OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2018--HealthSplash, a healthcare startup determined to change interoperability within healthcare, announced today that it expects to release the first version of its consumer-facing app prior to the end of the second quarter this year.This app can bring healthcare into the patients' hands and can eliminate the need to leave home in search of healthcare that can be delivered via telehealth solutions.Telehealth connectivity between a patient and his or her primary care physician is not “revolutionary” in a stand-alone setting. Dozens of healthcare startups can boast the same function. For HealthSplash, however, this is only a first implementation of their larger array of SplashCare offerings to patients and providers.“We are disrupting healthcare by changing the way we currently think about healthcare,” CEO Brett Blackman said. “We only go to the doctor after something happens. Healthcare won’t change until … [Read more...] about HealthSplash Announces New App for Patient Controlled Healthcare and Initial Go-to-Market Launch
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Cecilia Kang and Michael J. de la Merced New York Times April 30, 2018 WASHINGTON — T-Mobile’s proposed merger with Sprint would create a new national wireless giant capable of taking on Verizon and AT&T. The combined company, which would be called T-Mobile, would cover about 100 million customers.But how, exactly, will all those customers fare if regulators sign off on the deal? And what about the millions of customers who use Verizon and AT&T?Here’s what you need to know. Will my bill go up? Advertisement Possibly, but not immediately. It’s difficult to promise that prices will remain at their current levels, even though the companies say consumers should expect the deal to lower prices. Get Talking Points in your inbox: An afternoon recap of the day’s most important business news, delivered weekdays. Thank you … [Read more...] about What does the T-Mobile/Sprint merger mean for customers?
CIO Insights: Why relationships matterMixing business and pleasure has long been inadvisable. But the hard lines between the two are softening, with relationships based on shared personal and professional interests becoming more important to the careers of entrepreneurs and freelancers all over the world.Despite French culture traditionally not lending itself to business and pleasure networking as easily as the US's or UK's, the country's tech startup ecosystem is producing new models that are changing business networking."Business dating" app Shapr promotes networking as a lifestyle and made over made 7.5 million professional matches in 2017. Founded by French entrepreneur and CEO Ludovic Huraux, Shapr is most popular in New York and Paris, each with around 1.1 million matches in 2017, followed by London on 750,000 matches. "The culture of networking in Paris is less strong, but in New York they know that their network is a big asset to career and that's why they are very open … [Read more...] about Business or pleasure? The apps and trends that are blurring boundaries
After working for two years on an enterprise version of its smart glasses -- Glass Enterprise Edition -- Google says its head-mounted display is now "fully available" for business use.There's still no way to buy the device online, and the question remains whether businesses can benefit from using Glass as a collaboration and workflow tool.Glass Project Lead Jay Kothari wrote in a blog post July 18 that Google Glass Enterprise Edition had evolved from a two-year limited program to being available now to more businesses through a network of development partners, such as EyeSucceed or Proceedix.Google's development partners create applications for specific industries, such as manufacturing, aerospace and healthcare.Google is pitching Glass as a tool that can ease workflows by helping employees remain engaged and focused on tasks by removing distractions. Saying "OK Glass," for example, can activate an application.Google partner Proceedix offers a software-as-a-service-based platform … [Read more...] about Is Google Glass really ready for the enterprise?
2018 so far has saw some major moves in the Russian esports realm, which has emerged as a sizable European market with established players operating globally. Last week, Mail.Ru Group — an LSE-listed Internet company which controls the largest Russian-language social networks and a range of online gaming companies — announced the acquisition of ESforce. This company, which generates around 60% of its revenues in euros and US dollars, owns two world-class clubs: SK and Virtus Pro. It also controls 14 websites; 209 social media groups and video production studios; the event organizer Epic eSports Events; CyberBase, the largest eSports global database; as well as trading and analytics platforms. ESforce is also behind Yota Arena, a huge eSports tournament venue in Moscow, and Fragstore, a merchandising retailer present in 20 countries, according to the company. In 2017, these businesses attracted 116 million users with 440 million sessions and over … [Read more...] about Russia’s esports market is heating up