Details from the first day of the 2011 mHealth Summit, including a speech from keynote speaker Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of HHS and Eric Topol, MD.
Review of Sanofi-Aventis’s AFib Educator App that helps healthcare providers explain atrial fibrillation to patients and families
The Nicolet EEG Wireless Amplifier captures brain wave data used by clinicians to diagnose and treat various neurological disorders and diseases.
The FCC approved the use of medical micropower networks (MMNs) in four blocks of the 400MHz spectrum to treat paralysis and other conditions, despite opposition from TV and radio broadcasters
Ginger.io takes home the $100K grand prize in the sanofi-aventis Data Design Diabetes Challenge.
Recently, Proventix Systems, a company that provides the tools and services for quality compliance monitoring, active point-of-care communication, and successful behavior modification, announced that their nGage system has become the most widely adopted healthcare hand hygiene monitoring system in America. The nGage system has reported that people have sanitized their hands over 4 million times, eliminating countless germs.
An interview with Matt MacInnis, Founder and CEO of Inkling. Matt discusses his vision for Inkling, collaboration with a range of medical schools, interactive textbooks, memorable moments and the future of medical education
Building on the success of the trusted and popular case reviews online series, Elsevier have now brought the series to the iPad in the form of five individual apps.
A Juniper Research report forecasts mHealth downloads to reach 44 million by next year and 142 million downloads globally by 2016.
Go Anatomy’s Head, Neck, and Brain app attempts to continue the trend, and was created for medical professionals (from radiologists to students) or those interested in head and neck anatomy and neuroanatomy. The app is for use on iPhone/iTouch and claims to be useful in increasing anatomy knowledge and understanding. Would this be possible simply through an imaging app?
Five of the nine finalists in the 2011 Bluetooth Innovation World Cup are developing useful and imaginative health and fitness related applications using new Bluetooth low energy technology.
Smartphones have the potential to one day diagnose diseases by taking the lab-on-a-chip concept and using the touchscreens to diagnose fluid samples