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1,000 Apple Watches handed out for digital health projects

A total of 1,000 Apple Watches have been awarded to five digital health projects at Stanford University. The Stanford Center for Digital Health awarded the watches to the projects which are designed to study whether the creative uses of smartwatches can achieve meaningful health care outcomes. Mintu Turakhia, MD, associate professor of cardiovascular medicine and…

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Digital Health Age: Weekly news roundup

Digital Health Age takes a look at some of the biggest stories that have emerged over the course of the past week.   A digital direction Earlier this year the FDA announced it was setting up a digital health unit, to be placed within the Centre for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH). The unit will…

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Sunderland NHS trust deploys patient management system

City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation trust has installed a patient flow management service to help reduce the time it takes for patients to check in. The trust has worked together with healthcare IT provider Intouch with Health to deploy the system which includes self-check in kiosks that are integrated with the trust’s Meditech electronic patient…

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Mobile health becoming increasingly popular, report states

The latest report by business intelligence firm GBI Research shows that mobile health (mHealth) is becoming more popular as healthcare shifts towards value-based medicine. GBI Research’s latest report highlights how the use of mHealth services such as data collection and remote patient monitoring, will increase as the healthcare industry heads towards value-based medicine. The report…

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Hospitals in Ireland benefit from patient management system

A hospital in East Ireland has went live with an electronic patient management system to stop its emergency department being dependent on paper-based methods. Clinical technology provider IMS Maxims installed its Maxims software in the St Michael’s Hospital emergency department (ED). Maxims offers work-flow processes that simplify and speed up core activities to help enhance…

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