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Novartis Aims to Expand Mobile Health Services


Novartis Aims to Expand Mobile Health ServicesNovartis, a healthcare solutions provider, already boasts of an impressive 13 mobile health apps, but the global company is looking to expand its mobile health services from healthcare monitoring to virtual healthcare.

Their commitment to providing solutions for physicians and patients alike through mobile health services has even led to the addition of new talent at the company, most recently Michele Angelaccio, who serves as Associate Director US Mobile Health Strategy at Novartis Pharmaceuticals.

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Hipcricket & ISIS Partner for Mobile Health Resources


It was announced today that ISIS, a national nonprofit organization that uses technology for sexual health promotion and disease prevention, has partnered with mobile messaging provider Hipcricket to power a series of mobile Websites as an additional means of engagement to offer teens and young adults choices in how they prefer to interact with critical health information.

ISIS has worked with Hipcricket since 2005, with the nonprofit using its platform to manage SMS messaging, opt-in membership lists, clinic/service locators, informational messages, and reminder systems for HIV and STI testing.  Under the terms of the new partnership, the company will extend its mobile health program by leveraging Hipcricket’s AD LIFE Mobile Site Builder to create campaign- and client-specific landing pages accessible through the mobile Web.

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Study: Consumers Want Better Access to mHealth Services, Personal Health Information


A new study recently published by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) — the folks behind the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) — shows that consumers demand better access to mobile health services and access to their personal medical information.

The study, entitled “The New Role of Technology in Consumer Health and Wellness,” examines consumer perceptions and attitudes in using new age digital and mobile health tools and services.  In it, it was found that 36 percent of consumers say they’d be interested in sending health data to their doctor via a wireless device; 33 percent are interested in managing their health records online; and 32 percent would be willing to consult with their doctor via online video.

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