Tag: Wireless Health

Health Datapalooza will feature apps built on massive data available at HealthData.gov

The Health Datapalooza 2012 will showcase will feature the best and brightest applications using data from government and other sources. Innovators will present their technologies and will be judged “American Idol”style by the audience comprised of consumers, health care professionals, and community leaders. But time is quickly running out to submit your health app to […]

U.S. Preventive Medicine teams up with Qualcomm Life to improve mHealth app ‘Macaw’

U.S. Preventive Medicine recently announced a new strategic development collaboration with Qualcomm Life Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm, for functionality enhancements to Macaw, the company’s mobile health & fitness app, as well as for accelerated integration with other wireless devices, monitors and sensors that are part of Qualcomm Life’s 2net Platform and wireless health ecosystem.

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:

2012 mHealth Summit to take place Dec 3-5 in Washington D.C.

By Tim Bredrup The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) recently announced that the 2012 mHealth Summit will take place Dec. 3-5 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington D.C. The theme for the fourth annual summit is “Connecting the Mobile Health Ecosystem.” The mHealth Summit, a well-respected international conference, exhibition […]

Proteus to be awarded US patent for new body area network (BAN) technology

by Tim Bredrup Proteus Biomedical Inc., a pioneer in digital health, recently announced that the United States Patent Office will award US Patent Number 8114021 to Proteus. The patent, entitled “Body Associated Receiver and Method,” is directed to the Proteus wearable and ingestible sensor technologies and related sensor devices used to create digital communication networks […]

Introducing mHealth by iMedicalApps

iMedicalApps has launched mHealth (iMedicalApps.com/mhealth), a page dedicated to the use of mobile technologies for direct patient care. This is where you can read about great research being done on the use of mobile technologies for health & wellness, the latest in wireless health devices and about innovative digital health startups. We will continue to […]

West Wireless launches study of its first wireless fetal monitoring device

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 […]