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> Military vets in Chicago will be tapping a pilot mobile care management system to communicate with care providers and access educational mental health care material, reports MedCity News. Article

> Philips is debuting Lumify, an app-based ultrasound delivery solution for mobile devices that boasts high-quality imaging and cloud technologies. Article

Healthcare News

> In recognition of how poor bedside manners could hurt both patient satisfaction scores and finances, more healthcare providers put a higher priority on physician empathy training, according to the Deseret News. Empathy--or showing patients that healthcare professionals care about them--is increasingly on the minds of providers and hospital leaders. Article

> As online ratings play an increasing role in consumer healthcare decisions, many healthcare organizations are getting into the ratings game by posting real patient feedback on their web sites, according to CNBC. Article

Health IT News

> The proliferation of Internet-connected devices is changing healthcare delivery, said panelists at last week's 2015 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia. And there's much more disruptive tech in the industry's future. Brandon Staglin, director of marketing communications at the One Mind Institute, discussed the role of digital therapeutics in the treatment of neurological disorders. Article

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