April 23, 2013
A new deal forged from the fallout of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster in 2010 will bring mHealth tools to community health professionals along the Louisiana coast.
November 09, 2012
Today the mHealth Alliance, the Thomson Reuters Foundation, Baker & McKenzie, and Merck announced that they are partnering on a new project to increase the understanding of privacy and security policies that relate to the use of mobile technologies in health care, a field known as mHealth. According to a 2011 World Health Organization report, governments cite issues related to data privacy and security and the protection of individual health information as two of the top barriers to the expansion of mHealth. Protecting personal health information that is collected and transmitted over mobile devices is essential to bringing mHealth to scale.
September 27, 2011
Health eVillages will provide decision support tools and technology via mobile devices to remote areas of the globe where quality healthcare is in short supply.
March 04, 2011
Philips has announced a collaboration with the non-profit organization Imaging the World (ITW). The joint ambition of the organizations is to improve the quality of people’s lives and healthcare in Africa through meaningful healthcare solutions, education and research.