The University of California, San Francisco has been awarded $9.75 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to create a platform called Health ePeople to streamline research data-collection through mobile and wireless devices.
There are many truths about technology innovation, but a big one is that sometimes there is no need to reinvent the wheel, as one of our news reports this week reveals.
Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin Cockrell School of Engineering are proving that adage true in taking a big page from a well-entrenched approach to manufacturing and applying it to the development of new wearable mHealth patches. The result very likely could be cheaper patch manufacturing.
Lead researcher Nanshu Lu and her team took a long hard look at the two-step production approach in roll-to-roll manufacturing--which taps flexible plastic and a processing machine to build devices in bulk--and realized the same approach could be tweaked to make a wearable healthcare patch. Read more...
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A New Hampshire hospital has reduced communication lag time between nurses and doctors from 28 minutes to less than 5 minutes using a smartphone-based platform.
Healthcare electronic wearable patches may soon be easier, quicker and cheaper to make due to a new approach by University of Texas at Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering researchers.
A new mHealth app developed by a University of Louisiana at Lafayette research team may boost chronic disease management by using health informatics data to spur increased self-care by patients managing diabetes, according to information presented last week at the American Health Information Management Association's annual convention in New Orleans.
In a quest to investigate cardiomyopathy, Yale School of Medicine researchers are launching a study using the Apple iPhone and ResearchKit platform to gain a deeper understanding of the heart muscle ailment.
A Dallas hospital has developed an app it hopes will spur young patients into proactive management of asthma, along with a version that will integrate with patients' electronic health records.
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