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Ascom, Sievers Group Roll Out Hospital Communications Solution


Ascom, Sievers Group Roll Out Hospital Communications SolutionA rep for Ascom, a supplier of Healthcare ICT solutions, tells mHealthWatch that the company has been commissioned by the SIEVERS GROUP to roll out what the firm’s press release calls “an advanced IP-DECT communication solution at all three hospitals of the Catholic Hospital Association (KHO) in East Westfalia.”

The established system integrator has previously been commissioned by KHO to replace the entire range of telecommunications equipment in the Franziskus Hospital in Bielefeld, the Mathilden Hospital in Herford and the Sankt Vinzenz Hospital in Rheda-Wiedenbrück, all of which are part of the KHO group.

“We have high focus on security and process efficiency. Sievers and Ascom presented an innovative complete concept that suited our high requirements,” says Ulrich Günzel, Commercial Manager of the Franziskus Hospital and Authorized Representative, KHO.
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CVS/pharmacy Touches Up Top-Rated Mobile App


CVS pharmacy Touches Up Top-Rated Mobile AppCVS/pharmacy, some of its most devoted customers argue, has raised the bar in mobile with its popular iOS and Android applications.

But that high praise hasn’t stopped the retail pharmacy giant from seeking to make a good thing even better.

This week, CVS/pharmacy announced its mobile app has undergone a complete transformation, with new features and an improved look and feel.
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Put Away the Smartphone, Grab the Play-Doh: Toddlers Exposed to Too Much Tech Are Hampered, Not Helped


Put Away the Smartphone, Grab the Play-Doh Toddlers Exposed to Too Much Tech Are Hampered, Not HelpedWant to know a secret? Smart parents — I mean, really smart parents — already know this.

But now let’s clue everybody in.

To be blunt, the technological wizardry of the modern age — smartphones, iPads, and even TV — do not make for great child development tools.

We’ve got research on our side here.

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CSI Software Brings Mobile Solution to Health and Fitness Facilities


CSI Software Brings Mobile Solution to Health and Fitness FacilitiesmHealthWatch was recently briefed on the launch of Mobility, a new iOS and Android app by CSI Software for health and fitness facilities.

The branded app is fully integrated with SpectrumNG, CSI Software’s management software and customized to one’s facility’s specifications.

In short, this platform bestows access to a host of features that will “speed connections and content to the device customers pay attention to the most, wherever they are.”
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The Need for Speed: Google Talks Up Fiber’s Role in Healthcare


The Need for Speed Google Talks Up Fiber's Role in HealthcareOn Tuesday, the world’s leading Internet search powerhouse announced that Google Fiber is coming to four major new U.S. markets.

“It’s been nearly five years since we offered to build a fiber-optic network in one U.S. city as an experiment — and were met with overwhelming enthusiasm,” said Dennis Kish, Vice President of Google Fiber, in blog entry published yesterday.

With Google Fiber already live in Kansas City, Provo and Austin, the impact of gigabit Internet, “with speeds up to 100 times faster than today’s basic broadband,” is being noticed — including in the realm of healthcare.
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Rocket Fuel: ‘Life Logging’ Makes People Healthier, Happier, and More Fit


Rocket Fuel ‘Life Logging’ Makes People Healthier, Happier, and More FitRocket Fuel, a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) advertising and marketing solutions for global agencies and brands, has announced the release of its Quantified Self (QS) Digital Tools survey for Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies.

According to its new survey, nearly one-third (31 percent) of all U.S. consumers currently use a QS tool to track their health and fitness, inclusive of smart watches, wearable fitness trackers, apps, and websites.

“The survey also revealed that 43 percent of QS users are willing to share behavioral data for more personalized digital ads,” noted a release shared with MHW. “They are also nearly five times more likely to purchase due to seeing digital ads than are non-QS users, presenting an opportunity for CPG advertisers to better target their digital campaigns.”

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Ambulatory Cardiac Monitoring Technology From Medicomp Aims To Save Lives


Ambulatory Cardiac Monitoring Technology From Medicomp Aims To Save LivesMedicomp, Inc. recently announced the launch of their patch-style, medical ambulatory cardiac monitoring technology. The technology is worn on the patient’s body as a medical patch, and provides 24 hour cardiac monitoring, including heart rate, rhythm, morphology and P-wave analysis.

The goal of the patch is to identify cardiac areas of opportunity sooner rather than later, and in the process save lives. The monitoring technology is supported by a clinical monitoring center that is open 2/7—365 days per year. This allows for round the clock diagnostic services.

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