How Familiar Technology Is Being Used to Advance Digital Health
Medical Innovations
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Medical Innovations
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How Familiar Technology Is Being Used to Advance Digital Health

Felicity Dryer - September 21, 2014

Misfit Shine, a polished, chrome health tracker was among the pieces modeled at New York Fashion Week this year. Born out of an Indiegogo campaign and designed to…

A Tale of Two Sensors: Misfit Shine vs. FitBit Zip
Technology
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Technology
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A Tale of Two Sensors: Misfit Shine vs. FitBit Zip

Anne Weiler - August 23, 2014

On a 5-day back-packing trip in British Columbia, I put two sensors to the test. While neither were designed specifically for this purpose, my impressions are definitely…

eHealth
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What’s Next for Wearable Technology and What It Means for Health Data

morgan_truevault - August 4, 2014

Wearable technology has rapidly moved from fantasy to geeky fad, and is now shaping up to become the next big wave after tablets. Many scoff at Google…

7 Tips to Create an Awesome Wellness Program
eHealth
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eHealth
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7 Tips to Create an Awesome Wellness Program

Matt_Gretczko - July 31, 2014

As wellness becomes a more formal staple within the healthcare landscape and business environment, we are hearing from clients and participants of wellness programs about the components…

Business
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Why a “Switzerland Approach” Might Become a Key Part of Wearable Health Platforms

Chris Hoffmann - June 30, 2014

It’s been a few weeks since Apple’s announcement about its Health app, the consumer electronics giants’ new dashboard for capturing health data; and HealthKit, its foray into…

Sowing the Future Wearables Fields
Business
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Business
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Sowing the Future Wearables Fields

Jocelyn Scheirer - June 11, 2014

For years, scientists have been heralding the age of interdisciplinary work. We’ve put together teams of scientists to tackle hard problems that couldn’t be solved any longer…

Self-Tracking Is Just the Beginning for Wearables Applications
eHealth
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eHealth
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Self-Tracking Is Just the Beginning for Wearables Applications

Jocelyn Scheirer - June 3, 2014

Do you have any bad health habits you’d like to get rid of? Smoking? Overeating? Slouching? Too much wasted time surfing the internet? A wearable sensor may be…

Eight Things We Are Looking for From Apple’s Healthbook and iOS 8
Business
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Business
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Eight Things We Are Looking for From Apple’s Healthbook and iOS 8

morgan_truevault - May 21, 2014

With the rise of popular wearables like the Nike Fuel band and Jawbone Up, and health-based applications for smartphones, personal health is shaping up to be the…

What Developers Need to Know About HIPAA Compliance in Wearable Tech
Business
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Business
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What Developers Need to Know About HIPAA Compliance in Wearable Tech

morgan_truevault - May 19, 2014

With dozens of products already on the market and more on the way, it’s clear that wearable tech is only going to grow in popularity with consumers.…

How Wearables Will Transform the Health Insurance Game
Business
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Business
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How Wearables Will Transform the Health Insurance Game

Veer Gidwaney - May 12, 2014

It’s official: Developing wearable gadgets is all the rage.From fitness bands to sensors that can be swallowed, wearable technology is expanding the possibilities of medicine. The evolution…