mHealth

What ‘mobile’ should mean for healthcare

Ask a set of healthcare professionals about the future and they’ll answer: “Mobile.” But after a number of recent discussions with healthcare executives, I’ve noticed the industry is lacking a

Medic Mobile locks $1 million grant to help community health workers in the developing world

Tech nonprofit Medic Mobile has attained $1 million in unrestricted grant funding from the Peery Foundation for apps that help health workers deliver care to people who lack reasonable access to docto

HealthTap Lands $24M From Khosla Ventures And Keith Rabois To Take Its “Quora For Doctors” Global

Since launching in 2010, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthtap.com">HealthTap</a> has been on a mission to bring the proverbial "house call" back to healthcare -- virtually speaking, of course

Mobile Health Moves Forward: FDA Approves AliveCor’s Heart Monitor For The iPhone

The next time your doctor says, "I have an app for that," try not to punch them in their stethoscope. Why? Because they just might be using <a target="_blank" href="http://alivecor.com/">AliveCor</a>.

SuperBetter Shifts Focus To Strengthening Players’ Mental Health

San Francisco-based startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/superbetter">SuperBetter Labs</a> is shifting the focus of its namesake social game to focus on strengthening men

Pharma’s Huge Threat (and Opportunity): mRx

It was only a matter of time before healthcare providers would start prescribing mHealth apps as soon as they proved to be as or more effective than prescription drugs. Happtique, a mobile health appl

mHealth: Remote Patient Monitoring Is On The Rise, With Smartphones Leading The Way

Last month, we took a <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/01/16/mobile-technology-is-transforming-the-health-industry-but-to-what-extent/">look at some of the ways mobile technology is transform