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Apple Continues to Grow Health Records Application

Nine new hospitals and clinics have signed on to allow patients to access EHR data through the Apple Health Records data viewer, adding to the >50 health systems currently integrated. Apple has also opened the Health Records feature up to development through

Apple Continues to Grow Health Records Application

Nine new hospitals and clinics have signed on to allow patients to access EHR data through the Apple Health Records data viewer, adding to the >50 health systems currently integrated. Apple has also opened the Health Records feature up to development through

Smart Pillbox Tracks Med Adherence

Hong Kong-based Qualife has designed a  smart pillbox to remind users to take their medications on time.  Patients can store up to one week’s medication and manage the drug names, frequency, and dosage with a smartphone app, which integrates with the case.

Smart Pillbox Tracks Med Adherence

Hong Kong-based Qualife has designed a  smart pillbox to remind users to take their medications on time.  Patients can store up to one week’s medication and manage the drug names, frequency, and dosage with a smartphone app, which integrates with the case.

Fitbit Mental Health Physiology Monitoring App

Sydney, Australia-based firm Medibio has rolled out a mobile app that integrates with Fitbit and Garmin and allows wearers to check their mental health based on a combination of biometric measurements and traditional assessments.  The app uses sleep, activity, and heart

Fitbit Mental Health Physiology Monitoring App

Sydney, Australia-based firm Medibio has rolled out a mobile app that integrates with Fitbit and Garmin and allows wearers to check their mental health based on a combination of biometric measurements and traditional assessments.  The app uses sleep, activity, and heart

Wearable sensor technology to help people quit smoking

Case Western Reserve has developed wearable sensor technology with an automatic alert system to help people quit smoking. The sensor detects arm and body motions associated with smoking which triggers the app to text video messages to smokers emphasizing the

Wearable sensor technology to help people quit smoking

Case Western Reserve has developed wearable sensor technology with an automatic alert system to help people quit smoking. The sensor detects arm and body motions associated with smoking which triggers the app to text video messages to smokers emphasizing the

Microsoft to create eyeglasses that gauge blood pressure

Microsoft has filed a patent for eyeglasses with monitors capable of tracking blood pressure. The sensor in the glasses would have the benefit of requiring no user input or behavior changes during regular activities. The device, named Glabella, rivals those

Microsoft to create eyeglasses that gauge blood pressure

Microsoft has filed a patent for eyeglasses with monitors capable of tracking blood pressure. The sensor in the glasses would have the benefit of requiring no user input or behavior changes during regular activities. The device, named Glabella, rivals those

Connected health platform aims to improve the way patients take medication

Phillips-Medisize’s platform uses health analytics to integrate patient data with EMR records and other data from pharmacy ad connected devices. The platform can track medications, set reminders, and also enables peer communities to improve medication adherence and potentially promote health

Connected health platform aims to improve the way patients take medication

Phillips-Medisize’s platform uses health analytics to integrate patient data with EMR records and other data from pharmacy ad connected devices. The platform can track medications, set reminders, and also enables peer communities to improve medication adherence and potentially promote health