By Doug McClure / December 21st, 2010 / (1) comment;
We know that to contain the soaring cost of healthcare we need to positively change the health-related short- and long-term behavior of people. But how? At Healthrageous, we believe the answer lies in combining two concepts: connected health and mHealth (mobile health).
From clinical trials and work with our customers, we know that our vision of connected health is effective in improving health and reducing healthcare costs. This is accomplished by simultaneously supporting three components: personal devices that automatically monitor a user; a backend system with incredible expertise in effective treatment plans and wellness programs; and a continuous, personalized, and interactive experience for users.
By Rick Lee / November 4th, 2010 / (0) comments
Recently I attended the Center for Connected Health’s 2010 Connected Health Symposium (CHS10). I was part of a panel on Thursday afternoon with Mathew Levy of Harvard and Tracey Moorhead of Care Continuum Alliance. Members of the Healthrageous team manned our booth, answering questions about our service and facilitating a friendly competition between about 70 attendees who tracked their steps and monitored their progress on our mobile phone app for iPhone, Android, and Blackberry smart phones. A few days later, I found myself reflecting on the experience ...