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Wireless sensor networks need to clear a few hurdles for mHealth

While the benefits of wireless sensor networks are clear when it comes to improving healthcare services, saving time and money and advancing mHealth apps and devices, there are hurdles ahead in...

Insight on creating a successful mHealth marketing campaign

Healthcare providers, medical universities and payers launching mHealth initiatives need to establish a comprehensive marketing program that features strong communication strategies with users and...

Health app developers to leverage power of supercomputer

Watson, IBM's artificially intelligent computer system which competed on the Jeopardy! game show, will soon make its resources available to developers worldwide with a new cloud-hosted...

FCC adopts technical rules for public safety network

The Federal Communications Commission has adopted technical service rules for a nationwide public safety wireless broadband network designed to support important data transmission during emergencies,...

Wireless interference: An inconvenient truth for MBANs

What do you get when you install wireless networking of body transmitters used for capturing a wide range of physiological data in healthcare facilities? Medical Body Area Networks (MBANs) with the...

How to optimize hospital Wi-Fi networks

Wi-Fi is the "powerhouse" that allows hospitals and doctors to stay connected anywhere and deliver cutting-edge healthcare, according to a recently released whitepaper from the Wi-Fi...

The time has come for ad-hoc mobile networks

When Julius Genachowski announced in late March that he would be stepping down as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, it marked the culmination of a four-year tenure characterized by...

FCC orders bounce-back messages until text-to-911 service is available

New rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission require all wireless carriers and "interconnected" text messaging services to provide an automatic "bounce-back" text message to consumers who attempt to send a text message to 911 in a location where text-to-911 is not available, the FCC has announced.

VA blazing its own trail when it comes to government mHealth

Say what you want about the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and its bloated bureaucracy. One fact that cannot be disputed is that the VA continues to be a national leader in health IT. Case in...

Nationwide public safety broadband network faces tough challenges

By all accounts, first responder emergency communications at the Boston Marathon performed well in response to the terrorist attack. However, the lack of interoperable public safety communications...