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Wireless Patient Monitoring is Here to Stay

Last week, the health information technology industry met at HIMSS 2013 in New Orleans. My company, Zephyr Technology, exhibited its solutions as part of the Qualcomm pavilion, to demonstrate how far we have come in bringing affordable patient monitoring to hospitals and into patients’ homes.

Mar 13, 2013 by Brian Russell

“Child Survival Call to Action” Forum Demonstrates Support for Frontline Health Workers

Each year, an astonishing 7.6 million children around the world die before their fifth birthday. The heartbreaking fact is that a large majority of these deaths are preventable. For the first time in history, the technology and the knowledge now exist to address this terrible problem by bringing life-saving interventions, even to those that live in the hardest-to-reach areas.

Jun 20, 2012 by Dean Brenner

Qualcomm Wireless Health Gets a New Life!

Just before Thanksgiving, I wrote about the challenges medical device makers face in integrating wireless technologies into their solutions, and the need for a cost-effective, reliable wireless health ecosystem that enables app developers, device makers, health service companies and analytics companies to collaborate without worrying about interoperability and integration.
Dec 5, 2011 by Rick Valencia

Assisting in the Prevention and Care of Cardiovascular Disease

Chances are you know someone who has suffered a heart attack or stroke – often, the first warnings of cardiovascular disease (CVD). But did you know that CVDs are the leading cause of death globally? And, that more than 80 percent of these deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries where people with CVDs have less access to effective health care services?

Sep 29, 2011 by Shawn Covell

Building a New Model of Regional Medical Care

Tomio Hasegawa needs advanced health services to keep his blood pressure under control. The fact that he lives in a remote region of Japan where access to these services is lacking doesn’t prevent him from getting the daily care he needs. That’s because Tomio uses 3G wireless technology to measure his blood pressure at home, send the data in real time to doctors and nurses located hundreds of miles away and get their timely feedback.

Sep 12, 2011 by Jun Yamada

Qualcomm Joins Visionaries at Conference to Revolutionize Health Care

Recently, Wireless Reach sponsored a conference in Cape Town, South Africa that aimed to revolutionize the health care industry by addressing critical barriers and helping to create best practices for the emerging mobile health ecosystem. As an attendee at the event, I was able to observe the influence of mobility on health care worldwide.

Jul 27, 2011 by Blake Tye

How 3G wireless connectivity is saving lives in underserved communities

I recently came across a blog post and photos on the Wireless Access for Health project (WAH) by the Center for Health Market Innovations. I have always been fascinated by the benefits that wireless connectivity can bring to underserved communities, particular in the area of e-health, and this project is really something extraordinary.

Jul 22, 2011 by Mantosh Malhotra

Qualcomm Wireless Health Launches the Qualcomm Wireless Fitness Challenge

As you all know, Qualcomm is committed to helping companies in the medical device, pharmaceutical and health service industries to innovate new connected mobile health solutions and business models. For years we have been working to build a global industry ecosystem to accelerate the convergence of wireless and health care, and to promote the many benefits that wireless health affords consumers, physicians, and the broken health care system as a whole.

Jul 14, 2011 by Don Jones

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