Recent Podcasts

Podcast: Steve Aylward of Microsoft on mHealth

In this podcast, Mobile Health Watch editor John Farrell speaks with Steve Aylward, General Manager, Commercial Health & Life Sciences, Microsoft. Steve, who joined Microsoft after a 13-year career at Siemens Medical Solutions, is responsible for Microsoft's healthcare strategy. Hear his take on the current state of health IT developments, specifically as they relate to mHealth.

Podcast: Suzanne Clough founder of WellDoc

In this podcast, Mobile Health Watch editor John Farrell speaks with Suzanne Clough, M.D., founder and Chief Medical Officer of WellDoc.

This Baltimore-based technology company recently received FDA 510(k) clearance to market the WellDoc DiabetesManager System to healthcare providers and their adult patients with type 2 diabetes.

Hear Dr. Clough's take on the current state of chronic disease management, as well as why she thinks remote patient monitoring over cellular will factor heavily into the future of mobile healthcare.

Podcast: Jim Szafranski of Fiberlink

In this podcast, Mobile Health Watch editor John Farrell speaks with Jim Szafranski, SVP, Customer Platform Services at Fiberlink. This Blue Bell, Pa.-based company developed a solution that secures confidential healthcare data on mobile devices. Hear Jim's take on the state of mobile data security in healthcare.


ABI Research sees huge growth in sports, fitness mobile apps
by Eric Wicklund

Sports and fitness are expected to dominate the fast-growing mobile app market over the next four years, according to ABI Research, which foresees the health mobile app market jumping from $120 million in 2010 to more then $400 million in 2016.

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Recent Posts

Mississippi River states get $6M in telemedicine grants
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing more than $6 million to launch telemedicine projects in six states along the Mississippi River. Read More
Paging carrier trade group changes its name to incorporate other mobile devices
The American Association of Paging Carriers is changing its name to better accommodate the fast-growing and ever-evolving critical messaging industry. Read More
CompTIA survey: Good news for mHealth, not so good for telemedicine
Healthcare providers may be adopting mobile devices in droves, but they’re not so sure about telemedicine. Read More
American Well, VA announce plan to deliver telehealth services to veterans
American Well, the Boston-based provider of telehealth services that has launched programs with several national health plans and another in Australia, is adding the U.S. government to its impressive list of clients. Read More

Recent Comments

Global mHealth groups issue challenge to world's universities

Hi, can you, please, write where the "either business proposal or a new piece of technology" should be sent or submitted, what is the deadline of the ready proposal and what is the size of the proposal (it sould be an abstract, an article or a full paper). Thank you.

CompTIA survey: Good news for mHealth, not so good for telemedicine

It is frustrating--and frankly, misleading--that the remote medical technology industry is so atomized by semantics. A variety of near-synonymous terms (mHealth, telemedicine, telehealth) are deployed for what is really the exact same principle: the remote delivery of clinical services and healthcare information. mHealth only differentiates itself in the sense that it explicitly identifies "wireless" as the media used to transmit these services. For nearly 20 years, the American Telemedicine Association has defined "telemedicine" as the delivery of any healthcare service through any telecommunications medium. Telemedicine has never been limited to one specific delivery mechanism; as new telecom technologies emerge,

Cisco's Cius: Just what the doctor ordered?

I plan on doing a lot of traveling abroad in the next year or two and also hope to have children who someday travel for study abroad programs. Of course, I will look into international student health insurance for myself and maybe international student health insurance for them just in case something goes wrong halfway around the world. While insurance is valuable to peace of mind, an ability to electronically access records further puts me at ease knowing my personal health status will be made available at the push of a button. What is the likelihood that Cius will be ...

Chronic disease management needs shaping mHealth solutions

If worldwide medical insurance companies could get on board with this new technology we could see extreme changes in diabetic management. First, major medical providers would have to cover the equipment that would transmit information directly to the physician. I think we are headed in the right direction and I'm excited to watch major changes happen.

Sprint, IDEAL LIFE launch line of wireless kiosks

I have forwarded this article on to our Charlotte pediatrician. We experienced a very premature delivery of our daughter. Today, she deals with pulmonary issues. This advancement in technology could be a huge benefit to parents who frequent specialists for children struggling with any disease or diagnosis. We travel 45 mins. to see our specialist. How wonderful would it be if local hospitals and other sites started offering this technology and saved families those frequent day long trips?