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More and more Americans are keen on the idea of using mobile devices to better monitor their health, according to new survey findings released Tuesday. The survey, conducted by Harris Interactive and HealthDay, revealed that one-third...
A new Harris Interactive study is out. It's nt surprising to see Americans are beginning to embrace the idea of using Apps to improve and monitor their health
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Nei paesi anglosassoni hanno capito le potenzialità.... in europa??
The Federal Communications Commission is stepping into the mHealth regulation arena with its own task force.read more
By Jonah Comstock One conversation topic that never seems far away at digital health industry events is the idea of data silos. Consumer health and fitness apps are letting people collect more health data about themselves than ever before.
And, therein is the problem. Brian Ahier gets what developers and startups needs. APIs and SDKs. For the life if me, I cannot grasp why the former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology cannot see what is ...
Intel is supposedly buying BASIS. For those who don’t know, BASIS is a self-tracker worn on your wrist, which sounds a lot like what larger players offer.
Web and mobile-based appointment booking service ZocDoc has announced plans to make its service available in all 48 contiguous states by the end of 2014.
Telemedicine and mHealth apps will adapt more and more to smartphone technology in the future, especially those targeting the senior citizens segment.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced Tuesday the launch of a new Connect2Health Task Force, which aims to use the agency's expertise to better intersect broadband connectivity, advanced technology and health.
Wello slips onto your iPhone and reads a number of your vital signs including blood pressure, heart rate and temperature.
A report by Grand View Research estimates that the global mobile health market will grow at a rate of 49.7% between 2014 and 2020 and that revenue will reach about $49 billion in 2020, up from $1.2 billion in 2012.
Dental hygiene company Oral-B announced the launch of an oral care app for kids in partnership with Disney, called Disney Magic Timer App by Oral-B, so that kids brush their teeth for a longer period of time.
Overweight and obese children lost weight and demonstrated a significant increase in physical activity after using a 16-week weight management program that incorporates active video gaming, according to a study which will be published in the May...
AvMed, a Florida insurer, is offering an activity-tracker based fitness and wellness program for members for Medicare Advantage members.
In fewer than five years, mHealth markets related to telemedicine will be worth a projected $1.5 trillion.
Will mHealth change the business plan for healthcare?mHealthNews (blog)(Reprinted and edited with permission from EMR and HIPAA.
Dell Healthcare Launches mHealth Innovation Startup Challenge HIT Consultant Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences and Dell Center for Entrepreneurs are partnering to launch a healthcare version of the Tech Innovation Day Series to encourage innovation...
(mHealth) Mobile Healthcare Market to Hit $9 Billion in 2014PR Newswire (press release)Mobile network operators also view mHealth as a lucrative opportunity for the monetization of their mobile connectivity services.
Jawbone, maker of the Jawbone UP activity tracker, launched an app today with a different take on sleep tracking. The app, UP Coffee, helps users regulate their caffeine intake and understand how caffeine affects their sleep.
With more than 50 percent of practices and 80 percent of hospitals having adopted electronic health records and attested for meaningful use by now, it's time to talk about next steps.read more
The Food and Drug Administration is soliciting bids for a contractor that will monitor social media and map out the peaks and troughs of drug and medical device risk-based chatter.
Wearable devices have always been a niche accessory, appealing to the techy and fitness-conscious set. Now as the sector takes off, consumers can expect a wave of even more specific fitness trackers.
As the use of technology in healthcare becomes more ubiquitous, one question that deserves more attention is that of the role of nurses in making development and implementation decisions; essentially, what should that role be?
Last week Samsung took the stage at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain to unveil the Galaxy S5, the newest addition to Samsung’s a growing line of Galaxy products.
Over the next six years, the global mHealth market will continue to make a mark in a serious way, with the industry poised to exceed $49.1 billion by 2020, according to a new market report.
A new UCLA-led study suggests that real-time social media, such as Twitter could be used to track HIV and drug related behavior to detect potential outbreaks – and ultimately, as a tool for prevention efforts.
Software company goBalto has raised $5 million from existing investors Aberdare, West Health, EDBI, and Qualcomm Health. goBalto has raised close to $18 million to date.