mHealth News: What You May Have Missed

mHealth News What You May 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.

In Conversation with Jared Reitzin: A Timely Talk on Wearables with Kaiser Permanente’s Chip Strosnider
Recently, mobileStorm CEO Jared Reitzin caught up with Chip Strosnider, Director for Technology and Innovation at Kaiser Permanente GA.

FruitStreet Partners With The University of Michigan To Tackle Youth Obesity
If you’re not familiar with Fruit Street Health, the group provides a HIPAA compliant and FDA registered virtual medical clinic. In a recent announcement, Fruit Street says it will be partnering with the University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center to help combat youth obesity.

Kaiser Permanente Ventures Looks to Help Fuel Validic’s Rapid Growth
Validic, a digital health platform, announced today that it has secured a $12.5 million Series B round led by Kaiser Permanente Ventures. Kaiser Permanente Ventures is the corporate venture capital arm of Kaiser Permanente.

MultiCare Health System Teams with Doctor On Demand
On Tuesday, mHealthWatch was briefed by MultiCare Health System on its new partnership with Doctor On Demand to offer Video Doctor Visits to patients in the state of Washington.

Samsung and Mybitat Working to Enhance Quality of Life for Seniors
On Wednesday, mHealthWatch was briefed by the folks at Samsung Electronics and Mybitat (an AGT Group company) about their plan for joint development of an “innovative smart home solution aimed at helping the elderly remain in their own homes longer and enhancing individual quality of life.”

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