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On the Move: TopLine MD Health Alliance Partners With Uber and Relatient

uber-serp-logo-f6e7549c89mHealthWatch learned Monday that TopLine MD Health Alliance is making it “easier than ever” for patients to get to their medical appointments on time.

How so? The alliance is partnering with Ride to Health — a new integration between Uber and Relatient.

We’re told that Relatient, a patient relationship management organization, is fully incorporating the Uber app into the text and email messages they deliver to their patients. This will allow patients to request a ride to their appointment when they receive their reminder.

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mHealth News: The Headlines You Might Have Missed

eTreatMD Scores Industry Recognition for mHealth AppHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

VR Explored for PTSD Treatment and Recovery
According to a new report from VRJournal, virtual reality therapy may hold the key to helping patients recover from the horrendous effects of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.

Wound Management Technology Company Closes $40 Million Series A Funding
Woundtech, a wound management technology company, announced Tuesday that it has closed a $40 million investment by Aldrich Capital Partners.
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Fitbit Announces New VP of Digital Health

Fitbit Announces New VP of Digital HealthOn Monday, Fitbit announced that Adam Pellegrini will join the company as Vice President of Digital Health.

The appointment, we’re told, commences September 6th.

Pellegrini will be responsible for leading Fitbit’s vision, strategies and programs to further drive the company’s integration into healthcare systems around the world.
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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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