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‘WhatsAppitis’ — First Case Reported in The Lancet Medical Journal

A doctor from the General University Hospital in Granada in southern Spain has reported the first case of “WhatsAppitis” in the prestigious medical journal, The Lancet. 

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All the human factor engineering isn't going to help overuse.

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Smartphone app reduces stress for anxious people

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Study suggests turning a scientifically supported psychological intervention into a smartphone app offers a promising new way to help people with high levels of anxiety.
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SMS program boosts PNG child literacy

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An Australian-funded project working with 26 schools in Papua New Guinea has found that the reading ability of children in elementary classes can be significantly improved simply by using text messages.
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Samsung Galaxy S5 Review: What it Means for Healthcare

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review: What it Means for Healthcare | FuturistX | Scoop.it

"...a heart rate sensor built into the phone"

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Mobile mast vaccine storage project wins global prize

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The Energize the Chain initiative was among the winners of this year’s Global Mobile Awards.
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Global Market for mHealth (Mobile health) is Rising

"The global market for mHealth (Mobile health) is expected to reach USD 49,119.2 million by 2020"

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mHealth Stakeholders

 

 "Updated Bullet List Of Legal Considerations" that must be considered prior to starting your mHealth endeavor"

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Medicine goes mobile with Smartphone Apps

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Times LIVE Medicine goes mobile with smartphone apps Times LIVE The heart monitor is just one example of progress in the booming mobile health -- or mHealth -- industry, which is changing both the way doctors practice medicine, and the way patients...
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New JAMA article suggests review and certification process for mHealth apps

New JAMA article suggests review and certification process for mHealth apps | FuturistX | Scoop.it

"While the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released guidelines for the regulation of mobile health (mHealth) apps that act as medical devices or as accessories to medical devices, the vast majority of mHealth apps remain unregulated and unevaluated".

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Healthbook

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Seven years out from the original iPhone’s introduction, and four years past the iPad’s launch, Apple has found its next market ripe for reinvention: the mobile healthcare and fitness-tracking..."

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O.k. big data is here.  But what are we going to do with it?

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5 wearables that could transform our lives

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"The true promise of wearables is to mitigate the limitations that people have," said Wearable World founder Redg Snodgrass.

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Physicians split on use of mHealth apps

A poll of 1,500 physicians across the country finds that 37 percent have prescribed a mobile medical application to their patients".

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mHealth Regulatory Coalition

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"The mHealth Regulatory Coalition argues that legislation introduced last month to limit FDA's regulatory oversight of health IT would put patient safety at risk"

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mHealth 2013, in 20 figures

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Mobile devices have become powerful allies for doctors and patients
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Future of mHealth

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Curating topics in mHealth that matter to your business.

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Welcome to the futuristX mHealth solutions news page. 


First setup as part of an assignment for Stanford Medical School NovaEd MOOC Mobile Health Without Boarders 2014.  Team Kalu Agbu Kalu, Irene Romero Bhathal, Nicole Jones de Rooy.

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