mHealth News: What You Need to Know

mHealth News What You Need to KnowHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

1 Out of 3 Doctors Suggesting Mobile Health Apps To Their Patients
According to Endocrinology Advisor, more than one-third of all doctors are now suggesting mobile apps to their patients. It is also expected that in the coming years, mobile applications will play a larger role in assisting doctors with both diagnosing and treating their patients.

mHealth App Helps Johns Hopkins Study Sleep Disorders
According to researchers at Johns Hopkins, more than 80 million Americans currently struggle with sleep. In fact, 60 million now meet the criteria for having a “sleep disorder.” As a result, research into sleep disorders has become a major global endeavor.

New Search Engine Optimization Guide Published for Healthcare Employers
On Wednesday, TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, LLC heralded the release of a new guide dedicated to helping healthcare employers and recruiters “maximize the impact of their online content.”

Finishing Touches Being Put on First Wave of Apple Watch Apps
There’s something secretive happening at Apple? What else is new. A small group of app developers is being carted in to Apple’s laboratories to work in complete secrecy on a number of unnamed apps that Apple presumably wants to have ready to drop when Apple Watch arrives on April 24th.

Ford Exploring Ways To Support Wearable Technology In Their Cars
There are many ways in which wearable technology can improve one’s health and wellness. This includes monitoring of everything from blood glucose levels, blood oxygen levels, and vital signs. With the growing popularity of wearable technology, and the direct connection between health and safe driving, Ford is now exploring ways to accommodate Internet connected devices within their vehicles.

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