Parks: Only 12 percent of fitness tracker users have cut back usage From Mobil Health News

by Admin 12.02.2015

According to a new report from Parks Associates, ownership of digital health and wellness devices in the United States — especially fitness trackers — is steadily climbing. And, the report contends, reports of widespread abandonment of fitness trackers are greatly exaggerated. Parks spoke with 5,000 US broadband households and found that 33 percent have adopted a […]

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Small survey suggests Apple Watch owners who ditched device disliked feature set From Mobil Health News

by Admin 12.02.2015

Wristly, a relatively new research firm that aims to provide independent research on the Apple Watch, has released a small survey that includes data from Apple Watch owners who were dissatisfied with the product. The survey, of 330 Apple Watch owners, found that about half of users ditched their device within two weeks. A majority of […]

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Community Health Services taps American Well for primary care video visits From Mobil Health News

by Admin 12.02.2015

Community Health Systems, the largest for-profit health system in the United States, has tapped American Well to bring remote visit services to its primary care patients. Starting with local networks in Oklahoma and Washington and continuing into Arizona and Pennsylvania in the coming months, CHS will begin rolling out American Well’s VirtualHealthNow platform, which offers urgent […]

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First Japan-based Apple ResearchKit study, Heart and Brain, launches From Mobil Health News

by Admin 12.01.2015

In the past week, two new ResearchKit studies have launched. One of the studies, developed at Japan-based Keio University School of Medicine, aims to use health data for the early detection of arrhythmia and cerebral infarction. The other study, conducted by the COPD Foundation, aims to collect data from people with COPD. Atrial fibrillation can increase the risk of cerebral […]

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