November 1, 2009
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic," Jeffrey L. Sturchio, President and CEO of the Global Health Council declared at the Foundation for the NIH's mHealth Summit (mHS09) in Washington D.C. last week. Sturchio noted that the quote is a famous statement made by British physicist and science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke. Sturchio explained that after attending...
October 29, 2009
A year ago most discussions about wireless health centered on VoIP handsets for healthcare workers, distributed antenna systems or real-time tracking systems for hospital equipment -- it was an IT industry focused on infrastructure and the health industry as enterprise.
A lot has changed in the past year. Today marks a true watershed -- Kathleen Sebelius, the Secretary of Health and Human...
May 1, 2009
Who will be the early adopters of telemedicine? "My immediate reaction: The geeks will be the first to grab it because they grab everything but that's not a market," Michael Ackerman, assistant director of high performance computing and communications at the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health said during the ATA event as moderator Dena Puskin from the HHS Office for the...