March 15, 2012
Boston Scientific Latitude Connected (Concept) iPhone app
This week Boston Scientific announced that it had inked a deal with Vodafone Global Enterprise to develop mobile health monitoring devices that remotely provide physicians with real-time information about patients' cardiac health and other vital signs. The mobile health monitors will be cellular-enabled medical devices that patients use...
September 21, 2011
LookTel powered by NantWorks
Earlier this month Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong announced the name of the company that he has been building through a series of acquisitions over the past few years: NantWorks. This week Vodafone announced that it had partnered with NantWorks on researching and developing remote patient care mobile health services over advanced wireless networks. Vodafone recently opened...
August 12, 2011
Global telecommunications provider Vodafone has sold 5.5 percent ($640m) of its Indian subsidiary Vodafone Essar to Indian pharmaceutical company Piramal Healthcare, reports LiveMint.
One of the reasons for the deal involves Vodafone's July acquisition of Essar’s 33 percent stake in the Vodafone Essar corporation for $5.46 billion. In accordance with Indian law for foreign investment, Vodafone is...
July 12, 2011
Vodafone UK launched mHealth Professional this week, a mobile-focused healthcare package aimed at increasing efficiency in the UK healthcare system. The package includes Advanced Health and Care's iNurse patient management application, Ubisys's digital pens, and SitexOrbis's lone worker protection software.
mHealth Professional allows workers to access patient records from smartphones, securely...