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Zephyr Case Study

The BioHarness?, manufactured by Zephyr and Connected by AT&T, enables the capture of critical vital signs, including ECG, heart rate, breathing rate and skin temperature, and then contextualizes this information with the individual?s physical activity using an ...

Oxford University Case Study

The intelligent Patient Monitoring Group (IPMG) at Oxford University, led by Dr Gari lifford, are working on a diverse selection of health issues: chronic disease management, maternal and child health, Intensive Care Unit decision support and AI4D (Artificial intelligence ...

Telenor Home Monitoring Case Study

Telenor is conducting a field trial with the Norwegian home based health care service. The trial involves connecting different sensors wirelessly to a Medical Alert System in the clients home

Telefonica Remote Management Case Study

Telefonica?s remote management programme, allows patients to measure their vital signs (blood pressure, glucose) and complete questionnaires on their health status from home

MobiSante Case Study

Accurate and inexpensive diagnostics at the point of care are critical to reducing health care costs while also improving outcomes. Ultrasound imaging is safe, effective and can save lives, however more than 70% of the world?s population does not have access to ultrasound ...

Sproxil Case Study

Sproxil?s Mobile Product Authentication? (MPA?) solution allows consumers to verify that the product they are buying is genuine, by using a mobile phone and a simple, free text message. The company uses a scratch card method, similar to that used for replenishing mobile ...

BodyTrace Case Study

BodyTrace have created a connected weight scale that automatically sends the user’s weight measurements to the BodyTrace website, where it is displayed in colourful, interactive charts. The online user interface also allows users to keep a food diary to track their ...

Telefonica Tele-Rehabilitation Case Study

Telefonica’s Tele-Rehabilitation solution is designed to cater for patients who are rehabilitating after an injury or operation. Many types of rehabilitation are catered for, including physical (e.g. after knee surgery), cognitive (after a stroke) and cardiopulmonary ...

AT&T Vitality GlowCaps Case Study

Vitality addresses the billion-dollar adherence problem for pharmaceutical brands, retail pharmacies and healthcare providers with a simple solution — a pharmacy-connected pill bottle cap. Vitality GlowCaps illuminate, play a melody and even ring a home phone so users don’t ...

Telefonica Mobile Telecare Case Study

Telefonica has developed a Mobile Telecare service, which enables locating and emergency alerts for dependent people.     Download here

TIM MyDoctor@Home Case Study

The MyDoctor@Home remote diagnostics service allows patients suffering from cardiac, diabetic or lung ailments to measure their clinical parameters from home. The results are transmitted from the connected medical device to a gateway which automatically uploads the data to ...

BluLibris Healthcare Solution Case Study

BlueLibris is building the underlying platform for mobile health and safety monitoring, enabling caregivers to offer intellegent, initimate, and cost effective care.     Download here

Orange Healthcare Case Study

Automatic medical diary for chronic disease management. For the consumer, this solution offers multiple benefits. For a start, it is easy and simple to use for people of any age. It automatically transfers data over Wi-Fi, all transmissions are secured and encrypted and no ...

A High Level Reference Architecture for Mobile Health report

This report sets out the key network architectures and capabilities required to deliver secure and reliable end-to-end mobile health services. The GSMA believes that realising the full potential of mobile health will require: Use of a standards-based approach The development ...

The SIM: The Key to Better Healthcare?

In most countries healthcare ICT systems lack a common, open and secure identity management technology. The mobile industry through its SIM is unique, it has an enormous installed base of over 6 billion connections and since its inception, the SIM has provided identify, ...

GSMA / PwC Report: Touching Lives through Mobile Health: Assessment of the Global Market Opportunity

The worldwide mobile health revenue is expected to reach US$ 23 billion across all stakeholders – mobile operators, device vendors, healthcare providers, and content/application players – by 2017. Download here

GSMA Connected Mobile Health Devices: A Reference Architecture

This whitepaper discusses the implementation options for remote monitoring solutions and the key requirements for these types of solutions are identified. From these requirements a reference architecture for mobile health connected devices is developed, along with an attempt ...

GSMA Understanding Medical Device Regulation for mHealth Report

This report is a deep-dive study on the subject of medical device regulation, following on from the paper ‘Policy and Regulation for Innovation in Mobile Health’, which identified the key policy and regulatory touch points impacting on growth and innovation in ...

GSMA Medical Device Regulation: mHealth Policy and Position

GSMA has developed this policy statement in close collaboration with the Continua Alliance policy and regulatory working groups. It is based on the study to build understanding on how medical device regulation applies to mobile operators launching mobile health solutions ...

GSMA Improving the Evidence for Mobile Health

This whitepaper first evaluates the current state of Mobile Health evidence and then outlines how mobile health stakeholders can generate relevant, high quality evidence that can be used to recommend mobile health services. The GSMA suggests a simple check list that ...