Tag Archives: mhealth

Bupa and ITU to collaborate on m-Health

Bupa, the UK based private health insurance and hospitals company and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) announced on Tuesday that they are to collaborate on a four-year international m-Health initiative called “Be Healthy, Be Mobile”. The programme, led by ITU and … Continue reading

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Event: Smart Healthcare: technology revolutions in delivering healthcare

This event looks at telehealth, exploring its continuing evolution into mobile health and discussing  practical examples of implementation. The speakers will look at the technology needed both in providing communications and in technology requirements for patients’ homes. There are also … Continue reading

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FDA action on mobile apps and knock on effect in Europe

The US Food and Drug Administration’s Christy Foreman recently addressed a commitee of the US Congress on the subject of regulating mobile health apps. Following draft guidance issued by the FDA in 2011 FDA is now working on a regulatory … Continue reading

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Benefits of Telehealth

A report on the BBC website today makes a quick roundup of some key items from the current UK telehealth scene: the WSD and the recent BMJ article on it, 3ML, O2 Help at Hand and Vodafone mHealth. It gets … Continue reading

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Can we learn from this Kenyan example?

When the Kenyan government wanted to track infectious diseases in order to better control them and report to WHO, using mobile phone technology seems an obvious answer considering their ubiquitous use. Then they did what most governments  do – spoke … Continue reading

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mHealth report from Cambridge University

Cambridge University’s Centre for Science and Policy has published a 120-page report called Mobile Communications for Medical Care following its 6-month China Mobile sponsored project investigating mHealth as an example of how mobile communications is contributing to global sustainable development. … Continue reading

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Health care innovations expo 2011: Vodafone to showcase Mhealth products

Thanks to the 3G doctor for spotting this one; of course technology is featuring at the Health care innovations expo which starts runs on 9th and 10th March. The Vodafone health debate sessions are listed below Day 1 – March 9th … Continue reading

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