Here’s What’s Happening in mHealth News

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

Validic Survey: Majority of Healthcare Organizations Lagging in Digital Health Strategies
According to Validic, one of the healthcare industry’s leading digital health platforms, the freshly published findings of a new global survey of healthcare organizations shows that many of them are lagging when it comes to digital progress.

Year Long Study Shows That Telemedicine is an Effective Form of Talk Therapy for Retired Veterans
One of the most popular forms of telemedicine is talk therapy that allows for face-to-face two-way video conferencing. Many question whether or not video therapy is as effective as live therapy, which is what prompted the year-long study designed to help retired veterans who struggle with their depression.

Livongo Health, Liaison Technologies Team Up to Fight Diabetes
Liaison Technologies, a formidable leader in cloud-based integration and data management offerings, tells mHealthWatch that its ALLOY Health platform has been tapped by Livongo Health.

FDA Green Lights Marketing of Sentrian Remote Patient Intelligence Solution
FDA clearance — it’s not easy to get, but when you manage to get it, it’s a major accomplishment and a critical component in modern healthcare tech marketing.

Text Messages Can Improve Medication Adherence By Up To 17 Percent
A recent article posted in the Journal of Clinical Nursing finds that text message reminders can improve medication adherence by 15.3 to 17.8 percent. The report was completed at Michigan State University by Tracy DeKoekkoek, R.N. and her colleagues—and reviewed data compiled by multiple studies.

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