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mHealth Monitoring Offers Global Healthcare Cost-savings Opportunity by 2018

Posted by: | Posted on: July 20, 2013

In a recently released report entitled Mobile Health and Fitness, Juniper Research projects that the mHealth services will generate cost savings of $36 billion over the next five years under…


Report Provides Overview of Market Potential and Risk for Passive Sensors

Posted by: | Posted on: March 13, 2013

The California Healthcare Foundation has issued a report on what it calls the early phase of development and adoption of passive sensors in patient care outside the hospital. The report…


17-Year-Old mHealth Developer Honored by Intel

Posted by: | Posted on: January 29, 2013

Among the 40 finalists for the 2013 Intel Science Talent Search is a 17-year-old high school senior who is working on a mobile phone platform that will allow for low…


NSF Funds Passive Smartphone-based mHealth App

Posted by: | Posted on: November 28, 2012

The NSF is funding a “mobile personal health consultant” being developed by researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology. The difference between this technology and most of the thousands of other…


VCs Invest $213m in mHealth During Q3: YTD Total Hits $707m

Posted by: | Posted on: November 6, 2012

In the third quarter of 2012, mHealth companies received $213.3 million in venture capital bringing the year to date total investment in the sector to $707 million according to data…


West Health Invests $4.25 in Kinect-based Technology

Posted by: | Posted on: October 31, 2012

The West Health Investment Fund recently invested $4.25 million in Reflexion Health, Inc., a startup known for licensing Microsoft Kinect for Windows-based physical therapy software created at the West Health…


UCLA Uses iPads for Chronic Disease Monitoring Program

Posted by: | Posted on: September 21, 2012

UCLA has launched a program that allows patients with inflammatory bowel disease to track their symptoms and interact with their medical team via iPad. Patients use an interactive program on…


Smart-Bath Mat Detects Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Posted by: | Posted on: August 21, 2012

Last month we wrote about a new technology from Orpyx Medical Technology that uses shoe inserts to detect peripheral nerve damage in diabetic patients. Now comes a bath mat to…


AT&T, Alere Team up to Provide 24/7 Diabetes Monitoring

Posted by: | Posted on: August 15, 2012

AT&T is partnering with Alere Health to help diabetes patients better monitor their glucose levels and other vital signs. Participants in the program, who must be adults with type 2…


When the “Grey Area” Between Medical Device, Consumer App is Just Fine

Posted by: | Posted on: July 27, 2012

Is the $1.99 iPhone Cardiograph a medical device or a consumer app? The FDA will presumably let us know soon enough. But in the meantime it may not matter. It’s…