Procura Attains Mobile Milestone Topping 3 Million Mobile Healthcare Visits

The Procura Group of Companies announced today that a new record has been achieved with their industry leading mobile healthcare solution securing their position as the most successful provider of mobile community and home care services worldwide.

Today, the Procura Mobile platform has successfully supported the delivery of 3.4 million visits. Additionally, the growth in mobile device use on the Procura platform is growing faster than any other mobile solutions with 1 million visits served every three months. This is forecasted to increase to 1 million visits per month by 2015. The Procura Mobile platform has been in use globally since 2011 providing a mobile solution for home and community care providers across the globe. As the innovators in mobile, Procura continues to bring great technology that allows providers perform their care in the home through the convenience of a mobile device. The Procura Mobile platform supports healthcare visits across a wide range of devices, form factors and operating systems.

"Procura has always seen the use of mobile devices as a critical component in the delivery of the vision of Population Healthcare Management," stated Scott Overhill, CEO The Procura Group of Companies. "Our dedication to blending technology across the continuum of care reflects our vision of healthcare to focus the right tool for the right purpose. As an example, our smart phone solution is ideal for personal support services and routine nursing visits."

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Wireless Health Market to Reach $38.51 Billion by 2016

Wireless Health Market to Reach $38.51 Billion by 2016

The report “Wireless Health Market (WLAN, WMAN, WPAN, Sensors, Smartphone, Tablet, PC, Mobile APPS) - Global Trends, Opportunities, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts Till 2016” as the name suggests, analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in North America (U.S. and Canada), Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, ROE), APAC (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia) and Rest of the World.

Wireless health comprises of advanced sensor technologies, wireless communications, and information technologies which aims at providing a better healthcare delivery. With affordable wireless information and communication technology and availability of inexpensive wireless-based laptops, portables and CD-ROM-based problem resolution and diagnostic technology, the value of wireless technology is clearly seen in improving service productivity, efficiency and profitability.

Though healthcare organizations have been slow to embrace wireless technology, more and more organizations are finding that they can save money and improve care with this technology, and as it eliminates the need for wired connections, it increases mobility of the patients and healthcare professionals, invariably improving treatment outcomes. The global wireless health market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 19.43% during the study period (2011-2016). In this report, the wireless health market is segmented on the basis of wireless technologies, handheld devices and mobile apps across their applications in healthcare amenities (hospitals, nursing homes), pharmaceuticals, medical and diagnostic laboratories, home care, telehealth and by physicians through various geographies.

North America led the global wireless health market with around 45% share in 2011; rising cost of healthcare and increasing demand for better healthcare services has lead to the adoption of advanced wireless solutions. In addition, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and U.S. healthcare reforms are boosting the adoption of healthcare IT systems.

The U.S. captures the largest market share of North America, and shows a remarkable growth opportunity. The second largest market is Europe, and Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing region with China capturing the largest market share of APAC region. Buy a copy of this report @: http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Purchase/purchase_report1.asp?id=551

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NQ Mobile(TM) Subsidiary, NationSky, Accelerates the Growth of its Enterprise Mobile Device Management

NationSky announces a large enterprise contract for its NQSky MDM solution with a major regional hospital in cooperation with a top-tier global medical technology and service provider. A large domestic insurance institution also becomes new customer. NQ Mobile, a leading global provider of mobile Internet services, today announced that its subsidiary, Beijing NationSky Network Technology, Inc. (NationSky), a leading provider of mobile services to enterprises in China, will provide enterprise mobile device management (MDM) services to Guangzhou Overseas Chinese Hospital, a major hospital in Guangdong province, in cooperation with GE Healthcare China, one of the world's top-tier medical technology and services providers.

Additionally, AnBang Insurance Group, one of the largest insurance companies in China, has chosen NQSky as its MDM service provider to manage its corporate issued mobile devices. These two large enterprise customers bring the total to more than 20 major customers that have selected the NQSky MDM solution since its launch in February 2013.

NQ Mobile and NationSky anticipate the NQSky solution to further penetrate the market and accelerate growth throughout 2013.

"Mobility is changing enterprises' working and selling style and MDM is an increasingly important issue to all enterprises, including healthcare practitioners, banks, brokers and insurance companies. The demand will continue to grow along with the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend," said Omar Khan, Co-Chief Executive Officer, NQ Mobile. "With NQSky, enterprises will be able to seamlessly integrate mobile devices with existing enterprise IT policies and fast-track mobility adoption, making this a unique solution."

Founded in 2005, NationSky is a leader in providing mobile services to about 1,250 enterprises in China. In May 2012, NQ Mobile acquired 55 percent of NationSky. Offering a suite of customized services under the NQSky brand, NationSky provides its customers end-to-end solutions from mobile data strategy consulting, architecture design and deployment, to mobile device, content and application management. NationSky also provides industry-specific solutions as well as complete platform integration services.

"With the acquisition of NationSky, NQ Mobile became the only mobile security provider in the world to approach security and privacy holistically for health care providers, large insurance companies, banks and other major enterprises," said Charles Hou, Chief Executive Officer, NationSky. "Mobile malware attacks have been steadily increasing in China and around the world, both for professionals and consumers. With NQSky, we can help our enterprise customers, regardless of the platform."

NationSky is a member of The Global Enterprise Mobility Alliance (GEMA). GEMA is the leading provider of global managed mobility services and is comprised of leading managed mobility services providers. As a member of GEMA, NationSky can provide not only standardized professional services and technical assistance, but also the ability to bridge GEMA's extensive global service structure system. Whether for foreign enterprises operating in China or the overseas expansion of Chinese enterprises, NationSky and GEMA can enable organizations to scale globally while receiving local in-country support wherever they operate around the world.

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Ascom Introduces Waveform Alerts On Smartphones And Tablets

Ascom Wireless Solutions introduces the next phase in mission-critical communication for Healthcare by delivering patient monitor waveform1 images from GE Patient Monitors to smart devices. The Ascom Unite Axess for Smart Devices is a communication application enabling sophisticated, two-way alerts and messaging for healthcare clinicians on Apple iOS and Android phones and tablets.

The addition of waveform image delivery