Maggie Han

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Fitbit data could help schizophrenia sufferers avoid relapse

An early warning system for schizophrenia relapse, using Fitbit data and a smartphone app, could lead to dramatic improvements in treatment.<p>A group …

Mental Health

Your Next Doctor's Visit Might Be Through An iPhone

Are you ready to visit your doctor … by iPhone?<p>American Well is banking on it.<p>You may not recognize the name, but the company is a key player in telemedicine: American Well provides telehealth kiosks and software to most of the nation’s health plans, leading hospitals like Cleveland Clinic, and …

Cleveland Clinic

Neuroelectrics wants to be Fitbit for the brain

Neuroelectrics was crowned the winner of the Bupa Startup Stage at WIRED Health 2015, beating a range of cutting-edge innovations including …

Birth Control

There’s lots of health-care technology out there. How do you choose?

The increasing digitization of health care has ushered in a wide array of technological options, pushing patients to read up on them and make good choices. Here’s what the experts say:<p>● Be a wise consumer. You wouldn’t buy a car without reading the reviews and making sure it’s safe. “Patients …

Watch the replay of the 'Health Care in the Digital Age' panel with John Chen

Although it might seem, from the coverage in the media, that John Chen held a sort of briefing of his own for BlackBerry on Monday, he was attending …

Health Care

CH4 health tracker monitors your flatulence, judges your diet

We’ve seen many trackers over the years, but this one is likely the oddest yet: it’s called the CH4, and it monitors your flatulence to make …

Fitness Technology

Apple, IBM Partner for Healthcare Analytics

Health data collected on Apple devices will be stored in IBM's Health Cloud for analysis by medical professionals and researchers.

Microsoft Band review: sensor-packed – if you don't mind looking like an offender

Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>The colour and wallpaper of the touchscreen are customisable.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/14/1429025064423/11df26b1-3ca1-4b0a-a8dc-a1372d942335-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>The colour and …

Heal Wants To Make Seeing A Doctor As Easy As Calling An Uber

The success of apps like Heal could foreshadow the mass upskilling of the on-demand workforce.<p>Starting today, Heal is attempting to change the way San Franciscans think about primary health care. Launched in Los Angeles in February, the on-demand health care company could help parents with feverish …

The future of preventive care: How 7 startups are making an impact

Infectious diseases like tuberculosis and polio were once rampant, and although infectious diseases are still a major problem in some areas of the …

This Wearable Fights Chronic Pain–Without Drugs

Electrical stimulation boosts the brain’s natural opioids, reducing the sensation of pain.<p>For someone living with severe pain after an injury or because of illness, the usual answer–drugs–can pose some obvious problems, like addiction or an accidental overdose. But a new wearable device tackles …

The ROI of Employee Engagement In Hospitals

How does employee engagement drive results for healthcare systems? What is the hard return-on-investment (ROI) of engagement for hospitals?<p>“Without employee engagement, you’re never going to get the kind of ultimate patient experience you’re hoping for.” –Mike Packnett, CEO, Parkview Health<p>Hospital …

Employee Engagement

Moving Mobile Health Past The Hype

Imagine if the iPod could only play Frank Sinatra songs, or if the latest iPhone version was a not-so-smart-phone with just text, email and a weather app. It’s not just the existence of mobile computers we call smart phones that has changed our lives in profound ways, but the content delivered by …

Digital Health

A New Device Can Detect Multiple Types Of Cancer With A Single Blood Test

Detecting cancer is a difficult business. Some types of cancer can be found through simple blood tests, but many require expensive procedures that, as in the case of CT scans and mammograms, cause problems down the line.<p>A startup called Miroculus thinks it has the simple early detection platform …

Cancer