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Mayo app offers round-the-clock medical concierge subscription service

The Mayo Clinic and a California startup have created a new mobile health app featuring a telemedicine service offering a personal health assistant, who can prescribe limited drugs via the phone, and...

Gamification is a winning approach for mHealth tech

A person facing a medical issue and an upsetting diagnosis are hungry for information and typically have to embark on a new lifestyle that incorporates healthier choices. But it can be daunting,...

BlackBerry, NantHealth team up on healthcare smartphone, mobile platform

BlackBerry and cloud-based medical IT vendor NantHealth are joining forces to develop a mobile version of NantHealth's certified clinical platform as well as a smartphone specifically for the...

Why a gaming touch with mHealth apps could prove beneficial to patients

As FierceMobileHealthcare reported recently a new study reveals mHealth apps using a gaming touch could help patients reduce stress, pay more attention to their health and improve recovery. In fact,...

Advisory committee focus is on 'SMART' mobile app innovation

An advisory committee focusing on mHealth software innovation is now in place for the Substitutable Medical Apps & Reusable Technology (SMART) project, with the goal of making mobile healthcare...

Cost, value and regulatory issues top doctors' issues with mHealth

Most doctors realize the benefits of mobile healthcare technology but aren't going to jump on the bandwagon quickly unless there is a compelling evidence the technology will save time and money...

Why one physician won't start writing healthcare app scripts

Protecting patient privacy, the threat of misdiagnosis, a lack of physician involvement and missing medical data are four reasons one physician won't be writing a script for a medical app anytime...

Mobile messaging viable for military personnel treatment

Mobile messaging as part of medical recovery treatment proves mHealth efforts can boost rehabilitation efforts for injured military personnel and help soldiers re-integrate following service, as...

Smartphone app proves valuable for cardiac patients

A new study reveals using a smartphone app during cardiac rehabilitation can help reduce the potential of hospital re-admittance in the first 90 days of recovery. According to a Mayo Clinic Research...

iPad app aims to help patients suffering from brain injuries, Alzheimer's

Music and art activities are being tapped to help those afflicted with Alzeheimer's and help patients connect with caregivers on an emotional, physical and interactive level. GE Healthcare has...