January 21, 2015
A Dublin, Ireland-based company, Kinesis, has found that its QTUG system, which uses app-connected wearable sensors to assess fall risk, could be valuable for evaluating multiple sclerosis, too. Studies have found the technology to be 10 to 20 percent more accurate than existing methods for detecting falls.
Kinesis, a spin-off of Dublin's TRIL Centre for aging technology research, launched last...
October 6, 2014
Cigna-Healthspring, a subsidiary of Newtown, Massachusetts-based payor Cigna that specializes in Medicare plans, is expanding its congestive heart failure remote patient monitoring program in partnership with Intel-GE Care Innovations.
The two organizations first piloted the program with 50 patients in Tennessee. These members, who had been recently admitted to the hospital for CHF complications...
December 10, 2013
What do you get when a major technology player in the mobile health world becomes ensconced in the health care system as a patient with a serious medical condition? Well, if that person is Eric Dishman, a founding member of Intel's Digital Health Group, you get a sobering talk on just how far mobile health still has to go.
From the mHealth Summit main stage, Dishman spoke about his recovery...
November 5, 2013
Intel-GE Care Innovation's QuietCare resident monitoring system has received FDA 510(k) clearance as a Class I device. The QuietCare system is a network of infrared motion sensors placed in a senior living facility, which sends data to a Care Innovations server. An algorithm on the server analyzes motion data for potentially urgent situations such as falls and for significant changes in the user'...
February 16, 2012
A few months back, Eric Dishman, chief healthcare strategist and director of health policy for the Intel-GE Care Innovations joint venture, spoke to me about how mobile and wireless healthcare technologies showed promise for what he called "virtual care coordination."
As Dishman explained, "In a world in which there's not going to be enough doctors and nurses and hospital beds to take care of an...
October 27, 2011
When it comes to mobile health, Eric Dishman, director of health innovation and policy at Intel, for Intel's Healthcare Innovation Group, is a realist.
"On one hand, Intel is really excited about the future of m-health and mobile health. On the other hand, we're a little worried that there's a lot of hype around it right now," Dishman told MobiHealthNews in an interview at the just-concluded...
September 29, 2011
Louis Burns, CEO of Intel-GE Care Innovations, doesn't much mind that telehealth technology vendor Robert Bosch Healthcare, a major competitor, has been getting a lot of press lately. In an industry with plenty of room to grow, a rising tide will raise all boats.
"I've always pushed this issue of 'coopetition,'" Burns told MobiHealthNews at this week's Health 2.0 Fall Conference in San Francisco...