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Patient engagement via mHealth will be key to Stage 3 Meaningful Use - FierceMobileHealthcare

Patient engagement via mHealth will be key to Stage 3 Meaningful Use - FierceMobileHealthcare | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
With the Meaningful Use Stages 1 and 2 rules focused on electronic health records, healthcare industry observers are starting to look ahead to Stage 3 and its implications for mHealth.
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Patient engagement opens up a whole new set of challenges and opportunities.  Patient engagement will require mHealth practicioners to learn how to tell stories that will effectively communicate why patients should embrace this new technology.

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Digital health may no longer be a slow sell

Digital health may no longer be a slow sell | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Though there have been notable exceptions, digital health has often proved a slow sell to the medical establishment.
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HealthTap Wants To Be Your New On-Call Doctor

HealthTap Wants To Be Your New On-Call Doctor | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Get a doctor in your phone whenever you need them, with HealthTap's new $99 monthly subscription service.
HealthTap, an app that lets users ask questions of doctors and get almost immediate answers in written form, is a hypochondriac's dream.
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Strong 2014 So Far for Health IT Mergers and Acquisitions

Strong 2014 So Far for Health IT Mergers and Acquisitions | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Business is picking up across the health IT space today in terms of the rampant growth in mergers and acquisitions during the first six months of
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IBM-Apple Deal: Healthcare iOS Nirvana? - InformationWeek

IBM-Apple Deal: Healthcare iOS Nirvana? - InformationWeek | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
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Mobile applications are being developed to help hospitals reduce patient readmission rates

Mobile applications are being developed to help hospitals reduce patient readmission rates | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
About 200 Medicare patients who live in Phoenix will receive sensors for their inhalers this year that track how often they use their medication.
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Mobile Health Devices Market Zooming Toward $41B by 2023

Mobile Health Devices Market Zooming Toward $41B by 2023 | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
New projections put forward last week by Lux Research suggest that the mobile health devices market is set for explosive growth through 2023. The prevalence
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Iron Yard launches second class of 9 digital health startups - mobihealthnews

Iron Yard launches second class of 9 digital health startups - mobihealthnews | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
mobihealthnews Iron Yard launches second class of 9 digital health startups mobihealthnews The Iron Yard, a digital health accelerator based in Spartanburg, South Carolina, has announced its second class of nine companies, according to a report...
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Agencies Use Social Media to Track Foodborne Illness

Agencies Use Social Media to Track Foodborne Illness | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
News & Analysis (News) from JAMA — Agencies Use Social Media to Track Foodborne Illness (New York and Chicago agencies use #SocialMedia to track #foodborne illnesses.
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Google Glass + EHR = A winning combination for doctors? | mHealthNews

Google Glass + EHR = A winning combination for doctors? | mHealthNews | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
RT @lmsergio: Google Glass + EHR = A winning combination for doctors? | mHealthNews http://t.co/mzAYa0S7ye #mHealth
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mHealth Devices Market to Grow To $41.8 Billion In 2023 - Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry

mHealth Devices Market to Grow To $41.8 Billion In 2023 - Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Computerworld mHealth Devices Market to Grow To $41.8 Billion In 2023 Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry Interestingly, after a slow start, clinical mhealth devices will zoom past their consumer counterparts - for instance, clinical vital...
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More evidence of the massive growth in this sector estimated to be at 1.5 trillion in the next five years.

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Report: Microsoft to launch smartwatch with 11 sensors in October

Report: Microsoft to launch smartwatch with 11 sensors in October | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Microsoft plans to release its own smartwatch with 11 sensors as soon as October, according to tech news site Tom’s Hardware. Tom’s Hardware received its information from an unidentified source.
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Flurry: mHealth App Growth Ahead of General Mobile Market

Flurry: mHealth App Growth Ahead of General Mobile Market | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
According to a new report from Flurry, mHealth app growth is nearly double that of the overall mobile market. "We have studied the usage of over 6,800 iPhone
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mHealth App Growth Nearly Double Overall Mobile Market

mHealth App Growth Nearly Double Overall Mobile Market | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Consumer use of mobile health and fitness apps in the first half of 2014 is almost double that of the mobile platform market in general, according to mobile analytics and optimization vendor Flurry.
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Proteus Extends Its Series G Funding Round, Closing at $172 Million

Proteus Extends Its Series G Funding Round, Closing at $172 Million | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Proteus Digital Health, the Redwood, Calif-based digital medicine startup announces the conclusion of its massive $172 million Series G funding round.
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Opportunities For Entrepreneurs In Health Care

Opportunities For Entrepreneurs In Health Care | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
As we head to the beach to recharge the batteries, it’s a good time to reflect on what has changed in U.S. healthcare since last summer, and what opportunities lie ahead for entrepreneurs and investors. The past year has brought some key milestones. Here are some opportunities that I find interesting.
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Health systems look to design their own apps | mHealthNews

Health systems look to design their own apps | mHealthNews | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
A New York hospital's decision to open a workshop in a local tech accelerator is proof that providers aren't just waiting around for the mHealth market to come to them.
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New apps give docs the latest in cancer treatments | mHealthNews

New apps give docs the latest in cancer treatments | mHealthNews | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
The CancerRx apps offer doctors (and their patients) up-to-date information on cancer therapies and treatments, including news on the ever-advancing field of genetic and molecular diagnostics.
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Mobile health: Who'll keep your secrets, Apple or Google?

Mobile health: Who'll keep your secrets, Apple or Google? | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Apple is already working with regulators to develop a secure connected health platform that keeps your private patient data private. Is Google? (RT @KenOnHIT: Mobile health: Who'll keep your secrets, #Apple, or #Google?
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Smart skin patch knows when you need your meds

Smart skin patch knows when you need your meds | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
A lot can go wrong when doctors prescribe drugs to patients. For one thing, there's always a chance that someone might forget to take their pill or refill their prescription. And then there's also...
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10 Digital Health Trends Over The Next 20 Years

10 Digital Health Trends Over The Next 20 Years | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Earlier this week I participated in the world’s first online digital health conference, Digital Health Pulse, organized by digital health consultancy, Enspektos. Speaking at the ...
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Pavlok is a habit-forming wearable that will shock you

Pavlok is a habit-forming wearable that will shock you | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
"Wake up sleepy head... it's time to go to the gym." "Put down those chips!" "Stop wasting time on Facebook." If any of the above statements resonate
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Report: Mobile Health Device Market To Reach $41.8B by 2023 - iHealthBeat

Report: Mobile Health Device Market To Reach $41.8B by 2023 - iHealthBeat | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
A recent Lux Research report predicts the mobile health device market will increase from $5.1 billion in 2013 to $41.8 billion by 2023.
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5 Ways to Engage Patients in Digital Health: Part I - Health 2.0

5 Ways to Engage Patients in Digital Health: Part I - Health 2.0 | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Being the Marketing Director for KryptonWorx, a digital health company located between Cairo and Charleston, I was forced out of my fact-based physician mindset and into a right-brained designer mentality.
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Automated app trial ads could help mhealth companies convert viewers into customers

Automated app trial ads could help mhealth companies convert viewers into customers | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Voxel's technology automatically turns an ad for an app into a company's app which could help mhealth companies convert viewers into customers.
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Digital health startups have taken $2.2B in funding so far in 2014, already besting 2013 total (report)

Digital health startups have taken $2.2B in funding so far in 2014, already besting 2013 total (report) | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
The digital health space has continued to heat up, and it's looking like 2014 will be a big year for investment in the space. A new Rock Health report says that halfway through 2014 more than $2.2B...
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