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By  Brian Dolan 08:47 am June 5, 2009
Just yesterday we reported on the growing competition between wireless remote monitoring companies CardioNet and LifeWatch, which both help physicians monitor patients at risk for heart arrythmias via wireless devices and sensors. How can wireless health services help people who actually have heart failure, though?
By  Brian Dolan 05:06 am June 5, 2009
By Lisa Stiles, Talstone Group, organizing sponsor of HealthCampNash
By  Brian Dolan 10:48 am June 4, 2009
Remote cardiac monitoring company LifeWatch has inked an exclusive carrier agreement with Verizon Wireless for its mobile phone-based service for cardiac patients.
By  Brian Dolan 09:38 am June 3, 2009
There is little benefit to be gained from deciphering the ever-moving target of teen speak, which at the present time is greatly influenced by abbreviations used when text messaging. "IDK my BFF Jill," as the popular Cingular wireless commercial once taught us.
By  Brian Dolan 05:06 am June 3, 2009
By Philippa Hobbs, Business Research Executive, Informa Telecoms & Media
By  Brian Dolan 01:02 pm June 2, 2009
GreatCall, parent company to Jitterbug, the easy-to-use mobile phone service for seniors, launched a new phone called the Jitterbug J, which is a big step since the service provider formerly only had two other phones available.
By  Brian Dolan 09:06 am June 2, 2009
Michael Goldberg of Mohr Davidow Ventures (MDV) is currently, actively pursuing start-ups in the personalized medicine sector, including companies that make use of wireless sensors to collect clinically-actionable data for point-of-care. Goldberg's firm recently invested in wireless remote monitoring company Corventis.
By  Brian Dolan 06:21 am June 1, 2009
The American Medical Association's AMNews just reported on the Manhattan Research report from last month that found 64 percent of doctors now use smartphones. The article, however,  includes some interesting insights from the report's authors as well as from some doctors who have led the trend by using smartphones to access medical records and more.
By  Brian Dolan 12:50 pm May 31, 2009
From the same engineers that designed Google Maps comes an online collaboration tool called Google Wave that attempts to answer the question: What would email look like if it was invented today, instead of some 40 years ago before the Internet even existed?