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By Brian Dolan October 12, 2009
"With the FDA recently saying too many [medical] devices are getting approved too easily and some other things they are articulating, it's frustrating," Montage Systems CEO Eric Collins said during a panel session at the CTIA Wireless IT & E event last week.
By Brian Dolan October 9, 2009
AT&T has inked a deal to let Vitality's smart pillbox cap offering, GlowCaps, run on its wireless network. The service is a medication reminder and compliance service: GlowCaps fit the standard pill container top as a new, smart lid that uses short-range wireless technology to monitor when a pillbox is open and when it isn't.
By Brian Dolan October 9, 2009
Wireless industry association CTIA teamed up with Harris Interactive to conduct a nationwide survey that found 78 percent of the U.S. is interested in mobile health solutions and 15 percent of the U.S. is extremely or very interested in learning more about mHealth. About 19 percent of the people surveyed said that they would upgrade their current mobile phone plan to gain access to mHealth...
By Brian Dolan October 9, 2009
SAN DIEGO - A new national study released today at International CTIA WIRELESS I.T. & Entertainment 2009® by CTIA-The Wireless Association® in conjunction with Harris Interactive®, finds that almost eight in ten Americans (78%) expressed interest in mHealth (or mobile health) solutions and more than one in ten (15%) said they were extremely/very interested in learning more about it.
By Brian Dolan October 7, 2009
Grocery store chain Safeway gives employees discounts on their health insurance for having certain body mass indexes, quitting smoking, controlling hypertension or lowering their cholesterol, according to a report from National Public Radio this week.
By Brian Dolan October 7, 2009
Verizon Wireless announced that it is now offering an application for home health care workers called OnCare, that was developed by Xora. The application aims to help home health care companies increase efficiency and productivity by allowing administrators to securely dispatch, track and communicate with mobile caregivers. The app runs on GPS-enabled mobile phones that also help care givers find...
By Brian Dolan October 7, 2009
SAN DIEGO and BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 7 -- With the growth in the home health care industry, Verizon Wireless said today from CTIA WIRELESS I.T. & Entertainment 2009® that it is offering OnCare by Xora, an industry vertical solution for its Field Force Manager application that helps address the specific needs of mobile health care workers and helps companies become more productive and...
By Brian Dolan October 7, 2009
Voalte announced this week a collaboration agreement with Sarasota Memorial Hospital that sees the care facility's nurses using Voalte's iPhone-based voice, alarm and text offering.
By Brian Dolan October 7, 2009
ScanAvert, a wireless health application that alerts users before they eat something that they are allergic to or that might interfere with the effectiveness of their prescription drugs, officially launched today at Health 2.0 in San Francisco.
By Brian Dolan October 7, 2009
Sarasota, FL -- October 6, 2009 -- Trey Lauderdale, Vice President of Innovation for Voaltė (pronounced volt), announced a newly established collaboration agreement with Sarasota Memorial Hospital that brings cutting edge communication technology to nurses and other point-of-care workers. Voaltė (nomenclature derived from a contraction of Voice, Alarm, Text) consolidates all three functions on...

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