How the Apple Watch measures heart rate, and why it (hopefully) won’t give you a rash From Mobil Health News

by Admin 04.20.2015

Just a few days before the first units start shipping, Apple has posted some support documents that pull back the curtain on some of the technical details of its heart rate monitor, and also give some insight into steps Apple has taken to head off potential skin irritation issues. Apple blog 9to5Mac first spotted the two new pages. […]

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In-Depth: Round-up of digital health news from HIMSS15 From Mobil Health News

by Admin 04.17.2015

After spending a few days in Chicago at the HIMSS 15 event, the MobiHealthNews team has rounded up all the mobile and digital health news that came out of the always noisy conference. Here’s our list of news announcements, reports from the keynote stage, recaps of sideline conversations, and more from the past week. WebMD’s […]

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Survey: 50 percent of docs use smartphones, but 56 percent use desktops From Mobil Health News

by Admin 04.16.2015

While most clinicians are carry one or more mobile devices for a variety of use cases, it’s still the case that no single screen is as popular as the desktop computer for physicians, according to a new survey released by Microsoft. The online survey of 402 U.S. physicians was conducted by YouGov. Fifty percent of physicians used […]

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New Jersey offers pharmacists, doctors app to help monitor prescription drug abuse From Mobil Health News

by Admin 04.16.2015

New Jersey’s Division of Consumer Affairs has launched a new app for iPhones that will allow authorized users of the state’s prescription monitoring program, prescribers and pharmacists licensed in New Jersey, access to the database via their smartphone. The database is managed by the New Jersey Prescription Management Program (NJPMP), a program under the Division of Consumer Affairs. […]

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