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By Chip Means 01:02 pm November 5, 2010
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By Mike Miliard 02:41 pm November 4, 2010
AT&T on Thursday announced a new practice area and portfolio of specialized services that seek to harness IT to help improve patient care and reduce medical costs nationwide. Called AT&T ForHealth, it will accelerate delivery of innovative wireless, networked and cloud-based solutions specifically for the healthcare industry.
By Brian Dolan 04:32 am November 4, 2010
Adoption of smartphones in the US only hovers around 20 percent. Most people today do not have smartphones. In turn, most people do not have access to health related apps created for smartphones.
By Brian Dolan 03:17 am November 4, 2010
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By Brian Dolan 09:20 pm November 3, 2010
AT&T launched a new practice area called AT&T ForHealth which aims to accelerate the delivery of innovative wireless, networked, and cloud-based solutions for the healthcare industry.
By Brian Dolan 07:01 pm November 3, 2010
The San Diego-based Alliance Healthcare Foundation (AHF) announced late last month that the winners of its 2010 Innovation Initiative grant competition of more than $1.2 million were Social Interest Solutions (SIS) and the San Diego Text4Baby Coalition. Both groups worked to improve access to health and social services for San Diego's medically underserved population.
By Brian Dolan 06:44 pm November 3, 2010
A recently launched mobile phone-enabled diabetes management and prevention pilot in Tijuana, Mexico has brought together a number of companies and organizations from both sides of the border.
By Brian Dolan 06:21 pm November 3, 2010
GE Healthcare announced that its Carescape B650 monitor secured FDA clearance this week. The monitor offers data integration and connectivity, consistency between care areas and -- mobility.
By Brian Dolan 05:43 pm November 3, 2010
Some mobile health service providers are looking to engage self-insured employers as one of their core customers. A recent survey conducted by SNG Research and commissioned by RedBrick Health found that employee wellness programs that set program goals and rewarded employees paired with hiring an independent vendor significantly improved employee engagement in corporate health and wellness...
By Brian Dolan 05:28 pm November 3, 2010
NHS app now a mobile optimized website too: UK's NHS offered up a mobile optimized website version of their “Health and Symptom Checker,” which was previously made available as an iPhone app. David Doherty reviews the app here: 3G Doctor Blog