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By Brian Dolan 02:42 pm May 24, 2010
From the "we-already-knew-that-but-let's-revisit" department: The Montreal Gazette has a provocative piece on the fears and concerns that at least some health practitioners have about mobile medical apps.
By Brian Dolan 06:49 am May 24, 2010
CBS' 60 Minutes program last night featured a story on Marty Cooper, the inventor of the cell phone. The program includes a number of mentions of mobile health, including mentions of MedApps and Montage Systems. A number of the clips are from the showfloor at CTIA Wireless 2010, where MobiHealthNews put on our Everywhere Healthcare event. Marty Cooper is also on the board of GreatCall, the parent...
By Molly Merrill 02:03 pm May 21, 2010
How mobile technology can improve the health behaviors of everyday people is the focus of a two-day conference at Stanford University that kicks off on Sunday. Mobile Health 2010 is the brainchild of B.J. Fogg, director of the Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab. The purpose of the conference, which runs through Tuesday, is to get people together to "foster conversation and relationships that will...
By Eric Wicklund 01:12 pm May 20, 2010
The first-aid kit and stretcher are getting an upgrade, thanks to GlobalMedia.
By Brian Dolan 01:08 am May 20, 2010
The MobiHealthNews team has spent all of Wednesday in transit making our way back from a very busy three days in San Antonio at the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) 2010 event.
By Brian Dolan 02:17 pm May 19, 2010
At the ATA 2010 event in San Antonio this week, the U.S. Army's mCare project team leaders led a deep dive session into the Diversinet-powered mHealth service for "wounded warriors."
By Bernie Monegain 01:48 pm May 19, 2010
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will spend $73.2 million to update three Web sites that garner more than 500 million page views a year from beneficiaries.CMS awarded the five-year contract to CGI Federal in a competitive bid.
By Brian Dolan 11:45 am May 19, 2010
Motion Computing has suped up its line of tablet devices with Intel Core vPro processors, which will increase the devices' performance, security and manageability, according to the company. The tablets now have better remote management capabilities that allow IT technicians to repair and secure the PC from any location, even while powered-down or in sleep mode, Motion wrote in a statement.
By Brian Dolan 10:34 am May 19, 2010
The American Telemedicine Association's 2010 event in San Antonio, Texas just wrapped up yesterday. Here's a roundup of deals, studies and product launches from the event:
By Brian Dolan 07:58 am May 18, 2010
Japanese mobile operator NTT Docomo just announced a new health and wellness service, called i-Bodymo, that is set to launch on its network next week. Docomo describes i-Bodymo as a mobile health support service that includes a full suite of wellness applications.