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ATA Looking for a Few Good mHealth Speakers


ATA Looking for a Few Good mHealth Speakers   telemedicine mHealth news mHealth ATA American Telemedicine assocation If you’re an expert, thought leader, or innovative player in the mHealth, telehealth, or telemedicine arena, the American Telemedicine Association would probably like to hear from you.

The ATA is on the lookout for presenters for ATA 2015, which will be ATA’s twentieth annual meeting and tradeshow focused on telemedicine, telehealth and mHealth.

The meeting is once again expected to attract over 5,000 attendees and more than 250 cutting-edge healthcare technology vendors.
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iPatientCare Shows Us What an mHealth Triple Play Looks Like


iPatientCare Shows Us What an mHealth Triple Play Looks Like   miWater miMeds miCalc mHealth iPatientCare iOS apps The mHealth innovators at iPatientCare recently briefed mHealthWatch on their introduction of miMeds, miCalc and miWater — three patient centric medical apps compatible with iOS devices.

We’re told the free apps are designed to help patients and clinicians remain updated about a patient’s health, and improve their overall level of care.

“The healthcare industry is moving towards a delivery model that is more patient-focused, value-based, and accessible even in remote environments,” the company says. “In this regard, iPatientCare is all set to add value to the digital evolution in healthcare by creating cutting-edge, and innovative mHealth solutions.”
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mHealth: Top Stories of the Week


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

For hospitals, there’s huge savings to be secured in secure SMS. Late last week, mHealthWatch was briefed on a new study that Imprivata recently published about the productivity and economic impact that inefficient provider-to-provider communication has in healthcare.

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.

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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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