December 15, 2014
Health system Texas Medical Center has partnered with investment firm Village Capital to launch a program for early stage digital health companies, called VilCap USA: Health IT 2014.
The program will offer accepted startups four "intensive" four-day sessions over the span of three months to work on developing their startups. Two of the sessions will be held in Houston, TX and the other two will...
May 8, 2014
AsthmaMD has revamped and released a new version of its app and also launched a new product, the AsthmaMD Peak Flow Meter, which is meant to be used in conjunction with the app.
"Peak flow meters have been around since 1950s, it's a proven technology that provide an affordable way to quantify lung performance," AsthmaMD founder Dr. Sam Pejham told MobiHealthNews in an email. "We basically...
January 12, 2012
Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has offered up a new, free asthma management app, called MyAsthma, for iPhone and Android users in the UK. The app's core offering is an Asthma Control Test (ACT), which is a simple 30-second test that provides users with an index score for how well they are managing their asthma overall. UK-based Replay Digital developed the app for GSK. Dr. Mike Thomas...
March 16, 2010
While few mobile health companies or services are specifically named within the FCC's 360-page National Broadband Plan, which it published this morning, one "newly released" smartphone application received high praise from the agency as a "glimpse" of the potential equipping consumers with health data can have on health outcomes.
According to AsthmaMD's website, medical doctor and researcher Sam...