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24 Outstanding Statistics & Figures on How Social Media has Impacted the Health Care Industry

24 Outstanding Statistics & Figures on How Social Media has Impacted the Health Care Industry | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
“Communication has been disrupted through social media but how has the health care industry faired? Dive into an analysis of 24 statistics on the subject.”
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New Gadgets That Could Give Telemedicine a Boost

New Gadgets That Could Give Telemedicine a Boost | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
Home diagnostic gadgets such as the Tyto and MedWand let patients do tests at home, send the information to a doctor.
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Top 50 Wellness Trends in September

Top 50 Wellness Trends in September | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
September 2016 Wellness - These September 2016 wellness trends range from fitness gear subscription services to digital health platforms that make staying fit and informe
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How to Stand Up for Yourself at the Doctor's Office

How to Stand Up for Yourself at the Doctor's Office | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
By asking questions at the doctor's office, such as why a procedure is necessary, patients can get answers — and better care.
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Best Doctors provides second medical opinion for children

Best Doctors provides second medical opinion for children | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
Vhi, Ireland's leading private health insurer, will partner with Best Doctors to provide a new Second Opinion for Kids service to its customers.
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The Most Over-Hyped Technologies in Healthcare - The Medical Futurist

The Most Over-Hyped Technologies in Healthcare - The Medical Futurist | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
Take a look at the most overhyped technologies in healthcare and keep in mind the realistic development opportunities in healing.
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Can ‘Pokémon Go’ Make You Healthier?

Can ‘Pokémon Go’ Make You Healthier? | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
Following the augmented reality game’s rising popularity, researchers have conducted several studies on it while others criticized the game for its risks.
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Apple has acquired Gliimpse, a patient-facing health data aggregator

Apple has acquired Gliimpse, a patient-facing health data aggregator | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
Apple acquired a health data-focused startup called Gliimpse earlier this year, according to a new report from Fast Company confirmed by the company. The amount of the acquisition was undisclosed.
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The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2016

The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2016 | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
The inclusion of blockchain and artificial intelligence in the World Economic Forum's 2016 list of top emerging tech indicates that, in the opinion of the council members, these technologies have reached a maturity and acceptance tipping point...
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Digital health rumor mill: Apple prepping new health device, Jawbone mulling sale

Digital health rumor mill: Apple prepping new health device, Jawbone mulling sale | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
The Apple rumor mill is rolling again, this time with reports of a new forthcoming health device.
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Digital Health Platforms : nutritional platform

Digital Health Platforms : nutritional platform | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
nutritional platform - Nestlé and Samsung recently teamed up to create a nutritional platform that helps consumers better manage their own health. In recen
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This app could save your life in a car crash

This app could save your life in a car crash | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
Every 30 seconds, a person is killed in a car crash. CrashDetech seeks to reduce this with an app that auto detects crashes and calls the nearest ambulance.
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Samsung and Nestlé Announce Collaboration on Digital Health and Nutrition

Samsung and Nestlé Announce Collaboration on Digital Health and NutritionSamsung Strategy and Innovation Center and Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences have announced what they call a collaborative effort to harness the power of IoT technology and nutrition science to provide new insights into healthy living.
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56% of online retail searches take place on mobile devices

56% of online retail searches take place on mobile devices | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
Smartphone and tablets dominate retail search queries for location-specific keywords, such as "where to buy" and "24 hours."
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Mobile health applications for suicide prevention

Technology evaluation of mobile health applications for suicide prevention
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Study: Consumers' adoption of digital tools for healthcare shopping increasing, but health literacy still lags

Study: Consumers' adoption of digital tools for healthcare shopping increasing, but health literacy still lags | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
Even though more people than ever are using digital tools to manage their healthcare – from comparison shopping medical service to purchasing insurance – that doesn’t mean they like it, or even fully understand it.
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Health warning over blood pressure monitoring apps as doctors warn they are 'untested, inaccurate and potentially dangerous' 

Health warning over blood pressure monitoring apps as doctors warn they are 'untested, inaccurate and potentially dangerous'  | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it

Millions of people could be trying to measure their blood pressure with untested, inaccurate and potentially dangerous smartphone applications, or apps, a new study has claimed.

Researchers analysed the top 107 apps for 'hypertension' and 'high blood pressure' that are available for download on the Google Play store and Apple iTunes 

 


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Bruno Demay's curator insight, September 18, 2:50 AM

The health apps must be certified, validated to be recommended by physicians and used by patients : it's a key condition for Mhealth.

Pharma Guy's curator insight, September 19, 2:11 PM

Also read: "Study Finds Popular mHealth Blood Pressure App is Inaccurate"; http://sco.lt/4s7ESv 

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Your Smartphone Is Becoming An AI Supercomputer

Photographic memory, instant artworks, instantaneous translation, lifelike virtual reality, and much more are all coming to your pocket.
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Store your entire medical history on your wrist

Store your entire medical history on your wrist | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
MyHealth.US CEO CJ Wilson pitches his start-up to panel of experts on CNBC's "Power Pitch."

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Art Jones's curator insight, September 4, 1:15 PM
 

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"Every year over 400,000 people die from medical errors. Doctors need accurate information about your health condition. The first responders need to know who you are," said CJ Wilson, founder of

MyHealth.Us."

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Top 10 Healthcare Wearables For A Healthy Lifestyle

Top 10 Healthcare Wearables For A Healthy Lifestyle | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
There are thousands of healthcare wearables and trackers. Let me show you my top choices for you to be able to life a healthier and happier life.
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Game Changer in Health Care, Telehealth Brings Patients More Access to Care

Game Changer in Health Care, Telehealth Brings Patients More Access to Care | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
A high tech health service is growing popularity in the healthcare industry and allowing more patients in rural areas to have easier access to care.
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LA school district taps LifeMD to provide in-school telehealth services

LA school district taps LifeMD to provide in-school telehealth services | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
The Los Angeles Unified School District, one of the country’s largest, will initiate a telehealth program this fall, enhancing the reach of overworked school nurses, providing healthcare for students in underserved areas and cutting down on...
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The Fastest Growing Retail Categories Are…? Health

The Fastest Growing Retail Categories Are…? Health | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
A new study found that products related to health and wellness are among the hottest retail categories right now.
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iBeat raises $1.5 million to build a heart monitor that people will actually want to wear

iBeat raises $1.5 million to build a heart monitor that people will actually want to wear | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
A San Francisco startup called iBeat has raised $1.5 million in seed funding to make a smartwatch that constantly monitors a wearer’s heart and, in the..
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How obesity became the new face of disability in America

How obesity became the new face of disability in America | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
On stairs carved into an old narrow gauge railway just outside of Colorado Springs, hikers and runners push themselves up 2,000 vertical feet in just under a mile.
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Why hackers love health apps

Why hackers love health apps | mHealth- Advances, Knowledge and Patient Engagement | Scoop.it
Hackers love health apps because their popularity has outpaced the industry's ability to safeguard them. Technology experts discussed the privacy and security risks at a House hearing July 14 with the Energy and Commerce subcommittee.
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