5Star Emergency Response

By Brian Dolan 03:09 am July 18, 2012
San Diego-based aging in place technology platform provider Independa has inked a deal with GreatCall, which offers the Jitterbug mobile phone service for seniors, to bring the company's 5Star Urgent Response mPERS offering to its Artemis wireless monitoring platform. Independa has previously announced health and activity-related sensors will be a part of the platform. 5Star will become a feature...
By Brian Dolan 02:12 pm June 9, 2010
"Larger [wireless] carriers don't think mobile health is 'here' yet," Jitterbug parent company GreatCall CEO David Inns said during a presentation at the Mobile Health 2010 event at Stanford last month. "That's great news for us." Inns explained that while the 65 year old and older demographic makes up about 15 percent of mobile users, the age group accounts for about 40 percent of all healthcare...