CareView Communications unveils SitterView, a mobile app that increases efficiency of patient sitters

By Tim Bredrup CareView Communications, Inc., an information technology provider to the healthcare industry, just recently announced the completion of SitterView, an innovative application that employs mobile technology to enable healthcare providers to better utilize patient sitters, improve patient safety, and reduce sitter costs.  SitterView allows a single sitter the ability to monitor multiple patients […]

Body sensor networks used to monitor heat stress

mHealth Research Digest with Tim Bredrup   A variety of body sensor network systems have been proposed to detect health related problems in real time. However the focus of many of these systems is on the gathering and presentation/storage of data, rather than on autonomous real-time decision making. A study conducted at Coventry University in […]

Kaiser releases patient health records native app for Android, with only web app for iOS users

Recently, Kaiser Permanente (KP), one of the largest healthcare organization, made an announcement that affects its 9 million patients. The organization has released an app for the Android platform which allows patients to access their medical information from virtually anywhere. The app provides full access to patient information that currently resides on the KP health record system. Additionally, KP now has a mobile optimized website which allows members to also access their information via any mobile device platform. This website is accessible via a smartphone’s mobile browser and includes users of Windows Mobile phones, Blackberry and even the iPhone.

Introducing mHealth by iMedicalApps

iMedicalApps has launched mHealth (iMedicalApps.com/mhealth), a page dedicated to the use of mobile technologies for direct patient care. This is where you can read about great research being done on the use of mobile technologies for health & wellness, the latest in wireless health devices and about innovative digital health startups. We will continue to […]

How to get the most out of mHealth

iMedicalApps Senior mHealth Analyst Brian Edwards was recently interviewed by Michael Spitzer, VP Engagement Planning at Ignite Health, on the popular site Pharmaphorum “the home of pharma industry debate”.

PositiveID’s iglucose system obtains AT&T certification, giving it access to largest U.S. based global network

By Tim Bredrup PositiveID Corporation, a developer of medical technologies for diabetes management, recently announced it has obtained certification from AT&T for PositiveID’s iglucose™ mobile health system, designed to simplify diabetes management for the millions of individuals impacted by this growing disease. This certification gives PositiveID’s FDA-cleared iglucose system access to the AT&T network, which […]