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Schools Turn to Telemedicine to Tackle Student Depression, Violence
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Schools Turn to Telemedicine to Tackle Student Depression, Violence

Texas school officials are touting a telemedicine service that not only brings behavioral healthcare into the school, but also may be averting serious issues like potential violence. Texas Tech University Health Science Center’s Telemedicine Wellness, Intervention, Triage and Referral (TWITR) program, in place in 11 school districts in and around Lubbock, has been used by…

Novartis is launching an mHealth app on Apple’s ResearchKit platform to determine whether smartphones are reliable enough for use in ophthalmology studies.
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Novartis is launching an mHealth app on Apple’s ResearchKit platform to determine whether smartphones are reliable enough for use in ophthalmology studies.

Novartis wants to know if smartphones are good enough to be used in eye studies. The pharma giant has launched a new project on Apple’s ResearchKit platform to gather data on how smartphones can be used in ophthalmology programs. Through the new FocalView app, company executives are looking to determine what data can be gathered…