One in Five Physicians Likely To Purchase an iPad, More than 60 Percent Intrigued By New Device According to Epocrates Survey

One in Five Physicians Likely To Purchase an iPad, More than 60 Percent Intrigued By New Device According to Epocrates Survey

Epocrates’ #1 iPhone Medical Application Coming to the iPad

Shorts: WWHI; Philips; Heart disease

Vitality's GlowCapsWireless sensors for sleep apnea, caloric intake: At a recent event in San Diego, The West Wireless Health Institute's Mehran Mehregany told attendees that soon smartphones like the iPhone or Google's Nexus One would record snoring to detect sleep apnea, use barcodes on food packages to track calories, and use inertial sensors to track activity and calori

White House CTO officially launches Text4Baby

Text4BabyText4Baby, a free mHealth service that "provides timely and expert health information through SMS text messages to pregnant women and new moms through their babies' first year," has officially launched today, White House Federal Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra announced during a plenary session at the National Health IT Summit in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Chief Technology Officer Announces Unprecedented Public-Private Partnership Text4baby

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4  -- The Federal Chief Technology Officer and an Associate Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Aneesh Chopra announced today the launch of text4baby – an unprecedented mobile health public-private partnership – designed to promote maternal and child health among underserved women. Text4baby – the first-ever free mobile health service in the United States – provides timely and expert health information through SMS text messages to pregnant women and new moms through their babies' first year.

@mHI Startup boasts 150K paying mHealth users

mDhil"Text messages -- SMS -- Can you create powerful content in 140 characters or less?" mDhil's founder Nandu Madhava asked during his presentation at the mHI event in Washington D.C. "My answer: Yes. Look at Twitter. Basic texts are not only for creating information, but also for creating change. I launched our service in March 2009 and we now 150,000 paid users have accessed our content.

@mHI AT&T highlights 3 iPhone hospitals

MiM iPhone AppAT&T Industry Solutions Practice Manager for Healthcare John Hamilton and Senior Healthcare Marketing Manager for Mobility Product Management Tammi DeVore provided details on hospital wide launches of iPhones at four care facilities in North America: Doylestown Hospital, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; and Mt. Sinai Medical Center (in Toronto, Canada).

CardioNet: 300,000 hearts monitored wirelessly

We reported earlier this week that Houston, TX-based wireless cardiac monitoring startup, eCardio had monitored about 20,000 patients to date. Today, CardioNet, one of the first wireless cardiac companies to go to market has announced that it just passed 300,000 patients monitored by its Mobile Cardiac Outpatient Telemetry (MCOT) service.