San Diego-based West Health Institute announces the appointment of a new CEO and launch of the West Health Incubator for West Health Fund companies.
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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced it will allocate a 40 MHz band of spectrum, from 2360 to 2400 MHz, for medical body area networks (MBANs) – low-power, wideband networks used by body-worn sensors to transmit patient data to a control device. MBANs provide a cost effective way to monitor every patient in a […]
I recently covered the announcement out of the West Wireless Health Institute that they were launching the West Wireless Health Council to pioneer the adoption of Medical Grade Wireless at hospitals and health systems across America. The Council is managed by an all-star team of CIOs from leading providers and by all indications they have […]
There is no single organization worthy of mention in the same breath with San Diego-based West Wireless Health Institute when discussing the contribution of non-profit groups to the mHealth movement. Founded by billionaire entrepreneurs Gary and Mary West, and guided by a blue chip laden executive team with all of the elements required to both […]
Don Casey has announced his resignation as CEO of the West Wireless Health Center after two years leading the San Diego non-profit founded by billionaire entrepreneurs Gary and Mary West. Casey is leaving to join an unnamed company to continue the fight against the rising costs of health care as a member of the business […]
West Wireless Health Institute launches bold initiative to deploy medical grade wireless connectivity to hospitals and health systems as a utility.
By Tim Bredrup West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI) has partnered with Carlos Slim Health Institute, recently announcing the launch of a year-long research study on WWHI’s first wireless fetal monitoring device, called Sense4Baby. The hand-held, portable wireless device, developed by WWHI in 2010, provides critical maternal and fetal monitoring in high-risk pregnancies at a […]
With the launch of the West Health Policy Center, Gary and Mary West have added another front in their philanthropic assault on the institutional inefficiencies of the health care system. This time they are establishing a presence in Washington DC focused on enticing the most talented post-doctoral research fellows to compete for one of five […]
The evolution of games for health and their impact on health and wellness is the topic of a very compelling panel discussion at the mHealth Summit.
Venture capitalists take the stage at the mHealth Summit to discuss how they evaluate businesses and their low expectations for digital health.
Insights from innovators and leaders in remote monitoring, from the mHealth Summit.
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.