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.

Report: 41 Percent of Consumers ‘Have Never Heard of Telemedicine’
A new HealthMine survey of 1,200 consumers is revealing something quote surprising about telemedicine. According to the data presented, 41% of survey respondents have never heard of telemedicine.

Exco InTouch Scores Patent for ‘Groundbreaking’ mDNA Tech
Exco InTouch, a provider of digital patient engagement and data capture solutions for clinical research and healthcare providers, received some  good news in recent days.

Dermatology Treatment Increasingly Dependent on Telemedicine
According to a new research report by RNCOS, telemedicine is being increasingly implemented for treating dermatology patients.

Innovative Healthcare Company Sets Sights on Expansion to San Francisco
Pager is an innovative alternative to routine healthcare in the Manhattan area. Pager was founded in 2014 by Uber’s Chief Technology Officer Oscar Salazar, and Gaspard de Dreuzy, and Philip Eytan. Their goal was to provide Manhattan residents with an on-demand alternative to traditional healthcare. This is accomplished either by offering house calls, or phone/text consultations.

Report: Mobile, Digital ‘House Calls’ Save Time And Money
With our jam-packed schedules, there is simply no time to get sick. When a scratchy throat or other non-emergency health concern arises, it is almost impossible to get in to see your primary health care provider in a reasonable timeframe, particularly with the non-stop demands of work and family. On top of that, many health concerns arise after hours or on the weekends when finding access to healthcare is more of a challenge.

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