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A new Frost & Sullivan report finds rising telehealth opportunities in APAC

Healthcare industry is showing significant interest in telehealth technologies as they possess an ability to address the industry’s challenges. A recent report by Frost & Sullivan, Telehealth Opportunities in APAC, finds increasing opportunities in the telehealth sector in Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. The market witnessed a good turnover with mHealth (text, voice, and other mobile services), [...]

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NEWS: Max Healthcare and Healthpoint Services collaborate to extend healthcare services to rural regions

New Delhi-based Healthpoint Services India Private Limited, has partnered with Max Healthcare, a provider of healthcare services, to offer telemedicine services to rural Punjab. Through this agreement, the two organizations will unify their efforts in healthcare and medical services.

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NEWS: Microsoft and Wipro join forces to provide Cardiac Care and Remote Fetal Monitoring solutions

Wipro Technologies, a global IT, outsourcing, and consulting company, in partnership with Microsoft Corporation has rolled out the Wipro AssureHealth platform. Targeted mainly at care providers, the platform provides innovative solutions for Cardiac Care and Remote Fetal Monitoring that will help provide low cost, high quality treatment, mainly for chronic diseases.

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Cisco selects Telerad Tech as Managed Service Provider for its Telemedicine Platform

Bangalore, India-based Telerad Tech has been roped in as the managed service provider (MSP) for HealthPresence™, the telemedicine platform by Cisco in India.

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NEWS: First Certification for Mobile Health Solutions from Continua Health Alliance

Continua Health Alliance has announced the certification for a mobile health service offering, for the first time, to iPhone Mobile Manager, an application from Vignet, Inc., to manage personal health data on Apple mobile devices.

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CMS Endorses Health Coverage for Pregnant Women through Text4baby

CMS Endorses Health Coverage for Pregnant Women through Text4baby

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has entered into a collaboration with text4baby, a free mHealth initiative, to drive the enrolment for Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Medicaid. CMS intends on leveraging the services of text4baby to educate pregnant women and new mothers on vital healthcare tips, reminders, and alerts through text [...]

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Ninety-five Percent Cite Enhanced Efficiency with RTLS: A KLAS Survey

A recent report by KLAS shows that 95% of respondents confirm gains in operational efficiency with the use of real-time location system (RTLS) solution.

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TTA and NFC to Add Value to Continua’s Interoperability Efforts

With a mission to promote interoperable, personal connected health products and services, the Continua Health Alliance has collaborated with Telecommunications Technology Associations (TTA) to set up a new Continua test lab at South Korea, for the certification of products released in the Asian market. In an interview with the Health IT NEWS.Direct! team, Kanghae Lee, [...]

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Awarepoint to Strengthen its Position in RTLS Market Through PCTS Acquisition

San Diego, California-based Awarepoint Corporation has acquired North Carolina’s Patient Care Technology Systems (PCTS), a provider of workflow automation solutions, for an undisclosed amount. Through this agreement, PCTS’ clinical applications and software platform will be combined with Awarepoint’s real-time location system (RTLS) technology platform, to provide the healthcare industry with an enterprise-wide RTLS solution.

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GE Healthcare and Cisco Collaborate on New Wi-Fi and RTLS Integrated System

GE Healthcare Performance Solutions and Cisco have entered into a partnership to offer a new mobility technology platform that integrates GE’s AgileTrac™ platform with Cisco’s Context-Aware Software (CAS) and Cisco Unified Wireless Network (CUWN). This solution is expected to help healthcare providers deliver better care and improve efficiency by helping in regulating equipment, staff, and [...]

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mhealth + Telehealth World 2013

mhealth + Telehealth World 2013

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