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New Apigee Survey Reveals Mobile’s Role in Managing Health and Wellness


New Apigee Survey Reveals Mobile's Role in Managing Health and WellnessOn Tuesday, Apigee announced the results of the Apigee Institute’s 2015 Digital Impact Survey.

The survey in question identifies health and wellness management as an industry in which smartphones and apps are changing behavior among a majority of connected consumers.

According to the survey, 60 percent of adult smartphone owners in the U.S. – and nearly three quarters of millennials (71%) – say smartphones and apps have changed the way they manage their health and wellness. Additional findings show that almost half (49%) now want their doctors to use data from their fitness tracker and/or from health apps as part of their care.
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All Fun and Games at mHealth Summit 2015: New Speakers Confirmed


Venture+ Forum At The 2015 mHealth Summit Highlights Today's Digital Health Investing And Top Health Tech CompaniesIn case you haven’t heard, Games for Health Day at mHealth Summit on November 8 will feature a hands-on workshop on creating successful game-based projects that can teach, heal and transform individuals, as well as a series of talks, moderated group discussions and roundtables focusing on the use of cutting-edge video games aimed to improve health and health care.

“This full day pre-Summit event is designed to address issues facing gaming technology designers and producers, healthcare providers, pharmacy organizations and policy makers, as well as the needs and real-world use of games and gaming technologies among consumers,” said Beth Bryant, President of the Games for Health Project. “Our interactive workshop will explore the strength of games, their use in healthcare and ways designers can make games a meaningful experience, while educational sessions will focus on cognitive and positive psychology, resilience, corporate wellness, nutrition, active gaming, training and education, research, wearables and behavior change.”
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Cybernet Plans to Show Off New Medical Grade Tablets at the mHealth Summit


Cybernet Plans to Show Off New Medical Grade Tablets at the mHealth SummitOn Thursday, the folks at Cybernet, a recognized pioneer in the all-in-one mobile health IT space, announced that the company has plans for the 2015 mHealth Summit next month in Washington.

mHealthWatch has learned that Cybernet’s sales and engineering teams will be onsite demonstrating the company’s most recent line of medical grade computers, including the CyberMed C22, a 22″ All In One Medical Computer; the CyberMed H24, a 24″ All In One Medical Computer; and the CyberMed T10 Medical Tablet.
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OnRamp Set to Return to mHealth Summit 2015


OnRamp Set to Return to mHealth Summit 2015OnRamp announced today that the company will be making its return to the 2015 mHealth Summit.

The 7th Annual Event takes place November 8-11 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in the Washington, DC area.

This year’s convention will center on the theme, “Anytime, Anywhere: Engaging Patients and Providers.”
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Two New E-Books from mPulse Mobile Could Change the Way You Engage Healthcare Customers


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

But one thing is destined to take a huge leap into mobile territory: healthcare. In the U.S. and around the globe, access to mobile is radically changing the entire health ecosphere.

Now mPulse Mobile, a healthcare-focused mobile engagement solutions provider, is out with two ground-shifting new ebooks. They encapsulate the best strategies from mPulse’s years of experience helping businesses reach, engage, and influence consumer behavior on mobile devices.

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NaviNet Nets Partnership With SpendWell Health


NaviNet Nets Partnership With SpendWell HealthIn recent days, NaviNet, Inc. — a healthcare collaboration network — has just announced a strategic partnership with SpendWell Health Inc., a subsidiary of Cambia Health Solutions.

As a result of the partnership, NaviNet will be able to provide health plans, third-party administrators (TPAs) and self-funded employers with an e-commerce platform that enables members to purchase bundled healthcare services directly from providers.

SpendWell’s retail marketplace provides an effective solution for consumers struggling with rising out-of-pocket healthcare costs while giving them more visibility into their actual cost of care.

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Infographic: The Cost of Healthcare Security Breaches


Infographic The Cost of Healthcare Security BreachesAn alarming new infographic created by Privacy Analytics and shared by HIT Consultant showcases just how costly the growing epidemic of healthcare security breaches has become.

“While the news frequently reports the number of data breaches in the health care industry, few may realize that the estimated cost for HIPAA breaches since 2009 has reached over 31 billion dollars,” the report notes.
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