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Test for Kidney Disease On Your Smart-Phone

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have developed a new smart-phone app that can provide tests for individuals with diabetes and kidney disease. The Colorimetrix software also allows test-strip results to be shared real-time with medical professionals for quicker diagnosis and treatment. “The app uses...

Telehealth Goes Global Pacific

A new Telehealth program in Manila, Phillipines, has recently been launched by the Metro Pacific Investments Corp (MPIC) to serve remote area hospitals. “MPIC Hospital Group president Augusto Palisoc said it is piloting a telehealth service involving two machines located in company-owned Asian Hospital and...

Tech Waves Soars Into Digital Health

With all the new developments in technology, the digital health sector is benefiting the most. Every tech company is developing devices, such as robotic legs, and apps helping keep track of cholesterol/dietary needs, all suited to the customers health benefit. Robin Raskin, founder of “Living...

Apple Healthbook Is Next Big Thing in mHealth

Apple is the leader of all things tech, always creating the hot new product, often to address a market nobody anticipated. Now Apple want to hit the health market, responding to growing demand for all things mHealth. What makes their entry in...

Runners and Cyclists Becoming Big Part of mHealth Market

Seemingly countless numbers of fitness apps available through portable devices are becoming a huge hit to runners, cyclists, and athletes of all kinds. The goal for many of these apps on the market is to provide these athletes with a smarter workout. BSX Athletics,...

The Importance of mHealth Marketing

It is clear that the mHealth world helps to save lives and to cut patient/hospital costs. It is also clear that it’s growth in popularity provides opportunities to market services by healthcare providers, including doctors. So many healthcare providers are re-examining how their mHealth applications...

mHealth Cutting Healthcare Costs?”

mHealth is the latest trend in today’s healthcare world, and is becoming increasingly popular with the ever changing and improving technology sector. However, in order to continue and keep popularizing this trend, policy makers need to recognize some issues. Investors in the mHealth market and...

Teen Girls Perfect Patients for Hospital’s New Texting Program

Most teenagers today communicate through texting. No longer are they talking on the phone, but now texting, often in code: “k, omg, lol, etc.” Researchers in Providence, Rhode Island decided to connect a girl’s texting ability to a violence-prevention program for at-risk-teenage...

SxSW Goes Digital Health

SxSw is the famous annual Texas festival home to the best film, music, and business trends in the past year, including today’s hot topic: digital health. This past Sunday, columnist, Anne Wojcicki, presented on her personal health background, providing in-depth info on her genetic company,...