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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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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.


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Fierce Mobile Healthcare's Judy Mottl discuses the inadequate investments in mobile computing and communications by hospitals. A study revealed that inefficient communications in critical clinical workflow costs the average U.S.-based hospital $1.75 milli…


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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An assessment by PwC's Health Research Institute hones in on a few items that are not working when it comes to mobile health. Among them: a need for healthcare providers to be able to assess what qualifies as a worthy, prescription-worthy app.


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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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Remote monitoring may be a key part in how we deal with aging populations. Fred Donovan gives some interesting facts about the mobile device markets' future in caring for the elderly.


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Robert Vamosi of Forbes analyzes and comments on the newest innovation in hospital care in the digital real. Florida Hospital Celebration Health has begun badging all of its nurses and patients; allowing footsteps to be retraced, greater transparency, and…


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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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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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Love it or loathe it, consumer technology has transformed the way we communicate, inform and entertain ourselves. And next, it’s going to revolutionize our health and wellbeing.Technology will revolutionize our healthcare over the next few years, from wea…


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Christina Farr and Alexei Oreskovi, of the Chicago Tribune, write about the social media giant,Facebook, and their goals in the healthcare field. Facebook already knows who your friends are and the kind of things that grab your attention. Soon, it could a…


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Medical Marketing & Media's Larry Mickelberg delves into the changing world of wearable technology and how it's affecting the medical and healthcare world. How can wearable devices revolutionize the healthcare field? Read more...


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The use of digital technology for gathering and understanding business intelligence may be nothing new, but the way in which it allows you to capture 'in the moment' insight is benefiting from ever greater accuracy. Article by Dan Brilot and Dave Bostock …


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