Friday, January 06, 2012

Mobile Health News Weekly - Week of January 2, 2012

The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to medical mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.

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Around 76 percent of small and medium-sized medical and dentals offices plan to purchase tablets in the next year, according to research firm NPD Group’s recently published Third Quarter SMB Technology Report. Read Original Content

Consult a Doctor, a U.S. telemedicine service, has been added to guest services at Marriott Hotels, giving customers the ability to remotely communicate with doctors from hotels around the nation. Read Original Content

The popular health app iTriage announced that it has integrated with Microsoft’s HealthVault to provide users a read-only view of their personal health records. The integration makes HealthVault data viewable via an iPhone app. Read Original Content

Webalo technology eliminates the need for traditional mobile application development tools and custom programming to provide in hours, instead of weeks or months, mobile access to the specific enterprise data and functions that smartphone and tablet users rely on to do their jobs.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by Webalo, www.webalo.com.

According to Hospitals and Health Networks’ Most Wired 2011 survey, 27 percent of physician offices and 42 percent of hospitals indicated they are providing telemedicine services. Read Original Content

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A Florida developed mobile app allows doctors and nurses to use iPads to remotely monitor pacemakers being used by patients. Read Original Content

Flagstaff Medical Center in Arizona is launching a program to use smartphones to monitor the health status of home-based cardiac patients. Read Original Content

According to Health Management Technology when remote patient monitoring systems are implemented, this can dramatically reduce patient readmissions after their initial visit. Read Original Content

The Lifelens Project has developed a smartphone app to be used is sub-Saharan Africa that is 94 percent accurate in determining whether a drop of blood from a patient contains malaria. Read Original Content


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Kevin Benedict, Independent Mobile Industry Analyst, Consultant and SAP Mentor Volunteer
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Full Disclosure: I am an independent mobility analyst, consultant and blogger. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.