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iLoop Mobile Partners With Dialog Health for “Pull-Based” Healthcare Communication

Mobile marketing provider iLoop Mobile has announced a partnership with Nashville-based Dialog Health to create “mobile engagement programs” aimed at helping improve communication with patients, customers and employees within the healthcare industry.

Dialog Health is a brand new startup created by a group of individuals with backgrounds spanning the healthcare, advertising and information technology industries.  Their primary aim is to create mobile communication solutions to put vital healthcare information in the hands of patients and caregivers.  Partnering with iLoop Mobile, a company that has deep roots in the mobile marketing industry, Dialog Health gains the knowledge of how to engage mobile users with both “push” and “pull” information exchanges.

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Group Health Debuts New mHealth App To Communicate Securely With Your Physician

Seattle-based non-profit healthcare organization, Group Health, has debuted a new feature-packed smartphone app for its members centered around the ability to securely communicate with physicians and nurses.

Group Health, an organization that’s been around a while and actually pioneered the use of Web-based medical records and the ability to securely email a physician more than 9 years go, has always been known for innovating in the area of patient care.  While the organization’s new app encompasses much of the same functionality found in other mHealth apps these days, it still goes above and beyond the average medical smartphone app.

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Verizon Launches Smartphone & Tablet Support On Its Secure Healthcare Identity Solution

Verizon announced recently that it’s expanding the use of its healthcare “Universal Identity Services” (UIS) to smartphones and tablets running Android, iOS, Blackberry and Windows Mobile.

Launched in November of last year, UIS is a managed software as a service (SaaS) utility that allows healthcare professionals to access various documents and information using secure medical identity credentials.  For example, physicians can use Verizon’s security credentials to do things like access e-prescribing applications, view and modify Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and securely authenticate various other Health Information Exchanges (HIEs).

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New mHealth Guide Takes Deep Dive Into Mobile-Enabling Healthcare IT Systems

“Making Healthcare Mobile,” a new guide published today by mobileStorm, provides a focused look at how to extend healthcare into the mobile realm by presenting a step-by-step guide to mobile-enabling virtually any healthcare database.

Taking an independent and educational approach to mobile healthcare, the new guide covers the full spectrum of taking a wide array of healthcare systems mobile — including the history of healthcare’s evolution into the mobile channel, industry rules and regulations, best practices, secure messaging solutions, project overviews and even a step-by-step checklist to rolling out a pilot program to test the waters and evaluate options.

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