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M*Modal, a provider of clinical documentation services and speech understanding solutions, debuted M*Modal Fluency Flex, a medical dictation app for iPhone that lets doctors record clinical notes during patient encounters and integrate them with electronic health record systems.

Portsmouth Hospital partnered with iTriage to provide iNotify, an emergency room check-in notification tool, to its patients. This app allows patients to complete a short questionnaire about their symptoms, medication allergies and other information needed by the ER staff to be prepared.

AtHoc, a provider of emergency alert and communication systems, launched AtHoc Home Care Alerts, a mobile application for home health caregivers. The app allows home care givers to report any emergency about themselves or their patients, activate geo-centric personnel tracking, and conduct in-field check-ins using their smartphone.

According to the latest Gartner report, Indian health care providers are poised to spend $1B on IT products & services in 2013, a 7% increase from last year. The focus will be on hospital information systems, picture archiving, communications systems, electronic health records and mobile technologies.

A new Silicon Valley fund called DataElite opened applications for a new program that will invest in startups in exchange for equity. The fund is specifically for big data and analytics startups.

The Endomondo Sports Tracker fitness app reached the 20 million user milestone and a state of profitability. The main revenue channels are the subscription version Endomondo Premium, the paid Endomondo PRO app, and advertising.

Wellbe raised $1.4 million in funding. The company’s Patient Guidance System, which it describes as a GPS for health, sends patients emails and information before and after their surgeries.

The NIH provided funding for UCSD researchers to study the use of Twitter to monitor depression. The study will examine the effectiveness of the social media site in tracking depression.

Toledo-based startup IRISense is in the early stages of commercializing research in the form of a smartphone app that would predict blood glucose levels based on images of the eye.

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