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By Brian Dolan March 23, 2010
Diversinet Extends Reach of Mobile Healthcare Information With New Product Release Targeting Healthcare Organizations MobiSecure(R) Wallet and Vault R4.0 Adds Personalization Capabilities And Software Development Kit TORONTO, March 23 -- Healthcare organizations looking to reduce costs and improve patient care by extending their information management to the mobile world can now do so without...
By Brian Dolan March 23, 2010
After the What's Next Boomer Business Summit a group of some 50 representatives from aging technology firms met up for the first open meeting of the Aging Technology Alliance, also called AgeTek. The group originally formed in Janurary after the Silvers Summit at the Consumers Electronics Show in Las Vegas. What's particularly interesting about AgeTek is that its board of advisors are decidedly...
By Brian Dolan March 23, 2010
Open standards and interoperability are key to mobile health offerings scaling in developing markets, Ericsson's head of sustainability and corporate responsibility Elaine Weidman told the Financial Times in a recent interview. “Vertical solutions cannot be scaled because vertical solutions look at one business model and don’t look at consumer convenience and flexibility,” US-based C-SAM's CEO...
By Brian Dolan March 19, 2010
GE offers iPhone app IMAGES: GE Healthcare has released a new iPhone app for radiologists called IMAGES. The app launch follows closely on the heels of its consumer wellness app Morsel, which launched last month. Medgadget gets the sense that the app is more targeted toward GE's sales staff than their customers -- radiologists. Here's the standard Apple commercial for the app below: Apple hires...
By Brian Dolan March 19, 2010
"While the mHealth market presents significant growth opportunities, when taking into account device, software, connectivity and overall service revenue streams, the market and ecosystem are fragmented, creating challenges for any single player to address the full breadth of opportunities," according to a new report from CSMG called "mHealth: Taking the Pulse." CSMG estimated that the mHealth...
By Brian Dolan March 19, 2010
mHealth to Create Significant Revenue Opportunities for Traditional Health Care and New Players Across the Telecommunications Industry Overland Park, KS - March 19, 2010 - CSMG, the strategy division of TMNG Global (NASDAQ: TMNG), a leading provider of professional services, products and services to the converging communications, media and entertainment industries, today released its report on...
By Brian Dolan March 18, 2010
One federal agency suggesting ways that another federal agency might better do its job is commonplace in Washington D.C., but it's of particular interest for this editor when the topic is mobile health. Within the FCC's 360 page National Broadband Plan, which it unveiled earlier this week, there is a full chapter and some two dozen pages about healthcare. The FCC calls connected health "eCare"...
By Brian Dolan March 18, 2010
Sprint's wireless health efforts include clinician offerings, patient tools, ambulatory care connectivity and home health solutions, Sprint's VP of Industry Solutions Tim Donahue told MobiHealthNews in a recent interview. "For telecoms, the focus used to be all about the healthcare provider," Donahue said. "It's not now and it shouldn't be. It's about the patient. That's what [Sprint CEO Dan...
By Brian Dolan March 17, 2010
In the fall of 2003, during an introductory psychology class at Brown University, a group of students learned that when an alarm clocks wakes you up during the wrong sleep stage, you wake up feeling groggy. If the alarm clock happens to wake you during the right sleep stage, however, you awake feeling refreshed. "It is a very powerful idea," Zeo co-founder and chief technology officer Ben Rubin...
By Brian Dolan March 17, 2010
This week MobiHealthNews had a chance to discuss wireless health trends and activities at the West Wireless Health Institute with the Institute's new CEO Don Casey. We asked Casey to list five things the WWHI will accomplish in 2010, to point to some of the key challenges facing the wireless health industry and more. MobiHealthNews: Name five things the WWHI will accomplish this year. Casey: 1)...

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