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Validic, higi Team Up to Advance Remote Patient Monitoring


Validic, higi Team Up to Advance Remote Patient MonitoringValidic, a digital health platform connecting healthcare organizations to data generated by consumer and clinical health technologies, is teaming up with higi, a community-based consumer health and wellness platform accessible via retail locations, web and mobile.

The purpose of their strategic collaboration, we’re told, is to provide healthcare organizations with richer, more diverse and more actionable health data to improve healthcare treatments and outcomes.

Through this important partnership, Validic’s clients – including payers, providers, pharma, healthcare technology vendors and wellness companies – will be able to access higi consumers’ real-time biometric data with patient authorization.

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Sentrian Gets Props for Promoting Wider Adoption of Remote Patient monitoring


Sentrian Gets Props for Promoting Wider Adoption of Remote Patient monitoringIn response to its recent analysis of the remote patient monitoring market, Frost & Sullivan is turning its attention to one company.

The venerable research company is recognizing Sentrian with the 2015 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation.

If you’re not familiar, Sentrian aims to make a success of RPM with its remote patient intelligence (Sentrian RPI) solution (a data-driven system that can develop the complex algorithms necessary to extract additional value from RPM).
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Global Market for Advanced Patient Monitoring Worth $22 Billion


Global Market for Advanced Patient Monitoring Worth $22 BillionAdvanced patient monitoring. It’s definitely a growth market.

According to the data presented in MarketResearch.com’s new — and free — whitepaper Healthcare IT: Patient Monitoring and Telemedicine, current estimates indicate that the value of the total global market for advanced patient monitoring is now $22 billion.

But we haven’t necessarily seen anything yet. The market, we’re told, is expected to reach $46 billion in 2017.
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Roche, Qualcomm Announce Alliance for Remote Patient Monitoring


Roche, Qualcomm Announce Alliance for Remote Patient MonitoringOn Thursday, Roche and Qualcomm Incorporated announced that Qualcomm’s subsidiary, Qualcomm Life, Inc., and Roche, a point-of-care diagnostics company, have connected for what promises to be an innovative partnership.

According to details shared with mHealthWatch this morning, the companies are collaborating to improve remote monitoring and management of chronic disease patients.

Together, the companies aim to advance chronic care management using connected therapy to further improve therapy quality, increase convenience and drive patient engagement in managing their health.
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BayCare Hospitals Use Remote Center to Monitor Patients


BayCare Health SystemFlorida-based BayCare Health System in introducing eCare, a new telemedicine-centered program to enhance the care of critically ill patients in the ICU.

eCare is an electronic patient monitoring system that uses a centralized communication center with monitoring technology and the ability to have two-way audio and visual communication with hospital bed-side staff.

A team of trained nurses and physicians can monitor a patient’s vital signs, review lab results and care plans as well as evaluate a patient’s condition from the communication center. The bed-side staff can call the eCare Central team for assistance by pressing an “eLert” button in the patient’s room.

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mHealth Market on the Move: Home Monitoring for Elderly


mHealth Market on the Move Home Monitoring for ElderlyAccording to a new report from ABI Research, over the next five years a new generation of elderly home care services will drive wearable device shipments to more than 44 million by 2019 (that’s up from 6 million in 2013).

Shipments of wearable devices linked to elderly care systems will more than double in 2014 from the previous year.

Tech-savvy families are turning to home monitoring solutions to make sure that their aging family member’s safety and wellness are being monitored. Niche players including BeClose, GrandCare Systems, and others have emerged to capitalize on a combination of market demand and the potential to leverage connected devices and systems.

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A Clear or Murky Future for mHealth in Remote Patient Monitoring?


A Clear or Murky Future for mHealth in Remote Patient MonitoringMobile health technology is still a fairly new addition to the healthcare industry, leaving many to speculate exactly what role it will play in the future of modern healthcare management.

Mobile health technology refers to a wide range of products such as smartphone apps, mobile healthcare devices that link to reporting tools, and tracking devices that have the ability to relay information directly back to physicians or professional caretakers.

It is the potential for improved healthcare management, as well as consumer cost savings that leave many wondering if mobile health technology should play a larger role in remote patient monitoring.

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