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According to analysts, Apple’s HealthKit will revolutionize the mobile health market

According to analysts, Apple’s HealthKit will revolutionize the mobile health market

Apple’s HealthKit initiative will allow apps that provide health and fitness services to share their data with Apple’s new Health app and with each other. The user’s health information will also be stored in a secure, centralized location and the users will also be able to decide which data should be shared with each app. [...]

September 1, 2014 | Reply More
Connected Health Aids in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity

Connected Health Aids in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity has serious health and economic consequences, and is estimated to cost $14 billion annually in direct health expenses. Since September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, we’ve compiled a sample of connected health apps intended to address and curb rising childhood obesity rates. In the past 30 years, childhood obesity has more than [...]

September 1, 2014 | Reply More
Amazon recently met with the FDA and healthcare was likely the topic

Amazon recently met with the FDA and healthcare was likely the topic

Amazon recently met with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), prompting speculation over the nature of the meeting. According to the FDA’s public calendar, “Amazon leadership” met with Howard Sklamberg, the agency’s deputy commissioner for global regulatory operations and policy and “various FDA leadership.” The FDA and Amazon so far have declined to provide any [...]

August 29, 2014 | Reply More