February 18, 2014
Following a one-year pilot, Boston's South Shore Hospital has inked a two-year agreement with Wellframe to make its mobile platform a part of its cardiac rehabilitation program. The deal marks Wellframe's first commercial deployment. The startup was also a member of incubator Rock Health's fourth class of startups.
Wellframe's platform includes a web-based clinician dashboard and a patient-facing...
July 16, 2010
Employers must promote consumer health: The head of PHR platform provider Dossia, Colin Evans, has a worthwhile column on the employers' role in mobile and consumer health: "Informing and empowering employees is central to employers’ broader efforts to more proactively promote health care consumerism, shift toward high value health plans, and intervene directly to eliminate inefficiencies from...
August 17, 2009
Vanguard Health Systems has become the tenth company to join the Dossia Consortium, which is a non-profit organization made up of U.S. employers that seek to empower their employees to make smarter, more informed healthcare decisions by providing them with access to their healthcare data through what the consortium calls a personally-controlled health record (PCHR). That sounds a lot like a...
August 10, 2009
Application developer company Ringful announced that its newest application, Asthma Journal, is now available for the iPhone platform. The company also claims it's the first app to integrate with the Google Health personal health record. The application is free.
Asthma Journal enables uses to track and report whether they are wheezing, coughing or tight in the chest. The user also tracks the...