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By Brian Dolan July 26, 2010
94 percent of physicians interviewed using smartphones to communicate, manage personal and business workflows, and access medical information MENLO PARK, CA, July 23, 2010. Today, Spyglass Consulting Group released its most recent healthcare study, Point of Care Communications for Physicians. It shows significant trends on how physicians across the United States are adopting mobile...
By Brian Dolan July 22, 2010
I'm a big fan of what the clever folks over at the Institute for the Future are up to with their BodyShock The Future Contest.
By Brian Dolan July 21, 2010
By the end of the year, HealthPartners, a health insurance provider, plans to roll out mobile applications to its 1.3 million subscribers thanks to a licensing deal with Toronto-based Diversinet for its MobiSecure platform.
By Brian Dolan July 21, 2010
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By Brian Dolan July 21, 2010
Mobile operator Orange UK, which is owned by France Telecom, launched a new mobile health service last week called Orange "smartnumbers."  The services aims to help users reduce the time it takes to contact a particular healthcare professional and also grant users instant access to the best placed person or healthcare team available to take a call.
By Brian Dolan July 21, 2010
Earlier this month, a physicians group in Australia with more than 17,000 members, inked a deal with that country's wireless operator Telstra to develop mobile medical services. The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), is working with Telstra to bring a range of connected medical services to market in the coming year.
By Brian Dolan July 21, 2010
At the Healthcare Unbound conference in San Diego this week, Parks Associates Director of Health & Mobile Research Harry Wang presented topline findings from the firm's recently published report: Uptake of Personal Health Tools & Services. Parks surveyed 1,948 U.S.
By Brian Dolan July 21, 2010
Tom Boyle, the co-chair of the European Connected Health Campus and VP of Business Development at Watermark Medical gave one of the better presentations at the Healthcare Unbound conference in San Diego this past week. Boyle argued that connected health companies have been focusing on the wrong issues when it comes to adoption. Too many discussions taking place are focused on challenges that have...
By Brian Dolan July 21, 2010
Ovum analyst Charlie Davies has a worthwhile analysis of Spanish mobile operator, Telefonica's recently launched eHealth global business unit.
By Brian Dolan July 21, 2010
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