A.D.A.M.

By Brian Dolan 07:16 am August 31, 2010
Ebix, an international supplier of on demand software and ecommerce services to the insurance industry has agreed to acquire and merge with medical education software developer ADAM in a deal valued at about $66 million, according to the companies. ADAM's recent activity in mobile health may suggest one reason a company focused on the insurance industry acquired it: Just last week Pittsburgh,...
By Brian Dolan 10:49 am August 4, 2010
During a panel session I moderated last week, Parks Associates Director of Mobile & Health Research Harry Wang shared a number of metrics and industry trends with attendees at the second annual World Congress Mobile Health Summit in Boston, Massachusetts. Wang began by breaking down the wireless health industry into three specific categories based on the type of wireless technology used: Body...
By Brian Dolan 07:32 am July 17, 2009
ADAM recently announced that CallMD, a website that offers medical advice, diagnosis and treatments, has joined the Medzio Mobile Health Network and will be included in the network's free iPhone application. The Medzio app, which launched earlier this year at the Health 2.0 event in Boston, combines symptom navigation, first aid info, GPS-enabled local listings for care centers (with maps and...
By Brian Dolan 12:24 pm April 23, 2009
During the past two days the mobihealthnews team has been covering the Health 2.0 conference here in Boston, MA. For those readers who were unable to make it to the show we also put together a quick photo essay that includes just some of the speakers and panels that were on-stage at the event this past week. Click here to scroll through the photos we captured at the Health 2.0 event that took...
By Brian Dolan 12:17 pm April 23, 2009
A.D.A.M. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Alan Greene (right) amused the audience and ACOR's Gilles Frydman (left) by referencing Thomas Jefferson half a dozen times during a plenary session on Wednesday here at Health 2.0 in Boston. Sensei CEO Bob Schwarzberg demonstrates his company's latest iPhone application, My Diabetes Guide. A.D.A.M. CEO Kevin Noland demonstrates his company's latest iPhone...
By Brian Dolan 11:06 am April 22, 2009
During the opening plenary session at the Health 2.0 conference this afternoon, Dr. Alan Greene, Chief Medical Officer of A.D.A.M. wove historical trivia with mixed metaphors to explain Health 2.0: The first two presidents of the U.S., Washington and Adams, never shook hands while president, instead they bowed, Greene said. U.S. citizens similarly bowed back. President Thomas Jefferson changed...
By Brian Dolan 12:28 pm April 21, 2009
We have written about A.D.A.M.'s Symptom Navigator application for the iPhone in the past, but now the company has developed an iPhone application that combines symptom navigation, first aid info, GPS-enabled local listings for care centers (with maps and directions) and an upcoming feature called Health Talk, which aims to connect consumers with experts to share thoughts about health topics. The...
By Brian Dolan 01:02 pm March 3, 2009
One of the key pillars of eHealth is online symptom databases and one of the earliest vendors to enter that space was A.D.A.M., which sold CD-ROMs during the dotCom days of yore. The company has recently white labeled their Symptom Navigator as an iPhone app that caregivers can re-brand and offer to their patients. Mobihealthnews caught up with A.D.A.M.'s Greg Juhn, SVP Product Strategy to...