July 30, 2012
Dr. Mohit Kaushal
The move toward accountable care organizations, the ubiquity of cell phones and changing patient expectations all are contributing to the rise of mobile monitoring of chronic diseases, but it still may take years before home care becomes a routine part of medicine.
Friday morning at the 4th annual World Congress Leadership Summit on mHealth in Boston, Dr. Mohit Kaushal,...
May 29, 2012
Icke presenting at WLSA
By Padma Nagappan
Cambridge, Mass.-based MC10 co-develops products in wearable sensing for sports, fitness and wireless health, working closely with partners. Its first commercial products will debut later this year in partnership with Reebok, while others that use the company's Biostamp smart sensing sticker will be available next year.
MC10 is capitalizing on the fact...
February 28, 2012
Joslin Diabetes Center
Boston-based Joslin Diabetes Center is launching a mobile diabetes management initiative called "Joslin Everywhere" that connects physicians and patients via an online platform and equips patients with connected blood glucose meters to track glucose readings. According to a report in the Boston Globe, Joslin is mulling a partnership with American Well to use the company's...
January 18, 2012
Following a research and test phase of Voalte's iPhone-based voice, alarm, and text communication offering, Massachusetts General Hospital has begun to deploy iPhones to nurses in its newest hospital facility, the Lunder Building. Voalte says its system went head-to-head with VoIP and badge-based communications technologies during the pilot phase at MGH.
Voalte’s offering combines high-definition...
November 3, 2010
Reminder -- most mobile users live in developing markets: An estimated 64 percent of all mobile phone users live in the developing world. The mHealth Alliance, Frontline:SMS on mHealth activities in those countries. Wilson Center
RFID improves hospital charge capture accuracy: Mobile Aspects RFID technology increases charge capture by 25 percent at Massachusetts General Hospital. Release