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Withings launches Pulse O2, activity tracker that measures blood oxygen levels

Withings launches Pulse O2, activity tracker that measures blood oxygen levels | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Withings has launched the next version of its Pulse activity tracker, now called Pulse O2. The new device allows users to measure their blood oxygen levels, which help users understand the efficiency of their overall lung functions.
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This Hospital Door Handle Sanitizes Your Hands As You Pull On It

This Hospital Door Handle Sanitizes Your Hands As You Pull On It | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
An no-brainer way to soap up could decrease hospital-borne infections.
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Majority track health with apps, but few share with docs

Majority track health with apps, but few share with docs | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
The majority of people use mobile apps on a daily basis to track calorie intake and monitor physical activities, however only 40 percent share such data with their physicians, according to a study from mobile engagement provider Mobiquity.
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Healthcare security stuck in Stone Age

Healthcare security stuck in Stone Age | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Healthcare has a few things to do differently in the privacy and security arena -- one of them being: Start taking it seriously. This according to Verizon's annual breach report released today.
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Your mobile health apps and wearables are breathing life into digital wellness

Your mobile health apps and wearables are breathing life into digital wellness | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
The future and forces of digital health, and the four mobile health app rules developers need for success in it.
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In the future, digital bandages that look like tattoos and take your temperature

In the future, digital bandages that look like tattoos and take your temperature | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
In the future, implants as thin as tattoos and devices that dissolve in the body could help personalize medical treatment.
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Amerigroup, Voxiva enroll 100,000 members in Txt4health | mobihealthnews

Amerigroup, Voxiva enroll 100,000 members in Txt4health | mobihealthnews | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
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Three Trends for App Developers to Watch in Mobile Health

Three Trends for App Developers to Watch in Mobile Health | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
As mobile healthcare technology emerges as a mainstream staple of modern healthcare, a growing number of app developers want to break into this
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Find Out What's In Your Food With This Smart Scale That Measures Calories, Fat, And More

Find Out What's In Your Food With This Smart Scale That Measures Calories, Fat, And More | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Home-cooked food doesn't come with a nutritional label. The Situ aims to make it easier to track what you're gobbling down in your kitchen.
What's the nutritional value of your food?
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Telehealth Medical Treatment Coming to all 50 States, Brought to You by MeMD

Telehealth Medical Treatment Coming to all 50 States, Brought to You by MeMD | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
In an article recently reported by PR Web, telehealth provider, MeMD, has announced coverage for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Now, patients can see a doctor virtually, via web cam, from anywhere in the U.S. Telehealth may seem a like a futuristic avenue for medicine, but it is here to stay. Our society has increasingly become an 'on demand' society and telehealth fits that model.
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5 ways Google Glass will innovate healthcare

5 ways Google Glass will innovate healthcare | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Google Glass--no longer just a hopeful idea or cool trend--is slowly but surely disrupting healthcare for the better as various innovaters come up with creative ways to use the technology and get results (5 ways Google Glass will innovate healthcare...
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Federal mHealth Report Released - Health IT Outcomes (press release)

Federal mHealth Report Released - Health IT Outcomes (press release) | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Federal mHealth Report Released
Health IT Outcomes (press release)
According to mHealth News, this widely anticipated report also makes final how health technology, specifically mHealth, will be regulated.
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In a sea of mobile health devices, how do we know which ones are most effective? — NewsWorks

In a sea of mobile health devices, how do we know which ones are most effective?  — NewsWorks | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Digital health is the big umbrella term—that includes talking to a nurse on Skype or logging into a patient portal to schedule a doctor s visit   Within that field there s an explosion in
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Why telemedicine is the future of the health care industry

Why telemedicine is the future of the health care industry | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
New technology is enabling doctors and patients to interact by video and text (Why telemedicine is the future of the health care industry http://t.co/bWNAOKO2Av via @theweek #telehealth)...
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To Counter The Glasshole Image, Google Shows A Worthwhile Glass Wearer In New Spot

To Counter The Glasshole Image, Google Shows A Worthwhile Glass Wearer In New Spot | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
The wearable tech has to work on its image, something nonprofit wildlife research can probably help with.
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Fitnet raises $1.4M for its instructional video fitness app

Fitnet raises $1.4M for its instructional video fitness app | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Instructional video fitness app maker Fitnet raised $1.4 million from Valleys’ Ventures and CIT Gap Funds for its fitness app, Fitnet.
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StartUp Health Insights - Q1 2014 Update

Re-imagining Health and Wellness See http://www.startuphealth.com/insights for the most comprehensive digital health funding database available.
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The long road that led Nike to put the brakes on FuelBand

The long road that led Nike to put the brakes on FuelBand | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Nike’s FuelBand may be the first big failure of the wearable activity tracker market — or the company may be pivoting into an emerging paradigm of software-based tracking, possibly related to the upcoming iWatch launch.
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Google’s New Modular Phone May Be the Last You’ll Need to Buy | Gadget Lab | WIRED

Google’s New Modular Phone May Be the Last You’ll Need to Buy | Gadget Lab | WIRED | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Google's Project Ara could reinvent the way we buy and upgrade our smartphones.
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8 Ways Google Glass is Disrupting Health

8 Ways Google Glass is Disrupting Health | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Some love it and some hate it, but either way Google’s head-mounted wearable technology, Glass, is increasingly being used by researchers, developers and entrepreneurs in ...
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LifeSum Closes $6.7 Million Series A For Fitness App

LifeSum Closes $6.7 Million Series A For Fitness App | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Swedish digital health startup LifeSum announces a $6.7 million Series A round led by German-based Bauer Media Group and Palo Alto-based SparkLabs Global Ventures.
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Modular EHR apps initiative SMART adds advisors to scale up adoption

Modular EHR apps initiative SMART adds advisors to scale up adoption | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
The SMART platform (Substitutable Medical Apps and Reusable Technology), an ONC-funded, Boston Children’s Hospital-led effort to encourage the development of modular apps for EHRs, has announced an advisory committee to help support the growth of...
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Another record-setting quarter for VC investment in HIT

Another record-setting quarter for VC investment in HIT | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Venture capital funding for health IT continued at "an astonishing pace" during first quarter of 2014, with the sector raising its highest infusion of cash in a single quarter to date,...
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Halamka: Google Glass could be the new iPad for doctors

Halamka: Google Glass could be the new iPad for doctors | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital has begun working with a startup called Wearable Intelligence to deploy Google Glass in the emergency department.
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Healthcare due for technology 'shake up'

Healthcare due for technology 'shake up' | Latest mHealth News | Scoop.it
With consumers entranced by fast-evolving technologies and accustomed to price competition, healthcare is set to be transformed by innovations from other sectors of the economy such as retail and telecommunications, according to a new study by...
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