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Apple, Samsung platforms key to use of smartphone accessories in healthcare

Driven by Apple's HealthKit and Samsung's SAMI platforms, healthcare smartphone accessory sales will top $3 billion by 2019, predicts Juniper Research.

mHealth market to reach $6.7B this year; Mayo Clinic launches new health app

Healthcare professionals are increasingly using mobile devices and machine-to-machine communications to diagnose, monitor and communicate with patients, according to new research.

Stronger BYOD policies are the prescription for mHealth security

Every day 24,800 patients have their protected medical records exposed, according to stats from the Department of Health and Human Services. With that type of threat lurking, and the popularity of mobile devices rising,  HealthITSecurity  offers several tips medical professionals can follow to secure their patients' sensitive data.

News Scan: Snapchat secures $20M; Aetna shuts down CarePass mHealth app; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Aug. 27, including Snapchat's $20 million boost from an investment firm, Aetna's decision to get rid of the CarePass mHealth app, Intel's reveal of its 3G mini-modem or IoT devices, more mobile messaging service options for the enterprise and the role millennials need mobile to play in their in-car experience.

Health insurers need to go mobile to engage consumers, advises IDC

Healthcare insurers need to use mobility and other technologies to engage individual policy consumers in a post-healthcare reform environment, advises a new IDC Health Insights report.

mHealth app helps elderly patients with medical independence

Elderly patients who need help remembering their medication may soon need to look no further than their tablet.

6 factors for building a successful mHealth apps business

Here are six factors that distinguish successful mHealth app publishers from less successful firms.

Mental health monitoring via mobile apps welcomed by most psych outpatients

Mobile applications that monitor mental health and mood would be welcomed by most psychiatric outpatients, according to a survey of 100 patients at a Massachusetts clinic.

Monitoring services fuel growth in mHealth market

Monitoring services are expected to fuel growth in the mobile health market, which Grand View Research forecasts will reach $49.1 billion by 2020, up from $1.95 billion in 2012.

mHealth will be top growth area in healthcare next year, says Frost

Mobile health will be a top area of growth in the healthcare market next year, according to a survey of 1,835 healthcare executives conducted by Frost & Sullivan.