Tag Archives: healthcare

Is quad play enough?

Dinosaurs roamingService providers cannot be limited by quad play. In the era of multi play, service providers have the tools they need to branch out into multiple vertical areas.   More >>

Will an Apple a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

Rumors are flying that the next iOS version, and accompanying iWatch, will focus heavily on healthcare. Is this shaping up to be a new battleground between Apple, service providers and over-the-top (OTT) players?  More >>

Open Platforms Prescribed for Home-Health Monitoring

In the US alone, healthcare costs reached $2.6 trillion in 2010 of which 75 – 85 percent was spent on chronic condition care. Combine that with increased longevity and a global population of 9.3 billion by 2050 and the worldwide cost to treat the chronically ill and an aging population is staggering. Perhaps the cloud holds the answer to this looming crisis. As discussed in “How’s your (e)Health these days?”, wireless technology is now able to provide the secure and simple interactions required to connect multiple medical and non-medical monitoring devices to family, caregivers and medical personnel. And interestingly enough, […]  More >>