June 27, 2011
Beacon Community: New Orleans
The American Diabetes Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a collaboration this week with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) on a nationwide program that leverages mobile health to help individuals better prevent and manage diabetes and its complications in urban areas. The...
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
August 18, 2010
"First" tablet-based American hospital? According to a report in the San Diego Business Journal, "Palomar Pomerado Health is working with San Jose-based Cisco Systems Inc. to be the first American hospital network to use tablet-based systems." The very first? San Diego Business Journal
WiFi-enabled home health startup seeks $6.8 million in VC: Healthsense, which offers a number of home health...