Mobile monitoring of non-vital health signs is going to be a killer app for mobile. Gathering data over the day of insulin levels, pulse, blood pressure is enough to satisfy any hypochondriac. Let me know if you’ve seen any good products….

Mobile phone health apps could improve care in developing countries

from VentureBeat by Dean Takahashi


Healthcare in developing countries could get a shot in the arm from mobile health apps being developed by startups, according the executive director of the mHealth Alliance.

David Aylward, who is being named head of the alliance today, said in an interview that the personal healthcare monitoring apps being developed for the iPhone and other smart phones could ultimately prove useful in improving healthcare in developing nations.

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