LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mobile Health ExpoTM, the only event focusing on the convergence of mobile technology and healthcare across the entire mobile health ecosystem, announced the Mobile Health Expo 2010 Award winners at the event's award ceremony at Caesars Palace Convention Center on Thursday, October 21, 2010. The award winners represent companies who are creating the most cutting-edge innovations and have made the most significant advancements in the fast-growing area of mobile health or mHealth.
The Mobile Health Expo 2010 Award categories and winners are:
Outstanding Contribution to the Growth and Success of Mobile Health
Akamai Technologies, Co-Founder, Dr. Thomas Leighton
Dr. Thomas Leighton, Professor at MIT, is co-founder of Akamai Technologies, a leading innovator in optimizing mobile and Web content. Dr. Leighton has been instrumental in creating technologies that allow for mobile healthcare content delivery, digital clinical trials, and EMRs. http://www.akamai.com/html/industry/life_sciences.html
Outstanding Contribution to the Growth and Success of Aging in Place using Mobile Health Technology
GrandCare Systems allows the caregiver to remotely and passively monitor a loved-one without compromising dignity or privacy. http://www.grandcare.com
Outstanding Contribution to the Growth and Success of Management of the Healthcare Industry using Mobile Health Technology
Intelligent InSites is a provider of real-time enterprise visibility and automation solutions for the healthcare industry. http://www.intelligentinsites.com
Best Innovation in Mobile Health Technology for Patient Safety
PatientKeeper is a provider of physician information technology that works with hospitals and physicians to deliver solutions that drive efficient operations and a higher standard of patient care. http://www.patientkeeper.com
Best Contribution to the Growth and Success of Medical Content using Mobile Health Technology
Skyscape, a wholly owned subsidiary of Physicians Interactive Holdings
Skyscape delivers customizable content by specialty to medical professionals directly at point of care. http://www.skyscape.com
Outstanding Contribution to the Growth and Success of Nursing and Mobile Health Communications
Voalte provides technology solutions for hospital paging systems, nurse calls systems and wireless patient monitoring to improve hospital communications. http://www.voalte.com
Outstanding Contribution to the Growth and Success of Disease Management using Mobile Health Technology
WellDoc is a healthcare company that uses technology to improve disease management outcomes and reduce health care costs. http://www.welldoc.com
Best Mobile Healthcare Devices (five winners total)
FitBit makes the FitBit Tracker, which measures the intensity and duration of physical activities via 3D sensors, and synchs with a fitness and nutrition tracking web site. http://www.fitbit.com
healthimo and CINTERION
CINTERION partnered with healthimo to bring wireless mobile capability to the GlucoMON device and the diabetes education platform. http://www.healthimo.com/ and http://www.cinterion.com.
Mobisante is building highly portable, affordable, and connected ultrasound systems that are based on a smart phone. http://www.mobisante.com
Motorola has developed the DS6878-HC, a cordless 2D imager that extends the access of critical information to the point-of-care with the highest levels of reliability and performance. http://www.motorola.com/Business/US-EN/Business+Product+and+Services/Bar+Code+Scanning/Bar+Code+Scanners/General+Purpose+Scanners/DS6878_HC_US-EN
Philips Respironics and CINTERION
Philips Respironics partnered with CINTERION to bring wireless mobile capability for the first time to a sleep apnea treatment solution. http://respironicssleeptherapysystems.respironics.com/
"We are just starting to see the first phase of how mobile health is impacting the relationships between patient, provider and technology," said Wendy Thomas, founder and CEO of Mobile Health Expo. "The Mobile Health Expo 2010 Award winners have made meaningful contributions to help medical providers deliver healthcare and to help patients manage their health leveraging the latest advancements in mobile health technology. Congratulations to all of our award winners, and we look forward to honoring more exciting mHealth innovations next year."
The complete list of Mobile Health Expo 2010 award winners can be found at http://www.mobilehealthexpo.com/awards.htm
About Mobile Health Expo
Mobile Health ExpoTM is the only event focusing on the convergence of mobile technology and healthcare across the entire mobile health ecosystem, including mHealth, telemedicine, wireless and connected health, and e-patient. Mobile Health Expo is designed to catalyze the discussions, partnerships, visions and public policy debates to move mobile health into the future. The event will focus on eight market drivers: aging at home, disease management, mobile health in the military, health inclusionTM for developed and developing countries, provider education, patient education, healthcare gaming, and mobile wallets and benefits management. The event will take place October 19-21, 2010 at the Caesar's Palace Convention Center. For more information, visit http://www.mobilehealthexpo.com
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