Category: mHealth Services

Interactive text messaging software enabling you to communicate, engage, and collect data more efficiently.

Mosio Announces the Launch of Clinicoin, the Largest Cryptocurrency-based Health and Wellness Community in the World

Health and Wellness SEATTLE — (Business Wire) — Mosio, Inc., the company providing two-way mobile messaging solutions for healthcare and clinical research, announces today the launch of Clinicoin, a “superapp” platform for healthcare. Clinicoin is the first blockchain platform focused on building a global health and wellness community. The platform gives users the necessary mobile tools…
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Clinicoin featured in Business Insider

We’re thrilled to have been featured in Business Insider. Read the coverage below. HEALTH CHAT APP LAUNCHES BLOCKCHAIN POWERED HEALTH PLATFORM: On Thursday, Mosio, a health messaging app that connects patients and doctors, launched Clinicoin, a blockchain-powered platform aimed at encouraging users to engage in healthy behavior. Users are rewarded with Clinicoin’s in-app cryptocurrency, called CLIN tokens, for…
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Mobile Messaging News: Mobile Trends, Truth in Texting, Teen Customer Service Text Messaging

BRDSNBZ NORTH CAROLINA TEXT LINE FOR TEENS Shift NC powers a wonderful “warm line” for teens and young adults via text messaging. From their website: “The BrdsNBz North Carolina Text Line provides confidential, factually accurate answers to sexual health questions via text message. A young person simply texts a question, and a trained health educator…
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8 Reasons to Research Client Feedback With Mobile Phone Surveys

Before you next seek client satisfaction feedback at your agency or private practice, take a look at these eight reasons to consider using mobile phone surveys. 1. Wide Availability – With an estimated 6.8 billion mobile subscriptions at the end of 2012 at an equivalent to 96% of the world population, there is no denying…
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Clinical Trial Recruitment Success Via Text Messaging

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Recruitment: the perpetually challenging aspect of clinical trials. As one of the most important parts of running a clinical trial (no patients, no trial, right?), recruitment is a large focus for those involved in clinical research.  However, even with numerous proposed strategies for effective recruitment, it seems as though it is still a major challenge…
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Integrating Mobile Technology Into Healthcare: A Clinical Trial Success Story

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The effect of using mobile technology during a clinical trial weight loss study was explored in a Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine article. The study, titled “Integrating Technology into Standard Weight Loss Treatment: A Randomized Controlled Trial”, was 12 months long with 70 participants (mean age 57.7 years, 85.5% male) with…
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Clinical Trial Promotion and Subscription via SMS

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SMS and Email Subscriptions: A Case Study SMS has the ability to considerably increase email signups.  At least, that’s what a Zettasphere case study reviewed by Tim Watson, an independent email marketing consultant, showed late last month. In the study run in the United Kingdom, Deal Monster created an ad for £5 off of first…
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4 Studies in Favor of Using Mobile Phones in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, or CBT, is a highly effective therapy used to treat or alleviate everything from smoking cessation to anxiety disorders. Recent research has investigated how mobile phones could be utilized in CBT with some very promising observations. A community health center incorporated mobile phones as part of a 12 week anti-obesity weight loss program…
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5 Reasons Texting With Counselors Could Reduce Anxiety

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Those suffering from anxiety, including anxiety attacks, panic disorder, social anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder, or even just an especially stressful period, could often use help in managing the anxiety more promptly. Here are 5 reasons that being able to text counselors could be an answer to improving the anxiety. 1. Immediate Help – Texting could…
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Text Messaging News: Beginning today, just text for train ticket, Aid Workers Turn to Text Messaging to Improve Food Aid Delivery to Refugees in the Western Sahara, Text Messaging Remains Vital to Businesses: Survey

Text messaging is always something many believe to be a private matter, and with a new system put in place by Watsonville police, crime-stoppers have managed to take advantage of that line of privacy. Text messages will go through a third party system and then arrive to any police officers on patrol. This new line…
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Mobile Health News: Patients open to app prescriptions, The new age of cardiology: Heartbeats turn digital at country’s first paperless hospital, Mobile broadband revolutionizing how doctors save lives

This is certainly exciting news. Dr Sajid Hakim, head of the cardiology department at Indus hospital has described what many are starting to call the first “paperless hospital” The Karachi-based hospital has integrated mobile right into the heart of the doctors’ daily work routines, and doctors will now be able to see important information about…
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Text Messaging News: How to Improve Post-Sales Support through Mobile, Healthy heart a smartphone away, How smartphones are making customer care hi-tech

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Smartphone apps automating customer care work with analytics, reducing workload on staff Because of the connectedness of smartphone technology, it becomes extremely easy to send, share and view files across large groups of people when everybody has a smartphone in their hand. Enterprises in India are taking advantage of this by offering statistics and information…
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mHealth News: Us smartphone users eager for more mobile health technology: poll, Canadian Hospital Launches Mobile Health App for Veterans with OSIs, Carolinas HealthCare adds mobile app for employees

A new poll finds that the demand for mobile health technology in the US outpaces the supply.

Us smartphone users eager for more mobile health technology: poll You may think that mhealth is a tech fad that will soon become a dying trend, but many people think that there is a lot of potential lying within mobile health technologies. In fact, the majority of Americans quizzed in a poll are extremely eager to be…
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Text Messaging News: Health reminders by text, Emergency text messages a click away after city implements system, Hospital offers parents digital updates on their preemies

Emergency text messages a click away after city implements system

Health reminders by text mHealth doesn’t have to be all about radical new technology and brand new shiny smartphones. Something as simple as a text message that can be sent to a cheap mobile phone could be considered mHealth, and a text messaging mHealth campaign in Southland and Otago is already on a roll. Those…
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Benefits to Clinical Research Sites and Patients in Using Mobile Text Messaging Software

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Clinical research sites become more successful and earn more studies by effectively completing clinical trials.  This means that as a site stays open, more clinical research trials are (hopefully) awarded to the site, and the site grows in the number of Principal Investigators, Sub-Investigators, and Clinical Research Coordinators. For sites that have a plethora of…
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