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Fitbit Use Helps Predict Surgical Patients’ Risk of Readmission

A study in Annals of Behavioral Medicine used Fitbits to find that patients who walked fewer steps during inpatient recovery […]

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Existing Technology Could Help Dementia Patients and Caregivers

An article published Tuesday in the American Journal of Accountable Care argued for the implementation of existing technologies in the […]

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Wearable Data May Help Identify Mental Health Conditions in Patients with Diabetes

Analysis of wearable data shows that wearable data may be able to help identify the existence of mental health conditions […]

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How Three Healthcare Organizations Make Use of Wearable Technology

As wearable sensor technology continues to advance, wearable devices are able to gather more and more relevant, high-quality health data […]

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FDA Approves Apple Watch EKG Reader

The FDA has recently approved a medical device accessory that allows the watch to take EKG readings and detect irregular […]

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Next Generation of Fitness Trackers Emerges

Fortune reported recently on the shifting market for fitness trackers, arguing that although sales of fitness trackers declined in 2017, […]

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Ten Healthcare Companies Received 38% of Funding in 2016

Recent data shows that the following ten healthcare companies earned 38% of digital health funding in 2016: •Onduo ($500 million) […]

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Wearable EEG Maker Interaxon Raises $11.6M to Target Mental Health & Corporate Wellness

Known for their Muse EEG-sensing headband launched in 2014, Toronto-based Interaxon has secured $11.6 million ($14.8 million CAD) in their […]

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Conference Identifies Five Key Ways Wearable Industry Needs to Engage Healthcare Consumers

At the Connected Health Conference in Boston last week, conference participants discussed the role of wearables within the healthcare system. […]

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Fitbit Releases Data Showing Wristbands Can Detect Atrial Fibrillation

A recent article on the challenges of adapting wearable tech to the 50+ market highlights the role that it can […]

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