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How a mobile health app and a CPR-trained mechanic helped save one infant’s life

A mobile healthcare app called PulsePoint is making headlines this week for being credited with saving the life of a one month-old baby in Spokane, Washington. The app empowers CPR-certified citizens to come to the rescue of their neighbors in need who are awaiting the arrival of emergency responders. Local public safety agencies purchase the […]

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Physician Targeting Using Real-time Data: How PurpleLab’s Alerts Can Help

By leveraging real-time data that offers unprecedented insights into physician behavior and patient outcomes, companies can gain a competitive advantage with prescribers. PurpleLab®, a healthcare analytics platform with one of the largest medical and pharmaceutical claims databases in the United States, recently announced the launch of Alerts which translates complex information into actionable insights, empowering companies to identify the right physicians to target, determine the most effective marketing strategies and ultimately improve patient care.

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Mental health help for veterans goes mobile with new app

It’s well known that scores of military veterans face a difficult transition upon returning from battle zones, often manifested through mental health conditions that can lead to isolation and desperation. In an attempt to reach those veterans that are struggling to cope, a group of developers in Los Angeles is launching a free mobile app […]

California HIE to use Humetrix iBlueButton app

App developer Humetrix said its iBlueButton will be used by California Direct and its physicians hoping to create better lines of communication with patients. It’s the first mobile foray for California Direct, a health information exchange run by Santa Cruz-based Axesson that works with hospitals, ACOs and other providers throughout the West Coast on issues […]

Mayo Clinic’s plan to give medical advice through your smartphone

Mayo Clinic has put its money and its brains behind a new mobile health startup that wants to give everyday consumers access to a personal health assistant to help them navigate the complex new world of healthcare. The goal of the Better app, launching today in the App Store, is to expand consumers’ access to […]

New Apple iPad promo shows off Cleveland Clinic’s concussion app

Two and a half years ago, Cleveland Clinic researchers began a pilot study of an iPad app they’d developed as a tool for evaluating athletes after potential concussion-causing injuries. Now it’s getting star treatment from Apple, which featured the app, called C3 Logix, as part of its “Your Verse” campaign. The page devoted to the […]