery of solutions that will improve and extend human life.”

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Walgreens Pharmacy Website Gets Data Upgrade


Walgreens Pharmacy Website Gets Data Upgrade   walgreens PatientsLikeMe patient data mobile health mHealth drug interactions data The team at PatientsLikeMe says they are now working with Walgreens to help make it easier for people to understand how the medications they take may affect them.

“Now anyone researching a medication or filling a prescription on Walgreens.com can access a simple snapshot that shows how their prescribed medication has impacted other patients on the therapy including medication side effects as reported by PatientsLikeMe members,” the company announced.

If you’re not familiar, PatientsLikeMe is an online network where patients living with chronic conditions can track their health connect with others and contribute data for research.
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Ascom, Sievers Group Roll Out Hospital Communications Solution


Ascom, Sievers Group Roll Out Hospital Communications Solution   Sievers mobile tech mHealth Hospital Communications Solution healthcare Ascom A rep for Ascom, a supplier of Healthcare ICT solutions, tells mHealthWatch that the company has been commissioned by the SIEVERS GROUP to roll out what the firm’s press release calls “an advanced IP-DECT communication solution at all three hospitals of the Catholic Hospital Association (KHO) in East Westfalia.”

The established system integrator has previously been commissioned by KHO to replace the entire range of telecommunications equipment in the Franziskus Hospital in Bielefeld, the Mathilden Hospital in Herford and the Sankt Vinzenz Hospital in Rheda-Wiedenbrück, all of which are part of the KHO group.

“We have high focus on security and process efficiency. Sievers and Ascom presented an innovative complete concept that suited our high requirements,” says Ulrich Günzel, Commercial Manager of the Franziskus Hospital and Authorized Representative, KHO.
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Exco InTouch Prediction: Expect Huge Leap in mHealth Program Implementation in 2015


Exco InTouch Prediction: Expect Huge Leap in mHealth Program Implementation in 2015   Tech mobile mHealth Exco InTouch What’s in the works for mHealth programs in 2015?

Faster development as well as increased implementation of cross-border programs, according to Exco InTouch, a leading expert in digital patient engagement and data solutions for many healthcare organizations.

Exco InTouch is predicting that this year will usher in a “significant shift from piloting mHealth programs through to full scale implementation.”

In other words, mHealth programs are set to leave the drawing boards and testing phases and become an every day reality.

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