Here’s What’s Happening in mHealth

Here's What's Happening in mHealthHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch has been monitoring this week.

BlackBerry may be a shell of its former self among the modern smartphone superpowers of the world, but that doesn’t mean the embattled mobile giant isn’t still looking toward the future – a future rich with potential for mHealth.

New findings from the fourth Makovsky Health/Kelton Survey reveal trends in how consumers access health information and manage personal health care – and it is driven increasingly by smartphones and new health technologies.

Amazon has just launched its own wearable technology store. It’s a wise move, say market analysts, who believe that Amazon is strategically positioning itself to be the central hub for wearable tech shopping.

Students preparing for a career in the realm of healthcare – specifically, healthcare IT – are in luck. According to the latest industry data, jobs in these fields could be more abundant and plentiful than previously imagined as early as 2016.

According to published reports coming to light Tuesday, a pair of grants is now being offered by the National Institutes of Health. Focused on mHealth, the grants are designed to inspire further research and cultivation on mobile health tools and resources that will help to improve the communication between patients and their medical providers.

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