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2014-08-26 12:28:06

Flourish leverages the Patient Activation Measure® to achieve high engagement and improve outcomes. PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insignia Health, which works with more than 120 healthcare organizations and employers domestically and abroad to measure and improve patient activation, has launched the next-generation version of its Flourish(®) e-health platform. Flourish is anchored by Insignia's Patient Activation Measure (PAM(®)), a globally-validated...

2014-08-25 23:09:05

Magpi, formerly DataDyne, releases Magpi 2.0, enhancing the longest running data collection technology in global health and international development. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Magpi, a leading provider of configurable, cloud-based mobile data collection and communication applications, today announced the release of Magpi 2.0, making it easier and more affordable to create form-based mobile apps and outgoing SMS and voice messages. Magpi (formerly DataDyne) was founded in...

2014-08-25 12:26:45

BOSTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raiing Medical Company and the Center for Connected Health at Partners HealthCare initiated a clinical research program to assess the feasibility of the iThermonitor as a clinical support tool in the management of patients with acute leukemia undergoing intensive chemotherapy at various Partners affiliated pediatric oncology centers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139108 Kamal Jethwani, M.D., MPH, Corporate Manager, Research and...

2014-08-24 23:03:00

Changing Healthcare with Advancing Technologies Research Institute (CHATR) is a new non--profit research and information program that studies the effectiveness of digital technologies and social media tools that can be used for "best practices" with positively changing patient and population outcomes. Social media and new digital technologies can help healthcare providers to exceed the Meaningful Use pay-for-performance standards. Pomona, California (PRWEB) August 24, 2014...

2014-08-24 23:00:41

The global medical robot market is categorized into five broad segments—surgical robots, rehabilitation robots, non-invasive radiosurgery robots, hospital and pharmacy robots, and others - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/medical-robotic-systems-market-2916860.html. (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 The “Medical Robots Market by Type (Surgical Robot, Rehabilitation Robotics, Telemedicine, Assistive Robots, Orthotics, Prosthetics, Radio Surgery, Exoskeleton) & Application...

2014-08-24 23:00:11

Medicare and Medicaid will likely cut reimbursement rates for robot-assisted surgeries that do not demonstrate high rates of cost effectiveness, thus hampering industry revenue growth. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Robotic Surgery Equipment Manufacturing industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Since the FDA approved Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci in 2000, the Robotic Surgery Equipment...

2014-08-22 08:24:11

DUBLIN, August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - MediaLINC unlocks the real value of Hospital TVs Today Lincor announced general availability of MediaLINC [http://lincor.com/linc-technology/medialin ] - its innovative Android-based Patient Engagement solution that delivers a range of education, entertainment and clinical content direct to standard HD TV sets. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140822/702945 ) "Lincor has already been phenomenally...

2014-08-21 23:12:12

Report from peer60 suggests compliance with state laws may be at risk in efforts to engage patients. AMERICAN FORK, Utah (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Only 20 percent of healthcare providers currently meet a key patient engagement requirement of the Affordable Care Act according to a new report. Over 200 healthcare leaders participated in the report by responding to a request from Smart Data pioneer peer60. Participants reported many solutions used to engage patients may lead providers to...

2014-08-21 23:07:49

Accountable Health Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce a collaboration with SurePoint Wellness to develop a diabetes management solution that helps plan sponsors close gaps in provider care and critical medical tests. It is designed to provide early detection and slow down the progression and threatening complications of the disease. Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The new program, WellnessConnect for Diabetes℠, was developed with guidance from Lockton Companies and...

2014-08-21 08:35:12

Windows Phone and TracFone services will connect data, devices and people to drive better patient engagement and health outcomes in a HIPAA-enabled environment. REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. and TracFone Wireless on Thursday announced a collaboration that will bring the benefits of smartphone technology and services to underserved and high-risk populations through a new mobile health management solution offered through providers and insurers. This...


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