Category Archives: Wellness

Telemedicine Becoming More Mainstream Worldwide

RP-Vita telemedicine robot

Another Wearable Snore?

 

FitBit knock-off adds sleep monitoring to mix

The wearables race among the FitBitish crowd just widened with new entrant Withings (Is that With-Things? Or Wi-things? Why-things?). This time with sleep monitoring thrown in, and a…

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Not just another snore: FitBit knock-off adds sleep monitoring to mix

Not just another snore: FitBit knock-off adds sleep monitoring to mix

I think it will be led by employers. We see some more aggressive employers like Safeway, where they are driving outcomes by swabbing the cheeks of employees to see whether they are smoking or not.

Consumer platform vice president at Aetna, commenting on her company’s new app called CarePass, a portal for an individual’s health-related activity and permission-based medical records.

Health Insurer’s App Helps Users Track Themselves | MIT Technology Review

Smart Thermometer on Kickstarter

 

Jawbone’s Up Fitness Band Is Now Android-Compatible

Jawbone’s Up Fitness Band Is Now Android-Compatible