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Dell to Showcase new Cloud-based Archiving & Mobile Clinical Computing Solutions at HIMSS


Dell to Showcase new Cloud based Archiving & Mobile Clinical Computing Solutions at HIMSS   mobile healthcare solutions mobile healthcare mobile health solutions mobile health Mobile Clinical Computing mhealth solutions mHealth HIMSS 2012 HIMSS Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society Dell Healthcare Dell Cloud based Archiving Now that the 2012 HIMSS conference is in full swing in Las Vegas, the product and solution announcements are coming in hot and heavy, with Dell being no exception.  The computing powerhouse will be on hand to debut two new solutions designed exclusively for the healthcare industry; a new cloud-based archiving solution and an update to its mobile clinical computing solution.

Dell’s new cloud-based archiving solution stems from its acquisition of InSite One in December of 2010, and the company has since developed a complete clinical archiving solution that enables “easy and secure data retrieval and sharing for the clinician, while simplifying IT management and maintenance overhead with a variety of storage options.”  Dell says global expansion and a new alliance with Siemens will extend the reach of its UCA solution and cloud-hosting capabilities into new markets in 2012.

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Polyglot Partners with CellepathicRx for Medication Adherence


Polyglot Partners with CellepathicRx for Medication Adherence   prescription reminders Polyglot systems Polyglot mobile messaging mobile healthcare solutions mobile healthcare mobile health solutions mobile health platform mobile health content mobile health mhealth solutions mHealth platform mHealth messaging platform mHealth Meducation content Meducation medication adherence HIPAA compliant HIPAA cellepathicRx It’s been announced that Polyglot Systems, who provides award-winning “Meducation” content to hard-to-reach patients through mobile web, apps and e-mail technology, has partnered with CellepathicRx to deliver its medication adherence solution through the latter’s mHealth platform.

Polyglot specializes in providing medication adherence solutions aimed at patients who have low health literacy or difficulty understanding English.  Through its Meducation content, patients and healthcare providers can access medication instructions that are written at a 5th to 6th grade reading level in any of over twelve languages, including English, Spanish, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Korean, Haitian Creole, Italian, French, Arabic, Russian, Bengali, Polish and others.  Instructions can also be printed in large fonts for those with impaired vision.  The solution even lets patients access online videos demonstrating proper medication use for medications that are especially hard to use and understand.

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Largest Hospital in Missouri Partners With 3Cinteractive for Appointment Reminders


Largest Hospital in Missouri Partners With 3Cinteractive for Appointment Reminders   SMS appointment reminders sms mobile healthcare solutions mobile health solutions mhealth solutions mHealth BJC HealthCare Barnes Jewish Hospital appointment reminders appointment abandonment 3Cinteractive It was announced recently that the largest hospital in Missouri — and one of “America’s best hospitals” for 19 consecutive years — has launched a wide-scale appointment reminder solution using technology from Florida-based SMS provider 3Cinteractive.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is widely regarded as a “forward-thinking facility by continually offering cutting-edge care,” and wanted to integrate mobile into its existing patient management systems for better communication with patients.  The facility’s mobile appointment abandonment solution is aimed at reducing missed or canceled appointments which cost the hospital revenue and hinder the delivery of proper care to patients.

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FTC Steps In to Halt “Acne Cure” Mobile Apps Based On Erroneous Claims, Signals Future of mHealth App Regulation


FTC Steps In to Halt Acne Cure Mobile Apps Based On Erroneous Claims, Signals Future of mHealth App Regulation   smartphone healthcare apps smartphone healthcare app mobile healthcare solutions mobile healthcare IT mobile healthcare mobile health solution mobile health mobile app marketing solution mobile app marketing mobile app marketers mHealth smartphone apps mHealth IT systems mHealth IT mHealth healthcare IT systems healthcare IT healthcare apps FTC Federal Trade Commission In a first sign of government regulation on healthcare-related mobile apps in the U.S., it was announced today that the FTC has taken action against the makers of  two so-called “acne cure” apps on the basis of providing false claims and misrepresenting medical research.

The two apps — “AcneApp” and “Acne Pwner” — claimed they could cure acne by using colored lights emitted from smartphone screens.  Consumers were advised to hold the display screen next to the area of skin to be treated for few minutes daily while the app was activated.  According to the FTC complaint, there were approximately 3,300 downloads of AcnePwner, which was offered for 99 cents in the Android Marketplace.  Ads for Acne Pwner stated, “Kill ACNE with this simple, yet powerful tool!”

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RTLS for Healthcare Solutions Provider Awarepoint Secures $27M In New Funding


RTLS for Healthcare Solutions Provider Awarepoint Secures $27M In New Funding   RTLS real time location systems mobile healthcare solutions mobile health solutions mobile health platform mhealth solutions mHealth platform healthcare solutions healthcare RTLS facility continuity awarepoint Awarepoint, a provider of real-time location system (RTLS) solutions for healthcare, has announced a significant $27M series F round of new funding led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

The company’s platform, aware360°, is a suite of RTLS solutions aimed at helping hospital clients reduce hard operating costs, boost top-line revenues, and increase compliance management and patient satisfaction.  The company’s patented technology and software platforms have been implemented in the areas of asset management & tracking, rental reduction, temperature monitoring, hand hygiene, emergency, and perioperative departmental workflow and throughput, and enterprise patient tracking and workflow automation.

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