Mobile epilepsy sensors: student-led, stopped, or stalled by Jonah Comstock of mobihealthnews
Epilepsy is one medical condition where the constant monitoring capability of a wearable sensor could save lives, providing an early warning when a person with epilepsy has a seizure or even predicting seizures before they happen. Surprisingly, though, it hasn’t been an overly popular target for mobile health entrepreneurs. For developers working on this technology, getting [...]read more.
PaediCalc App for iOS shows that bigger text is better in an emergency by Shannon McNamara, MD of iMedicalApps
This bedside reference medical app is for those taking care of emergent pediatric illnesses. The interface is easy to navigate, but the information contained in the app is limited.read more.
Infusion Nurse is a handy tool for nurses but lacks authority by Antonio DeRosa of iMedicalApps
Infusion Nurse is developed by a nurse for nurses dealing with infusions and medicine. Calculates dose, volume, dilution, and infusion rates.read more.
Tigerlabs Health launches first class of six startups by Jonah Comstock of mobihealthnews
Nine months after its launch announcement, Tigerlabs Health accelerator in Princeton, NJ has finally debuted its first class at a demo day event on Wednesday. The accelerator launched with a strong focus on it’s ties to the pharmaceutical industry, but the six startups it has assembled don’t seem overwhelmingly pharma-centric. The companies, from around the [...]read more.
Report: 56M sports, fitness monitors to ship in 2017 by Jonah Comstock of mobihealthnews
Sports and fitness monitors, including wearable sensors and running and cycling computers, will hit 56.2 million global shipments in 2017, up from 43.8 million this year, according to IMS Research. Over the five years, the research firm predicts 252 million units will ship.
IMS Research’s sports and fitness monitor category includes “fitness and heart-rate monitors, sports [...]read more.
The Future of Advanced Prehospital Care by iMedicalApps Team of iMedicalApps
A discussion on some of the new POC options available for EMS field.read more.
Health:Refactored Conference shows numerous paths to develop, design dream health apps by iMedicalApps Team of iMedicalApps
Part 1 of 2 regarding coverage over Health 2.0's inaugural Health: Refactored code & design conference.read more.
Ringadoc adds another $700,000 for after-hours patient calls by Brian Dolan of mobihealthnews
This week San Francisco-based Ringadoc announced an additional $700,000 in funding for its seed round, which combined with its previously raised $1.2 million, brings its total round of funding up to $1.9 million. While Founders Fund’s FF Angel led the round, the new $700,000 comes from Los Angeles-based Siemer VC, Telegraph Hill Group, and Dr. [...]read more.
Exclusive: Happtique refocuses on hospitals, CEO Ben Chodor resigns by Brian Dolan of mobihealthnews
Happtique, a high-profile subsidiary of the Greater New York Hospital Association’s for-profit arm GNYHA Ventures, has had a rocky few weeks.
The association recently made the decision to re-focus Happtique just on hospital customers and strip upwards of $1 million out of Happtique’s budget. The contentious decision led to the resignation of Happtique’s CEO Ben Chodor, [...]read more.
Can personal health data motivate behavioral change? It depends. by mobihealthnews of mobihealthnews
By Dave Dickinson, Former CEO, Zeo
After leading Zeo for the last 5 years, I’d like to share some of the key lessons we learned as an early pioneer within the digital healthcare movement. This post includes lessons learned for those who share our mission of improving the health and wellness of mankind by leveraging the [...]read more.