Digital health, wireless health, mhealth, telehealth
Proposed from World Economic Forum: "Digital health harnesses the transformational power of modern information and communication technologies for improving health and healthcare throughout the world." Plus alias terminology.
Submitted by Laurie Orlov on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 14:19
There are so many issues with this article -- but draw your own conclusions.
Submitted by Laurie Orlov on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 13:06
SEATTLE, WA, June 18, 2013 – Numera, providing customizable solutions for companies interested in improving their offerings for healthy aging, chronic condition management, and post-acute care announced its collaboration with ResMed on its patient engagement platform called SleepSeeker, a free online tool to improve patient compliance with therapy for sleep-disordered breathing. ResMed is a global leader in sleep and respiratory medicine. >>> Read more . . .
Submitted by Laurie Orlov on Sun, 06/16/2013 - 16:24
Why just for sports? Wouldn't this also be good for seniors who are at risk of falling?
Submitted by Laurie Orlov on Thu, 06/13/2013 - 14:05
It's BIG: Officials say the telemedicine patient monitoring market grew from $4.2 billion in 2007 to more than $10 billion in 2012.
Submitted by Laurie Orlov on Fri, 05/31/2013 - 17:19
Directory of tech offerings -- is there one? Are you often asked the question – where is the list of technology products for older adults – is there one Consumer Reports-like resource that reviews and will help me figure out what is available that could be useful for an aging relative or client? Unfortunately, there really isn’t one source, but there are some resources that could be useful – here is a getting-started list that you can feel free to augment with comments: >>> Read more . . .
Submitted by Laurie Orlov on Thu, 05/30/2013 - 07:11
Accuracy level of various models appears to vary according to this research.
Submitted by Laurie Orlov on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 13:50
AARP and LivePitch Media on May 7 announced the 10 startup finalists for the second annual AARP Health Innovation @50+ LivePitch - which will take place May 31, 2013 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This premier showcase features the most innovative startup companies in the “50 and over” health technology and innovation sector. >>> Read more . . .
Submitted by Laurie Orlov on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 13:46
As Jody Holtzman, AARP’s Senior Vice President of Thought Leadership put it: “127 excellent companies applied. This made for some tough decisions when it came time to determine the finalists.” Still, the advisory aboard came through and narrowed the field to 10 companies. >>> Read more . . .
Submitted by Laurie Orlov on Fri, 05/10/2013 - 17:40
ndianapolis, Indiana – Healthx now offers a new remote patient-monitoring platform to improve outcomes for chronically ill members with diabetes, hypertension, congestive heart failure (CHF), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), coronary artery disease (CAD) and multiple co-morbidities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 75% of health care costs are due to chronic conditions. >>> Read more . . .