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Health 2.0 Wearable Tech Runway

by Admin 09.23.2014

I’m sitting in Health2Con watching all the information that medical devices like glucose monitors, blood pressure monitors, and scales can transmit to mobile devices and then to platforms that providers can monitor asynchronously. I predict there will be a new position created in providers’ offices, and perhaps insurers as well, called “Data Monitor,” who will [...]

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Samsung exec says it will be a custodian, not owner, of user health data From Mobil Health News

by Admin 09.23.2014

At Health 2.0, Samsung Electronics President and Chief Strategy Officer Young Sohn’s presence, may have said more about Samsung’s health agenda than anything he said during a 20-minute onstage interview with Health 2.0′s Indu Subaiya. According to Subaiya, this was Sohn’s first appearance at a healthcare-focused technology conference, and it demonstrated a serious and growing [...]

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Webinar invitation: Insights into the success of text messaging for health From Mobil Health News

by Admin 09.23.2014

The opportunity for healthcare organizations to leverage text messaging as a channel for health education, behavior change, and patient engagement has been widely discussed over the past decade. But unlike other health technology solutions, the body of data supporting text messaging-based mobile health programs is substantial and growing. During our next MobiHealthNews webinar — October 16th at [...]

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Jiff raises $18M for its employee wellness curation platform From Mobil Health News

by Admin 09.23.2014

Employee wellness curation platform Jiff raised $18 million in a round led by Venrock with participation from existing investors Aberdare Ventures and Aeris Capital. Jiff has raised $25.8 million to date. Jiff originally launched with a provider-to-patient education platform, called JiffPad, the company pivoted in June 2013 and now offers a service called The Health Outcomes Marketplace. The marketplace [...]

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