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281 Mobile Health Articles
Posted in Mobile Health by Nancy Crotti on June 9, 2017
Developer seeks to combine device with machine-learning algorithms to automatically alert patients and physicians of worsening heart failure.Nancy CrottiThe company that introduced one of the first smart stethoscopes just landed FDA clearance for a combined digital stethoscope and electrocardiogram ... Continue
Posted in Mobile Health by Nancy Crotti on May 1, 2017
App company Glooko has inked a deal with health coaching company Fit4D to improve patient outcomes.Nancy Crotti Technology can go a long way in healthcare, but sometimes, patients need a little of that human touch. Diabetes telehealth giant Glooko acknowledged that through a recent partnership ... Continue
Posted in Mobile Health by Jamie Hartford on January 26, 2017
The Smartinhaler system from New Zealand-based Adherium Ltd. connects with an app to monitor medication adherence, usage, and dosage.Daphne AllenThe Smartinhaler system uses software to help providers gain insightsabout how patients use their medication.Smartinhaler, a “smart” per... Continue
Posted in Mobile Health by amanda.pedersen on January 12, 2017
Erin Smith Chieze posted a Facebook rant asking women to stop playing games and share something that might actually make a difference in the fight against breast cancer. Something like the picture of lemons that helped her spot cancer in her own breast. Amanda PedersenErin Smith Chieze said a p... Continue
Posted in Mobile Health by MarieThibault on December 15, 2016
A new report warns that consumers need far more protection for their personal health information.Marie ThibaultIt’s a fledgling industry, but health wearables need more regulation and standards. That’s the message from researchers from American University and the Center for Digital Democrac... Continue
Posted in Mobile Health by amanda.pedersen on December 14, 2016
This tiny blood-flow chip could be used in earbuds and other wearables to track stress, prevent dehydration, and avoid altitude sicknessAmanda Pedersen  Kyocera's sensor targets multiple health applications.Targeting a thriving health wearables market with five-year growth pegged at $17.8 ... Continue
Posted in Mobile Health by MarieThibault on December 14, 2016
FDA has given patients with Type 2 diabetes a new management option by clearing the integration of a blood glucose monitoring system and a diabetes management platform. The integration is the result of a partnership between WellDoc and Johnson & Johnson's LifeScan.Marie ThibaultFDA has just clea... Continue
Posted in Mobile Health by Kristopher Sturgis on December 13, 2016
The medical technology trade group announced this week the launch of a new sector within the association, known as AdvaMed Digital, that will provide specialized expertise to companies in the flourishing digital health sector.Kristopher SturgisMedical technology trade association AdvaMed announ... Continue
Posted in Mobile Health by Kristopher Sturgis on December 8, 2016
The companies are working together to integrate health and activity tracking technologies to offer a simplified solution for type 2 diabetes management.Kristopher SturgisShown is a sample pattern snapshot showing the data provided by the iPro2 system.This week Medtronic and Fitbit announced plans to... Continue
Posted in Mobile Health by Chris Newmarker on October 31, 2016
The acquisition of RespondWell adds to the “Signature Solutions” array of technologies and services that the orthopedics giants is packaging together for healthcare providers.Chris NewmarkerZimmer Biomet recently announced that it is acquiring RespondWell, a telerehabilitation technology meant t... Continue
Posted in Mobile Health by Nancy Crotti on October 17, 2016
Introduced last year, the Lumify will now include cardiac, abdominal, OB/GYN, and trauma exam pre-sets.Nancy CrottiRoyal Philips has won FDA clearance to use a cardiac transducer with its app-based Lumify ultrasound wand, and as with previous indications of Lumify it will be available by subscriptio... Continue
Posted in Mobile Health by Nancy Crotti on October 11, 2016
Cash incentives helped motivate some, but motivation slipped after the money ran out.Nancy CrottiA couple of medical studies have called into question the health benefits of wearable fitness devices.One of the studies, by the University of Pittsburgh, found that these wearables “are not reliable t... Continue
Posted in Mobile Health by Maureen Kingsley on September 26, 2016
Collecting data is one thing. Using it to improve healthcare worldwide is another.Maureen KingsleyApple wants to take its HealthKit software platform to the next level, from simply collecting health and fitness data to analyzing it, interpreting it, and using it to advise users and healthcare provid... Continue
Posted in Mobile Health by Maureen Kingsley on September 20, 2016
The move will enable providers to remotely monitor and communicate with patients managing health conditions in their own homes.Maureen KingsleyQualcomm Life's 2net Platform will serve as theconnectivity system for Philips Healthsuite. Philips is continuing its deep push into connected, personal... Continue
Posted in Mobile Health by Chris Newmarker on September 19, 2016
The agency is holding a competition for a mobile health solution to reduce the epidemic of painkiller overdose deaths across the United States.Chris NewmarkerFDA is calling on innovators from all disciplines to create a mobile phone app that can help people overdosing from prescription painkillers, ... Continue
Posted in Mobile Health by Chris Newmarker on September 16, 2016
The two companies want a mobile health solution for continuously monitoring and analyzing key symptoms of the devastating neurological disease.Chris NewmarkerTeva Pharmaceutical Industries and Intel Corp. have announced a collaboration to create a wearable device and machine learning platform for be... Continue
Posted in Mobile Health by Kristopher Sturgis on September 15, 2016
The new garment has solar cells woven into the material to harvest energy from the sun and body motion. The resulting electricity could power wearable mobile health technologies.Kristopher SturgisResearchers from Georgia Tech’s school of materials science and engineering have developed a new hybri... Continue
Posted in Mobile Health by Chris Newmarker on September 15, 2016
Standard Innovation Corp.’s We-Vibe can be run off a smartphone app, including remotely. So what could go wrong? Chris NewmarkerAn Illinois woman has anonymously filed a class action lawsuit in federal court over a connected sex toy, claiming that its maker Standard Innovation Corp. collected her ... Continue
Posted in Mobile Health by Kristopher Sturgis on September 13, 2016
The new medical device accurately measures absolute oxygen saturation of arterial blood using a camera-based monitoring technology that quantifies tiny changes in skin color.Kristopher SturgisResearchers from Royal Philips have published a new study detailing a contactless monitoring device that can... Continue
Posted in Mobile Health by Nancy Crotti on September 7, 2016
The company on Wednesday unveiled an iPhone 7 and 7 Plus and Apple Watch you can swim with, but was light on healthcare news. Nancy CrottiThe Apple iPhone 7 will be water-resistant, faster, have more storage, a brighter display, stereo sound, wireless earbuds, and will connect regular headphone... Continue