May 7, 2013
According to United States Army Lt. Colonel Deydre Teyhen from Fort Detrick in Maryland, the Army has piloted a combination of mobile devices and big data to prevent musculoskeletal injuries to soldiers. (CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated Lt. Teyhen's title as private.)
Speaking at the American Telemedicine Association conference, which is taking place in Austin,...
November 12, 2012
Photo: SINTEF/Astrid-Sofie Vardøy
A wireless sensor system created for medical rehabilitation has been shown to be useful in assessing health risks of "smoke divers," firefighters who have to enter burning buildings.
Researchers in Norway recently tested a U.S. Army-funded warning system called ESUMS that measures body movement and vital signs to help determine "heat stress" and other...
December 1, 2010
The US Army is conducting pilots to determine whether electronic medical records (EMR) applications running on Apple iOS and Android devices can be used in the field. The Army’s Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care (MC4) is testing the apps on the iPad, iPod Touch, iPhone, and Android powered devices like HTC's EVO and Samsung's Epic, according to a report in Federal...
June 30, 2010
During the House Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee hearing on wireless health technologies this past week, Colonel Ronald Poropatich, M.D., Deputy Director, Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center U.S. Army Medical Research, provided fresh statistics about adoption of its mobile health application, mCare for wounded warriors.
"As of 1 June 2010, mCare has delivered over 18,500...
May 19, 2010
At the ATA 2010 event in San Antonio this week, the U.S. Army's mCare project team leaders led a deep dive session into the Diversinet-powered mHealth service for "wounded warriors."
Right now, mCare sends daily messages to Army Reservists and National Guard members recouping in their home locations right to their own mobile phones. mCare is currently up and running at five separate military...
April 30, 2010
Diversinet announced its first quarter revenues for 2010 were $576,000, down from $2 million during the same period last year. According to the company, the decrease is largely attributable to AllOne Mobile's failure to pay its quarterly minimum commitment of $1.75 million per the two companies' licensing and revenue share agreement inked in late 2008. The two companies are currently moving...
January 25, 2010
Diversinet, a developer of secure mobile application platforms, announced that its mobile health partner, AllOne Mobile, recently filed a legal proceeding that would end the two company's 2008 licensing agreement. AllOne has requested to pay Diversinet $3 million to officially terminate their agreement, but Diversinet believes that it is owed a substantially greater amount than AllOne's proposed...
December 7, 2009
Diversinet, a secure mobile application platform company, has announced plans to renegotiate its agreement with mobile health partner AllOne, which is a subsidiary of AllOne Health. For the record, AllOne Health is, in turn, a subsidiary of Hospital Service Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania (HSA).
Among other things, Diversinet provides security and encryption for AllOne mobile users's...
November 12, 2009
AllOne Health announced that its pilot with the U.S. Army, called mCare, has facilitated more than 5,000 messages to the 100 "wounded warriors" participating in the program. The participants are U.S. veterans with traumatic brain injuries who typically need constant follow-ups and continuing medical care. The Army and AllOne plan to expand the number of participants to 10,000 wounded warriors....
May 1, 2009
Who says there's no money to be made in the mHealth industry? Mobile authentication and security company Diversinet reported revenues of more than $2 million for the first quarter this year, including more than $1.6 million from additional customers it acquired through its relationship with AllOne Health.
The extra revenues helped Diversinet swing to a net profit of $182,000 compared to a net...