Meridian Health and Cypak launch joint venture iMPak Health to develop wireless health monitoring devices and services

Neptune, NJ and Stockholm, Sweden - Meridian Health and Cypak announced today the launch of their new joint venture, iMPak Health, Inc. iMPak Health’s mission will be to develop smart, easy to use wireless devices and services to screen and monitor health and overall well being globally.

Sensor for glaucoma and other mobile health news

WellAware SystemsWiFi Infusion pumps for MA hospital: Milford Regional Medical Center (MRMC), a nonprofit, acute-care facility in Milford, Massachusetts, has deployed Aruba's HIPAA-compliant 802.11n Wi-Fi networks for telemetry monitoring, voice communications, and guest access. The network supports 150 wireless Baxter Sigma infusion pumps.

United Healthcare: CardioNet is "unproven"

CardioNet patient monitorMore bad news on the reimbursement front for CardioNet and other mobile cardiac outpatient telemetry service providers: United Healthcare told the company that it is maintaining its position that “outpatient cardiovascular telemetry is unproven for managing cardiac arrhythmias" and as a result it will not cover the service for its members.

Handhelds in healthcare market to top $8.8B

MIM Mobile iPhone AppBy the end of this year, the total market for handheld devices in healthcare will reach $8.8 billion, according to a new report from Kalorama Information. The market is expected to grow 7 percent , the firm's recent report: "Handhelds in Healthcare: The World Market for PDAs, Tablet PCs, Handheld Monitors, & Scanners" predicts.

iOrtho App launched for Rehab Professionals

App features orthopedic special tests and mobilization techniques

Chester, Pa. (July 6, 2010) – Two faculty members in Widener University’s Institute for Physical Therapy Education, Dawn Gulick and Christopher H. Wise, have launched iOrtho®, an application for rehabilitation professionals, educators, clinicians and students. Designed as a mobile reference for orthopedic information, iOrtho works on Apple’s iPad, iPhone and iTouch devices. It’s the first app of its kind.