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By Brian Dolan 05:04 am December 1, 2010
According to a recent survey, 60 percent of Americans with chronic disease said a home medical device would improve their health. The interest was about the same among Americans who do not have chronic disease, the suvery conducted by GfK Roper and commissioned by EHR provider Practice Fusion found.
By Molly Merrill 03:30 pm November 30, 2010
Three in five Americans with chronic disease say using a home medical device would improve their health, according to a new survey. The poll was conducted by GfK Roper on behalf of San Francisco-based EHR provider, Practice Fusion.Almost half of Americans currently live with at least one chronic condition, and more than ninety percent of Americans age 65 or older are living with some form of...
By Bernie Monegain 11:01 am November 30, 2010
GE Healthcare announced Monday the 510(k) clearance of its next generation wireless, digital X-ray detector FlashPad at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. The technology is designed to help radiologists transition from film to digital imaging and increase access for patients worldwide.The 510(k) clearance, required by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is also...
By Bernie Monegain 12:30 pm November 29, 2010
Mobile health applications will be distributed predominantly through traditional healthcare channels by 2015 as opposed to app stores, according to a global survey by research2guidance.
By Mike Miliard 01:58 pm November 24, 2010
3M Health Information Systems and IQMax have expanded their strategic agreement to develop new mobile solutions that improve physician workflow, streamline revenue cycle processes, and provide instant access to critical information to support patient care. The agreement will bring increased value to physicians with advanced mobile applications that help them capture more accurate and complete...
By Brian Dolan 02:21 am November 24, 2010
As is tradition, MobiHealthNews has put together our third quarterly report for 2010, covering the highlights in mHealth that occurred during July, August and September of this year.
By Brian Dolan 02:14 am November 24, 2010
Future plans for WellDoc? WellDoc has considered "including glucometer technology in cell phones and vice versa, as well as using location-based information to suggest menu items at nearby restaurants that would best suit a person's current blood sugar," according to this interview.
By Brian Dolan 06:31 pm November 23, 2010
This week Chilmark Research released its long-awaited report on mHealth in the Enterprise: Trends, Opportunities, Challenges. Chilmark Lead Analyst Cora Sharma spearheaded the report, which focused on those mobile apps that tie into hospital information systems.
By Brian Dolan 05:19 pm November 23, 2010
Digifit, Withings and Zeo announced a "health triad" partnership this week that brings users an online dashboard that includes data from personal wellness devices like Withings' connected scale, Zeo's sleep monitoring device and Digifit Connect accessory wireless transceiver, which communicates with more than 80 different fitness sensors.
By Brian Dolan 04:56 pm November 23, 2010
If you want a mobile health app today, you likely need to head over to an app store that caters to your device or its operating system. According to mHealth developers who responded to a recent Research2Guidance survey, in 2015 sales of mobile health apps will be largely driven by recommendations from healthcare providers. Here are seven reasons R2G believes its survey respondents are right on: