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Withings has launched the next version of its Pulse activity tracker, now called Pulse O2. The new device allows users to measure their blood oxygen levels, which help users understand the efficiency of their overall lung functions.
An no-brainer way to soap up could decrease hospital-borne infections.
The majority of people use mobile apps on a daily basis to track calorie intake and monitor physical activities, however only 40 percent share such data with their physicians, according to a study from mobile engagement provider Mobiquity.
Healthcare has a few things to do differently in the privacy and security arena -- one of them being: Start taking it seriously. This according to Verizon's annual breach report released today.
The future and forces of digital health, and the four mobile health app rules developers need for success in it.
In the future, implants as thin as tattoos and devices that dissolve in the body could help personalize medical treatment.
As mobile healthcare technology emerges as a mainstream staple of modern healthcare, a growing number of app developers want to break into this
Home-cooked food doesn't come with a nutritional label. The Situ aims to make it easier to track what you're gobbling down in your kitchen.What's the nutritional value of your food?
In an article recently reported by PR Web, telehealth provider, MeMD, has announced coverage for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Now, patients can see a doctor virtually, via web cam, from anywhere in the U.S. Telehealth may seem a like a futuristic avenue for medicine, but it is here to stay. Our society has increasingly become an 'on demand' society and telehealth fits that model.
Google Glass--no longer just a hopeful idea or cool trend--is slowly but surely disrupting healthcare for the better as various innovaters come up with creative ways to use the technology and get results (5 ways Google Glass will innovate healthcare...
Federal mHealth Report ReleasedHealth IT Outcomes (press release)According to mHealth News, this widely anticipated report also makes final how health technology, specifically mHealth, will be regulated.
Digital health is the big umbrella term—that includes talking to a nurse on Skype or logging into a patient portal to schedule a doctor s visit Within that field there s an explosion in
New technology is enabling doctors and patients to interact by video and text (Why telemedicine is the future of the health care industry http://t.co/bWNAOKO2Av via @theweek #telehealth)...
The wearable tech has to work on its image, something nonprofit wildlife research can probably help with.
Instructional video fitness app maker Fitnet raised $1.4 million from Valleys’ Ventures and CIT Gap Funds for its fitness app, Fitnet.
Re-imagining Health and Wellness See http://www.startuphealth.com/insights for the most comprehensive digital health funding database available.
Nike’s FuelBand may be the first big failure of the wearable activity tracker market — or the company may be pivoting into an emerging paradigm of software-based tracking, possibly related to the upcoming iWatch launch.
Google's Project Ara could reinvent the way we buy and upgrade our smartphones.
Some love it and some hate it, but either way Google’s head-mounted wearable technology, Glass, is increasingly being used by researchers, developers and entrepreneurs in ...
Swedish digital health startup LifeSum announces a $6.7 million Series A round led by German-based Bauer Media Group and Palo Alto-based SparkLabs Global Ventures.
Fitness app can rise You in a cloud of millioneers
The SMART platform (Substitutable Medical Apps and Reusable Technology), an ONC-funded, Boston Children’s Hospital-led effort to encourage the development of modular apps for EHRs, has announced an advisory committee to help support the growth of...
Venture capital funding for health IT continued at "an astonishing pace" during first quarter of 2014, with the sector raising its highest infusion of cash in a single quarter to date,...
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital has begun working with a startup called Wearable Intelligence to deploy Google Glass in the emergency department.
With consumers entranced by fast-evolving technologies and accustomed to price competition, healthcare is set to be transformed by innovations from other sectors of the economy such as retail and telecommunications, according to a new study by...