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How well will wearables and mHealth apps work with the individual?

Just read an article which discussed the challenges that wearables, or the wearable vendors, face in actually helping the individual. Though very interesting on the discussion I am not sure I completely agree with the expert that the author interviewed. 509 more words

Consumer

FDA can't keep up with the pace of MHealth innovation

The hundreds of mobile health applications produced each month outpaces the Food and Drug Administration’s ability to regulate them, a policy adviser to the agency said last month.

HealthTech
Propeller Health

Short Summary of Intervention:

“The Leading Mobile Platform for Respiratory Health Management,” according to the company website, Propeller Health helps patients manage their asthma by using an electronic sensor to help patients record their inhaler use and track their medications. 555 more words

MHealth
Castlight

Short Summary of Intervention:

“Empowering employees to get superior outcomes for themselves and their families,” Castlight’s base business is a tool that assists employees in finding lower-cost alternatives for shoppable medical diagnostics and procedures. 617 more words

Wellness Outcomes

Could health apps save your life? That depends on the FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which regulates everything from heart monitors to horse vaccines, will soon have its hands full with consumer health apps and devices. 385 more words

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Can Mobile Technologies and Big Data Improve Health?

After decades as a technological laggard, medicine has entered its data age. Mobile technologies, sensors, genome sequencing, and advances in analytic software now make it possible to capture vast amounts of information about our individual makeup and the environment around us. 224 more words

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‘Technology Enhanced Homecare Forum’ brings together telehealth expertise and innovation.

eSE is pleased to announce that the UK Technology Enhanced Homecare Forum will take place on October 16th in Manchester. The forum, which is based on the format of the industry-backed Health Informatics Forum, is already attracting strong representation from the public sector with a number of local councils, NHS trusts and care homes sending delegates. 441 more words

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