consumer mobile health

By Brian Dolan 03:20 am February 28, 2012
According to a findings of a small consumer survey conducted by HIMSS and sponsored by Qualcomm Life, a majority of consumers are familiar with the term remote monitoring device, only a quarter of those surveyed reported using one before, and only 16 percent had heard about such devices from their healthcare provider. The survey's results were fairly consistent with past surveys -- few of the...
By Brian Dolan 07:34 am August 24, 2010
After a few months of testing, a Best Buy senior director, Kurt Hulander, said the big box electronics store will begin selling wireless-enabled health and fitness devices in more than half of its 1,089 stores in the US. "It's a potential growth area for us," Hulander told BusinessWeek. "A lot of things traditionally done in the doctor's office might soon be done at home." Best Buy has not...