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By Brian Dolan 04:31 am September 18, 2012
Quick Note: On October 4th, the Mayo Clinic and Preventice will be joining MobiHealthNews for a free online event discussing the imminent and inevitable rise of remote patient monitoring. RPM is without a doubt one of the cornerstones of digital health -- don't miss out -- free registration right here. What is the mobile network operator’s role in mobile health? That is a question that has been...
By Brian Dolan 07:54 am August 2, 2011
Entra Health Systems, creator of MyGlucoHealth,  announced last week that it has received Health Canada's Therapeutic Products Directorate (TPD) clearance for the sale of its Bluetooth-enabled glucose meter in the country. MyGlucoHealth meters and test strips will be available for purchase in Canada immediately. The device secured FDA clearance and a CE Mark in 2009. MyGlucoHealth also launched...
By Brian Dolan 01:26 pm July 21, 2010
Earlier this month, a physicians group in Australia with more than 17,000 members, inked a deal with that country's wireless operator Telstra to develop mobile medical services. The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), is working with Telstra to bring a range of connected medical services to market in the coming year. Telstra's first goal is to enable the physicians to...
By Brian Dolan 03:45 am June 29, 2010
European mobile operator Orange Austria announced that it has partners with Alcatel-Lucent and the Austrian Workers' Samaritan Association to launch a mobile health offering, called "healthe health package" in Austria. Healthe enables users to measure, track, and transmit their vital signs, including blood pressure and blood glucose, and send the data (automatically encrypted) through their...
By Brian Dolan 07:06 am December 30, 2009
Entra Health Systems, an applied healthcare technology developer, is powering a mobile phone-based diabetes management service recently launched on Australian wireless operator Telstra's network. The service is called the Telstra Diabetes Management Online Service in Australia, and it includes Entra's MyGlucoHealth Wireless meter, Bluetooth technology and the user's mobile phone. Entra is calling...
By Brian Dolan 05:29 am March 25, 2009
Australia's Telstra Foundation has announced a grant of $285,000 (Australian Dollars) over two years for an mHealth program run by the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.  The program, which has already facilitated a successful pilot, uses mobile phones to track the mental health of young people suffering from depression. Telstra Foundation is an arm of Australia's biggest wireless carrier,...