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Booming Mobile Health App Market Needs Robust FDA Oversight

Booming Mobile Health App Market Needs Robust FDA Oversight To Ensure Consumer Safety, Confidence

SMU Dedman School of Law Download .PDF of full article: Regulation of Mobile Health Technologies Smart phones and mobile devices are on the cusp of revolutionizing health care, armed with mobile health (“mHealth”) apps capable of...

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2014-08-01 08:26:30

Breakthrough Predictive Blood Pressure Solution for the Cardiology Landscape VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OSTAR Healthcare Technology, a Washington State Based Medical Device and Healthcare IT company, announced the North American launch of its revolutionary P Series Cloud Based Telehealth Blood Pressure Monitoring System, powered by 3SI (3 simultaneous interpretations) Interpretive Blood Pressure Monitoring Algorithm. According to Doug Hemenway, CEO, "This North...

2014-07-31 23:18:48

Contemporary Diagnostic Imaging© investigated the implementation of a cutting-edge, progressive PACS solution that could deliver the kind of high quality, unparalleled level of service they were looking for, and chose RamSoft’s innovative PowerServer Tele™ on the cloud, which offered improved functionality and ability-to-read-from-anywhere technology. Toronto, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Contemporary Diagnostic Imaging©, based out of Nutley, New Jersey and founded...

2014-07-31 23:12:39

Teleradiology and Telemedicine Platform Novel Feature Reduces Costs, Saves Time, and Gives Patients More Control Ft. Lauderdale, FL. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA – July 30, 2014 – USARAD Holdings Inc. a leading US Joint Commission Accredited teleradiology and telemedicine solutions provider now offers the most innovative and technologically advanced consumer storage and sharing platform for medical imaging via SecondOpinions.com®. The teleradiology leader is...

2014-07-31 23:10:18

Patients in their homes can speak directly to an emergency room physician via an iPad connection Pittsburgh PA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Allegheny Health Network is the first in the state to launch a Pre-hospital Telemedicine program for use in the Emergency Medical Services community. The Lower Kiski and A-K Pulser Emergency Medical Services crew connected its first patient from her home to an emergency room physician at Allegheny Valley Hospital on June 30. This innovative year-long pilot...

2014-07-31 23:09:04

New study finds that smartphone teledermoscopy referrals improve triage of cancer patients. San Francsico, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Researchers from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden have published the largest study to date comparing the clinical outcomes resulting from triage through either teledermoscopy or traditional letter referral systems in a real-life clinical scenario. Results indicate that smartphone referrals via patent pending iDoc24® technology provided faster and...

2014-07-31 23:02:56

Seeking greater access to 3rd party services like radiology, labs and answering services for physicians, six hospitals & groups across the U.S. select Docbook Enterprise mobile healthcare communications platform. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 DocbookMD, a HIPAA-secure mobile communication solution created by Austin-based physicians Tracey Haas and Tim Gueramy, announced the on-boarding of six new hospital and group customers for Docbook Enterprise. According to Dr. Tim Gueramy,...

2014-07-31 12:29:10

ATLANTA, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jackson Healthcare today announced Kent Giles as president of its newest operating company, Virtual Medical Staff. Virtual Medical Staff helps hospitals and other healthcare providers improve patient access to a staff of physicians who work remotely via telemedicine. Giles brings more than 30 years of leadership experience and a successful track record of partnering with physicians to develop new models of care that improve patient access,...

2014-07-31 08:34:01

Arches combines TruClinic's telemedicine solution with innovative reimbursement strategies to create a disruptive solution for access to convenient, quality care. SALT LAKE CITY, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arches Health Plan announced today that it has chosen TruClinic as the telemedicine solution for its provider network, and will become one of the first independent US insurance payers to reimburse providers for home-based telemedicine visits. TruClinic provides a...

2014-07-30 23:09:46

Global Partnership for TeleHealth (GPT) in partnership with Jackson Healthcare Foundation traveled to Honduras to implement telemedicine at three Predisan Good Samaritan Clinics in Honduras. Waycross, GA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Global Partnership for TeleHealth (GPT) in partnership with Jackson Healthcare Foundation traveled to Honduras to implement telemedicine at three Predisan Good Samaritan Clinics in Honduras. “The Jackson relationship with GPT is to conduct a pilot at Predisan to...

2014-07-30 23:04:45

Awards recognize the nation’s best digital health resources. PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Health Advocate, Inc., the nation’s leading healthcare advocacy and assistance company and a subsidiary of West Corporation, has received a Merit award from the Web Health AwardsSM | MOBILE for its Health Cost Estimator mobile app. Health Cost Estimator (HCE) is a pricing transparency tool developed to provide Health Advocate members with the information and resources necessary to...


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