Tag: Body Area Network

Stanford Student Startup Accelerator Launches StartX Med for Med and Biotech Startups

Stanford has launched a medical technology track within the university’s acclaimed StartX startup incubator. StartX Med offers the following specialized resources for our founders: Education: Tailored educational material in OTL negotiations, government grant writing, FDA submissions, IP law, reimbursements, and health care regulations Specialized Mentorship: An amazing network of mentors and alumni, including serial entrepreneurs, […]

FCC opens new chapter in wireless medical devices, part 2

[Ed. We are pleased to present this in-depth report on the important new spectrum for wireless medical devices by experienced FCC attorney Robert Primosch. Be sure to check out the first of this two part series here.] By: Robert D. Primosch, Esq Partner, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP. After many years of discussions, debate and, ultimately, […]

FCC to allocate spectrum for wireless medical sensors, could open up a large new market

In 2010, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) issued its first national broadband plan, which included a proposal for a “medical body area network” (MBAN). Specific frequencies would be assigned for medical wireless monitoring. In May, 2012, FCC issued proposed rules for these MBAN systems, providing a platform for wirelessly networking patient sensors. After initially raising concerns about radio interference, the Aerospace and Flight Test Radio Coordinating Counsel (AFTRCC) appears now to be collaborating with health institutions to allow spectrum allocation for MBANs, an important and positive development.

Embedded sensors help parents monitor infants

Rogers Communications, a Canadian digital cable, high speed internet, and home/mobile phone service provider, recently announced it is forming an alliance with Exmovere Holdings Inc. This U.S. based company is a biomedical engineering company focused on government and consumer applications for healthcare, security and mobility. The mission of Exmovere Holdings is to develop systems and technologies that […]

The best of iMedicalApps – the digital textbook, prescription apps, and more

Greetings valued readers! This is the second installment of our bi-monthly summaries of our favorite posts (difficult to choose) as well as the posts we feel were best received by you, our readers. Our increase in the amount of information that we give to you means that you may not always have time to read everything we post in a given month. We are proud to be able to provide you quality app reviews and the latest mHealth news, so without further delay, here are our second round of favorite posts for February: