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By Brian Dolan 06:05 am April 19, 2010
The Vodafone Americas Foundation and the mHealth Alliance announced today that Sana, formerly MocaMobile, had won third place ($100,000) in the Wireless Innovation Prize and also won the mHealth Alliance Award ($50,000). Sana is a multidisciplinary group from MIT that has developed an open source platform that enables mobile phones to capture and send out data for an electronic medical record....
By Brian Dolan 10:42 am January 11, 2010
Bedford, Massachusetts-based MicroCHIPS recently announced another $16.5 million in venture capital. The company is developing an implantable medical device that will deliver drugs inside the body. This third round of funding brings the company's total funding to just north of $70 million, according to the company. InterWest Partners joined previous investors Polaris Venture Partners, Flybridge...
By Brian Dolan 08:27 am November 5, 2009
Two years from now mobile devices may look a lot like the touchscreen smartphones of today, according to a report in The New York Times, however, they will be as powerful as today's PC (personal computer) -- only much more personal. The Times interviewed esearchers from Nokia, MIT and Siri to get a sketch of what mobile devices will be capable of two years from now: Super sensors, tactile touch...
By Brian Dolan 06:24 am October 20, 2009
Online visits to get reimbursement: New York-based MPV Health Care plans to reimburse for more than 22,0000 physicians who use McKesson subsidiary RelayHealth's webVisit consultations. The group has partnered with Mohawk Valley Medical Associates (MVMA) a regional, independent physician association. RelayHealth also offers results management, personal health records (PHRs), appointment scheduling...
By Brian Dolan 07:32 am September 8, 2009
iTriage App drives web-based offering: Healthagen just announced a new web-based portal based on its iPhone application iTriage. The site offers up-to-date healthcare information, new features, and all of the existing features of the company's smartphone app. Interesting to see start-ups with popular apps leveraging that audience to drive a web-based offering. More Wireless healthcare becoming...
By Brian Dolan 04:56 am March 9, 2009
By Karen Katz, Esq. Director of Business Development, Health, Medtech and e-Health at Mintz Levin The MIT Bio-Innovations Conference on Saturday, set the stage for a dynamic, engaging conversation centered on delivering quality healthcare, swiftly and efficiently with its panel discussion entitled "Choice & Change: Innovations in Consumer Centric Healthcare". Moderated by Daria Niewenhous, a...
By Brian Dolan 10:33 am March 4, 2009
Remember the iShoe? Last summer a NASA intern and MIT graduate student invented an insole with sensors that monitored and transmitted information about a person's balance, which provided for an early warning system before someone falls. At the time iShoe was in a pilot phase with about 60 trial users, but now, according to OhioHealth, which is testing the technology, iShoe will commercially...