mHealth News: The Headlines You Might Have Missed

Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week. Wearables Not Wearing Out Their Welcome, Says Latest Data According to the latest data from IDC, global shipments of wearable devices are expected to reach 101.9 million units by the end of 2016. New …   Read More

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mHealth-News-Here’s-What-Happened-This-WeekHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

Wearables Not Wearing Out Their Welcome, Says Latest Data
According to the latest data from IDC, global shipments of wearable devices are expected to reach 101.9 million units by the end of 2016.

New Baxter Study Reveals the Perceived Value of Telemedicine
A new study conducted by Baxter International Inc. indicates healthcare systems in the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and Spain see value in supporting remote monitoring technology for chronic health conditions, including end-stage renal disease (ESRD).

INFOGRAPHIC: National Consumer Survey Reveals Accuracy is Top Priority for Wearables Users
Valencell, a leading innovator in performance biometric data sensor technology, in collaboration with MEMS & Sensors Industry Group, the trade association advancing Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) and sensors across global markets, recently conducted a national survey in regards to the state of wearables today.

Nokia Technologies to Collaborate with Helsinki Healthcare Organizations
According to the news out of Finland, Nokia Technologies is set to collaborate with HUS/Helsinki University Hospital and University of Helsinki, Faculty of Medicine to create “innovative solutions for outpatient care and to foster mutual research and development.”

First Look: HookLogic Partners with Instacart
HookLogic, a performance marketing platform for brands, confirmed to MHW on Tuesday that brands will now be able to drive featured placement and increase sales on leading consumer packaged goods (CPG) retailers, Instacart, FreshDirect and Drugstore.com.

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