Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Mobile Health News Weekly – Week of September 28, 2014

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

Also read Connected Globe News Weekly
Also read Field Mobility News Weekly
Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly
Also read Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly
Also read Mobility News Weekly

Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here!

Mobile healthcare apps pose "significant potential for harm," and require the development of a risk assessment model as well as a framework for supporting clinical use of apps, according to a new study by Warwick Medical School researchers.  Read Original Content

The top five digital health investments in August accounted for nearly half of the venture, private equity and angel investments in the sector during the month. Five companies raised $139 million of the $286.8 million invested, and three of the five were mobile health plays.  Read Original Content

Cerner Corp and Athenahealth Inc, two leading U.S. electronic health record providers, said on Thursday they are working with Apple Inc to develop applications that leverage Apple's mobile health service HealthKit.  Read Original Content

With the MobileCloud™ Platform and end-to-end mobile quality management suite, Perfecto Mobile enables the world’s leading brands to test, monitor and deliver 5 star mobile applications. Globally distributed development and QA teams can test thousands of REAL mobile devices and collaborate in real-time to continuously develop, test and monitor user experience in real life market conditions.  Contact us at http://www.perfectomobile.com/articles/contact-us.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by Perfecto Mobile.

A new NIH program is awarding nearly $2.5 million to spur innovation in mobile communication technologies and software applications used in biomedical research in low- and middle-income countries.  Read Original Content

Care4Today™ Mobile Health Manager, a platform designed to support and motivate people to stay on schedule with their medications, launched a Patient Dashboard for health care providers and pharmacies to provide timely monitoring of self-reported medication adherence for their patients.  Read Original Content
While the Cleveland Clinic is still waiting for Apple’s HealthKit platform to work out its bugs, the renowned health provider has quietly been using Microsoft HealthVault to keep tabs on remote patients. HealthVault may be one of the most mature platforms available to providers, and Cleveland Clinic is using it to care for its “Distance Health” patients.  Read Original Content

According to MarketsandMarkets.com, the global patient monitoring devices market is estimated to reach $22,174 million by 2018 at a compound annual growth rate of 5.5 percent during the forecast period (2013–2018).  Read Original Content

The use of an electronic physiological surveillance system (EPSS) on patients correlated with two United Kingdom hospitals slashing mortality rates by more than 15 percent over the course of a year, according to research published online this week in BMJ Quality & Safety.  Read Original Content

Apple has now confirmed the existence of a bug in HealthKit: “We discovered a bug that prevents us from making HealthKit apps available on iOS 8 today,” the company says in a statement. “We’re working quickly to have the bug fixed in a software update and have HealthKit apps available by the end of the month.”  Read Original Content

According to a report from Wolters Kluwer Health, nurses are increasingly relying on mobile devices, social media and the Internet.  The findings indicate 65 percent of nurses surveyed said they currently use a mobile device for professional purposes at work.  Read Original Content

Latest Articles on http://mobileenterprisestrategies.blogspot.com

Digital Transformation Expert Interviews: Cognizant's Jitin Agarwal

Mobile Application Testing - Behind the Curtains, Part 3
Mobile Application Testing - Behind the Curtains, Part 2
Mobile Application Testing - Behind the Curtains, Part 1
Adventures in Uberland, Geofencing and Digital Transformation
Mobile Expert Interviews: Unvired's Alok Pant
Mobile Expert Interviews: Apperian's Cimarron Buser

Webinars of Note (Recorded)

Virtualization ≠ Mobilization

Whitepapers of Note

A Comparison of the StarMobile MORPH Protocol vs. Traditional Remote Computing Protocols

Don't Get SMACked - How Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud are Reshaping the Enterprise
Making BYOD Work for Your Organization


Kevin Benedict
Writer, Speaker, Senior Analyst
Digital Transformation, EBA, Center for the Future of Work Cognizant
View my profile on LinkedIn
Learn about mobile strategies at MobileEnterpriseStrategies.com
Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict
Join the Linkedin Group Strategic Enterprise Mobility
Join the Google+ Community Mobile Enterprise Strategies
Recommended Strategy Book Code Halos
Recommended iPad App Code Halos for iPads

***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.