Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Mobile Health News Weekly – Week of November 23, 2014

The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.

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Dr. Aydogan Ozcan, a UCLA engineering professor, has created software and hardware that turn cellphones into microscopes and diagnostic machines. With the addition of a 3D-printed microscope, a field worker in Africa can quickly scan the blood of an HIV patient to see how the virus is reacting to medicine.  Read Original Content

Mobile developer GreatCall , which makes both smartphones and applications, and artificial intelligence company Automated Insights said they are partnering on a health app that helps caregivers stay informed on the well-being of aging family members.  Read Original Content

Medidata has completed a method development project conducted in partnership with GlaxoSmithKline to evaluate the impact of combining mobile health devices with cloud-based technologies in a clinical trial.  Read Original Content

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As the U.S. population continues to age, the demand for remote patient monitoring, video telemedicine and mobile health will intensify, predicts Frost & Sullivan.  In particular, telehealth video conferencing, whether over PCs or mobile devices, will become an accepted method of providing primary and specialty healthcare services.  Read Original Content

In March the European Commission published its green paper on mobile health, which contained some mind-boggling statistics.  It suggests 97,000 apps are on sale in the mobile health sector, which includes tracking apps but also apps that help patients make appointments and keep track of medication.  Read Original Content

Mobile health and fitness app startup Nudge recently launched Nudge Coach, a HIPAA-compliant tool it says allows health professionals to analyze consumer data from health wearables by organizing the data in one spot.  Read Original Content

Targeting the exploding health and wellness market, Microsoft has launched a new cloud-based platform, mobile app, and wearable fitness tracking wrist band.  Called Microsoft Health, the platform allows users to store health and fitness data collected through a Microsoft Health app.  Read Original Content

A recent report published by Research2Guidance, indicates most major pharmaceutical companies have had trouble generating downloads for their health-related apps and even when they do, have trouble getting users to continue using their products.  Read Original Content

Staff shortages and reductions are driving sales of patient monitoring systems, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher said the market for advanced patient monitoring is expected to reach 29 billion by year-end and will grow at a rate of nine percent for the next four years.  Read Original Content

A new report by Berg Insight shows three million patients worldwide are connected to some form of remote monitoring device at home and monitored by a professional caregiver. In four years, it projects that figure to top 19 million.  Read Original Content

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