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By Jonah Comstock January 20, 2014
MapMyFitness's first big announcement since it was acquired by Under Armour is Activity Feed, a new more in-depth social sharing platform for MapMyFitness users. MapMyFitness general manager Chris Glode told MobiHealthNews that the Activity Feed has been in the works for a while and is not a product of the acquisition. "Certainly there's a lot of users who are very open about their fitness and...
By Jonah Comstock April 3, 2013
OneHealth Solutions, a web and mobile platform geared at employee behavior change, announced a $9 million second round of funding from existing investor Lemhi Ventures. The money will go to expanding the service and supporting the added accounts of a number of recently added partners and customers. Since January, the company has inked deals with healthcare company Cenpatico, healthcare management...
By Jonah Comstock November 12, 2012
When MobiHealthNews reported on the recent Pew findings last week, we quoted Susannah Fox as saying the Long Tail of the app market likely sustains some niche health apps. One such app, the HysterSisters hysterectomy support app, demonstrates how an existing online community can leverage a social health app with a self-tracking component for additional support. HysterSisters has been around since...
By Brian Dolan April 15, 2009
Physician-only social network Sermo's Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Adam Sharp told attendees at the World Health Care Congress here in Washington D.C. that Sermo has no immediate plans to launch a mobile application for its 103,000 users. Sharp said he was impressed by the mobile apps out there for physicians already, though. "We don't have any near-term strategies on mobile," Sharp...

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