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By Brian Dolan 11:25 am June 23, 2010
Motion Computing commercially launched a new rugged tablet computer, J3500, for the construction, health care and field service industries. The tablet PC includes Intel Core vPro processors, dual touch capacitive touch-screen with ultra-durable glass, a 3.0 megapixel camera, mobile broadband and GPS.
By Brian Dolan 10:54 am June 23, 2010
Washington, DC (June 23, 2010) — United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner was today named an Advocate for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Turner issued the following statement following the announcement:
By Brian Dolan 09:31 am June 23, 2010
World Cup mHealth: While South African healthcare workers brace for the multitude of visitors for the 2010 World Cup, spectators with smartphones can download the iTriage app, which includes listings for private hospitals and healthcare facility mapping in the eight South African provinces that tourists will visit.
By Brian Dolan 07:21 am June 23, 2010
Partners Healthcare's Center for Connected Health announced that Vitality's GlowCap service raised medication adherence rates 27 percent for a group of hypertensive patients. The group using GlowCaps achieved 98 percent adherence, while another group using GlowCaps plus financial incentives hit 99 percent adherence.
By Brian Dolan 07:06 am June 23, 2010
BOSTON, MA, JUNE 23, 2010 -- The Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners Healthcare, announced today encouraging initial findings from a medication adherence study, using a wireless electronic pill bottle to remind patients with high blood pressure to take their medication. The ongoing study measured a 27% higher rate of medication adherence in patients using Internet connected...
By Brian Dolan 07:00 am June 23, 2010
By David Doherty, Business Development, 3G Doctor
By Brian Dolan 06:48 am June 23, 2010
By Rob Havasy (@rob_havasy), Business Analyst and mHealth Strategist at the Center for Connected Health
By Brian Dolan 06:32 am June 23, 2010
According to a new report from ABI Research, the healthcare industry's adoption of WiFi has increased by 60 percent during the past 12 months. ABI reported that cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) and wearable wireless sensors have also seen significant growth over the past year, but the firm did not provide any stats to back up that trend claim.
By Brian Dolan 06:12 am June 23, 2010
LONDON -- The uptake of Wi-Fi within healthcare has grown at more than 60% over the past 12 months in both wireless local area network and Wi-Fi RTLS (Real-Time Locations Systems) deployments, and high double-digit growth is expected to continue for at least the medium term. “The growing number of wireless technologies and wireless applications being developed, piloted and deployed within...
By Brian Dolan 07:50 am June 22, 2010
While it's clear to anyone in the mobile health industry that there are a great number of events focused on mHealth, the contests and competitions related to mobile health often get lost in the shuffle. Here's our list of Five Mobile Health contests and competitions mobile health industry types should know about. For designers and developers these are great opportunities to get noticed, snag some...