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Mobile Health News Weekly – Week of June 1, 2014

The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.

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A recent report found four out of five doctors regularly use their personal mobile device at work, and Gartner predicted almost every employee will use their mobile device at the workplace over the next several years.  Read Original Content

Samsung has unveiled an innovative hardware architecture called Simband for combining health sensors onto a common wristband, and an open API architecture for handling all that sensor data, called SAMI.  Read Original Content

The Galaxy S5's heart rate sensor has mostly been handy for fitness gurus, but it's now helpful for the rest of us, too. Samsung has pushed out an update to S Health that uses the sensor to track stress levels and long-term trends; if your heart is racing after a bad day at work, you'll know.  Read Original Content

The True Cost of Mobility - Companies are under tremendous pressure to develop and deploy mobile apps for their business systems, yet the traditional approach to mobile app development typically costs $250K+ and takes 6+ months for a single app. Today IT professionals are exploring platforms that radically reduce costs and time-to-market for their mobile initiatives, especially around complex applications such as SAP, Oracle, or custom applications. Download the whitepaper - https://www.capriza.com/resources/whitepapers/?resource=true-cost-of-enterprise-mobility&adgroup=MES

According to MarketsandMarkets, the global mobile healthcare market is estimated at $6,336 million in 2013 and is poised to reach $20,683 million by 2018 at a compound annual growth rate of 26.7 percent.  Read Original Content

The Global Remote Patient Monitoring market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 15.44 percent over the period 2013-2018, according to RnRMarketResearch.com.  Read Original Content
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced its approval of the CardioMEMS HF System, the first implantable wireless device equipped with remote monitoring to assess pulmonary artery pressure in specific heart failure patients.  Read Original Content

Eighty-one teens with chronic conditions like Type 1 diabetes took part in a UC San Diego study. The results show mobile phones can help teens do a better job of managing their chronic diseases.  Read Original Content

Texting is proving to have a beneficial impact on expectant mothers in the military, according to a Text4baby report, as it helps them avoid missed appointments, reminds them of healthy nutrition habits and provides insight and guidance for dealing with childcare questions and concerns.  Read Original Content

Swift advances in technology devoted to fitness-tracking devices used by consumers are creating opportunities for physicians to tap that data to remotely monitor their patients.
Some doctors and hospitals are using the data generated to keep tabs on their patients and inform treatments, according a report published by PBS News Hour.  Read Original Content

Remote monitoring may improve clinical outcomes in patients with implanted cardiac devices, according to two studies presented at a recent Heart Rhythm Society meeting, MedPage Today reports.  Read Original Content

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