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The Wireless Health Waiting Game

Since taking the helm at Qualcomm Wireless Health just under a year ago, I have had the opportunity to speak with many medical device manufacturers, wireless operators, wireless sensor companies, hospitals and doctors, and the challenge ahead is clear. I’ve also tried out some of the latest mHealth technologies myself, giving me unique insight into why the wireless health industry has not yet exploded.
Nov 22, 2011 by Rick Valencia

Qualcomm Wireless Fitness Challenge: Results and Lessons Learned

The QWFC was a big success for the Qualcomm Wireless Health team. As a group, the participants burned more than 4.3 million calories and lost ~127 pounds! Check out this video for additional information on individual winners, lessons learned from the challenge and what's next for the QWFC.
Oct 12, 2011 by Don Jones

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

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