A campaign that sends out monthly text messaging reminders to women that encourage them to perform a self-test is called Underwire Alerts.
The West Health Investment Fund is for entrepreneurs developing technologies and services offering the potential to substantially lower healthcare costs
MyAnaesthetic attempts to fill the void with “clear jargon free explanations” of anesthesia techniques. It was developed by UK anaesthesiologists who wanted to improve patient information after they apparently found a lack of clear information on the internet. If you are a patient looking for more information about anesthesia I would suggest you speak with your anaesthesiologist or visit the excellent websites of the American Society for Anesthesiology or the Royal College of Anaesthetists.
Ford is developing voice-activated apps and wireless services enabling motorists to monitor their own health and chronic illnesses while on the road.
Physicians Interactive Holdings has partnered with Remedy Systems to develop the first mobile ad network focused exclusively on delivering ads to health care professionals.
An app created to help applicants stay organized and make decisions in the residency match season
Ideal Life is introducing wireless, touchscreen kiosks that allow patients to track and manage their health and wellness using Sprint’s 3G coverage.
Rock Health (@Rock_Health) has opened applications for a second class of companies to join its San Francisco-based incubator. The program begins in the middle of January and concludes with demo day in the middle of June. Selected applicants will each receive: $20K startup grant Expert medical support from Mayo Clinic, Harvard, UCSF and Cincinnati Children’s […]
The PreRound Translator app has mutliple useful medical phrases and questions in over 30 languages, perfect for limited patient interviews.
Walgreens new service, called Refill Reminder Text Alerts, delivers a text message, notifying patients when a prescription is due for refill.
Merlin.net, St. Jude’s remote monitoring system, gets a major upgrade including the ability to sent alerts to a physician’s smartphone when a patient experiences an event. As another step in the right direction, it also gives us a lot of insight into what the future of healthcare may be.
The nearly $5 million investment in Exco Intouch is yet another positive sign for mobile health, particularly in clinical trials where it could significantly lower costs and improve quality.