Apple’s newest software update, iOS 8.2, will bring back HealthKit’s blood glucose tracking feature, according to a report from 9to5mac. The feature was removed from Health in October because the app only offered one unit of measurement for blood glucose, mg/dL (milligrams per deciliter), even though many countries use another measure, mmol/L (millimoles per liter). “If […]

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AliveCor launched its new third generation smartphone-connected EKG device, a model that is both slimmed down and considerably cheaper than its predecessors. The device will sell for $75.99, compared to the previous model’s $199 price tag, and is 50 percent thinner and 40 percent lighter. “The new AliveCor third generation device is a lower-profile consumer […]

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Parks: 41 percent of caregivers use a digital health device From Mobil Health News

by Admin 12.18.2014

Parks Associates has released new research about caregivers and the role digital health devices play in their lives. According to Parks, 41 percent of US caregivers in households with broadband internet use a digital health device. Eight percent use some kind of online tool to coordinate their efforts. The report, “360 View: Health Devices and Services [...]

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University of Kansas Medical Center partners with Sprint, Techstars for accelerator From Mobil Health News

by Admin 12.18.2014

Sprint has partnered with the University of Kansas Medical Center for the company’s second Mobile Health Accelerator, a three-month program in Kansas City powered by TechStars. The 2015 Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator will run from March 9 through June 4. “We are pleased to work with Techstars to provide early-stage input and guidance related to our expertise in [...]

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