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By Neil Versel November 12, 2012
Photo: SINTEF/Astrid-Sofie Vardøy A wireless sensor system created for medical rehabilitation has been shown to be useful in assessing health risks of "smoke divers," firefighters who have to enter burning buildings. Researchers in Norway recently tested a U.S. Army-funded warning system called ESUMS that measures body movement and vital signs to help determine "heat stress" and other...
By Neil Versel January 26, 2011
By Neil Versel While many in mobile health look at ways to get personal monitoring devices into the home to help manage diseases, several figures with deep backgrounds in trauma care are trying to commercialize a system to prevent death from heart attacks and stroke. Central to this effort is Roger Lee Heath, an inventor and entrepreneur who holds dozens of patents including for the technology...
By Brian Dolan June 30, 2010
During the House Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee hearing on wireless health technologies this past week, Colonel Ronald Poropatich, M.D., Deputy Director, Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center U.S. Army Medical Research, provided fresh statistics about adoption of its mobile health application, mCare for wounded warriors. "As of 1 June 2010, mCare has delivered over 18,500...
By Brian Dolan May 19, 2010
At the ATA 2010 event in San Antonio this week, the U.S. Army's mCare project team leaders led a deep dive session into the Diversinet-powered mHealth service for "wounded warriors." Right now, mCare sends daily messages to Army Reservists and National Guard members recouping in their home locations right to their own mobile phones. mCare is currently up and running at five separate military...

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