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New patient-focused cancer, heart and transplant, vision and rehabilitation hospitals augment mental health, pediatric and women’s specialty care.


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CVS Health was ranked by Fast Company as one of the top 3 most innovative companies in digital. How were they able to take such a large, traditional brick and mortar company and do a 180 towards digital? By recognizing that a shift in consumer mindset tow…


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One of the hottest topics for speculation in healthcare today is the unrealized potential for mobile health -- defined as technologies that use mobile devices, apps or telehealth to connect patients and physicians -- to transform the way healthcare is sou…


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IBM and Apple have announced that they will be working with the health and life insurance company Japan Post to offer elderly citizens iPads in hopes of improving their health and wellness, according to Forbes magazine.


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In a world where electronic medical record systems are denigrated for poor usability and healthcare apps have seen mixed results in terms of user adoption, healthcare design firm Mad*Pow is seeking to change this.


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The Financial Times reports that Samsung, with their hands in nearly everything electronic, is said to be upping their game on the digital healthcare market.


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Will following social media use guidelines ensure pharmacists do not fall foul of professional standards?


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Social media has become an every day aspect to our lives, but now it may improve our health as well. How has Dr. Bechara Choucair's new app help kick start the health care and social media relationship?


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Healthcare Informatic's Gabriel Perna gives the rundown on Gnanagurudasan Prakasam, M.D. a pediatric endocrinologist with a new approach to treating pediatric diabetes.


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The Wall Street Journal's Laura Landro gives her insights on Passport programs. More hospitals with passports programs are helping patients communicate with doctors and overcome the feeling of being powerless.


Moving Mobile Health Past The Hype

Posted: Feb 04, 2015
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"It’s not just the existence of mobile computers we call smart phones that has changed our lives in profound ways, but the content delivered by them. It’s also why the “mobile health” or “wearable technology” movement is dramatically over-hyped."


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Erin McCann, Managing Editor at Healthcare IT News, writes on a new study on the digital prowess of modern doctors. More and more patients want their docs to go digital. But, as the new report highlights, many docs are still dragging their feet with techn…


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A new online survey by Harris Poll suggests that patients are more open to online Doctor visits than previously thought.


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Here is where brands and agencies can really make a difference; Introducing ‘Look At Me’ an app from Samsung, that is scientifically designed, tested and proven to help children with Autism learn to make eye-contact with their family and friends.


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Alec Momont, a Belgian student studying in the Netherlands, has ambitious goals to set forth a fleet of 'ambulance drones'. Such devices could potentially deliver defibrillators, locate missing or lost persons, and greatly improve emergency response time.


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As health care smartphone accessory sales expected to exceed $3 billion by 2019; Health care focused smartphone interfaces launched by Samsung and Apple will be instrumental in propelling the global health care accessory hardware market.


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The digital health-monitoring market is the latest variation on a much-heard tune: another area of business where Apple, Google, Samsung Electronics and even Microsoft are turning the status quo on its head.The market of wearable bands, sensors and platfo…


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Gabriel Perna of Healthcare Informatics writes of a mobile health (mHealth) app that can help clinicians detect early signs of glaucoma, according to new research.


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The National Council of State Boards has just released a study on simulated training practices for nurses. The core finding of the study contended that simulated training programs for nurses are as important as clinical hours.


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A Juniper Research report argues new smartphone interfaces are going to be instrumental to the future of mHealth. The mobile health app market is predicted to expand greatly over the next five years. How long will it be before mobile devices become mainst…


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