August 17, 2009
The National Science Foundation has awarded Dartmouth College a $3 million federal grant, which is part of the federal stimulus bill, to develop secure, efficient systems that enabled physicians to monitor patients through mobile phones and wearable wireless sensors. The three year project aims to explore the security challenges related to protecting patient data while also making sure that the...
August 5, 2009
MediSens developing body monitoring systems for diabetes, balance issues
UCLA's newly launched on-campus technology incubator at the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) has opened lab space to MediSens Wireless, a startup company that develops and manufactures personal body-monitoring systems for medical and health applications.
The incubator program was established in March to nurture early-...
August 3, 2009
Last week WebMD highlighted its newest iPhone offering, Medscape Mobile during its quarterly investor call, which included some interesting metrics for the company's advertising revenues, CME program growth and general Web traffic numbers. Given the comments about Medscape Mobile's success to date, it seems like the company is looking toward its mobile app for future revenue growth.
August 3, 2009
The Principal at Changeist, Scott Smith, recently discussed wireless health trends with mobihealthnews in an interview that covered everything from long term drivers of wireless health to wireless carrier liability. Smith has consulted with large consumer technology companies for the past 15 years, and most recently began identifying emerging tech markets for investment. Wireless health has...
July 27, 2009
Digital sales and health marketing company Physicians Interactive (PI) acquired mobile medical content publisher Skyscape late last week for an undisclosed sum. PI stated in the press release announcing the acquisition that the deal gives its partners access to Skyscape's more than 1 million users. Skyscape's mobile apps and PDA programs for health practitioners compete with similar offerings...
July 27, 2009
Third acquisition in 10 months expands delivery of medical content to more than one million health care professionals
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., July 23 -- Physicians Interactive LLC (PI), the leading digital sales and health marketing partner for life sciences companies, today announced the acquisition of Skyscape Inc., the world's No. 1 service for trusted medical information delivered via mobile...
July 23, 2009
During the winter, rabbits and squirrels are scarce so birds of prey need to focus on larger prey to survive. They hunt goats, antelopes and caribou. Fewer investments, bigger pay-offs.
Yes, it's July, but thanks to the current economy it's still winter for investors. While it may be sunnier in the emerging wireless health industry than elsewhere, recent events have helped your Taxonomist-In-...
July 20, 2009
BiancaMed announced today that it has received an additional €6 million funding.
This new capital will allow the company to expand its core team, accelerate the launch of several innovative consumer products with existing ‘go-to-market’ partners targeting the wellness space, and continue the development of clinical products targeting unmet needs in areas, such as sleep apnoea screening and...
July 20, 2009
BiancaMed, a Dublin, Ireland-based developer of monitoring technology for sleep apnea diagnosis and other sleep or breathing related conditions, has raised €6 million ($9.8 million) in its second round of venture capital. The company's technology includes contact-free wireless sensors for heart rate and breathing.
Seventure Partners led the latest investment round with return investors ePlanet,...
July 15, 2009
Combined Company Positioned to Leverage Technological and Protective Benefits of Patents Applied to Both Mobile and Online Consumer Behavioral Targeted Marketing
PHOENIX and NEW YORK, July 14, 2009 — Modavox, Inc. (OTCBB:MDVX), Internet broadcasting pioneer and holder of several patented technologies, announced today that the Company has completed the acquisition of Augme Mobile(tm), a leader in...