AirStrip Technologies CEO Alan Portela – A Talk With One Of mHealth's Visionaries
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Executive SummaryTo hear AirStrip Technologies CEO Alan Portela talk is to get a sense of how fast the world is moving in health care, especially in mobile health.
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While device manufacturers look for ways to utilize wireless technology to enhance the use of their products, a number of nontraditional health care partners are emerging as important players in the market. Firms such as Qualcomm, AT&T, and other telecommunication companies are working to establish an infrastructure that will make it easier and safer for patient data to flow from remote devices to caregivers. These technology firms have already established deals and partnerships with some manufacturers, and although there is still a lot of work that needs to be done, their presence in this market is an important step that could hasten the ongoing wireless health care revolution.
Patient monitoring giant GE Healthcare and mobile health start-up AirStrip Technologies are launching a mobile health care application that can deliver hospital patient vital signs to a clinician’s iPhone or iPad.