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Indian mobile service supports health workers

An innovative service in India uses mobile technology to support health workers delivering advice to rural communities. Mobile Kunji is a service that is being adopted by eight districts in the state of Bihar, according to The Times of India.

Mobile phone records reveal spread of malaria

Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health have used mobile phone records to reveal important facts about how malaria is spread.

USCs CBC the latest to unveil health incubator

The University of Southern California’s Center for Body Computing is the latest organisation to say …

Continua specifies GCF for health device certification

Continua Health Alliance, the organisation that promotes connectivity and interoperability in the mobile health market, has specified Global Certification Forum (GCF) certification as a pre-requisite for any personal health device incorporating 3GPP wireless connectivity to receive its own certification.

Voalte raises US6M from unnamed backers

Voalte, which provides communication solution to US hospitals, has raised US$6M from unnamed backers which, …

Report says telecare access varies greatly across the UK

Despite the UK government’s commitment to telecare services through its 3millionlives campaign, access to such …

Study uncovers four key issues facing US mobile health

A study has revealed what are the five most common issues facing mobile health according to a series of interviews with industry insiders.

Datadynes popular software gets update and name change

Datadyne is refreshing its popular Episurveyor software that enables the collection of mobile health data using even a basic handset. The software update involves Datadyne adding more than 40 new features and the package has also undergone a name change to Magpi.

Text4baby firm offers mobile service for diabetics

Voxiva, the firm behind the popular SMS-based Text4baby pregnancy advice service in the US, is taking a similar approach to supporting diabetes patients with its new Care4life service. Text messaging, a personalised web portal and a mobile app are key part of the new service for patients with Type 2 diabetes.

Verizon launches HIPAA-complaint cloud services

Verizon Enterprise Solutions has launched a range of cloud-based services for the healthcare sector that …