mobile phone adoption

By Neil Versel July 2, 2012
The fact that more than 30 percent of American households no longer have landlines might have some unintended consequences in healthcare. As the Wall Street Journal reports, implanted defibrillators may be wireless devices, but the in-home base stations the heart monitors transmit data to still need landlines to relay information to the device makers. The manufacturers, notably Medtronic and St....
By Neil Versel April 6, 2011
Joel Selanikio, Co-Founder, DataDyne “I think EpiSurveyor is the most widely deployed mHealth application in the world,” says Georgetown University pediatrician Dr. Joel Selanikio, creator of the open access software that aids in disease surveillance and collection of public health data in underserved regions.  He’s not so much boasting as marveling at the power of mobility and the Internet to...