Archive for the ‘Connected Health’ Category
This month’s Wonders of Wireless theme is connected health. While there are a number of great examples, we thought we’d highlight a few. Today, it’s CellScope. As this story from Tree Hugger states, “Microscopic images of blood samples could be used by doctors (or sent to doctors in a remote location) to identify diseases like [...]
Three years ago, The Wireless Foundation, CTIA and a number of its members joined the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB) to launch text4baby, a free mobile educational service designed to promote the birth of healthy babies, particularly those in underserved populations. The infant mortality rate in the U.S. is one of the highest [...]
West Health Chief Strategy Officer Dr. Mo Kaushal discusses the some of the regulatory, technical and user challenges of connected health.
With support from The Wireless Foundation, The George Washington University provided DC-metro area first responders with mobile EKG machines. Since every second counts, this lifesaving wireless technology provides the doctors with the real-time access to the patient’s condition so they may determine the proper treatment before the patient even reaches the hospital.
This month’s Policy Point looks at how input from searches or data from monthly bills is helping health researchers and experts to identify epidemics in real-time.
February is American Heart Month, which means it’s a great time to take a look at some of wireless products and services that can help you keep your heart healthy. Heart health is extremely important for all Americans. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and women, according to the CDC. With [...]
In recognition of American Heart Month, here’s an inspiring story about a high school basketball coach who used a CPR app to save a player’s life. During a high school basketball practice, one of Coach Eric Cooper’s players collapsed and was unresponsive. Thanks to Coach Cooper’s CPR app, Phone Aid, he correctly administered CPR and [...]
As part of our February blog theme highlighting how wireless technology is helping to improve heart health, today’s clip is from Medica 2011 with Sotera Wireless’ Gunnar Trommer. His company’s patented device and process continuously monitors vital signs such as pulse rate, ECG and blood pressure so healthcare providers have 24-hour access to their patient’s [...]