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Engaged Patient Kim Goodsell on “Deciphering Her Own Genetic Mutation”

Engaged Patient Kim Goodsell on “Deciphering Her Own Genetic Mutation”

WLSA friend, Kim Goodsell was recently the subject of The Atlantic’s “How One Woman Deciphered Her Own Genetic Mutation” article. Read her story (http://theatln.tc/1q8tEMS) and the inspired comment from WLSA’s CEO Rob McCray below: “I know Kim and CB and her story is unusual but it is certainly within the new normal range of (non-clinically [...]

September 15, 2014 | Reply More
Ralph Lauren and OMsignal create health-sensing shirts

Ralph Lauren and OMsignal create health-sensing shirts

Biometric smartwear maker OMsignal has partnered with fashion label Ralph Lauren to create health-sensing designer shirts. The shirts measure heart rate, stress, breathing, distance, intensity of movement and calories burned. They then send that data to the user’s smartphone. Ralph Lauren expects to make the shirts available to the public by the beginning of next [...]

September 11, 2014 | Reply More
Three mHealth apps that are improving compliance and adherence

Three mHealth apps that are improving compliance and adherence

Improving medication compliance (taking medicine as directed) and adherence (remaining on a prescribed drug therapy) is a major goal of clinicians and health care providers. When patients forget to take their medication or fail to take it consistently, they risk their personal health, often resulting in increased financial costs to the health care system. Smartphone [...]

September 10, 2014 | Reply More