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Healthcare consumers show mounting interest in virtual, on-demand care
Fierce Healthcare, August 14, 2017

Transforming the mHealth Experience With Digital Health Assistants
HIT Consultant, August 14, 2017

Google buys smartphone health monitoring startup Senosis
Pharma Phorum, August 14, 2017

Could Trump’s Opioid Emergency Boost Telemedicine, mHealth Use?
mHealth Intelligence, August 11, 2017

Trump Administration Takes on VA Telehealth Opportunities
The Natonal Law Review, August 11, 2017

More and more businesses are offering telehealth services as an employee benefit
MedCity News, August 9, 2017

VR Glasses Give Doctors a New mHealth Tool to Treat Concussions
mHealth Intelligence, July 31, 2017

New Senate bill seeks to reduce restrictions on telemedicine use
MobiHealth News, July 31, 2017

The allure of health care for tech giants
Axios, July 20, 2017


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  1. University of Phoenix: Top 5 Healthcare Tech
    [Ranked by Interest]
    1. Text message appointment reminders: 28%
    2 .E-prescription filling services: 26%
    3. Online access to health records: 25%
    4. Online appointment booking services: 15%
    5. Online chat capabilities: 5%

    Source: Becker’s Hospital Review


  2. 81% of Executives Plan to Expand Telemedicine Services
    Foley & Lardner LLP recently released their 2017 Telemedicine and Digital Health Survey. Here are some key findings from the report:
    • 81% of executives plan to expand digital health services using telemedicine.
    • 3 in 5 plan to expand mobile health applications.
    • 43% plan to expand use of wearable devices to conduct remote patient monitoring.
    • 1 in 3 respondents rated the FDA as effective in regulating new technology.
    • 42% of respondents plan to expand access to personal health records.
    • 36% plan to expand digital health services by monitoring efficacy/adverse events.
    Source: Foley & Gardner LLP, November 2017


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