NiteWatch Home Sleep Testing service receives Joint Commission accreditation as an Ambulatory Health Care Program

NiteWatch Home Sleep Testing service receives Joint Commission accreditation as an Ambulatory Health Care Program

Switzerland, November 23, 2009 - LifeWatch AG (SIX Swiss Exchange: LIFE), the leading provider of wireless cardiac and other medical monitoring services in the U.S., announced today that its "NiteWatch" home sleep testing service has been accredited with the Joint Commission for "Ambulatory Health Care Programs", and is one of only a few independent diagnostic testing facilities (IDTFs) which have received this Gold Seal of Approval.

Intel Health Guide lands varied customer base

Intel Health GuideIntel announced a whole slew of new customers for its Intel Health Guide in the U.S., including the Veterans Affairs (VA) Rural Resource Center Western Region, Memorial Hospital and Health System in South Bend, Indiana; Nightingale Home Healthcare of Indiana; and all seven independently owned offices of the Home Care Group.

Intel Announces Increased Momentum for Personalized Care Management at Home With the Intel® Health Guide

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--The Intel® Health Guide, Intel Corporation’s next-generation personal health system, continues to win in the personal health marketplace with the addition of a new government value-added reseller (VAR) and several new customers.

Top Calorie Counting Apps for Thanksgiving

Calorie Tracker by LivestrongIt's the week of Thanksgiving here in the U.S. -- a holiday that typically includes over-indulging on turkey, root vegetables and pie followed by a short food induced coma. 'Tis the season, but for those who would like to keep track of their calories this week, there are plenty of smartphone applications to help you do so.

Wound Technology Network Teams With AT&T to Facilitate Treatment of Chronically Wounded Patients in Their Homes

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patients who have chronic wounds and may be immobilized can now receive treatment in their homes by experienced clinicians who collaborate remotely with certified wound care specialists miles away. Wound Technology Network is using wireless technology services from AT&T* and empowering healthcare professionals with smart mobile devices to diagnose and prescribe treatments for patients with chronic wounds anytime, anywhere.

CardioNet CEO: Not able to sustain operations

CardionetThe Wall Street Journal has an incendiary profile piece on the Jeffries analyst, Brian Kennedy, who predicted that Highmark CMS would cut its reimbursement rate for CardioNet's wireless cardiac monitoring  service. CardioNet is the only public company fully focused on wireless health, which makes it a true pioneer for the emerging industry.