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News: Physical Fitness

Samsung-WellDoc Partnership Expands with Direct-to-Consumer Diabetes Management App

Continuing with our theme today of signs of the maturing of the digital health market: Samsung and WellDoc have announced […]

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mHealth App Adoption Indicates Motivation, Does Not Yet Drive Behavior Change

The number of mHealth apps is growing and shows no signs of slowing down. And their adoption has reached the […]

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What Role Should Robots Play for the Aging?: A Closer Look at ElliQ

There is no doubt machines–and the rapidly improving capabilities of artificial intelligence–will play a key role in the future of […]

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Breg Enters the Increasingly Crowded Virtual Rehab Field

With providers moving toward bundled payments and “value-based system” in healthcare, costly post-surgical services like physical therapy are finding themselves […]

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Wearable mHealth for Monitoring Cardiac Conditions is Quickly Gaining Ground

Two cardiac mHealth companies have had a big week–with announcements for both involving Mayo Clinic. The AliveCor and BioSig deals are […]

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Livongo Secures $52.5M, Looks to Expand Abroad and Beyond Diabetes

With this $52.5 million, Livongo Health will have raised a total of $140 million to date, much of it from […]

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Trulia Co-founder Officially Launches Virta Health, a Telehealth Startup Aiming to Cure Type II Diabetes

Sami Inkinen, co-founder of online real estate platform Trulia, was drawn to trying to cure Type II Diabetes when he […]

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Survey: Patients Want Provider Access to Full Health Record, Including Data from Digital Health Devices

It is conventional wisdom that when confronted with a truly transformative technology, most people will first find it intrusive and […]

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Nokia Announces IoT ‘Patient Care’ Platform and Rebranding of Withings’ Health Mate App, Products

The World Mobile Congress begins today in Barcelona, Spain where Consumer Internet of Things is one of seven highlighted themes. The […]

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Fitbit Looks to Develop Smartwatch, Emphasizing Healthcare Partnerships as Way to Shore Up Lagging Sales

In December and January, Fitbit announced two important healthcare partnerships: one with UnitedHealthcare to offer a customized Fitbit Charge 2 […]

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