Wireless mobile health solutions on the radar at CTIA Wireless 2010

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In the near future we will be monitoring our vital signs with our mobile devices. Our doctors will be able to wirelessly track our everyday health, providing us with remote diagnostics and telemedicine.

A future of connected devices and wireless medicine will help us to become more informed about our health. Instead of relying on the complex medical devices used in hospitals today, we will begin to use disposable 'Band-aid-like' patches that can transmit a constant, real-time feed of vital information to our phones.

Examples of this next generation "mHealth" (mobile health) technology will be on show at the CTIA Wireless - a three-day event that brings together the wireless and converged communications, wireless broadband, mobile web computing and data industries.

In 2010, CTIA will celebrate its 25th anniversary, welcoming more than 1,000 exhibitors and tens of thousands of spectators to the Las Vegas Convention Center.

During the event, companies will demo the latest in enterprise solutions, energy-saving products, and emerging mobile entertainment technology.

One of the biggest trends to watch at this year's CTIA Wireless will be wireless solutions for wellness.

"Innovations in wireless are influencing all aspects of our lives. The convergence of healthcare and mobile technologies has the potential to change the lives of individuals and to contribute to better care, healthier choices and increased quality of life," said Robert Mesirow, vice president and show director for CTIA. "Opportunities in mHealth are growing every day."

CTIA Wireless participants interested in finding out more about mobile health can take part in the mHealth session, attend the Everywhere Healthcare half-day conference or can visit the Wireless Health Pavilion to demo the latest mHealth products, applications and network management solutions.

CTIA Wireless 2010 runs from March 23 to 25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, USA.

For more information about CTIA Wireless visit the website at: http://www.ctiawireless.com/