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mHealth News: Here’s What Happened This Week


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.

Two New E-Books from mPulse Mobile Could Change the Way You Engage Healthcare Customers
Mobile is changing the ways in which we do just about everything — from communicating to shopping to entertaining ourselves.

Report: Telemedicine Apps Lead Medical App Sales
According to the latest industry data to which mHealthWatch was privy, monitoring apps represent the largest category of medical app sales.

UNAids Deployment Holds Promise, Draws Praise
At Health 2.0, mHealthWatch learned of UNAIDS and Kenya launching a new data and technology partnership.

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Welltok Announces Acquisition of Zamzee


Welltok Announces Acquisition of ZamzeeWelltok has announced the acquisition of Zamzee, a popular health program developed by HopeLab, to add more solutions for children to its CaféWell Health Optimization Platform.

The goal? To further engage millions of children and their families in healthy activities.

“Zamzee will be an essential component of CaféWell since it gets the whole family involved in their health,” said Jeff Margolis, chairman and chief executive officer for Welltok. “Health optimization is achievable at every age, and engaging in healthy behaviors in adolescence is proven to have great impact on bending the curve over the long term and creating healthier, happier populations.”
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mHealth and Telemedicine Solutions Provider Makes Headway in Canada


mHealth and Telemedicine Solutions Provder Makes Headway in CanadaOn Wednesday, Moseda Technologies Inc. — a technology company focused on developing mobile health and telemedicine solutions for institutional and home healthcare — made a big announcement.

The organization confirms that the company has been issued a Medical Device Establishment License by Health Canada.

If you’re not familiar, the license allows the Company to import Class III medical devices and distribute them within Canada.
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CVS Health Turns to Telehealth


CVS Health Turns to TelehealthOn Wednesday, CVS Health announced that it is working with American Well, Doctor On Demand and Teladoc to explore how direct-to-consumer telehealth providers, retail pharmacy and retail clinic providers can make a difference in how healthcare is administered.

Specially, they will take a look at the potential to collaborate in order to improve patient care.

This represents, CVS explains in a provided statement, an expansion of the company’s existing telehealth approach.
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Innovative Healthcare Technologies to Make a Splash at HX360


Innovative Healthcare Technologies to Make a Splash at HX360With HIMSS15 at McCormick Place in Chicago now just three weeks away, we’re learning more about what’s on tap for the inaugural HX360 event.

HX360 will focus on advancing the use of health technology innovations that improve clinical workflow, care coordination and patient experience, and foster collaborations to improve development and adoption of novel health technologies, as well as work on the structures and processes within delivery systems that will make their use successful, according to a statement emailed to mHealthWatch today.

HX360 is looking beyond electronic health records, to next-generation technologies, such as mobile health, wearables, sensors and remote monitoring devices and other digital tools that are changing care delivery for both patients and providers. HX360’s interactive sessions, networking events and vibrant Innovation Pavilion will set the stage for collaboration between investors, healthcare providers and entrepreneurs.
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mHealth Can Improve Outcomes: Now Patients Are Advocating for Wearable Technology


mHealth Can Improve Outcomes Now Patients Are Advocating for Wearable TechnologyPatients with complex and long-term needs can better engage with their care if they can rely on a health IT infrastructure that is interoperable, open to communication, and proactive, say health IT proponents.

The latest salvo comes from Donna Cryer, a health IT advocate whose liver transplant and subsequent care has underscored the importance of coordination across multiple care settings.

Her story was contained in a recent blog post at HealthIT Buzz by Michael A. White and Simone Myrie. In the post, the authors argue that “patient-generated health data, and the ability of healthcare providers to accept, view, exchange, and use such data to make better treatment decisions, are some of the most crucial pieces of a coordinated and effective care team.”

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Future of Healthcare Webinar Set for November 20th


Future of Healthcare Webinar Set for November 20thWhen physicians are confronted by the day-to-day challenges of caring for patients and managing a practice, it is easy for them to lose track of what’s happening in the constantly changing health care industry, and how the big picture can affect their personal one.

From mHealth to healthcare reform, there’s much to consider and contemplate when it comes to the future.

Ed Park, EVP and COO of athenahealth, will discuss this topic in an upcoming webinar, “2014 Prognosis on Health Care.”
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