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By Brian Dolan 02:16 pm July 21, 2010
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By Brian Dolan 01:55 pm 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 01:26 pm 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 12:43 pm 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 12:04 pm 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 11:48 am 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 09:04 am July 21, 2010
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By Brian Dolan 03:51 pm July 19, 2010
Earlier this year at the HIMSS event, Epocrates announced its plans to offer an affordable, easy to implement electronic health record specifically for the solo practitioner or small physician group. At the time it was a bit of an open secret that Epocrates had acquired some of Caretools' iChart assets since Epocrates named Dr.
By Brian Dolan 07:42 am July 19, 2010
Epocrates, a popular provider of mobile drug reference tools, has re-filed for an estimated $75 million initial public offering, that will see its shares traded on NASDAQ under the symbol EPOC.
By Brian Dolan 07:58 am July 16, 2010
Employers must promote consumer health: The head of PHR platform provider Dossia, Colin Evans, has a worthwhile column on the employers' role in mobile and consumer health: "Informing and empowering employees is central to employers’ broader efforts to more proactively promote health care consumerism, shift toward high value health plans, and intervene directly