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By Kyle Hardy 04:57 pm June 21, 2010
During the World Cup, currently being held in South Africa, spectators can get help addressing unexpected healthcare needs by downloading iTriage, a free app for smartphones.Healthagen, a Lakewood, Colo.-based maker of healthcare software, supported the emergency preparation efforts in South Africa prior to the FIFA World Cup kick-off on June 11, and has added hospitals and healthcare facilities...
By Brian Dolan 07:53 am June 21, 2010
The organizers of TEDMED have recently posted the rest of the videos of the presentations from the event last year in San Diego. MobiHealthNews reported live from TEDMED, revisit our coverage here. New York Times columnist David Pogue gave one of the most memorable presentations on whether your iPhone could save your life. While mostly tongue-in-cheek, Pogue made some good points and highlighted...
By Brian Dolan 06:58 am June 21, 2010
Humana, a US health insurance company with more than 10 million members, announced today that its Games for Health team had launched the first of several iPhone apps that use gaming to help people engage in healthy activities. The first game, Colorfall, is now available in the iTunes AppStore for $2.99.
By Brian Dolan 06:19 am June 21, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jun 21, 2010 -- Humana Inc. announced today that its Games for Health team is launching the first of several iPhone applications that feature a fun approach to helping people get healthier and achieve lifelong well-being.
By Brian Dolan 05:02 pm June 17, 2010
Companies demonstrate continued commitment to accelerate emerging wireless health industry SAN DIEGO – June 17, 2010 –The West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI) today announced CareFusion, Cisco and Medtronic have joined its roster of Technology and Education (T&E) partners. Each company plans to work closely with the Institute’s clinical and engineering teams on a variety of research,...
By Brian Dolan 05:00 pm June 17, 2010
The West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI) made three big announcements today from its Open House in La Jolla, California: The Gary and Mary West Foundation have donated an additional $25 million to the institute, the Carlos Slim Health Institute is now a partner of the WWHI, and
By Brian Dolan 05:00 pm June 17, 2010
Collaboration Demonstrates Huge Potential for Innovative Global Partnerships to Accelerate Wireless Health
By Brian Dolan 03:25 am June 17, 2010
"Where will all this data go?"
By Brian Dolan 01:23 am June 17, 2010
Last month smartphone running app RunKeeper crossed the 2 million download mark, FitnessKeeper's co-founder Michael Sheeley told MobiHealthNews in a recent interview.