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Digital Health Innovator Raises Funds to Accelerate Digital Healthcare Revolution


Digital Health Innovator Raises Funds to Accelerate Digital Healthcare RevolutionDynoSense confirms to mHealthWatch that it has closed a $9.4 million Series A funding round.

According to the details shared, participation came from WI Harper Group; JKOM Cloud Health Technology Co; Plug and Play Tech Center; Jinmao Capital; and Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich and Rosati.

A provided statement indicates that DynoSense will use the proceeds to support U.S. regulatory clearance and commercialization of its patented Dyno, “the world’s first fully integrated multi-function health scanner technology that can capture more than 33 critical health metrics in less than 60 seconds with a single user action.”
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Innovative Blood Transfusion App in the Works


Innovative Blood Transfusion App in the WorksWith mobile apps proliferating throughout the healthcare space at a dramatic rate, it comes as no surprise that a promising new blood transfusion app is said to be in the works.

According to the U.K.’s Prolific North, Barnsley agency HMA Digital Marketing is teaming with the NHS for the project in question.

The app imagined would reportedly assist medical professionals when prescribing blood components at the point of care.
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Global Telehealth Market Growing Rapidly


Global Telehealth Market Growing RapidlyAccording to the latest industry projections published ahead of the weekend and shared with mHealthWatch, the global telehealth market is growing at a stead and impressive rate.

The worldwide telehealth market is now forecast to be worth $6.5 billion by 2020 with an estimated CAGR of 24.2% from a value of $2.2 billion in 2015.

Not surprisingly, industry watchers are now calling for the healthcare industry to undergo “a fundamental transformation of value based business from volume based business.”
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Inmarsat Sponsors Lifesaving Mobile Healthcare For Earthquake Survivors In Nepal


Inmarsat Sponsors Lifesaving Mobile Healthcare For Earthquake Survivors In NepalThe devastating earthquake in Nepal may have occurred months ago, but the aftermath leaves many locals in need of ongoing medical attention. In fact, over 2.8 million people were impacted by the earthquake. While not all require medical attention, it is no secret that medical attention is harder to come by due to the devastation.

Thanks to sponsorship provided by Inmarsat, Telecoms Sans Frontieres (TSF) remains in Nepal providing life-saving mHealth solutions. TSF works in collaboration with Medecins du Monde (MdM), who provides a mobile data system that works well with Inmarsat’s connectivity.

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FDA Launches ‘Drug Shortages’ Mobile App


FDA Launches 'Drug Shortages' Mobile AppThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just launched what’s being called the agency’s first mobile application “specifically designed to speed public access to valuable information about drug shortages.”

Conveniently, the app identifies current drug shortages, resolved shortages and discontinuations of drug products.

Drugs in short supply can delay or deny needed care for patients. Drug shortages may also lead health care professionals to rely on alternative drug products, which may be less effective or associated with higher risks than the drug in shortage.

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IDC: Mobile Solutions Can Address MEA’s Healthcare Challenges


IDC Mobile Solutions Can Address MEA's Healthcare ChallengesToday, across the Middle East and Africa, countless healthcare challenges are preventing millions from receiving the medical care or simple guidance they desperately need. But the number of those in need would be much higher if not for the escalating penetration of mobile technologies across the the Middle East and Africa in recent years.

According to a new report from IDC, mobile solutions can and should be used more aggressively to address MEA’s healthcare challenges.

“ICT investments will boost in the four core healthcare markets of Middle East and Africa,” the research firm acknowledges, noting that spending on IT services and products among healthcare providers in Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, and the UAE “will grow by 70% over the next five years, expanding at 11.2% CAGR over the five-year period from 2013 to 2018.”
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mobileStorm Sadly Fires Most of Its Employees, Happily Rehires Them for New Healthcare-Focused Spin-Off


mobileStorm Sadly Fires Most of Its Employees, Happily Rehires Them for New Healthcare-Focused Spin-OffWith over 70 percent of Americans carrying smartphones with them everywhere they go and more Americans accessing the Internet via mobile than personal computers, companies must have a mobile strategy and technology platform partners to execute the strategy. This shift is even more critical to the healthcare industry, which is now onboarding millions of more consumers due to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. The application of mobile communications strategies in this industry will have a tremendous impact to multi-hundred-billion-dollar problems, such as diabetes, medication adherence and high patient remittance rates.

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