On Wednesday 25th April Mobile Monday Athens will be hosting a special mHealth themed meet up at the Idryma Eugenidou. Click here to register.
As part of the event there’s going to be a mHealth app idea competition sponsored by the StartersFund – the first pan-European crowdfunding platform (click here to read my thoughts on the exciting possibilities for mHealth and crowdfunding). Here’s the profile of the six finalists that the organisers have shortlisted to present for the audience:
Manolis Xountasis (@MXountasis) is a student in the Department of Informatics at Athens University of Economics and Business currently doing an internship in the Hellenic Parliament at the Department of Informatics. He’s been working over the last 18 months as an independent mobile and PC software developer mostly in Microsoft Technologies (Silverlight and .NET Framework). He’s also published 7 apps in the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace.
Founded by Gangadhar Sulkunte (@gangadhargs), DiaLog (@DiaLogApp) is an app designed to help coach patients with Type 2 Diabetes. It features “Master Wu” to help guide patients to more effectively manage their blood sugar levels. To download the app click here.
SANA mHealth Open Source Platform for Diabetic Foot Ulcers Tele-consultations
Presented by George Dafoulas SANA is a collaborative
project of a team of researchers from MIT (USA), the University of Thessaly (GR) Oxford University (UK)
University of Western Macedonia (GR). The app is an open-source interactive telemedicine consultation platform aiming to assist the management of diabetic foot ulcers in the community. More info.
Presented by Paschalis Anatsis ANATS S.A. is a medical import, export, manufacturer and distributor founded in Athens in 1982. The MedCare device is a 3 parameter monitor that incorporates the RFID technology to measure glucose, cholesterol and triglycerides and transmits these to a smartphone using the Bluetooth technology. A web-based application is also used to monitor the patients history, status and to safeguard wellness by the healthcare providers. Facebook link.
Presented by Andreas Komninos PhD the XrcizeR app is developed by a team with a solid technological background in mobile computing, interaction and persuasive technologies, having worked on mobile application development since 2001. Website, Facebook, @XrcizeR.
BP Brazzard by Blood Ace
Presenting via Skype video call Abhishek Kumar will be presenting Blood Ace – a company set up by a group of 5 students from the Indian Institute of Technology to design and manufacture mobile related health care applications. The BP-Brazzard device is a bluetooth connected arm band that will continuously monitor blood pressure and is twinned with a smartphone app that can provide patients and biofeedback services.