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mHealth News: What You Need to Know


mHealth News Here’s What Happened This WeekHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

A New Record Set for Healthcare IT / Digital Health VC Funding
Mercom Capital Group, a global research and communications firm, released its annual report on funding and mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity for the Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) / Digital Health sector.

UnitedAg Expands Relationship with Teladoc
Teladoc, Inc. has just announced that UnitedAg has expanded the telehealth benefits for its 35,000 insured members to include coverage for behavioral health, dermatology and smoking cessation.

A Healthy Outlook Ahead for iOS in Business, Healthcare and More
The latest smartphone OS sales data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech shows Android sales declined in the US, GB, and France, as iOS continued to make gains across most regions in the three months ending November 2016.
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mHealth News: Here’s What Happened This Week


mHealth News Here’s What Happened This WeekHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

CA Technologies Takes Aim at Mitigating Security Breaches, Compliance Risks
This month, CA Technologies announced plans to acquire privately held Xceedium, Inc., a provider of “privileged identity management solutions” that protect on-premise, cloud and hybrid IT environments.

Innovative Blood Transfusion App in the Works
With 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.
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mHealth News: Here’s What Happened This Week


mHealth News Here’s What Happened This WeekHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

mHealth Market Headed for $33.7 Billion
According to Kalorama Information, the global mobile health market will reach $33.7 billion by the end of this year, perpetuating the massive growth of the mHealth market that has been witnessed in recent years.

University of Washington: Some of The Most Popular Mobile Healthcare Apps Are Not Easy For Blind Smartphone Users to Access
In March of 2014, a group of researchers at the University of Washington evaluated 9 of the most popular mobile health apps to see if they were compatible with programs such as iPhone’s VoiceOver. They found that all 9 apps were not, meaning that blind users cannot currently benefit from such apps.
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mHealth News: Here’s What Happened This Week


mHealth News Here’s What Happened This WeekHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

Why mHealth Features of Apple Watch Were Scaled Back
A 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.

ADT Unveils Wearable On-The-Go Emergency Response System
The most recognized name in home security is taking aim at wearable technology for the security of its customer base. ADT tells mHealthWatch that the company is expanding its health product portfolio with the introduction of the wearable On-The-Go Emergency Response System.
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Making The ‘Switch’: IntraHealth Acquires Potential-Rich Technology Organization


Intrahealth_Logo_Stacked_PMSThis week, IntraHealth International announced its latest acquisition.

In this case, the company has acquired Switchboard, a California-based nonprofit organization.

Now in the fold, Switchboard joins IntraHealth’s suite of various health sector technologies, all of which “improve access to information for policy-makers, managers, health workers and clients as they make critical health care decisions.”
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mHealth News: Here’s What Happened This Week


mHealth News Here’s What Happened This WeekHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

Health Texting Nonprofit Gets Google’s Big Money Backing
A West Coast-based health texting nonprofit called CareMessage is getting some help from Google. CareMessage CEO Vineet Singal recently announced on his organization’s blog that the Internet search giant believes in their mission.

The Need for Speed: Google Talks Up Fiber’s Role in Healthcare
On Tuesday, the world’s leading Internet search powerhouse announced that Google Fiber is coming to four major new U.S. markets.
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mHealth: The Week’s Top Stories


mHealth The Week’s Top StoriesHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we’ve been monitoring this past week.

According to Austin’s Business Journal, the annual South By Southwest convention is adding a new medical technology track of programming to the SXSW Interactive side of its spring festival which will be held next March.

According to AdWeek, programmatic advertising, best known for being used by desktop, tablet and smartphone marketers, is coming to the nascent wearables market.

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