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UK’s Royal College of Physicians lays out guidelines for medical apps From Mobil Health News

by Admin 05.05.2015

The Royal College of Physicians of London, the professional organization that sets the standards of medical training in the UK, has published a set of guidelines about how doctors there should use medical apps. The two-page guidance document places a heavy emphasis on the CE Mark, but also places the onus on doctors to use their […]

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Sherpaa raises $2.25M more, maintains that video visits with doctors are overrated From Mobil Health News

by Admin 05.05.2015

New York City-based digital healthcare service Sherpaa has raised an additional $2.25 million, according to an SEC filing. The funding is an amendment to last year’s $4 million round. This brings the company’s total funding to at least $8 million. Past investors include O’Reilly Alpha Tech Ventures, First Round Capital, Collaborative Fund, and angels including […]

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Accenture: Two-thirds of insurance execs expect wearables to impact industry From Mobil Health News

by Admin 05.05.2015

Two thirds of insurance company executives said they expect wearable technologies to have a significant impact on the insurance industry, according to an Accenture survey of 200 insurance company execs. They survey included perspectives from all types of insurance companies, not just health insurance. The survey found that 63 percent think wearables will be widely adopted by the insurance industry in the […]

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Weight Watchers’ digital acquisition spree continues with purchase of fitness startup Hot5 From Mobil Health News

by Admin 05.05.2015

Weight Watchers has acquired San Francisco-based fitness app developer, Hot5, according to a report from TechCrunch. Hot5 was established in October 2012 and launched August 2013. The startup has developed two video workout apps, Hot5 Fitness and Vertical Escape Fitness Challenge, which are available for iOS devices. Both apps are free to download and offer a handful of […]

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