December 10, 2014
New York City-based Happtique, which had developed a health app certification and "prescription" platform, has been acquired by SocialWellth for an undisclosed sum. Happtique was a wholly owned subsidiary of GNYHA Ventures, the for-profit arm of the Greater New York Hospital Association.
It shut down its app certification program in December 2013 after a health IT firm exposed security issues...
August 20, 2012
This week the The New York Times delved into a notion -- hard to call it a trend yet -- that has received a lot of ink this year: Physician prescription of mobile health apps.
The report focuses on the Greater New York Hospital Association's subsidiary Happtique, which has slowly and surely developed a healthcare-focused appstore and delivery mechanism, a health app certification program, and a...