mobile health

Recently, I had the chance to attend the F50 Season 5 Summit in San Francisco, a private co-investment network that connects startups with a global community of professional and strategic investors.
Apple's new watch is a major disappointment. Even if it does succeed commercially, it missed its real opportunity: to promote healthy aging. Google Glass whiffed on this score, too, and we all know how that turned out. Will the Apple watch follow in Glass's unhappy footsteps?
As more people began to experiment with Glass, one could sense a shift in opinion about Glass and the criticisms were growing louder. I had seen the signs, and now my worst fears were being realized.
Enabling consumers to access virtual visits, some pioneering employers who cover health insurance on the job are now looking to telehealth to provide more convenient care at a lower cost -- for both company and consumer.
We live in an era of industrialized and impersonal medicine, where time spent with our doctors is kept to a minimum, almost as a science. But it wasn't always this way.
It's time to demand more of the relationship between technology and health. It should be interactive and personalized, and it should leave you feeling empowered, not anxious. As we learn more about the deleterious effects of stress on our health, ensuring peace of mind - across all facets of health care delivery -- should be of paramount concern.
Without delving too deep into the wonky details, at the moment the FDA takes a pretty hands-off approach when it comes to
You bet your consumer-generated data there is. As Frank Gillet, Forrester analyst, told the Wall Street Journal, "This is
Mobile apps are revolutionising the way healthcare has been conceived for centuries, creating a direct and invisible link between patients and doctors.
The CEO of a family-owned grocery store chain wrote a letter to New York State lawmakers to support $65 million worth of spending on a computer system for health information in the state.
SXSW featured over a dozen panel sessions where health experts, developers and venture capitalists discussed this bullish
At the 2014 CES, I saw this "flurry" in person, dozens of health activity trackers along with a growing number of medically-oriented devices to measure heart rate, blood glucose, lung function, and other more clinical metrics beyond steps and calorie intake.
We are in the midst of a mobile revolution. By next year, there will be more mobile subscriptions than humans on the planet, and mobile phones are creating change in communities throughout the world.
We are all masters of the universe in our own lives. Let's act like it when it comes to our health.
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) should take advantage of its mobile penetration and entrepreneurial activity to improve its healthcare systems.
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Reinventing health care begins with allowing patients to be part of the decision making process, as lab results become more meaningful than a set of numbers that can either fall below, above or in between the normal range.