Opternative launches online refractive eye exam From Mobil Health News

by Admin 07.28.2015

Chicago-based Opternative has launched an online refractive eye exam service that helps consumers get prescriptions for glasses or contacts. According to the company, the offering is registered with the FDA as a Class I device. Consumers access Opternative’s service on the web via desktop. Opternative asks users a few questions, like when their most recent eye exam was, and then takes the […]

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Nike, Apple settle class action suit over alleged misleading FuelBand fitness tracker claims From Mobil Health News

by Admin 07.27.2015

Nike and Apple have agreed to settle a class action lawsuit, first filed two years ago, that claimed the companies made misleading statements about the Nike+ FuelBand’s ability to track calories, steps, and NikeFuel. The lawsuit also argued that there was a failure to honor the warranty terms for Nike+ FuelBand. Nike and Apple deny these allegations, but according […]

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New government how-to guide hopes to prevent mobile EHR data breaches From Mobil Health News

by Admin 07.27.2015

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), a division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has penned a five-part draft guidance on cybersecurity for mobile devices that connect to electronic health records. The guidance includes a step-by-step how-to guide for improving data security that uses commercially available and open source tools and […]

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Diabetes app uses Apple HealthKit data in realtime to alert caregivers From Mobil Health News

by Admin 07.27.2015

HelpAround, the Israel-based startup that raised $550,000 last year to bring the sharing economy to diabetes care, has launched a new app, Alert, which uses HealthKit data in realtime to provide support to patients. The app imports glucose data from HealthKit and, when it detects a reading outside of a predetermined range, a popup gives […]

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