Clearly wireless technologies' importance to the telemedicine industry is growing. Here's more evidence: The ZigBee Alliance and the American Telemedicine Association announced an agreement today to work together to evangelize ZigBee technology's use cases for the healthcare industry. ATA plans to promote ZigBee to a number of groups, including "traditional medicine, academic medical centers, technology and telecommunications companies, e-health, medical societies and government," according to the organizations' press release.
Groups will educate health care professionals and consumers on wireless health care solutions
SAN RAMON, Calif. and WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 / -- The ZigBee Alliance and the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) will educate both health care professionals and consumers on benefits of telecommunications technologies as part of a new liaison agreement announced today. The groups will focus on the many capabilities of ZigBee Health Care, an open standard for secure monitoring and management of noncritical, low-acuity health care and wellness services.
Microsoft has launched awards for mobile health solutions in Africa: “We propose to demonstrate the potential of mobile phones to enable the delivery of healthcare-related services on the African continent. We invite Africa-based researchers to apply for grants of cash to conduct one-year studies. Successful proposals will use Microsoft technologies and may also employ the capability of a mobile phone to interface with other devices, such as specialist medical hardware.
San Diego, California-based start-up Triage Wireless has changed its name to Sotera Wireless as part of an agreement with Inverness Medical Innovations, which markets products under the Triage brand.
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 16 -- Triage Wireless(TM), Inc., a medical device company developing a new generation of vital signs monitoring technology, today announced it has changed its corporate name to Sotera Wireless(TM), Inc. effective immediately.
CGM start-up raises $3M: Echo Therapeutics, which is developing a needle-free, non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring system and and a system for transdermal drug delivery, raised $3 million in additional capital by selling common stock to accredited and institutional investors. More
HIStalk interviewed Voxiva Co-Founder, Chairman and President Paul Meyer this week and the result was a sprawling conversation that covered mobile phones' roles in healthcare today.
AllOne Health announced that its pilot with the U.S. Army, called mCare, has facilitated more than 5,000 messages to the 100 "wounded warriors" participating in the program. The participants are U.S.
By Michael Foley, Ph.D., executive director, Bluetooth SIG
TripleTree recently announced the availability of its latest research report: Wireless and Mobile Health Report, a follow-up to its classic Telemedicine 2.0 report from 2007, which we still reference because of its helpful categorization of the wireless health market.