mHealth News: The Headlines You Might Have Missed

Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch has been monitoring this past week. Apple Announces Advancement for Health Apps with CareKit During its presentation on Monday, Apple announced CareKit, a new software framework designed to help developers enable people to actively manage their own …   Read More

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mhealthHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch has been monitoring this past week.

Apple Announces Advancement for Health Apps with CareKit
During its presentation on Monday, Apple announced CareKit, a new software framework designed to help developers enable people to actively manage their own medical conditions.

Doctor On Demand Earns High Profile Accreditation
Doctor On Demand, a video telemedicine provider, announced today that it has earned accreditation from three national standard-setting organizations for meeting telehealth and credentialing standards and for the “rigor of its data security.”

Aeris Data Confirms View That Telemedicine is ‘Mission Critical’
The majority of healthcare professionals now feel telemedicine is a high priority for their organizations and can deliver similar outcomes to in-person care, according to a new survey by Aeris, the findings of which were shared this week with MHW.

24/7 Kid Doc Teams with Pediatric Group
Ahead of the weekend, mHealthWatch learned that 24/7 Kid Doc, Inc. — a 24/7 TeleMedicine company — announced that it has entered into an exclusive 3-year agreement with 24/7 Pediatric Care Centers to supply on-call Pediatricians and Nurse Practitioners, as needed, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year “to meet expected demand as the company launches and then expands TeleMedicine into school districts throughout America.”

Senior Care Executives Gain New Insight to Telehealth, mHealth
Ahead of the weekend Keystone Technologies — a provider of health IT and senior care technology solutions — announced that it is publishing a guide for senior care executives looking upgrade their technology in order to improve care.

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