One of the major announcements at this week’s mHealth Summit was made by Qualcomm who introduced a new platform for wirelessly connecting medical devices and declared it open for business. The 2net platform allows any medical device to connect with cloud servers, freeing manufacturers from the complexities of wireless communication.
Brian Edwards had a chance to speak with Ginger.io co-founder and chief architect Anmol Madan, PhD, at the mHealth Summit regarding his company’s intriguing claims to be able to infer health conditions based on the passive collection and analysis of an individuals cell phone usage, what he calls the “human check engine light”.
[Ed. We are thrilled to publish this guest post by Dr. Val Jones, CEO, Better Health. You can find the original here.] By: Val Jones, MD There aren’t too many grandmothers developing mobile health apps these days, but I met a charming one (Jill Campbell) at the mHealth Summit last week. Jill is a 60 year-old woman from […]
During one of the mHealth Summit’s final “super sessions”, entitled The New Wireless Paradigm in the Medical Device Industry, Tom Watlington, CEO of San Diego-based startup Sotera Wireless, stuns a crowd full of mHealth enthusiasts when he calls out the big boys (Phillips, Medtronic, SAP) for intentionally stifling innovation directly to their faces. Bravo Mr Watlington.
In a letter to the editor, Scottish physicians describe a system in which a remotely located expert assists a physician with pulmonary ultrasound using a webcam, iPhone, and Skype.
New York City has announced a new app challenge aimed at finding innovative ways to use the hundreds of public datasets that it maintains. The app challenge is entitled BigApps 3.0 and is challenging software developers to create apps that use city data to make NYC better. The city collects data on everything from the […]
Live demonstration of the MobiUS device from Nikhil George, chief engineer at Mobisante. We also get an update on their plans to move to Android.
We speak to Gary Strumolo, Ford Global Health & Wellness Research Manager, about the automaker’s plans for making their cars tools for mHealth.
Verizon is actively pursuing wireless and digital solutions for the healthcare industry. Leveraging key assets such as its nationwide cellular network as well as increasing its 4G LTE presence, Verizon aims to streamline clinician workflows which will not only affect the quality of care, but will also decrease costs.
UpToDate MobileComplete brings tens of thousands of articles and images to the iPhone, one of the most comprehensive medical resources available.
Insights from innovators and leaders in remote monitoring, from the mHealth Summit.
Providers come together at the mHealth Summit to discuss the business models supporting the use of mobile technology in the management and delivery of patient care.