Proving the Business Case for the Internet of Things

Connected Health Newsletter Archives: December 2014




 

Qualcomm, vitaphone to give spur to remote patient monitoring
Chipmaker Qualcomm has revealed it is collaborating with telemonitoring player vitaphone e-health solutions on the development of new remote monitoring technology for the healthcare industry.
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Welch Allyn to acquire HealthInterlink in telemonitoring move
Medical diagnostic device player Welch Allyn has announced a takeover of telehealth company HealthInterlink.
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Orange, 3M launch “intra-oral” digital camera
Orange Business Services is to provide a range of digital services to healthcare player 3M.
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Innovations launches wearable band for dogs
Monitoring specialist Innovations has a fresh take on the wearables opportunity, having launched a new band aimed at dogs rather than people.
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Fitness wearables to treble by 2018, says report
Fitness wearables in-use will more than treble by 2018, compared with an estimated 19 million in-use devices this year, according to a report by Juniper Research.
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Wearable technology focus set for mHealth Summit
The 2014 mHealth Summit, due to be held this month in Washington DC, will start with a two-day symposium on December 6 and 7 to explore mobile devices and apps. It will also include a day-long event on December 10 that will examine the leading edge of wearable technology.
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Partnership aims to boost IoT-based healthcare in Singapore
NEC and the Singapore Economic Development Board are to collaborate to resolve healthcare issues, including developing elderly related systems that will improve the efficiency of healthcare operations.
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Cigna grant helps m-health programme in India
A $260,000 grant is being used to create a mobile phone-based heart, stroke and kidney disease prevention programme in India, where chronic disease is responsible for more than 50% of deaths.
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Wearable technology creates opportunities for wireless carriers
M2M and wearable technology can help wireless carriers pocket as much as $116bn in network connectivity service revenue by the end of 2020, according to two reports from Signals & Systems Telecom.
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Touch screens provide help for psychiatric patients
Dutch medical technology company Recornect has placed a contract with touchscreen manufacturer Zytronic for its large format, highly robust projected capacitive products to help psychiatric patients in acute or long-term care facilities.
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