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Connecting with mHealth apps

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Medical device and development experts with news, contractors resources on medical equipment manufacturers and products, materials, medical components for medical device engineers, contractors, designers.
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GSMA mHealth initiative kicks off this month | eHealth News Africa

GSMA mHealth initiative kicks off this month | eHealth News Africa | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
GSMA’s new mHealth initiative to improve maternal and child health in sub-Saharan Africa is set to be launched this mont (#GSMA #mHealth initiative kicks off this month http://t.co/uAav9RRThs)...
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Survey: 60 percent of likely wearables adopters...

Survey: 60 percent of likely wearables adopters... | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
As Apple gears up to launch its much-rumored wearable device, new data shows 60 percent of likely adopters of wearable technology want to use their device for health or fitness, according to a survey of 1,000 consumers by ON World.
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The Rise of EMR Innovators and Explorers

The Rise of EMR Innovators and Explorers | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Dr. Donald Voltz
Written by Dr. Donald Voltz
There has been much discussion focusing on the need for EMR interoperability. The current state of EMR remedies for medical professionals is still frustratingly difficult.
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Smartphone App Spots Alcohol Withdrawal Fakers (VIDEO)

Smartphone App Spots Alcohol Withdrawal Fakers (VIDEO) | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Benzodiazepines are addictive drugs, but they are often used to help recover from other addictions, including managing of tremors and other symptoms caused by withdrawal from alcohol.
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Survey: 60 percent of likely wearables adopters want health features

Survey: 60 percent of likely wearables adopters want health features | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
As Apple gears up to launch its much-rumored wearable device, new data shows 60 percent of likely adopters of wearable technology want to use their device for health or fitness, according to a survey of 1,000 consumers by ON World.
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3D Thermal Scanner to Help Spot Signs of Disease (VIDEO)

3D Thermal Scanner to Help Spot Signs of Disease (VIDEO) | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Thermal scanners have the potential to help spot diseases that cause fever or inflammation, potentially including cancers on or near the exterior of the body.
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American Heart Association’s free stroke recognition app is critical for patients and families to download

American Heart Association’s free stroke recognition app is critical for patients and families to download | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
AHA's stroke recognition app should be prescribed by doctors to patient's at risk of stroke.
The post American Heart Association’s free stroke recognition app is critical for patients and families to download appeared first on iMedicalApps.
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Alleged photo leaks raise the question: Can Apple keep healthcare data secure in the cloud?

Alleged photo leaks raise the question: Can Apple keep healthcare data secure in the cloud? | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
If the alleged leak of risque celebrity photos from iCloud was going to happen, it couldn’t have happened at a much worse time.
Apple is just a week away from unveiling its new iPhone and health wearable, according to reports.
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The Wearable Future: Will Consumers Make the Move Soon?

The Wearable Future: Will Consumers Make the Move Soon? | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Is that an app you’re wearing or are you just happy to track your progress?
This adulteration of Mae West’s classic come-on is most likely justified.
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A Pacemaker without Batteries

A Pacemaker without Batteries | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Often times implanted medical devices are limited to their energy supply. Once that runs out, doctors are required to surgically explant a working device just to replace the battery. Mr.
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Using Social Media for Health Policy | First Report Managed Care

Using Social Media for Health Policy | First Report Managed Care | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Using Social Media for Health Policy: http://t.co/O7ArP16TJJ
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Allegheny Valley Hospital Implements Telemedicine

Allegheny Valley Hospital Implements Telemedicine | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
According to WESA, Allegheny Valley Hospital has implemented telemedicine practices by allowing paramedics response units to use iPads to connect patients to physicians by video.
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IBM Announces Service To Speed Up Clinical Research Using Watson

IBM Announces Service To Speed Up Clinical Research Using Watson | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
A new cloud-based software service powered by IBM's Watson supercomputer can interpret academic and clinical research papers and make connections that researchers might have missed.
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Analyst: Apple's financial impact on mHealth wo...

Analyst: Apple's financial impact on mHealth wo... | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Apple's foray into mHealth, given its reported upcoming iWatch device, its moves into electronic health record technology and the development of its HealthKit platform, will have a dramatic impact on healthcare and advance mHealth like few other...
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How Social Media Can Save Billions in Healthcare Expenditures - Karen Whiteman, PHD

How Social Media Can Save Billions in Healthcare Expenditures - Karen Whiteman, PHD | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Nationally, health self-management programs can save a potential of $6.6 billion each year.  Chronic health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes make up 85% of nationwide healthcare expenditures, which approximately...
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Hackers Are Homing in on Hospitals

Hackers Are Homing in on Hospitals | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Computer criminals are increasingly capturing valuable information stored on hospital computer networks.
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Downloader Beware: Why Doctors Want the FDA to ...

Downloader Beware: Why Doctors Want the FDA to ... | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Technology is shaping the future of healthcare, and while technology has brought a number of innovative healthcare solutions, some are worried about the growing impact and potential danger of unregulated health IT apps.
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mHealth Tools for Individuals with Chronic Conditions | National Institute of Nursing Research

mHealth Tools for Individuals with Chronic Conditions | National Institute of Nursing Research | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
The new initiative aims to stimulate research using mobile health tools to improve patient–provider communication, adherence to treatment, and self-management of chronic conditions in underserved populations.
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Analyst: Apple's financial impact on mHealth worth billions - FierceMobileHealthcare (press release)

Analyst: Apple's financial impact on mHealth worth billions - FierceMobileHealthcare (press release) | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Analyst: Apple's financial impact on mHealth worth billions FierceMobileHealthcare (press release) Apple's foray into mHealth, given its reported upcoming iWatch device, its moves into electronic health record technology and the development of its...
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Study: High-risk hypertension patients can self-regulate condition

Study: High-risk hypertension patients can self-regulate condition | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Michael JohnsenAmong patients with hypertension at high risk of cardiovascular disease, a program where patients measured their blood pressure and adjusted their antihypertensive medication accordingly resulted in lower systolic blood pressure at...
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Pitfalls Emerge In The Analysis of Mobile Phone Datasets

Pitfalls Emerge In The Analysis of Mobile Phone Datasets | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Mobile phone data is revolutionising the way researchers study human mobility. But these analyses are worryingly susceptible to hidden bias, say researchers
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Vital Connect HealthPatch MD Continuous Vitals Monitor Cleared for Home Use

Vital Connect HealthPatch MD Continuous Vitals Monitor Cleared for Home Use | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Vital Connect (San Jose, CA) just announced that the FDA cleared its HealthPatch MD sensor for monitoring patients while they’re at home.
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Self-monitoring helps hypertensive patients to drop BP rates

Self-monitoring helps hypertensive patients to drop BP rates | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Self-monitoring by patients with hypertension led to a drop in blood-pressure levels over the course of a year, according to research published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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Google plans multiple Android Wear updates as Apple's wearable looms

Google plans multiple Android Wear updates as Apple's wearable looms | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Google's first update to Android Wear is coming this week, and several more will follow it before the end of the year as Google moves to quickly iterate on its new wearable software platform. In an...
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