mHealth News: What You Need to Know

Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch has been monitoring this past week. Venture Capital Funding For Digital Health And Health IT Drops In The First Quarter Of 2015 Digital Health and Health IT are two industries that have raked in an impressive amount …   Read More

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mHealth-News-Here’s-What-Happened-This-Week2Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch has been monitoring this past week.

Venture Capital Funding For Digital Health And Health IT Drops In The First Quarter Of 2015
Digital Health and Health IT are two industries that have raked in an impressive amount of venture capital in the past several years. Categories within these industries are either new, or have drastically changed in the last decade.

Partners Healthcare, Samsung to Develop mHealth Solutions
On Tuesday morning, Partners HealthCare announced a new partnership with Samsung Electronics to “develop the next generation of personalized digital and mobile solutions for health and wellness.”

Is Your Mobile Health App Sharing Your Personal Information?
It’s no secret that there are thousands of mobile health apps for you to choose from today. These apps do everything from track your vital signs and dietary habits, to send medication reminders and encouragement to increase your level of physical activity. While such apps are increasing in population, and may even be making managing and maintaining your health easier to achieve, you may want to consider how the mobile health apps you love are sharing your personal information.

HIMSS15: Welch Allyn Improves Their Spot Vitals Monitors
The annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) trade show is taking place this week in Chicago at McCormick Place. As always, the event attracts the attention of technology developers for a wide range of medical needs. One of the new advances many are looking forward to at HIMSS15 in Chicago is the unveiling of Welch Allyn’s new Connex Spot Monitor (CSM).

Phyzit Helps Improve Relationships with Doctors and Patients
How many times have you heard this scenario? You or a loved one is hospitalized and extra care will be required to ensure full recovery. However that extra care is not properly communicated, or implemented. Such scenarios causes an excessive amount of unnecessary medical care, a higher medical bill then necessary, or worse, a return trip to the hospital.

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