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. FIRST LOOK: Medtronic and Fitbit Announce Partnership Medtronic plc, a powerhouse name in medical technology, and Fitbit, a leader in the...

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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.

FIRST LOOK: Medtronic and Fitbit Announce Partnership
Medtronic plc, a powerhouse name in medical technology, and Fitbit, a leader in the connected health and fitness market, announced on Tuesday a new partnership.

UC San Diego Health Prioritizes Patient Experience with iPad and Apple TV
With a swipe and tap of an iPad, patients at the newly opened Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health can be in command of their own experience by controlling room temperature, lighting, accessing their personal medical information, details on their patient care team and entertainment options all from their beds.

Medical World to Benefit from 4G Smartphone Boom
Mobile users have migrated toward 4G devices in a hurry. Worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to reach 1.45 billion units with a year-over-year growth rate of 0.6% in 2016 according to the latest forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker.

Teladoc Touts Telehealth Visit Record
On Tuesday, mHealthWatch learned that Teladoc, Inc. has just set a new company record.

Dizzion Confirms HIPAA/HITECH Compliance for Secure Virtual Desktops
Dizzion, Inc., a full-service end user computing provider, announced Tuesday that it has been independently validated by cyber risk management advisors, Coalfire, who found that Dizzion’s control posture “is in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Breach Notification Rule.”

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