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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 …

So Who Is Winning — iOS Or Android?

<i>Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today.</i><p><b>DEMO Mobile: Big Themes In Early Stage Mobile Companies (BI Intelligence)</b><br>We were in attendance at the DEMO …

Hacking for Health: Working with Technology to Improve Healthcare in Malawi

Changing Planet<p>Bringing medical support to isolated people often means working in difficult environments. A lack of continuous electricity, limited equipment and remote hospitals can mean health projects fall at the first hurdle. In these environments, people often think that cutting edge and …

Mobile phones and the power of data collection

Changing Planet<p>As modern communication technologies become more ubiquitous in the developing world, increasingly working their way into once disconnected rural communities, opportunities to use mobile phones to collect and share valuable (and often critical) information grow.<p>In this edition of</b> …

Hospitals try voice recognition for health records

If your doctor is talking to an iPad the next time you see her, she may actually be flipping through your file.<p>Voice-recognition technology developers are introducing a slew of products aimed at getting doctors to document patient information more immediately and thoroughly. The technology has …

DrChrono is building a health care revolution on the iPad

“There are certain times in your life when you know it’s the right move to do something. Health care has always seemed like it’s just not there with technology; it always felt backwards.I believe health care should be as seamless as this: If you’re hurt while skiing in Colorado, doctors should be …

Health of 250,000 mobile phone users to be tracked

A quarter of a million mobile phone users are to have their medical records tracked for more than 20 years in the world's largest study into the …

Teens Who Use Mobile Devices After Bedtime at Increased Depression Risk

A new study in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology has found that teenagers in Japan who use cell phones or other mobile devices after they go to bed face a higher risk of having sleep problems and related mental health problems including depression. From Boston.com:<p>In the study, researchers …

How MIT Will Make Sense Of The Mobile Network That Ties The Planet Together

You’re carrying a cell phone right now that’s tracking your movements. Put the data from your phone along with everyone else’s, and you can find out a lot about how humanity operates at a global scale.<p>More than almost any other modern electronic device–the laptop, the tablet, the desktop–the cell …

Health Records

Solar-powered mobile health centre rolls into Cape Town | David Smith

At the back of the truck is a small soundproof booth with a chair, light and pair of headphones. Outside the door sits a "screening memory …

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 …

What mobile health app developers need to know about looming government regulation

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: iadams<p>The booming mobile app economy is quickly expanding into health care — by 2017, market research firm …

The specter of D.C. overregulation haunts health entrepreneurs

A lack of clarity from government is stifling innovation in the health IT sector.<p>As we reported yesterday, the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is under pressure to decide how to regulate thousands of new mobile medical applications. Congress has been in session for three days to hear from …

Mobile Health Monitoring: SMS Keeps it Simple

In the midst of complicated new mobile medical technology and apps, SMS is still as useful as ever.<p>When you hear ‘mobile health monitoring,’ your …

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 …

Mobile Health Services Offered in April

Sarasota County is offering free and low-cost adult immunizations and screenings at several sites in April.<p>Free and low-cost health health services …

Rock Health predicts a record year for digital health deals

Digital health incubator Rock Health released data today that shows an increase in funding for med-tech startups in the first quarter of 2013.<p>Thirty-seven health deals were valued at a total of $365 million, which is 35 percent higher than the first quarter of 2012, “suggesting that 2013 will be …

Funding for health IT is continuing at a ‘torrid pace,’ report finds

Funding for digital health startups skyrocketed in the first quarter of 2013, according to a report released today.<p>Companies in the health care IT space raised almost half a billion dollars (approximately $493 million) in a single quarter. A report from Mercom Capital Group, a global consulting …

How big is your baby? Doctors use design to uncover insights in children’s health

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>The pediatric growth chart is a time-tested tool of the trade for pediatricians around the world. But some doctors say that as …

Mango Health App That Games Taking Meds Launches With Target Partnership

San Francisco-based Mango Health — a new mobile app aimed at allowing people to manage their personal health by tracking medications and nutritional …

There’s An App For That: Mango Health Gives Rewards For Taking Your Vitamins, Medicine Every Day

Staying true to a health or fitness regimen can be tough, but San Francisco-based Mango Health is looking to see whether an app can help with that.<p>The seven-person startup just did a full launch of their app following a 16-week trial where they tracked whether regular notifications helped …

Mango Health Launches iPhone App To Help Track Your Medications

Mango Health has launched its iOS app in a move that it hopes will help motivate people to better manage and improve their own health. Through the use of gamification techniques, the company hopes to ensure proper adherence to a physician’s instructions by making it easier, safer, and fun. In …

Brands Reward The Healthy To Take Meds On Time

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK’s CXI 2018 conference brings to life key trends in customer experience through talks and activations by …

Misfit Shine: an elegant, wireless activity tracker

Gorgeous all-metal construction. Tiny so you can wear anywhere. Tracks cycling and swimming, not just steps. To sync, just lay on phone. | Check out …

Led by a 23-year-old, digital health startup Audax Health nets $21M

In the first weeks of 2013, health care technology startups are already closing some major funding rounds. The latest to benefit from Sand Hill Road’s burgeoning interest in the sector is a Washington D.C. based company called Audax Health, which raised almost $21 million, according to an SEC …