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 [...]
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/
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.
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
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.
AliveCor has launched a new app for patients that allows them to track medications and symptoms. Read more here.
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
MobiHealthNews keeps track of FDA clearances for connected health devices and apps and has compiled a list of those cleared so far this year. The list of 23 apps and devices includes Samsung’s S Health app, HealthInterlink’s Beacon 2.0, Propeller Health, Nexus6, and AliveCor. See the full list here: http://bit.ly/1r9ZRtE.
We’re entering a new era of connected healthcare, where an increasing number of innovative monitoring devices will be collecting critical patient medical information, like glucose levels, weight, and blood pressure, as well as other important lifestyle factors, like nutrition, activity level, and even social engagement. Advanced technologies will be employed to communicate this information to clinicians – often times via smartphones and other mobile devices – presenting a fuller picture of their patient’s health and enabling them to make better, more efficient care decisions.
The highly anticipated Apple Healthkit has already lined up two trials to be launched soon. Stanford University Hospital will use the trial platform as a connection tool between children with diabetes to their physicians for blood sugar tracking. Duke University will use the Healthkit with heart disease and cancer patients to track blood pressure, weight [...]