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Pilot expands mHealth for patients in Kenya

The African Ministry of Health, African Medical and Research Foundation and Safaricom have developed a mobile healthcare program called Health Enablement and Learning Platform that aims to boost...

Examining a sweet spot in mHealth technology

Scroll the search results of 'mobile healthcare' and it doesn't take long to figure out that mobile apps and devices are cropping up all over, from university research and development...

Researchers create flexible antenna for mobile monitoring devices

North Carolina State University researchers have developed a stretchable antenna for wearable devices that can withstand twisting and rolling. "Many researchers--including our lab--have...

Lawmakers want update on FDA mobile medical app regulation efforts

Six U.S. senators are asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for greater transparency and clarification regarding regulatory review of mobile medical applications and want specific answers on a wide range of issues from rulemaking and establishment of standards to Congressional oversight.

Senators throw down mHealth gauntlet

Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Angus King (I-Maine) took their legislative fight to limit the FDA's authority on mHealth to the American people in a Feb. 15 opinion piece on the editorial...

Report: mHealth creates business opportunities for companies‏

A new report from Forrester Research examines how mobile healthcare has changed consumer behavior, and how the resulting data on this behavior can totally transform a firm's relationship with...

Legal complexities, uncertainties face mHealth app developers

Mobile health applications are affected by a patchwork of policies related to medical licensure, privacy and security protection, as well as malpractice liability--all of which must be taken under...

Shaq teams with Qualcomm, extolls virtues of mHealth

In a blog post, retired NBA star Shaquille O'Neal writes that for the past few months he has been working with the technology company Qualcomm, "learning about how wireless and health...

Apple vs. Google: An mHealth Face-Off

Industry observers like myself have often painted the competitive mHealth landscape with a brush that wages computer manufacturer Dell and software behemoth Microsoft versus Apple--the reigning...

Deloitte: 4 dimensions of effective mobile health

People, places, payment and purpose are the four dimensions of effective mobile health, according to a Deloitte Center for Health Solutions blog. "As organizations face new business models and...