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Why mHealth app developers should pay attention to Android

Why mHealth app developers should pay attention to Android

According to a recent report by the International Data Corporation, 300 million smartphone units shipped in the second quarter of this year—a milestone quarter and landmark achievement for the smartphone industry. The primary driver of this achievement was Android, “with its vendor partners shipping a total of 255.3 million Android-based smartphones in 2Q14, up 33.3% [...]

August 22, 2014 | Reply More
App helps veterans cope with PTSD and locate nearby health centers

App helps veterans cope with PTSD and locate nearby health centers

Dave Smith, a retired Marine and Iraq combat veteran reached his low in March 2012. He came close to committing suicide, but instead posed an anguished status update to Facebook, confessing that he was in a “downward spiral” and needed help. Within minutes, his friend Will McNulty, called Smith. A week later, McNulty and his [...]

August 21, 2014 | Reply More
Three patient-empowering connected health technologies

Three patient-empowering connected health technologies

According to the Global Mobile Health Market Report, the mHealth market is predicted to hit $26 billion globally by 2017. Healthcare technology is dominating the consumer market and patients around the globe are seeking new ways to become engaged in their health. The three mHealth technologies below are the key to help empower patients and [...]

August 20, 2014 | Reply More
Study: remote monitoring of implantable cardiac devices reduces mortality rate by 50%

Study: remote monitoring of implantable cardiac devices reduces mortality rate by 50%

A trial of 664 patients conducted at 36 clinics and hospitals in Europe, Australia, and Israel, found that remote monitoring of patients with implantable cardiac devices reduced the mortality rate for cardiac patients by 50 percent and improved their clinical status by almost 10 percent. All patients studied had either implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) or cardiac [...]

August 19, 2014 | Reply More
Infographic: How U.S. households are using digital health tools and services

Infographic: How U.S. households are using digital health tools and services

Market intelligence company Parks Associates recently released an infographic detailing the ways in which heads of U.S. broadband households are utilizing digital health tools and services. 60% of surveyed households own a type of personal health and wellness device, such as digital weight scales, glucometers, or fitness wearables, and 25% use health apps. See the [...]

August 18, 2014 | Reply More
Cambridge Temperature Concepts (CTC) Secures £2.6m Private Equity Funding to Commercialize Duofertility and Expand Digital Health Platform

Cambridge Temperature Concepts (CTC) Secures £2.6m Private Equity Funding to Commercialize Duofertility and Expand Digital Health Platform

PRESS INFORMATION CAMBRIDGE TEMPERATURE CONCEPTS (CTC) SECURES £2.6M PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDING TO COMMERCIALIZE DUOFERTILITY AND EXPAND DIGITAL HEALTH PLATFORM 31st July 2014: Cambridge, UK – Cambridge Temperature Concepts (CTC), the commercial stage digital health platform company that markets DuoFertility, today announces the successful completion of £2.6M equity financing. CTC has created a unique digital health [...]

August 14, 2014 | Reply More
U.S. Navy launches mobile health app

U.S. Navy launches mobile health app

The United States Navy recently made its debut in the mobile health market with the launch of its Anatomy Study Guide App which aims to aide aspiring medical students. Lowe Campell Ewald, the Navy’s ad agency, explained that the app, which is available for both iPhones and Droids, “will serve as a relevant tool to [...]

August 14, 2014 | Reply More
Pioneering Connected Health Care From the Front Lines

Pioneering Connected Health Care From the Front Lines

Kim Goodsell demonstrates the power of consumers who are enabled by knowledge and connected technology to manage personal health and their interaction with the health care system.

August 13, 2014 | Reply More
The merging of consumer and medical health apps

The merging of consumer and medical health apps

Consumer health apps linking medical devices to smartphones are rapidly rising in popularity, with forthcoming offerings from Apple and Google likely to draw even more attention to the mHealth app field. While these apps allow users easy access to their body’s health information, like heart rate, calories burned, and distance walked, they don’t necessarily help [...]

August 11, 2014 | Reply More
Texting pills and wireless contraception may help improve medication adherence

Texting pills and wireless contraception may help improve medication adherence

The US Department of Health and Human Services recently reported that five out of six Americans aged 65 and older take at least one medication daily, and almost half take three or more. Ensuring that patients are adhering to their medication schedules is something that has stumped healthcare professionals and launched countless apps and devices [...]

August 9, 2014 | Reply More