mHealth: 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. Democratization of Medicine Discussed at Health 2.0 On Monday, during his Health 2.0 keynote address, Dr. Eric Topol — Editor-in-Chief of Medscape and Chief Academic Officer of Scripps Health – drew …   Read More

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mHealth The Headlines You Might 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.

On Monday, during his Health 2.0 keynote address, Dr. Eric Topol — Editor-in-Chief of Medscape and Chief Academic Officer of Scripps Health – drew attention to what he calls the democratization of medicine (i.e.., cutting edge digital health technologies impacting the relationship between patients and their physicians).

Acupera, a health care technology company, provides a population health and care coordination platform for medical centers to more “effectively manage” their patient population. On Monday, mHealthWatch caught up with Acupera CEO and Founder Dr. Ron Razmi to discuss the future of population health and the role his company intends to play in the evolution of the healthcare tech industry.

This week, as Health 2.0 Fall Conference 2014 gets underway in Santa Clara, California, mHealthWatch is out in full force to connect with some of the most prominent and promising innovators in health care technology. First up is our exclusive interview with Healthline CEO Dean Stephens.

Sina Fateh, executive vice president at Atheer Labs in Mountain View, California, has been described as an “entrepreneur at heart.” With years of experience in the fields of human vision augmentation and wearable eye display, not to mention intellectual property management, ample hype has surrounded Fateh this week at Health 2.0.

ACT | The App Association — an organization consisting of some 5,000 small- to mid-size app developers and IT firms –  has written a letter to Congress asking for a new version of HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

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