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mHealth Study Shows Value of Sleep Monitoring

October 25, 2016 - People who use mHealth tools to monitor their sleep are more likely to show improvement and adhere to Medicare guidelines for …

The 3 Key Challenges Health Tech Startups Face Today

While healthcare and health tech startup funding has broken the record high of $3.9 billion this year, and consumer demand is growing exponentially …

Apple HealthKit reportedly to shift from tracking to diagnosis

Apple wants HealthKit to become the central medical analysis tool that doctors and patients have been waiting for, according to Bloomberg.<p>Apple plans to turn HealthKit app bundle into a full-fledged diagnostic tool that interprets fitness and health data in order to offer medical advice, Bloomberg …

Medical Technology

Apple Watch might diagnose diseases

The Apple Watch Series 2 may have been a big step forward for Apple’s wearable device, but the company has an even bigger shift planned: Cupertino wants to morph Apple Watch from a fitness tracking device to a full-fledged medical diagnostic tool.<p>Apple’s ambitions in the mobile health field are no …

Apple Watch

8 Internet Of Things And UC Technologies You'll See In 10 Years

<b>Digitization Of Healthcare</b><p>IoT is the key to unlocking a tremendous amount of data and value in the health-care industry that can help save lives. …

What can mental health services learn from the automotive industry?

What do mental health services and the automotive industry have in common? You would be forgiven for thinking “not a lot” on the face of it, but they are moving ever closer together. We in mental health have been looking at business practices from outside our field that improve services for the …

Mental Health

UK Unveils New mHealth Reimbursement Program

June 21, 2016 - Roughly 20 innovative health products, including apps and mHealth devices, will be offered free of charge each year to patients and …

Health Tech Innovation Blooms in Singapore

The Helix Bridge in downtown Singapore symbolizes how important science and tech are to Singapore’s own national DNA.<br>Photo Credit: Andrey Khrobostov …

Digital Health

In Bangladesh, startup provides rural health care through tablets

Add / Remove Rural medicine in parts of the developing world remains a struggle in a number of countries. Much of Bangladesh lacks medical …

Generations of Health IT

By <b>FRANK MOSS</b>, <i>Co-founder and Chairman, Twine Health Inc. and Matter.io Inc.</i><p><i>– Posted originally in the TWINE HEALTH web site.-</i><p>In my November 9, 2011 …

Digital Health

11 ideas to improve maternal health in areas of conflict and extreme poverty

1 | Empower women<p>The lower social status of women and girls often translates into less education, which means they often don’t know where to access maternal healthcare or seek remedies when they are denied care or their rights are otherwise violated. It is also essential that men are educated about …

Gender

Emerging Issues for Health Centers in State Telehealth Policy

By Heidi EmersonAlthough telehealth is not a new concept, new technologies, greater comfort with technology, and changing payment models are driving …

Health Care

Is Social Media The Future Of Healthcare?

Physicians have been slow to adopt social media in their professional lives. Many consider it a distraction, or worse, a potential liability says Dr. Kevin Campbell MD, FACC.<p>Dr. Campbell is an internationally recognized Cardiologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm …

Social Media

Mental Health And Syrian Refugees: What Nobody Is Talking About

Mental health matters. What happens to someone who belongs to a community that is already being stigmatized and they have mental health issues? …

Mental Health

6 New Wearables that Promise to Make You Healthier

Technology and healthcare have always gone hand-in-hand. The average lifespan has been extended considerably, in part, thanks to advances in health …

What Do We Need to Turn the Sustainable Development Goals' Idealism Into Reality?

The good news is that countries can reverse historic trends. Indeed some governments are already exceeding expectations on key health goals.<p>On maternal mortality, for example, according to the latest Overseas Development Institute (ODI) research, many developing countries are already working to …

UN adopts new Global Goals, charting sustainable development for people and planet by 2030

The 193-Member United Nations General Assembly today formally adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, along with a set of bold new …

United Nations

Is Universal Health Care an Attainable Goal?

The latest UN development initiative calls for achieving universal health coverage by 2030, a goal widely supported in the global health community …