adam wolfe

24 Flips | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | 8 Followers | @adroc84 | Keep up with adam wolfe on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “adam wolfe”

Mobile Health Tech: From Novel Startups to Global Industry

<i>Last week's mHealth summit in Washington, D.C., gave tech leaders an opportunity to evaluate the field and its future.</i><p>Mobile MIM<p>Mobile health technologies are the fastest growing sector of one of the fastest growing markets in the world, projected to be worth $11.8 billion by 2018. At the mHealth …

All SyfyWire

Hats off

EVERY summer Las Vegas plays host to Black Hat, a security shindig where spooks, businesspeople and academics rub shoulders with some of the world’s …

Portable Brain-Scan Headsets: 4 Incredible Applications

New technology is moving brain research outside the lab and into the real world.<p><b>Our brain controls what we think, feel, and do, but scientists have a limited capability to watch it at work outside the lab. National Geographic Emerging Explorer Tan Le hopes to change that while, in the process,</b> …

4 ways mobile health could save $400B in health costs

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: iadams<p>The latest and greatest in mobile technology is on display this week at the Mobile World Congress (and you can …

Exclusive: Happtique releases standards for ‘seal of approval’ for mobile health

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: iadams<p>With an estimated 40,000 mobile health apps (PDF) available for doctors, consumers and others in healthcare, it …

Wellness by number: How mobile phones save lives

Mobile phones: you see them being used in airports, at the grocery store, on subways and buses, and even in the hand of your doctor. In fact, it is difficult to go anywhere these days without seeing someone use a mobile phone. That should not be surprising considering that, according to the …

It’s not just about big data: here’s why small data matters to your health

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Digital Storm<p>Big data may be a rising star in health care but small data can play a powerful role, too. At the TEDMED …

How Apple Accidentally Revolutionized Health Care

<b>Apple</b> didn't necessarily intend to revolutionize health care, but that's exactly what happened. Health care has changed dramatically since Steve Jobs …

Mobile technology could save billions of dollars on health care costs

SAN FRANCISCO — Mobile devices could save the medical industry and consumers billions of dollars a year.<p>Mobile health technology provides patients with greater opportunities to manage their diseases and communicate with providers. On stage today at HealthBeat 2013, Ivor Horn of the National …

How do you find the best mobile health apps? HealthTap gets doctors to weigh in

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>With an estimated 40,000 mobile apps for iOS (s AAPL) and Android (s GOOG) that want to help you lose weight, track your …

Can Mobile Health Apps Help More Low-Income Patients?

Low-income communities don't always get the healthcare they need. That's especially problematic because low socioeconomic status is directly …

Mobile Health: Destined to Fail?

For many, mobile health is the future. But as a “semi-pro” and keen observer of the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry, I think mobile health is …

Trailblazer WellDoc To Sell First Mobile Prescription Therapy

WellDoc, which sells a type 2 diabetes management program on a mobile device, scored another milestone yesterday. It launched BlueStar, a prescription version of its Diabetes Manager program which received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration in 2010. Like any medical device, WellDoc had …

Health 2.0 San Antonio Does your Health APP need FDA Approval?

This is a primer to get you thinking about whether or not your mobile health app is going to need FDA approval. If you are just tripping across the internet and found this, check the date, this was given before the FDA finalized their guidelines.

mHealth

Electronic Mobile Health Solutions | Social Innovation | HP® Official Site

The pace of innovation in mobile solutions and cloud computing is accelerating, and HP is a leading player bringing new solutions to the market. By …

mHealth

How Digitization, Twitter and Sensors Will Put You in Control of your Health Care

Dr. Eric Topol began his 125th OHSU Anniversary lecture by asking the audience how many were on Twitter and then illustrating why Twitter is an …

A Better Online Diagnosis Before the Doctor Visit

As Internet Symptom-Checkers Improve, Health-Care Providers Say It's OK to Search<p>When Rick Ramirez started experiencing sharp pains in his back and legs last year, a doctor was unable to find the cause. But as the pain continued, the 27-year-old Utah brokerage-firm staffer turned to an online …

Health Care

Will your next physical be done by smartphone?

As my attending physician walked in with the next patient, I quickly stuffed my iPhone into my pocket. There was a strict “no cellphone” policy in the pediatric clinic where I was working as a third-year medical student. If my attending had caught me, I would have received a stern lecture about how …

The Uses (and Abuses) of Influence

Photography: Mark Peterman<p>Robert Cialdini, considered the leading social scientist in the field of influence, was initially drawn to the topic because he saw how easily people could step over an ethical line into manipulation or even abuse. His 2001 book Influence, which laid out six principles of …

What's The Role Of A Hospital In 10 Years?

Dr. Eric Topol was named #1 Most Influential Physician Executive in Healthcare of 2012 by Modern Healthcare so his views are closely watched. In addition to his role as a cardiologist, geneticist and author of the Creative Destruction of Medicine, he’s also the Editor-in-Chief of Medscape (WebMD’s …