A survey of more than 1,000 consumers from ON World showed that fitness is the most important application for wearable users. More than half of likely wearable device owners would use their devices, either activity tracking devices or smartwatches, for fitness. The mobile sensing sports and fitness part of the connected mobile sensor market will have $10.5 […]

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Somerville, Massachusetts-based eye diagnostic tool maker EyeNetra has launched a new service called Blink, which brings eye tests to the patient, in New York City. Blink emphasizes that the appointments are only for users who need to be tested for glasses, not eye health. Blink is using EyeNetra technology, which includes a smartphone peripheral they developed, called […]

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Remote monitoring pilots may drop hospitalizations, but what happens when the program ends? From Mobil Health News

by Admin 04.23.2015

A retrospective matched-pair cohort study of 348 patients in Partners HealthCare’s Boston-area hospitals shows that remote monitoring in congestive heart failure patients can reduce 120-day hospitalizations and mortality. Interestingly, while the reduction in mortality held beyond the 120 days of the study, the hospitalizations for the monitoring cohort actually went up after the monitoring stopped. In […]

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Blue Cross of Idaho launches smartphone app for members From Mobil Health News

by Admin 04.23.2015

A few weeks ago Blue Cross of Idaho launched an app, available on iOS and Android devices, for its members so they have access to information about their healthcare plan. The health insurer tapped Kony and UST Global to develop the app. Members are able to log in to the app to see their plan benefits, find […]

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