Author: Ankur Gupta

The ADA and the CDC pilot an SMS diabetes screening program

The ADA and the CDC pilot an SMS diabetes screening program

Most of the mHealth buzz centers around smartphones and tablets – wireless access to imaging and medical records, apps for evidence based practice and many other advancements that are revolutionizing developed health systems. It’s easy, however, to overlook the potential that traditional cell phones have in the context of mHealth. In rural areas and developing […]

SmartHeart turns your smartphone into a personal ECG

SmartHeart turns your smartphone into a personal ECG

SHL Telemedicine has announced the release of SmartHeart, a lightweight and portable device that they claim can take “hospital-grade” ECGs by “anyone, anywhere, anytime.” The device connects wirelessly to smartphones and can transmit the ECG to a physician for a preliminary diagnosis. The possibilities for a device like this are endless – but so are […]