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Recent Surge in mHealth Apps

The demand for mHealth apps (mobile health) has been surging recently, garnering more downloads than ever before. According to a recent report from Flurry included in mHealthWatch, analysis of iPhone and iPad apps listed in the health and fitness category on Flurry’s platform showes “a 62 percent...

Big Tech Pursues mHealth Solutions

Three of the largest global technology leaders, Apple, Google and Samsung, are seeking to make their mark in the mobile and digital health space by pursuing mHealth solutions. There have been many product rumors surrounding each of these companies including Apple’s supposed “I-watch”, and the...

Women Diagnoses Self Through Video Technology

Digital technology is so much of an asset to the healthcare world. Two days ago, patient, Stacey Yepes, walked into a Canada emergency room showing signs of a stroke, however doctors sent her away saying she only had signs of stress. Two days later, the...

Use of Telemedicine Discussed at House of Representatives Meeting

At June 17th’s United States House of Representatives meeting, Rep. Glenn Thompson (Pennsylvania), discussed the importance of Telemedicine to the Department of Defense. “Mr. Speaker, dating back to 2011, I introduced the Service member Telemedicine and E-Health Portability, or STEP, Act. This legislation allows health...

Google Now Joining The Digital Health Industry

Admist all the rumors, Google has recently announced they are joining the digital health industry with the new Google Fit, Google’s new digital health platform. “According to Forbes, Google Fit will be able to collect health data from different wearables and interface with Google's cloud-based...

SnapMD’s Big Push at ATA Summit 2014

SnapMD, the leading private-label enterprise telemedicine software company announced today that it will attend and exhibit at this years American Telemedicine Association Summit in Baltimore. “SnapMD firmly believes that healthcare, and how it is delivered, should be driven by healthcare providers. Our job is to provide tools to...

Pharmacy and Mobile Health

Two hot topics in the healthcare world today are pharmacy and mobile health. Now you ask: how do these two relate? Pharmacies are working together with Telemedicine and Telehealth companies to bring the pharmacy to your smart phone: this could be the key to...

Telehealth Boosts Eye Disease Diagnoses In Diabetes Patients

Without Telehealth, many diabetes patients would go without a diagnosis and treatment from a rare eye disease. However, a recent study according to the Veterans Health Administration showed that Telemedicine technology can now diagnose specific eye conditions in patients with diabetes. “The VHA researchers evaluated...

Telmedicine Helping Schools Assess Concussions

Schools in rural areas have a bit of an issue when it comes to immediate healthcare. However, Telemedicine can change this. Imagine being the parent of a football player who has recently suffered a huge concussion, but you are located in a rural area and...

Mobile Health Helps Battle Hospital Acquired Infections

The recent surge and usage of digital health has now helped hospitals battle HAI’s (Hospital Acquired Infections.) Hospitals across the country are developing mobile health tools including monitoring programs and zapping robots to invade and conquer these infections. “According to the World Health...