A short time ago at the 2013 mHealth Summit, Qualcomm Life announced a series of collaborations with leading enterprise health care ecosystem participants.
These partners are said to be actively leveraging the 2net and HealthyCircles Care Coordination Platforms to enable wireless connectivity and develop reliable solutions to capture, transfer and share health data from hospital to home.
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mHealthWatch is at the 5th annual mHealth Summit this week in Washington, D.C.
The annual event brings together a wide array of healthcare and technology leaders from across the mobile health continuum to discuss, debate, and ultimately “advance collaboration in the use of wireless technology to improve health outcomes.”
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Since 2010, many companies have produced accessories and compatible products for Apple’s iPad. But the latest is a brand you don’t often equate with leading consumer electronics.
Coming to a store near you is the new Apptivity Seat, a Fisher Price baby bouncer that includes a special holder for the Apple iPad.
Fisher Price thinks little ones are never too little for technology. And the interest swirling around the company’s new product may prove that Fisher Price is correct.
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mHealthWatch learned today that the Medical Design & Manufacturing Executive Summit will be held February 10-11, 2014 at the Anaheim Marriott.
The Summit runs in conjunction with the MD&D West Flagship Conference and Exposition.
MD&M West, billed as the world’s largest medical design and manufacturing event, is a two-day conference program has been designed to deliver high-level education to senior-ranking professionals in the medical device space.
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In response to the alarming reality that one-third of adults over the age of 65 suffer a fall each year, the use of mobile technology has never been more important in offering senior care and elderly patient monitoring.
To that end, AT&T says it wants to provide peace of mind for the elderly and their families through the launch of AT&T EverThere, a small wearable device that can detect falls and quickly identify location.
EverThere became available through the AT&T website on Wednesday.
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Good news for Sense4Baby, developer of an FDA-cleared portable wireless maternal/fetal heart rate monitoring system that works with smartphones and tablets.
The company just received 510(k) clearance and CE mark for commercializing the smartphone-based fetal monitoring system in the U.S. and Europe.
The solution, which is designed to perform non-stress testing (NST) for high-risk pregnancies on a smartphone or tablet, has made enormous strides in the short time it has been around.
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Apparent in Medicare’s 2014 physician fee schedule are several new telehealth services (as well as service regions) that will be reimbursed by the federal government.
According to the American Telemedicine Association, this is good news for Medicare beneficiaries.
Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approved several changes expanding coverage of telehealth services starting January 2014.
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