Diversinet, a developer of secure mobile application platforms, announced that its mobile health partner, AllOne Mobile, recently filed a legal proceeding that would end the two company's 2008 licensing agreement.
Jan 22, 2010 -- Diversinet, a provider of secure mobile application platforms, has received notice from AllOne Mobile and AllOne Health Group that it has commenced a legal proceeding in Pennsylvania seeking the termination of the September 2008 license and revenue sharing agreement upon payment of $3 million.
Vitality, developer of medication adherence device GlowCap, announced during a 2009 company wrap-up video that "four of the top pharmaceuticals companies have committed to distribute their medications for hypertension, transplants and diabetes in GlowCaps."
Wearable Information Networks (WIN) Human Recorder, a Japanese startup, just brought a wireless ECG sensor service to market, according to a report in Japanese news portal Nikkei. WIN's Human Recorder system collects data from a lightweight wireless sensor attached to the user's chest that transmits data wirelessly to a mobile phone or PC.
An NBC affiliate in Miami, Florida has a report about an American film producer, Dan Woolley, who was trapped in the ruins of a hotel in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti during last week's earthquake. Woolley used the light from his digital camera to examine his broken foot and head wound. He then used a medical application on his iPhone to look up how to dress his wounds, which included a broken foot and a head wound, according to the report.
Rob Havasy, a business analyst at the Boston-based Center for Connected Health, which is a part of the Partners Healthcare group, penned a thoughtful column on the state of the mHealth market. Havasy's central point is that mobile health solutions need to be "meaningful" and "available" to all patients.
BBC covers text message reminders for epilepsy patients: The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN), has begun offering a new service to help patients remember to take their meds through text message reminders. More
SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 14 -- NewCardio, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: NWCI) a cardiac diagnostic technology provider, announced today that on January 12, 2010, it received notice of allowance for U.S. patent 7,647,093, titled "Apparatus and method for cordless recording and telecommunication transmission of three special ECG leads and their processing," from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. -- CardioNet, Inc., a leading wireless medical technology company with an initial focus on the diagnosis and monitoring of cardiac arrhythmias, announced today that Heather C. Getz has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Ms. Getz, who was previously Vice President of Finance at CardioNet, succeeds Marty P. Galvan, who left the Company to pursue other career opportunities.