April 1, 2009
This morning at the CTIA wireless event in Las Vegas, CTIA President Steve Largent announced the latest metrics for mobile phone usage in the U.S. The numbers only reaffirm the mobile platform as the best one for interactive health applications. Here's a quick rundown of the latest wireless stats for U.S. subscribers:
Subscribers: The total number of subscribers at the end of 2008 was more than...
March 25, 2009
The mobihealthnews team is about to embark on a month-long tradeshow and event media tour that includes travel to both coasts of the U.S. and a couple trips to Las Vegas. In the coming month we will be bringing you, our readers, live coverage from:
The mHealth Initiative's one day summit (pdf) in Boston, MA on March 31.
The CTIA Wireless 2009 tradeshow in Las Vegas from April 1 to April 2. I'll...
March 23, 2009
Perhaps the most engaging presentation at the New America Foundation and CTIA's Wireless Health IT event in the Senate's Dirksen office building was the one given by Michael Barrett, managing partner at Critical Mass Consulting and author of the well-known Healthcare Unbound report. Barrett began his talk with a rough timeline of healthcare dating back to before the 18th Century. He then went on...
March 12, 2009
April is a big month for wireless medicine events and the mobihealthnews team will be at all the big ones: CTIA Wireless, BodyNets09, HIMSS, World Healthcare Congress, Health 2.0 and ATA 2009. If you'll be attending any of these events and would like to meet up, be sure to send me an email. If you'll be at CTIA Wireless, don't miss the session I helped put together on wireless medicine... details...
March 10, 2009
John Walls, Vice President of Public Affairs for CTIA, a leading wireless industry association, recently interviewed the Center for Disease Control's Dr. Jay M. Bernhardt, who serves as the CDC's Director of the National Center for Health Marketing.
"Mobile communications is absolutely going to revolutionize not just health communications, not just public health, but, I believe, health in...