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Kevin Benedict's Mobile Health News Weekly – Week of April 12, 2015

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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According to HRI, over the next five years, 86 percent of clinicians believe mobile apps will play a major role in a physician’s practice.  Read Original Content

Validic has launched Validic Connect to enable app and devices developers to build directly to the Validic digital health platform. The company announced the addition of 36 new clinical and fitness devices to its marketplace – growing its ecosystem by 20 percent in the first quarter of this year.  Read Original Content

BlackBerry Ltd and NantHealth, a healthcare-focused data provider, launched a secure cancer genome browser, giving doctors the ability to access patients' genetic data on the BlackBerry Passport smartphone.   The company said the cancer genome browser on the BlackBerry Passport enables deep, interactive reporting on genomics data for physicians.  Read Original Content

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A partnership between Apple and IBM for developing enterprise apps has led to four new healthcare software tools aimed at helping nurses in patient care and management tasks – the Hospital RN, Hospital Tech, Hospital Lead, Home RN.  Read Original Content

Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston will pilot iGetBetter’s apps to reduce hospital readmissions through remote patient monitoring and post-discharge patient engagement. The pilot will target patients that have heart disease, specifically those with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.  Read Original Content


A remote patient monitoring project is being launched to help people with chronic diseases better manage their health. The one-year pilot project, being led by Eastern Health, will involve up to 700 patients and will focus on those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure.  Read Original Content

Last month MedNav, a location-based mobile health app, launched its integrated platform.  The app allows patients to view live wait times, review verified ratings and schedule appointments, while eliminating excess capacity and increasing patient satisfaction for providers.  Read Original Content

The number of mobile health apps is continuing to increase and doctors are embracing this trend, with more than one-third of physicians recommending their use in the past year, according to an article published in Medical Economics.  Read Original Content

According to a new Research Now, 46 percent of health care professionals say they’ll introduce mobile apps to their practice in the next five years. But nineteen percent of health care professionals say they’ll never use apps in their business.  Read Original Content

Results from a Deloitte survey indicate 43 percent of physicians tapped into mobile health technology for clinical purposes, and recent findings suggest that number has only continued to increase.  Read Original Content

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***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

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Kevin Benedict is an opinionated futurist, Principal Analyst at the Center for Digital Intelligence™, C4DIGI.com, emerging technologies analyst, and digital transformation and business strategy consultant. In the past 8 years he has taught workshops for large enterprises and government agencies in 18 different countries, and is a keynote speaker at conferences worldwide. He spent nearly 5 years working as a Senior Analyst at Cognizant (CTSH), and 2 years serving in Cognizant's Center for the Future of Work where he wrote many reports, hundreds of articles, interviewed technology experts, and produced videos on the future of digital technologies and their impact on industries. He has written articles published in The Guardian, wrote the Forward to SAP Press' book titled "Mobilizing Your Enterprise with SAP", published over 3,000 articles and was featured as thought leader and digital strategist in the Department of Defense's IQT intelligence journal. Kevin lectures and leads workshops, teaches and consults with companies and government agencies around the world to help develop digital transformation and business strategies. Visit his website at C4DIGI.com.