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SRETT and Telenor Connexion collaborate on unique eHealth solution

SRETT and Telenor Connexion collaborate on unique eHealth solution

Telenor Connexion provides French eHealth provider, SRETT, a connected solution for remote monitoring of patients affected by sleep apnea. In Europe, approximately 2 to 5 % of the population suffer from sleep apnea. The disorder is characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep and this can cause drowsiness during the day as well as a broad spectrum of serious medical conditions. One of the most common and effective treatments for moderate to severe sleep apnea is the use of a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device. This [...]

Remote patient monitoring revenues to reach € 19.4 billion in 2018

Remote patient monitoring revenues to reach € 19.4 billion in 2018

Berg Insight estimates that revenues for remote patient monitoring (RPM) solutions reached € 4.3 billion in 2013, including revenues from medical monitoring devices, mHealth connectivity solutions, care delivery software platforms and monitoring services. RPM revenues are expected to grow at a CAGR of 35.0 percent between 2013 and 2018, reaching € 19.4 billion at the end of the forecast period. Savings attributable to payers and care providers will by far exceed this amount as connected care solutions can allow better health outcomes to [...]

Berg Insight says 3.0 million patients worldwide are remotely monitored

Berg Insight says 3.0 million patients worldwide are remotely monitored

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, around 3.0 million patients worldwide were using connected home medical monitoring devices at the end of 2013. This figure comprises all patients that were remotely monitored by a professional caregiver. Patients that use connected medical devices for personal health tracking are not included in this figure. Until 2018, Berg Insight estimates that the number of patients using connected home medical monitoring devices will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of [...]

M2M Technology Advances Healthcare System

M2M Technology Advances Healthcare System

Guest post by LeadingQuest. In this time and age of digital technology, changes in almost every aspect of human life are inevitable. Technology in itself is constantly evolving everyday. Inventions, new and better products are introduced to the market every now and then. The Healthcare system is no exception. Although, most medical equipments today still work as individual units, and medical practitioners and technicians still need to collaborate to generate a report on one specific aspect of a patient's health. Often times, they would have [...]

Samsung Launches Major Digital Health Initiative

Samsung Launches Major Digital Health Initiative

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today launched a bold initiative aimed at directing the resources and innovation of the global technology industry toward empowering individuals to better manage their own health and wellness. The Samsung Digital Health Initiative is based on open hardware and software platforms that will accelerate the development of advanced sensors, algorithms, and data collection and analysis. At an event at San Francisco’s SFJAZZ Center today, Samsung’s Strategy and Innovation Center (SSIC) team demonstrated its open [...]

Gemalto M2M Solution Enables Next-Generation mHealth

Gemalto M2M Solution Enables Next-Generation mHealth

Smart pill dispenser with wireless connectivity improves well-being, independence and peace of mind for patients, relatives and caregivers. Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announces its Cinterion® M2M technology is providing wireless cellular connectivity for the next-generation of pill dispensers. Developed by MedMinder and wirelessly enabled by Gemalto, the advanced mHealth device for convenient patient use tracks medication intake, sends medical alerts, orders refills and improves prescription compliance. The new, [...]

Multilingual Medical Caregiver/Patient System Uses Telit’s HE910 Mini PCIe Data Card

Multilingual Medical Caregiver/Patient System Uses Telit’s HE910 Mini PCIe Data Card

GeaCom’s Phrazer is a hand-held device that gathers patient data while interacting with them to register, triage and educate. Telit Wireless Solutions, a global provider of high-quality machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions, products and services and GeaCom, a company that is dedicated to increasing access to quality healthcare through the development of innovative technology, today announced that GeaCom has selected Telit’s HE910 mini PCIe data card to enable high speed mobile data connectivity for Phrazer. Phrazer is an Edison Award [...]

Laipac S911 Lola Enhances Quality of Life for the Elderly and Infirm with Help from Telit Wireless Solutions

Laipac S911 Lola Enhances Quality of Life for the Elderly and Infirm with Help from Telit Wireless Solutions

The Telit GE865 cellular module and Jupiter JF2 positioning module deliver just-in-time emergency response, plus peace of mind for children of aging parents and other caretakers. Telit Wireless Solutions, a global provider of high-quality machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions, products and services, today announced that the Laipac S911 Lola personal locator integrates Jupiter JF2 and GE865 modules to provide instant location and two-way voice communications for emergency response to the elderly – ultimately allowing them to live at home [...]

Advancing M2M adoption in the healthcare industry is transforming medical and personal health devices, business models and patient engagement

Advancing M2M adoption in the healthcare industry is transforming medical and personal health devices, business models and patient engagement

A new report from Machina Research examines the impact that M2M will have on the healthcare sector: the likely adoption, the impact on clinical outcomes, and the implications for the sector. The global healthcare sector is increasingly turning to machine-to-machine (M2M) technology and platforms to add improved cost efficiency, increase adherence to medical regimens and enhance medical outcomes. As a result of soaring medical costs particularly in the US and other markets, medical facilities are expanding the role of connected devices and [...]

Vodafone and AstraZeneca announce partnership for mHealth patient services

Vodafone and AstraZeneca announce partnership for mHealth patient services

Vodafone and AstraZeneca announced today a global partnership to use mobile health (mHealth) services to improve health outcomes for patients with cardiovascular conditions. The collaboration will create new mobile and internet-based services to support patients through their treatment journey, improving medication adherence and giving patients confidence to manage their condition more effectively. Vodafone will provide the technology, infrastructure and expertise for these services, as well as the ability to capture data from a variety [...]

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