January 26, 2011
Meaningfully useful: PatientKeeper gets certification from ONC: The PatientKeeper 7.0 CPOE “module” has met the ONC's requirements for hospital use to support the achievement of meaningful use for that objective, according to the company. PatientKeeper CEO Paul Brient gave MobiHealthNews readers a preview about this certification and explained what it would mean. Release
December 15, 2010
Royal Philips Electronics' medical arm is planning a push into wireless monitoring of patients in hospital wards, according to a report from the Associated Press. The report characterized the market as "largely untapped."
According to a report from Greystone Research Associates released in November, wirelessly enabled in-hospital patient monitors will grow at a modest but steady annual growth...
November 3, 2010
According to a new report from Greystone Research Associates, wirelessly enabled in-hospital patient monitors will grow at a modest but steady annual growth rate of 13 percent between now and 2014. Hospitals that currently own wireless monitors will be the ones spending the most on them during the period.
“The benefits of wireless bedside and in-patient ambulatory monitors will prompt many...
October 20, 2010
AirStrip Technologies has partnered with Sprint to offer hospitals a bundled solution comprising of Sprint's "clinical grade" in-building coverage enhancement along with AirStrip's remote monitoring applications. AirStrip's AirStripOB and other applications will also be available for use on two new Sprint Android handsets running on the operator's 3G and 4G networks.
“We... understand the...
September 22, 2010
Earlier this month, Alere Healthcare inked a deal with AirStrip Technologies to distribute the company's wireless remote fetal monitoring technology in the US. In March, Alere inked a similar deal with Monica Healthcare, which also specializes in wireless remote fetal monitoring. At the Mobile Healthcare Industry Summit in London this week, Monica Healthcare CEO Dr. Carl Barratt told...
August 12, 2010
AirStrip Technologies, which just received FDA clearance for a remote patient monitoring service last month, announced an investment from Sequoia Capital this week. Financial details were undisclosed.
"AirStrip Technologies has established itself as an innovator in remote patient monitoring via mobile devices. Mobility is a key component of healthcare reform, and AirStrip is positioned at the...
June 29, 2010
At the Veteran Affairs House Committee's hearing on using wireless technologies to improve healthcare in rural communities, AirStrip Technologies CEO Cameron Powell's testimony included a preview of the remote monitoring company's forthcoming product launch:
"AirStrip is also about to go to market with its next product line, AirStrip Critical Care and Cardiology," Powell stated in his testimony...
October 21, 2009
As part of the CTIA Wireless IT&E event's focus on wireless health in San Diego earlier this month, CTIA published a number of video and audio interviews with wireless health industry luminaries on their event site today. Among the interviewees: BlackBerry, Gold's Gym, AirStrip Technologies and MedApps. Read on for brief summaries and pull quotes from the interviews.
September 29, 2009
Charlotte, North Carolina-based Premier healthcare alliance inked a deal with mobile application developer AirStrip Technologies for AirStrip OB, which provides obstetricians and nurses with real-time, remote access to fetal and maternal waveform data, including fetal heart rate and maternal contractions. Premier began offering the application to its 2,200 hospital members about two weeks ago....
July 3, 2009
According to a report on CNBC, the Airstrip software, which Apple demonstrated at its most recent World Wide Developers Conference is now used by 2,000 doctors in 100 hospitals nationwide. Those users pay the company hundreds of dollars a month in subscription fees.
"With Airstrip, we provide physicians with real time, remote access to critical patient data, any time, anywhere, on their mobile...