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Study finds increasing mHealth demand | Government Health IT

Study finds increasing mHealth demand | Government Health IT | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
More and more Americans are keen on the idea of using mobile devices to better monitor their health, according to new survey findings released Tuesday.    The survey, conducted by Harris Interactive and HealthDay, revealed that one-third...
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A new Harris Interactive study is out. It's nt surprising to see Americans are beginning to embrace the idea of using Apps to improve and monitor their health

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Vincenzo Storti's curator insight, June 21, 2013 12:43 PM

Nei paesi anglosassoni hanno capito le potenzialità.... in europa??

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Google files patent for wearable cancer killer

Google files patent for wearable cancer killer | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Whilst the present wearable technology craze is geared toward monitoring health Google is seeking to go one better with a wrist mounted...
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Twitter helps predict ED visits for asthma

Twitter helps predict ED visits for asthma | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Twitter is emerging as another tool for predictive analytics in healthcare.

By collecting and mapping the location of tweets with keywords such as "asthma," "inhaler" and "wheezing," mining the EHR at Parkland Memorial Hospital, then comparing to air-quality reports in the Dallas area, researchers were able to predict asthma-related emergency department traffic with 75 percent accuracy.
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Top 10 Companies Pushing Innovation In Digital Health

Top 10 Companies Pushing Innovation In Digital Health | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
There are many reasons why the digital technologies hope to improve patient care as well as the state of healthcare itself. They include improving efficiencies, patient safety, and cost. We selecte...
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Hospitals That Use Tablets/Mobile Devices Are More Efficient

Hospitals That Use Tablets/Mobile Devices Are More Efficient | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Survey finds 74 percent of hospitals that use tablets or other mobile devices to collect information from patients are more efficient than those that don't.
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Drchrono is Bringing Electronic Health Records to the Apple Watch - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Drchrono is Bringing Electronic Health Records to the Apple Watch - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
The company's app will synch information across Apple's watch iPhone and iPad.
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US patients want a deeper digital relationship with their doctors: survey

US patients want a deeper digital relationship with their doctors: survey | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
As digital health becomes more of a reality, a recent survey of over 2,000 US adults finds that most of us -- 84 percent to be exact -- see doctors who provide patient online portals.
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Mobile Health Apps: If You Build Them, Will They Come?

Mobile Health Apps: If You Build Them, Will They Come? | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Mobile Health Apps: If You Build Them, Will They Come? Developers and marketers alike must keep in mind these three key drivers of mhealth apps adoption.
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Telemedicine: The Biggest Digital Health Trend of 2015 (Here's Why) - Healthcare Global

Telemedicine: The Biggest Digital Health Trend of 2015 (Here's Why) - Healthcare Global | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Digital health is a trend that will continue to grow with time, but how fast will telemedicine develop this year?
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A Social Network Designed to Combat Depression | WIRED

A Social Network Designed to Combat Depression | WIRED | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Panoply is a crowdsourced website for improving mental health, created at MIT.
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3 Pillars of An Effective Mobile Health Platform - HIT Consultant

3 Pillars of An Effective Mobile Health Platform - HIT Consultant | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
An effective mobile health platform has 3 pillars. 1. enhanced secure texting; 2. communication followed by systems integration; and 3. clinical innovation.
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Telecommunication Companies Back mHealth Solutions - mHealthIntelligence.com

Telecommunication Companies Back mHealth Solutions - mHealthIntelligence.com | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Major telecommunication providers like Sprint and AT&T are helping innovate mobile health solutions.
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Survey: 5 Millennial Trends Altering the Delivery of Healthcare

Survey: 5 Millennial Trends Altering the Delivery of Healthcare | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Advances in healthcare technology is altering the future delivery of healthcare and insurance for the next generation of younger patients known as millennials, according to a new consumer survey by PNC Healthcare. The survey of more than 5,000...
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5 Essential Changes For A Better Adoption Of Wearables In 2015

5 Essential Changes For A Better Adoption Of Wearables In 2015 | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Many of us bought fitness wearables in 2014. We counted our steps, our distance walked, our quality sleep time. But almost as many of us probably ended up abandoning our new devices before we had w...
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How Big Data Is Changing Healthcare

How Big Data Is Changing Healthcare | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
If you want to find out how Big Data is helping to make the world a better place, there’s no better example than the uses being found for it in healthcare.
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60M Households Will Own at Least 1 Fitness Tracker by 2019

60M Households Will Own at Least 1 Fitness Tracker by 2019 | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
60 million U.S. households will own at least one connected fitness tracker by 2019, according to new report from recent research from Parks Associates.

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Digital Health Solutions | Listly List

Crowdsourced list of Digital Health Companies and Solutions | GOQii Life, Xbox Fitness, Perthera, PokitDok, Vigo, Halo Neuro, Emotiv, NeuroSky, FatSecret, and Scanadu
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Apple Watch healthcare app launches accelerate

Apple Watch healthcare app launches accelerate | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
It may just be the full throttle of the HIMSS news cycle, but everybody and their brother seems to be announcing a healthcare app for Apple Watch this month with...
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How Medical Wearables Can Transform Healthcare

How Medical Wearables Can Transform Healthcare | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
As attention shines down on fitness trackers and smartwatches, one of the biggest opportunities for wearable devices remains shadowed in the corner - medical wearables. Medical wearables present co...

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Healthcare Gamification Startup Ayogo Raises $2M

Healthcare Gamification Startup Ayogo Raises $2M | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Ayogo, a healthcare gamification platform that transforms the way consumers with chronic conditions engage with their own care has raised $2M in funding.
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Take 2 Apps and FaceTime Me: Telehealth Luring Investors - TheStreet.com

Take 2 Apps and FaceTime Me: Telehealth Luring Investors - TheStreet.com | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
In today's always-connected world, consumers are embracing telemedicine or telehealth -- contacting a doctor electronically to receive immediate care for their ailments.
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Google Builds a New Tablet for the Fight Against Ebola | WIRED

Google Builds a New Tablet for the Fight Against Ebola | WIRED | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Jay Achar was treating Ebola patients at a makeshift hospital in Sierra Leone. He needed more time, and he needed better tech.
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FDA 'Taking a Very Light Touch' on Regulating the Apple Watch

FDA 'Taking a Very Light Touch' on Regulating the Apple Watch | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
As wearable health devices proliferate, how will they be regulated?

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Smart clothes: The next big fitness craze?

Smart clothes: The next big fitness craze? | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Fitness junkies are becoming increasingly tech-savvy and a range of new smart clothes and shoes promise to power up your workout.

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Colin Dunn's curator insight, March 30, 8:18 AM

I'm guessing the term 'smarty-pants' can be accurately used in this context?

SageRave's curator insight, March 30, 11:11 AM

A 3D printer, nylon filament, and a microprocessor. Can we all make smart garments in our basements?

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Built By A Parkinson’s Sufferer, MyHealthPal Tracks Symptoms, Creates Research Data

Built By A Parkinson’s Sufferer, MyHealthPal Tracks Symptoms, Creates Research Data | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
The development and availability of wearables is running hand in hand with the exploding interest in the digital health space. Managing our health via apps..

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Sarah Palmer's curator insight, March 27, 12:40 PM

#innovate #healthcare

Courtney Bonner's curator insight, March 28, 8:01 PM

This is a great idea for those patients who are forgetful about taking their medications

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Inside Apple's Top Secret Apple Watch Fitness Lab

Inside Apple's Top Secret Apple Watch Fitness Lab | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Apple, a company known for keeping its product developments under the strictest of lock-and-key, gave ABC News exclusive access into the company’s top secret health lab.

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UCanRow2's curator insight, March 25, 12:32 PM

So cool to see them using rowing as one of the exercises to test this new product!

Denise Silber's curator insight, March 25, 7:49 PM

All is top secret at Apple