mhealthHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch has been monitoring this past week.

Walgreens Touts New Center for Health & Wellbeing Research
Recently, Walgreens announced the launch of its Center for Health & Wellbeing Research, a website that features more than 50 Walgreens outcomes studies completed over the past six years. Areas of research include access to care and patient experience, adherence and clinical outcomes, digital health and member engagement, health care costs, HIV and specialty pharmacy, vaccinations and more.

IDC: Growth in Wearables Shows No Signs of Wearing Out
International Data Corporation (IDC) expects the popularity of wrist-worn devices – including watches and wrist bands – will continue to drive the wearables market forward. Meanwhile, lesser-known wearable products, such as clothing and earwear, will experience market-beating growth in the years to come.

Verizon Unveils Third Annual State of the Market: IoT Report
Verizon has just unveiled its third annual State of the Market: IoT Report that explores the business value of IoT through original and third party research, and highlights examples of how organizations are using IoT for diverse applications in healthcare such as tracking drug shipments from factory to pharmacy to prevent counterfeit drugs, theft, and product damage, an emailed statement confirms.

Cardiac Insight Touts New $4.5 Million Investment
Cardiac Insight, Inc., a U.S. developer of wearable medical devices and diagnostic software, confirmed to MHW today that the company continues to experience a steady beat of market traction and industry endorsement with a recent infusion of $4.5 million into their new C-1 round of funding, currently capped at $10 million, and the addition of experienced healthcare executives to its board and leadership team.

AMD Global Telemedicine Taps Global Director
AMD Global Telemedicine Inc. — a pioneer of clinical Telemedicine Encounter Management Solutions (TEMS) — announced Monday that Ron Emerson has joined their leadership team to further develop their expanding portfolio of technology innovations and partnership developments.

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New Report Examines Consumer Sentiments on Virtual Reality
With virtual reality becoming a fixture in the healthcare space, many are wondering if consumer interest in VR is keeping pace with the deployment of this technology across many landscapes.

Indica MD Brings a Medical Marijuana Telehealth Platform to California, New York
MHW can now confirm that IndicaMD.com has officially launched to provide patients in California and New York a new source for medical marijuana.

Yorktel Touts Removal of ‘Historic Barriers’ to Telemedicine Adoption
On Tuesday, Yorktel unveiled what it calls Univago Healthcare Edition (Univago HE) — a “transformative addition to its enterprise video services platform, built specifically for healthcare.”

Franciscan Alliance Touts Milestone with Vocera Technology Deployment
On Friday, MHW learned that Vocera Communications, Inc. — a leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions — has a big announcement.

IDC: Basic Trackers Take a Back Seat as Smartwatches Accelerate
Are smartphones seeing a new wave adoption boom of epic proportions? That seems to be the suggestion today from IDC.

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Doctor On Demand to Cover Video Visits At No Cost for Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey
MHW has learned that Doctor On Demand will be extending support to all those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana.

IDC: Basic Trackers Take a Back Seat as Smartwatches Accelerate
Are smartphones seeing a new wave adoption boom of epic proportions? That seems to be the suggestion today from IDC.

Garmin Shows Off First Touchscreen Hybrid Smartwatch
On Thursday, Garmin International, Inc. announced the vívomove HR, a hybrid smartwatch with activity tracking, Elevate wrist-based heart rate, smart notifications and a touchscreen display.

Healthcare Continues to Show Greatest ROI on Digital Marketing
Blue Fountain Media, a leading NYC-based digital marketing agency that specializes in website design, brand strategy and digital marketing, is out with their latest report, which highlights the top five industries getting the most ROI from their Digital Marketing plans in 2017.

Vidyo Integrates with Allscripts FollowMyHealth Patient Engagement Platform
Vidyo, an integrated video collaboration technology leader, announced Tuesday that Allscripts — an agnostic provider of electronic healthcare record technology — has chosen the Vidyo.io platform to power virtual consultations directly embedded into the FollowMyHealth patient portal.

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EdLogics and INTERVENT Announce Partnership
EdLogics, an innovator in game-based learning, and INTERVENT International, a leader in the provision of scientifically-proven health assessments and interventions, have announced a unique strategic partnership that will drive positive health behavior change and reduce disease risk by providing comprehensive, engaging, evidence-based products and services.

ClearDATA Expands AWS Service Delivery Portfolio
Big news today from ClearDATA. As healthcare organizations continue to migrate their IT infrastructure and data to the cloud, ClearDATA has expanded its portfolio of Amazon Web Services (AWS) solutions.

OpenEMR Rolls Out Easy Install Option for Amazon’s Cloud Services
OpenEMR, a popular open source electronic health records (EHR) and medical practice management solution, has just upgraded their cloud-services capability with the latest 5.0.0.4 release.

Expert Insights from ATA2017
The American Telemedicine Association’s Telehealth conference (ATA2017), is an annual convergence of 5,000 telehealth industry experts. As part of our work, we help providers, payers, vendors, and public sector entities embrace new ways of doing business in the rapidly evolving healthcare ecosystem. Many attendees and other exhibitors gravitated to North Highland’s exhibition booth for conversation. Our interactions at the conference revealed several key takeaways for virtual health.

First Look: Personal Connected Health Alliance Enhances Continua Test Tool
On Wednesday, The Personal Connected Health Alliance announced it has approved a new Continua Test Tool (CTT), adding in several new enhancements based on its Continua Design Guidelines.

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Hospital Visits to be Quicker Thanks to New App, Technology
Acuity Link, a technology company that assists hospitals and medical transport providers through automation of non-emergency transport bookings, officially announced today the availability of their new cloud-based software.

Big Leap Forward for Vibrent Health’s Precision Medicine SaaS Platform
MHW learned Monday that Vibrent Health’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) precision medicine platform was granted Authority to Operate (ATO) by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

LVL Technologies Touts New $6.75M Series A Funding Round
LVL Technologies, Inc., a company developing proprietary sensor platforms for wearables, announced Thursday a $6.75m Series A financing round led by the Samsung Catalyst Fund with participation from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc., and other investors in the wearable technology and manufacturing industries.

eClinicalWorks Proves Impressive with New Mobile Telehealth Solution
eClinicalWorks, a leader in healthcare IT solutions, is garnering favorable comments after announcing that its telehealth solution is now available on the company’s Health & Online Wellness (healow) mobile app to provide patients with live video visits.

TripleCare Tapped for CMS Telemedicine Study
We can now confirm that TripleCare, a national provider of telemedicine-based healthcare services to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), has been selected to participate in a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) study evaluating the cost effectiveness of telemedicine utilization in SNFs.

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