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By Brian Dolan October 12, 2010
At the Health 2.0 event in San Francisco last week, the West Wireless Health Institute's CEO Don Casey announced that Alan Viars' startup Videntity had won the Institute's developer challenge, Accelerating Wireless Health Adoption through a Standardized Social Network Platform.
By Brian Dolan October 11, 2010
Dr. Chrono inks deal with Vitals: Dr. Chrono, which offers an iPad and web-based electronic medical record application, announced a deal with Vitals, a site that enables patients to search, compare, and rate physicians to provide online appointment scheduling. Dr. Chrono also announced that it was bundling in Remedy Systems e-Prescribing application. Release
By Brian Dolan October 11, 2010
Institute for Global Health Innovation launches: IGHI’s deputy chairman Prof Guang-Zhong Yang told The Engineer the institute was currently developing miniature wireless sensors to remotely monitor patient's health. The Engineer
By Mike Miliard October 7, 2010
eCardio Diagnostics, a developer of arrhythmia monitoring solutions, has joined forces with AT&T to provide mobile technology-based care for heart patients. Under the partnership, AT&T is providing eCardio with machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless data and mobile connectivity for near real-time, remote monitoring.
By Brian Dolan October 7, 2010
Biosign Technologies has agreed to buy Healthanywhere, a privately held mobile health startup for $4.3 million (Canadian Dollars) in stock. The deal is still contingent on a final asset purchase agreement and approval from TSX Venture Exchange, where Biosign is listed. The companies said they expect the deal to close by early next week, however.
By Brian Dolan October 6, 2010
At the Health 2.0 event in San Francisco tomorrow, WebMD CEO Wayne Gattinella will announce that the company is enhancing its WedMD Mobile application to include user's personal health record data in order to personalize that application's symptom navigator and other functions.
By Brian Dolan October 6, 2010
Pagers to smartphones -- a long road: CIO.com has a lengthy report on the trials and tribulations of hospitals replacing pagers system-wide with smartphones and paging apps.
By Brian Dolan October 6, 2010
This week Jeff Tangney, co-founder of one of the (if not the) most popular smartphone medical apps, Epocrates, launched a new mobile-centric service for physicians called Doximity. The service is a physician's private network (like Sermo?) and iPhone app designed to help physicians save time. (Always a good pitch for that group.)
By Brian Dolan October 6, 2010
According to a recent online survey conducted by EPG Media, physicians in the United States are almost twice as likely to own a smartphone as European physicians. The EPG survey of more than 300 physicians found that around 81 percent of US physicians currently own a smartphone, only 44 percent of European doctors do.

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