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The Departments of Defense and Veteran Affairs have developed several mobile apps for treatment and management of post-traumatic stress among veterans.

Northeastern University has developed a new smartphone add on device that may eliminate the need for finger pricking among diabetics; nanosensors are injected beneath the skins’ surface that picks up on glucose levels when using the light sensor smartphone attachment.

Kaiser Permanente has launched their first mobile phone application that allows members to utilize their location directory to find nearby facilities. Upcoming projects will include a mobile version of their online My Health Manager solution.

The Center for Tech and Aging has raised $447K in mHealth grants to support the advancements of technologies for elderly with chronic conditions.

Numbered are the days of pagers; a new app allows doctors and paramedics to use iPhones as a replacement of the traditional pager. The paging system was designed for Apple, Inc. by communications company, OnSet Technology.

Medical reference, software developer Epocrates has finally launched their new EHR which was initially announced 18 months ago. It is currently web based, and not yet mobile.

Azumio, the developer of the Instant Heart Rate app has raised $2.5 million in venture funding, which will enable the development of new apps including Stress Check and Stress Doctor. Funding donors include Founders Fund, Accel Partners, and Felicis Ventures.

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