July 2, 2014
Eighty percent of smartphone users are interested in using their smartphones to interact with health care providers, according to a FICO survey of 2,239 adult smartphone users from the UK, Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Russia, Turkey, and the United States.
The survey analyzed how consumers prefer to interact with health care providers on mobile...
July 28, 2011
Health insurer Highmark plans to launch a new mobile app for its members early next year, Lisa Fitting, Director of Digital Client Engagement at Highmark told attendees this morning at the World Congress Leadership Summit on mHealth in Boston. Highmark partnered up with A.D.A.M. last year to build a pilot app called Health@Hand based on A.D.A.M.’s Medzio app.
Health@Hand was similar to Medzio but...
July 26, 2011
It appears that more than one carmaker believes the automobile to be the next "platform" for health services: Toyota is developing an ECG embedded within a car's steering wheel, reports MedGadget.
The feature is part of many in-development safety technologies the company showed during a demonstration in Japan last week. Contact sensors within the steering wheel, featuring a single-lead ECG signal...