In this blog post, we take a look at the latest happenings around mobile health applications.
NYU Cardiologist Files an Infringement Suit On Apple Watch Over Heart Monitoring System
Dr. Joseph Wiesel, a cardiologist at NYU filed an infringement suit against Apple Inc. in federal court claiming that the Apple watch uses his patented heart-rate monitoring technology. To read more, click here
Sony Launches a Mobile Health Platform that Uses a Low Power IoT Channel
Sony soft-launched mSafety, a B2B mobile health platform for companies looking to develop patient monitoring solutions, at the Connected Health Conference in Boston. The platform includes a wearable smartwatch and cloud-based backend. The battery life of the device is expected to last for seven days or longer thanks to the use of a low power IoT channel. To read more, click here
ITU And Bupa Join Hands on mHealth Over Non-communicable Diseases
The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the World Health Organization have signed an agreement with international healthcare company, Bupa, to use health information and mobile technology to fight chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in low- and middle-income countries. Bupa’s expert knowledge, health information and innovative technology will support the adoption of mHealth interventions by governments to address prevention and treatment of NCDs and their common risk factors. To read more, click here
Repository To Identify Novel Uses of Existing Drugs
CURE ID, an internet-based repository that was formed out of a collaboration between the FDA and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, reports on novel uses of existing drugs in new combinations to treat new indications and infectious diseases. The app works by collecting case report forms from caregivers about their experience using an approved product for a novel use. To read more, click here
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