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ResMed Launches S+, the World’s First Non-Contact System That Helps Consumers Measure, Analyze and Improve Their Sleep

ResMed Launches S+, the World’s First Non-Contact System That Helps Consumers Measure, Analyze and Improve Their Sleep

ResMed Press Release Global leader in sleep and respiratory medicine launches new consumer device that monitors sleep patterns and the sleep environment and delivers guidance combined with smart features to help achieve a healthy sleep SAN DIEGO – Oct. 2, 2014 – ResMed, a leading innovator in sleep that has been changing lives for more than [...]

October 9, 2014 | Reply More
“Wireless devices are an increasingly substantial part of the $30B patient monitor market”

“Wireless devices are an increasingly substantial part of the $30B patient monitor market”

“A recent report from Kalorama Information has found that the patient monitoring market is worth $29.7 billion globally, up 7 percent from last year. ‘Replacement of older, low-technology equipment with new wireless or remote units, new connectivity advancements, and demand for reduce hospital stays all contribute to the sales of these systems,’ Kalorama Information Publisher Bruce Carlson said [...]

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“Trackers for sleep, rowing, yoga, and 8 other crowdfunding campaigns”

“Trackers for sleep, rowing, yoga, and 8 other crowdfunding campaigns”

Read about the health devices that are looking for crowdfunding campaigns, http://bit.ly/ZrYrP2, and tell us which ones you are excited to see hit the market.  

October 8, 2014 | Reply More
BD to Acquire CareFusion for $12.2 Billion

BD to Acquire CareFusion for $12.2 Billion

CareFusion Press Release Combination of Complementary Portfolios Creates Global Leader in Medication Management and Patient Safety Solutions. Oct 5, 2014 Franklin Lakes, NJ and San Diego, CA (October 5, 2014) – BD (NYSE: BDX) and CareFusion (NYSE: CFN) announced today a definitive agreement under which BD will acquire CareFusion for $58.00 per share in cash and [...]

October 6, 2014 | Reply More
“23 health and wellness apps that connect to Apple’s HealthKit”

“23 health and wellness apps that connect to Apple’s HealthKit”

Are you an iPhone 6 user? Check out Mobihealthnews’ article about apps that integrate with Apple’s new Health app,. http://mobihealthnews.com/36870/23-health-and-wellness-apps-that-connect-to-apples-healthkit/

October 3, 2014 | Reply More
Sharecare Launches New Version of AskMD for iOS 8

Sharecare Launches New Version of AskMD for iOS 8

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sharecare, the online health and wellness engagement platform founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz and WebMD founder Jeff Arnold, today announced the launch of AskMD for iOS 8, including integration with Apple’s HealthKit to empower consumers to take a more proactive role in managing their health.

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“Bellabeat launches three connected devices for pregnant women”

“Bellabeat launches three connected devices for pregnant women”

Bellabeat, a Mountain View, California-based company, has three new products for expecting mothers: Bellabeat Shell, a smartphone-enabled fetal monitor; Bellabeat Leaf, an activity tracker; and, Bellabeat Balance, a connected scale. Read the article by MobiHealthNews here: http://bit.ly/1nG36Zc  Read our blog about other connected health pregnancy apps and devices: http://bit.ly/YNOf2O

October 2, 2014 | Reply More
Connected Health in the Fight against Breast Cancer

Connected Health in the Fight against Breast Cancer

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ website, breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in woman and will affect one out of every eight women born today. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the digital and connected health industry is helping in the fight against it. Here are some apps and devices that can help in all facets of dealing with this disease.

October 1, 2014 | Reply More
“AliveCor launches new app with FDA-cleared AFib algorithm”

“AliveCor launches new app with FDA-cleared AFib algorithm”

AliveCor has launched a new app for patients that allows them to track medications and symptoms. Read more here.

September 29, 2014 | Reply More
“Survey: 69 percent of physicians think patients should use tech to assist in diagnosis”

“Survey: 69 percent of physicians think patients should use tech to assist in diagnosis”

A survey shows that both patients (89%) and doctors (69%) think patients should use technology to help make a diagnosis. Read the article and tell us if you agree with the majority. http://bit.ly/1usy7lc

September 26, 2014 | Reply More