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Avizia Focusing on Secure Messaging for Healthcare Providers


Avizia Focusing on Secure Messaging for Healthcare ProvidersAvizia, a telemedicine solutions provider, recently unveiled the latest version of OnePass today.

If you’re not familiar, OnePass is a secure messaging application that enables instant access to care teams throughout the care continuum.

With this update, OnePass messages are instantly accessible in the cloud ensuring that messages are delivered immediately, no need for an outbox, and improving the access to these messages for reporting purposes.
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mPulse Mobile Announces $1.7 Million of New Funding


mPulse Mobile Announces $1.7 Million of New FundingOn Wednesday, mPulse Mobile — a mobile experience-management company focused on consumer health and wellness — confirmed in a statement to the media that it recently wrapped up a $1.7 million investment round (pre-series A) lead by OCA Ventures.

According to a statement from the innovative company, this funding “will enable mPulse to continue its organic growth and expand the sales and client support teams to further support its leadership in delivering mobile population health and member engagement solutions to health and wellness companies.”

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University Health System Taps Spok for Improved Communications


University Health System Taps Spok for Improved CommunicationsSpok says that University Health System (UHS), a nationally recognized academic medical center and network of outpatient healthcare centers in San Antonio, Texas, is now working with them on a highly important matter.

UHS turned to Spok, selecting its enterprise suite of communication solutions to improve communications.

The Spok on-call scheduling, secure texting, critical test results management, and hospital call center solutions will allow the rapidly growing organization to increase staff efficiency and enhance secure communications. As part of the rollout, UHS plans to provide the Spok Mobile secure texting app to 1,600 physicians and residents.
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UNICEF Taking Technology Seriously to Improve Humanitarian Efforts


UNICEF Taking Technology Seriously to Improve Humanitarian EffortsWith the technological advances that continue to improve communication, even in remote areas of the world, many nonprofit organizations are finding new and improved ways of drawing attention to and assisting those most in need.

UNICEF is one such organization with a team dedicated to such efforts.

According to a new report from Forbes, in a recent interview with UNICEF’s co-leader of Tech Innovation Erica Kochi, a discussion unfolded about how technology can be used to improve humanitarian efforts.

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New App Aims To Make Caregivers’ Lives Much Easier


New App Aims To Make Caregivers Lives Much EasierA new mHealth app called Wellzilla is now available to both professional and family caregivers. The app is designed as both a communication tool, as well as a platform through which caregivers can purchase all of the over-the-counter medical supplies they require.

When speaking of medical supplies required for hygiene and other Activities of Daily Living, supplies are more affordable in Wellzilla because the app cuts out the middle man. The app currently has over 40,000 medical supplies, some of which are as much as 80% cheaper than paying the full retail price.

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mHealth Community Looking to Apple Today in Final Apple Watch Demo Before Launch


mHealth Community Looking to Apple Today in Final Apple Watch Demo Before LaunchThis morning, Apple will host its first media event of 2015 to give Apple Watch one final push before its imminent launch.

In fact, this morning’s event may be almost exclusively about the eagerly anticipated wearable.

“Apple will likely do one last demo and give us all the pricing tiers and release date information we’ve been wanting for in the last 5 or 6 months we’ve known about the product,” tech blogger Kendall Briar tells our sister site MMW.

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Why mHealth Features of Apple Watch Were Scaled Back


mHealth Features of Apple Watch Scaled Back at the Last MinuteA new report from The Wall Street Journal indicates that Apple may have been compelled to scale back a number of possible features that would have been offered on the forthcoming Apple Watch.

Due to unreliable and inconsistent performance, the features in question were yanked at the last minute before Apple Watch was formally unveiled last fall.

Apple Watch is expected to ship in April.
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