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mHealth & Medical Devices Smart solutions for healthier communities.

mHealth & Medical Devices

When everything is connected, people and cities get healthier. Battelle uses state-of-the-art analytics, monitoring and communication technologies to help cities improve healthcare access and efficacy and leverage the potential of connected medical devices. 


Connected medical devices, mHealth apps and health analytics are making healthcare more effective, efficient and accessible. In the Smart City, intelligent devices and apps can help individuals stay connected to services and healthcare providers and provide deep insights into the quality and efficacy of healthcare and emergency services. 

For example, imagine a mobile app that, with the touch of a button, connects a person with a medical emergency to emergency services, pinpoints their location, sends arrival information to the correct hospital, calls up Electronic Health Records for the treating physician, and notifies the patient’s primary care doctor. Or an analytical system that can predict adverse outcomes for hospital patients before they happen and proactively notify physicians so they can take corrective action. 

Using smart city technologies and analytical insights, communities can: 

  • Improve citizen health with smart, connected medical devices
  • Monitor and improve the quality of healthcare systems
  • Improve emergency service response times, access and efficiency
  • Provide better services for special populations such as the elderly or disabled
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Battelle brings together a unique blend of capabilities that enables us to offer holistic, multi-disciplinary solutions to health challenges at the individual and system level.

Our subject matter expertise spans:


Medical Device Development
Connected medical devices are making healthcare smarter and more accessible. Battelle is operating at the leading edge of connected device development, from smart drug delivery devices to innovative mHealth apps. Our multidisciplinary, cross-industry teams advance innovation by integrating world-class expertise across a wide range of science and engineering disciplines. We can design, rapid prototype, test and develop medical products that keep patients, care providers and clinicians connected for better healthcare outcomes.

A few of our focal areas include:

Health Analytics
A smarter city is a healthier city. Battelle is on the front lines of healthcare quality improvement and monitoring. We work with agencies such as the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), along with hospitals and healthcare providers, to provide objective and meaningful information to drive improvements in healthcare quality. 

Data Science
Battelle is putting data to work with advanced analytical capabilities that support innovative technologies and better program and policy decisions. We bring together more than 120 statisticians, data scientists, mathematicians, computer scientists, data managers and database and applications developers with hundreds of subject matter experts to develop specialized Smart City applications, from transportation technologies to energy infrastructure. 

  • Machine learning
  • Predictive analytics
  • Natural language processing
  • Application and database development
  • Knowledge management
  • High-performance computing


Battelle is developing smart city solutions that have a measureable and positive impact on the health of citizens and the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare systems.