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Roche, Qualcomm Announce Alliance for Remote Patient Monitoring

Roche, Qualcomm Announce Alliance for Remote Patient MonitoringOn Thursday, Roche and Qualcomm Incorporated announced that Qualcomm’s subsidiary, Qualcomm Life, Inc., and Roche, a point-of-care diagnostics company, have connected for what promises to be an innovative partnership.

According to details shared with mHealthWatch this morning, the companies are collaborating to improve remote monitoring and management of chronic disease patients.

Together, the companies aim to advance chronic care management using connected therapy to further improve therapy quality, increase convenience and drive patient engagement in managing their health.
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BayCare Hospitals Use Remote Center to Monitor Patients

BayCare Health SystemFlorida-based BayCare Health System in introducing eCare, a new telemedicine-centered program to enhance the care of critically ill patients in the ICU.

eCare is an electronic patient monitoring system that uses a centralized communication center with monitoring technology and the ability to have two-way audio and visual communication with hospital bed-side staff.

A team of trained nurses and physicians can monitor a patient’s vital signs, review lab results and care plans as well as evaluate a patient’s condition from the communication center. The bed-side staff can call the eCare Central team for assistance by pressing an “eLert” button in the patient’s room.

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mHealth Market on the Move: Home Monitoring for Elderly

mHealth Market on the Move Home Monitoring for ElderlyAccording to a new report from ABI Research, over the next five years a new generation of elderly home care services will drive wearable device shipments to more than 44 million by 2019 (that’s up from 6 million in 2013).

Shipments of wearable devices linked to elderly care systems will more than double in 2014 from the previous year.

Tech-savvy families are turning to home monitoring solutions to make sure that their aging family member’s safety and wellness are being monitored. Niche players including BeClose, GrandCare Systems, and others have emerged to capitalize on a combination of market demand and the potential to leverage connected devices and systems.

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A Clear or Murky Future for mHealth in Remote Patient Monitoring?

A Clear or Murky Future for mHealth in Remote Patient MonitoringMobile health technology is still a fairly new addition to the healthcare industry, leaving many to speculate exactly what role it will play in the future of modern healthcare management.

Mobile health technology refers to a wide range of products such as smartphone apps, mobile healthcare devices that link to reporting tools, and tracking devices that have the ability to relay information directly back to physicians or professional caretakers.

It is the potential for improved healthcare management, as well as consumer cost savings that leave many wondering if mobile health technology should play a larger role in remote patient monitoring.

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PrevaCare Touts Streamlining of Remote Healthcare at mHealth Summit

PrevaCare Touts Streamlining of Remote Healthcare at mHealth SummitAdding another impressive offering to the already teeming array of new products, services, and innovations highlighted this week at the mHealth Summit, mHealthWatch was on hand as PrevaCare lifted the veil on its newest creation at the world’s foremost mHealth conference.

To meet “the needs of the rapidly changing landscape of healthcare,” PrevaCare has launched a home and mobile patient monitoring and communication platform.

“Central to this platform,” the company says, “is PrevaCare’s proprietary PrevaLink, a device and network infrastructure agnostic hub that seamlessly collects and transmits medical device data to the PrevaCloud.”

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AT&T Rolls Out New Solution for ‘Mobile Peace of Mind’

AT&T Rolls Out New Solution for 'Mobile Peace of Mind'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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Sense4Baby Brings Maternal Monitoring System to the U.S.

SENSE4BABY, INC.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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