Archive for the ‘Connected Health’ Category
Donated blood is a life-saving resource, and Grant Hanson of the American Red Cross talks about the ARC’s new blood donation app which is designed to promote ease and convenience, and to reward blood donors, all of which is intended to encourage even more people to give the gift of life.
Critical policy issues are discussed regarding the FDA’s three classes of regulation on software for mobile health by Bradley Thompson, General Council for M-Health Regulatory Coalition.
More than 1,000 new health-related apps appear in app stores every month. This particular sector of the wireless and health care industries enjoyed the benefits of a light regulatory touch, leading to incredible innovation and benefits for consumers. But when it comes to people’s health, it’s important that regulatory branches like the Food and Drug [...]
Wearables, or wireless devices worn as clothing or an accessory, are the hot item, but did you know they can also save your life? It seems the current focus is more on those who use them to track their fitness or vital signs, which give them increased control over their health, but the potential link [...]
By leveraging wireless technology, Babysteps helps doctors remotely monitor a woman’s pregnancy while providing them with important prenatal health information. 1EQ’s Founder and President Juan Pablo Segura talks about Babysteps’ first project with The George Washington University Hospital, based in D.C., to support healthy mothers and babies.
From finding hospital beds to helping people recover at home, Beecham Research CEO and Founder Robin Duke-Woolley explains the mHealth landscape and the opportunities for doctors and patients to make the health care system more effective and efficient.
Thanks to telemedicine and apps powered by wireless, consumers are taking control over their health and wellness. Benefiting from a light regulatory touch and fierce competition, the U.S. wireless industry leads the world in mobile health innovations.
While mHealth has made huge strides in health and disease management, Isonea CEO Michael Thomas says we’ve only started to see the potential. By collecting and analyzing data, mobile health software could make significant strides in predicting and preventing issues while improving diagnostics and monitoring.