mHealth News: The Headlines You Might Have Missed

mHealth News The Headlines You Might Have MissedHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch has been monitoring this past week.

If you’ve been to a doctor’s office recently, you may have noticed some changes. Sure, the stethoscope and tongue depressors are still there. But now, patients are seeing laptops and mobile phones being used as often (if not more) than ever before.

One of the many advantages or telemedicine is that it holds the potential to make access to general healthcare easy to achieve from anywhere with an internet connection, and in many cases, for an affordable price point.

The writing has been on the wall for some time now that Apple will soon make healthcare a bigger part of its business model.

Having a cool smartphone is one thing. Having a smartphone that can also make you healthier is another. But in Samsung’s case, you can have both in one device.

In an effort to curb the troubling rate of medication errors across the global landscape, government agencies as well as private organizations are ramping up efforts to augment the medication management platforms and resources they’ve either brought to market already or plan to do so in the future.

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