The HeartGuide watch uses a flexible synthetic band to inflate and maintain its shape to comfortably take an oscillometric wrist blood pressure on the fly.
Microsoft is adding its own digital health feature to its Android launcher app. While Google has added a similar feature to Android Pie, Microsoft’s Launcher will let any Android users access the ability to track how long apps are being used for. You can track screen time, app usage, and even the amount of times you’ve unlocked your phone. Microsoft Launcher is supported on Android 4.2 and above, so it opens the digital health feature up to a lot of Android users.Read More
Payers and providers need to plan their mHealth platforms carefully to avoid digital point solution fatigue. One connected health communications expert oers four suggestions for separating the method from the madness.Read More
California researchers say a test of sensor-embedded socks has proven that the mHealth wearable can help both patients and providers track foot health in real time and spot early signs of diabetic ulcers.Read More
NightWare, a Minneapolis-based medical-device startup, is creating an Apple Watch app for those suffering from nightmare disorder, a common side affect for those suffering from post traumatic stress disorder.Read More
Mike Glenn thought something was wrong with his Fitbit. The 34-year-old was camping in Wyoming in May when he started having trouble breathing. He felt fine overall, but his left shoulder began to ache and he broke out in a sweat. "It's probably just a chest cold," Glenn thought.Read More
Alphabet Inc.’s experimental medical technology unit Verily halted one of its longest-running projects on Friday: the development of a contact lens that measures glucose levels of people with diabetes.Read More
More than 400,000 people have signed up for a Stanford University study being sponsored by Apple Inc. to examine whether Apple Watch can detect patients with undiagnosed heart rhythm problems, one of the largest heart screening studies ever to be conducted.Read More
Some industry watchers believed that Apple couldn't move out of the shadow of Steve Jobs and carve out for itself a new and different direction. Yesterday, under the leadership of Tim Cook, Apple proved them wrong.
Limbitless Solutions, a non-profit organization developed with the intention of “building a generation of innovators who use their skills and passion to improve the world around them”, is doing just that through their work with bionic arms and development of other assistive technologies. The organization is a direct support organization of University of Central Florida that was started in 2014. Within just four years, their solutions have already reached 179 countries.Read More
LifeSignals has introduced the Life Signal Product platform, a family of semiconductor chips optimized to enable the development of mobile and wearable applications in medical and health monitoring for life-critical applications.Read More
Cedars-Sinai and UCLA researchers have found that a consumer-grade mHealth wearable - in this case, a Fitbit - can help providers in remote patient monitoring programs for patients with heart issues.Read More