November 11, 2009
Best Buy announced today that 40 of its stores in the U.S. have begun offering personal health solutions devices like pedometers, Bluetooth-enabled weight scales and blood pressure monitors.
"New technologies are emerging daily to help people plan, monitor, and enhance their health and fitness activities," Best Buy stated in its press release. "Yet finding the ways and the time to stay fit and...
November 3, 2009
Mobile security solutions provider Diversinet recently released its third quarter financial statements and once again the company announced more than $1.63 million in revenues from its licensing and revenue sharing agreement with wireless health service provider AllOne Health. Diversinet has been working with AllOne since the third quarter of 2008.
Diversinet's technology secures "the personal...
November 2, 2009
AllOne Mobile, a mobile phone application developed by AllOne Health and secured by Diversinet, will become available on brick-and-mortar store shelves across the country next month as part of a package that includes a USB-based personal health record offering from Connectyx, called MedFlash. MedFlash already has distribution agreements with a number of grocery store chains and pharmacies,...
February 4, 2009
The co-founder and chairman of Jitterbug, the senior-focused mobile phone service, Arlene Harris weighed in on mHealth during a question and answer period here at TEPR. Harris summed up the mHealth opportunity rather succinctly:
"There is a perfect storm coming here," Harris said. "The confluence of technologies like broadband in the home, internet-enabled wireless devices in the home, internet-...