March 15, 2016
Mad*Pow, a design agency with a specialization in healthcare design, has announced an agreement to acquire gamified exercise app HotSeat from context, the communications consulting firm owned by app creator Fran Melmed. The acquisition price was undisclosed.
“Mad*Pow sees the acquisition of HotSeat as an opportunity to bring an elegant solution to a complex problem,” Amy Cueva, founder and Chief...
January 14, 2014
Last week, MobiHealthNews Editor Brian Dolan wrote a commentary entitled, "2014: Digital health's big year at CES?" Note the question mark.
Brian wrote that from Boston hours before the Digital Health Summit kicked off at International CES in Las Vegas. Having just covered the event myself in person, I can say the question mark still belongs.
Yes, there were more than 300 exhibitors on the almost...
October 9, 2013
Mitchell Higashi, GE Healthcare's Chief Economist
Big data is a powerful tool, but also one that should be used with caution, said presenters at the MIT Technology Review's EmTech event in Cambridge, Massachusetts. As data analytic tools become more and more powerful, new questions about privacy and security will emerge -- especially in healthcare.
"We've said that this year, the next frontier...
March 27, 2012
At MadPow's Healthcare Experience Design 2012 conference this week in Boston, Josh Clark the founder of design consulting firm Global Moxie shared his "Seven Deadly Mobile Myths" in a presentation that would likely resonate with many working in mobile health today. Clark's first major foray into healthcare apps was with the very popular Couch-to-5K website and app, which originally launched in...