June 30, 2011
BodyMedia Fit Armband
While 2011 has brought with it a number of mobile health investment disclosures, there have been few mergers and acquisitions. GlowCaps-maker Vitality is one of the few exceptions. MobiHealthNews recently caught up with Zeo co-founder and CTO Ben Rubin to discuss the state of M&A in the consumer health space, and which company he believes to be the next likely...
June 8, 2011
RunKeeper unveiled this week a new feature called the Health Graph, which allows users to aggregate data from the RunKeeper mobile app with other health and tracking services. Health Graph will allow users to see a unified view of workout data, social interactions, diet, and sleep habits in the aim of tracking and improving ones overall health and fitness. The data is presented in charts and...
May 11, 2011
At the Wireless Life-Sciences Alliance Convergence Summit this week, BodyMedia CEO Chris Robins told attendees that the company would soon announce a deal with Panasonic to bring real-time results from BodyMedia fitness devices to Panasonic televisions. Robins said the results would display as a picture-in-picture setup onscreen while BodyMedia users work out in front of the TV.
Robins did not...
November 10, 2010
2011 Top medical innovations: Cleveland Clinic ranks telehealth monitoring for individuals with heart failure or "Implanted Wireless Cardiac Device for Monitoring Heart Failure" as number 6 on its list of top 10 medical innovations for 2011. I wonder if the recent national reimbursement rate CMS announced for mobile cardiac outpatient telemetry had anything to do with this group making the list. ...
April 28, 2009
When Fraser Edward joined Research In Motion (the company behind BlackBerry) four years ago, the device maker had only three partners for mobile healthcare applications, Edward said during a panel session at the American Telemedicine Association in Las Vegas. Today, Edward is RIM's business manager of market development for Health & Life Sciences, and the company has 30 healthcare...