AT&T, Qualcomm trying to unlock mHealth's potential

The mobile healthcare market has long been more potential than reality. But several wireless companies are trying to push the market into into a higher gear, according to BusinessWeek. Qualcomm's (NASDAQ:QCOM) mHealth unit meets with at least one medical device company per day. Meanwhile, AT&T (NYSE:T) sees growing potential for at-home patient use of mHealth devices and services. Further, a deadlock over who will pay for mHealth services might be at hand, following a July agreement between the FCC and the Food and Drug Administration over jointly regulating the market. Article


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