Mt. Sinai, CareSpeak text liver transplant patients

CareSpeak“If we can save one patient from needing another transplant, we’ve saved a life and at least a half-million dollars. The investment is relatively little and the benefit enormous.” Dr. Tamir Miloh, assistant professor of pediatrics and surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. The investment? Text message reminders for teenage liver transplant patients.

STMicroelectronics and Mayo Clinic collaborate on a novel heart-monitoring platform

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), one of the world's leading semiconductor companies, and Mayo Clinic, a premier health-care organization, are collaborating on a novel platform for remotely monitoring patients with chronic cardiovascular disease. The platform will provide a comprehensive and unobtrusive solution that monitors person-specific data and physiological parameters and influences lifestyle and treatment choices.

Nokia, MIT envision emergency response in 2011

Two years from now mobile devices may look a lot like the touchscreen smartphones of today, according to a report in The New York Times, however, they will be as powerful as today's PC (personal computer) -- only much more personal. The Times interviewed esearchers from Nokia, MIT and Siri to get a sketch of what mobile devices will be capable of two years from now: Super sensors, tactile touch screens, and increased short range connectivity to other devices topped the predictions.

Philips: $148.3B global home healthcare market

Philips has inked a deal with the largest health insurer in the Netherlands, Achmea, for a pilot home healthcare project that could eventually become rolled out across Europe. Philips' goal is to help doctors monitor patients' health remotely but to also equip patients with respiratory diseases with products help them better manage their conditions at home.

Jitterbug Acquires MobiWatch to Bring Easy-to-Use Personal Safety Services to Consumers Anytime, Anywhere

Jitterbug Acquires MobiWatch to Bring Easy-to-use Personal Safety Services to Consumers Anytime, Anywhere

New “Mobile Safety Net” Joins Growing Collection of services within Jitterbug’s “Full-Service” Experience

Diversinet: $1.63M Q3 mobile health revenues

mCare AllOne Mobile appMobile security solutions provider Diversinet recently released its third quarter financial statements and once again the company announced more than $1.63 million in revenues from its licensing and revenue sharing agreement with wireless health service provider AllOne Health. Diversinet has been working with AllOne since the third quarter of 2008.