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Will mHealth bring new types of insurance?

If your employer dropped healthcare coverage – McKinsey says that’s coming in 2014 – and you were more responsible for your own healthcare, what would you look for in an insurer? Tools targeting the social-powered consumer could shift the landscape for mHealth and health insurance, and bring new companies into the mix.

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mHealth devices that aren’t smartphones

While smartphones have created an entire category we call mHealth, there may still be care applications where a smartphone isn’t the preferred device. Using today’s embedded technology, dedicated devices can be created with the communication and monitoring capability needed for life-critical applications like cardiac monitoring. What’s inside looks a lot like a smartphone but gives […]

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