Verizon Wireless mobile health

By Brian Dolan 07:20 am September 12, 2011
This morning at the FDA's public Workshop on its Mobile Medical Applications Draft Guidance, which it published in July, FDA senior advisor Bakul Patel noted that Medco had registered its smartphone app Medco Pharmacy App as a Class 1 medical device. The app became commercially available in mid-May and marked a collaboration between the pharmaceutical company and Verizon Wireless, which is...
By Chris Gullo 07:17 am September 6, 2011
Verizon has added smartphone and tablet support to their Verizon Universal Identity Services for Healthcare offering, the company announced last week. The identity authentification software service is now accessible on iOS, Android, and BlackBerry devices. Verizon Universal Identity Services-Healthcare is a cloud-based service launched in November of last year that offers secure authenticated...
By Brian Dolan 12:27 pm February 28, 2011
BL Healthcare announced last week that Verizon Investments had participated in its recent financing round. MobiHealthNews has learned that BL raised about $2 million in the round, but whether others participated is still unclear. BL Healthcare announced a partnership with Verizon in April 2010 to build an ecosystem of applications for BL's platform. Earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics...
By Brian Dolan 07:16 pm July 28, 2010
Those in the market for a "senior-friendly" phone just got another option: Samsung's Haven, available to Verizon Wireless subscribers as of today. The Haven features a dedicated In Case of Emergency (ICE) button, adjustable fonts to make it easier to read text on the phone's screen, speech recognition software and well-being and medical management tools. The well-being and medical management...