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Insights on Consumer Engagement for Health and Wellness

“Empowering Healthcare Consumers surveyed over 10,000 U.S. broadband households in 2016 and found a large addressable market for connected healthcare.” Read more in the Parks Associated report:  8 more words

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Program helps teens ‘get the message’ about distracted driving

“ A program to educate teens about distracted driving–including a tour of a hospital trauma center and testimony from a trauma survivor–can increase awareness of the dangers of texting, cell phone use, and other distractions while driving, reports a study in the Journal of Trauma Nursing. 28 more words

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New study set to examine virtual rehabilitation platform for physical therapy

“Reflexion Health, a digital healthcare company, in conjunction with the Duke Clinical Research Institute announced the enrollment of the first patients in Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation In-home Therapy: A Research Study, which is designed to evaluate the cost and outcomes of using a virtual rehabilitation platform to deliver physical therapy following total knee replacement surgery. 35 more words

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My Whatsapp advent calendar

After my relatively negative experience with a mobile mental health service I had an idea of my own. Especially after a friend recently opened up about his challenges with mental health. 139 more words

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Send 'HAPPY' to 12345

Last weekend I saw an ad on the train about getting free mental health advice via SMS. All I needed to do was to send ‘TIPS’ to a shortcode.   442 more words

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Health post: Starting with startups

This past week, I spoke with a man named Shoibal about the general state of the medtech industry in India. He studied to be a doctor but hasn’t practiced medicine, instead going straight into the pharmaceutical industry – he currently works at an Indian pharmaceutical company here in Mumbai. 1,706 more words

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MHealth and Enhancing Customer Experience Technologies

MHealth technology is taking its part in shaping the future of healthcare. As seen above, this industry is expected to grow rapidly and its market value in 2020 will be three times of that in 2016. 1,472 more words