Posted: Nov 25, 2014
Darius Tahir of Modern Healthcare gives his opinion on why healthcare pro's should be standing up for net neutrality.The debate on net neutrality has intensified as the amount of data being transmitted in videos and other usages has increased, leading some to argue that too much traffic is crossing a too-small network, slowing down performance.
Posted: Nov 24, 2014
Alec Momont, a Belgian student studying in the Netherlands, has ambitious goals to set forth a fleet of 'ambulance drones'. Such devices could potentially deliver defibrillators, locate missing or lost persons, and greatly improve emergency response time.
Posted: Nov 21, 2014
MMM News' Marc Iskowitz comments on new studies and reaching the Millennial generation. Pharma brand managers seeking closer ties with the 74-million-strong Millennial demographic should read this month's roundtable “Engaging the Digital Natives,” and a study released as we went to press. Marketers may find the two helpful in honing a message. Hint: mainstream health ads probably won't appeal to this group.
Posted: Nov 20, 2014
Remote monitoring may be a key part in how we deal with aging populations. Fred Donovan gives some interesting facts about the mobile device markets' future in caring for the elderly.
Posted: Nov 18, 2014
Developing countries don't have the high-tech equipment needed to quickly diagnose the disease, but they do have millions of cellphones. One UCLA professor has a way to turn those phones into diagnostic centers.
Posted: Nov 17, 2014
Robert Vamosi of Forbes analyzes and comments on the newest innovation in hospital care in the digital real. Florida Hospital Celebration Health has begun badging all of its nurses and patients; allowing footsteps to be retraced, greater transparency, and a greater patient experience.
Posted: Nov 14, 2014
Acceptance and use of mHealth devices for medical care by doctors and patients varies given age and education levels, according to a research report from Hannover Medical School in Germany, which examined how medical staff and patients perceive mHealth devices.
Posted: Nov 01, 2014
As health care smartphone accessory sales expected to exceed $3 billion by 2019; Health care focused smartphone interfaces launched by Samsung and Apple will be instrumental in propelling the global health care accessory hardware market.
Posted: Oct 31, 2014
The digital health-monitoring market is the latest variation on a much-heard tune: another area of business where Apple, Google, Samsung Electronics and even Microsoft are turning the status quo on its head.The market of wearable bands, sensors and platforms is saturating quickly, so what are these companies doing to get it right? And where might there be opportunities for the investor to participate?
Posted: Oct 30, 2014
Gabriel Perna of Healthcare Informatics writes of a mobile health (mHealth) app that can help clinicians detect early signs of glaucoma, according to new research.