September 23, 2013
Cleveland Clinic's two-year-old app-based concussion assessment system C3 Logix has moved to Pennsylvania-based Allegheny Health Network through a limited licensing agreement with iComet Technologies.
Athletic trainers with Allegheny Health Network have begun testing with the system this month and plan to expand the program to all 14 school districts that receive athletic training services...
August 26, 2013
The Cleveland Clinic developed the Cleveland Clinic Concussion Assessment System (C3), a two-year-old iPad app that measures concussion severity and recovery, to "bring continuity of assessment across a large healthcare organization," according to biomedical engineer Jay Alberts. It now is showing promise as a way to maximize limited resources for treating head injuries in rural communities.
July 12, 2013
The Digital Medicine program at Scripps Health has appointed Dr. Steven Steinhubl to its newly-created director position. Steinhubl will work closely with Dr. Eric Topol, the director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI), a research consortium spun off from the Scripps Health Institute and sponsored by the National Institutes of Health.
"I've worked with Dr. Topol now for almost...
April 15, 2013
Cleveland Clinic has built an app to help both physicians and patients find cancer clinical trials. The app, available for free from the iOS AppStore and the Google Play store, allows users to search the Cleveland Clinic's the 130 active clinical trials by disease, phase, hospital location, or doctor. Although the app has been available since the end of January, the Cleveland Clinic has just...
March 21, 2013
Provider apps with a focus on patient engagement are set to be a big trend this year.
This month The Cleveland Clinic introduced its tenth app, called Cleveland Clinic Today. The app, which is only available for iPad users currently, provides patients with health and wellness tips, quizzes, and an interactive model of the human body. While anyone can download the app, Cleveland Clinic patients...
March 5, 2013
The inescapable question for Microsoft at HIMSS 2013 is this: How does the company maintain relevance in a mobile ecosystem increasingly dominated by Apple iPhones and iPads? With its Surface Pro tablet, Windows 8 operating system, and Office 365 HIPAA-compliant cloud platform, not to mention a bevy of new app partners, Apple's longtime rival is doing its best to step up to the plate. The company...
August 15, 2012
Waltham, Massachusetts-based Alere acquired wireless remote patient monitoring company MedApps last month for an undisclosed sum, MobiHealthNews has learned. MedApps CEO Kent Dicks confirmed the news in an email to MobiHealthNews this afternoon.
MedApps offers a suite of home health devices, including the HealthPAL, a small, portable, dedicated device that the company used to collect data from...
August 14, 2012
Ubiqi Health Migraine Tracker Android App
New York City-based Precision Health Media, an online advertising network that works to help national brands and regional health care providers to "reach diagnosed health audiences", is launching a new channel for its customers, called ConditionMatch Mobile, to target patients with advertisements via mobile health apps. Precision has signed up AdTheorent...
May 2, 2012
This week San Francisco-based Castlight Health, which offers a personalized health care shopping platform that helps employees better understand the price of medical services and the quality of certain providers, announced that it has raised $100 million in its fourth round of funding. That is the largest amount of funding in a single round that MobiHealthNews has ever reported on.
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. ...