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By Jonah Comstock December 17, 2012
More than a third of American adults think self-monitoring is the key to living a longer life, according to a survey commissioned by Philips Healthcare and conducted by Opinion Research Corporation. The survey of 1,003 participants included questions about online symptom checking, home diagnosis, and self-monitoring, and the results showed a growing acceptance of and even reliance on these sorts...
By Neil Versel November 1, 2012
ZephyrLife's Android App Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston will conduct a clinical trial of wearable health monitoring devices from Zephyr Technology to monitor pregnant women as they give birth, then quickly roll the system out to a hospital in Uganda in an effort to stem high infant mortality. Mass General's Center for Global Health is testing Annapolis, Md.-based Zephyr's BioHarness...
By Brian Dolan July 13, 2011
Design concept for ViSi Mobile - Not Yet FDA Cleared Sotera Wireless has secured a new round $7 million in financing that includes a mix of debt and other securities. Some of Sotera Wireless’ previous investors have included West Family Holdings, Qualcomm Ventures, Intel Capital, Sanderling Ventures and Apposite Capital. Last April the company raised $10.75 million. Including the most recent $7...
By Brian Dolan June 15, 2010
At the America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Institute conference this week, Aetna and Intel released preliminary findings from their Intel Health Guide pilot for chronic heart failure (CHF) patients. The pilots aim was to demonstrate how remote patient monitoring and nurse case management could improve the health of Medicare patients with CHF. Dr. Randall Krakauer, Aetna’s national Medicare...