FDA Gives the Nod for AliveCor’s 6-Lead ECG

FDA Gives the Nod for AliveCor’s 6-Lead ECG

Personal electrocardiogram (ECG) devices provide a view of the heart to help patients and physicians detect arrhythmia and other conditions. With ECGs, the more information the better, which translates to viewing the heart’s electrical activity from a greater...
Global Wearable Technology Market to Accelerate 15%

Global Wearable Technology Market to Accelerate 15%

Multiple factors contribute to the remarkable growth of the wearable technology market worldwide, according to a recent market report by Technavio. Overall the market value will increase by nearly $36 billion from 2019 to 2023, a compound annual growth rate of greater...
Health Tech to Support Adult Vaccinations

Health Tech to Support Adult Vaccinations

Anti-vaccine groups use social media to spread misinformation. Now social media networks are fighting back against the harm from bogus claims about the dangers of vaccinations. The CDC remains adamant about the individual and greater societal health benefits from...
Latest Fitbit Goes Corporate [video]

Latest Fitbit Goes Corporate [video]

For a long time, I’ve been predicting that the future of fitness trackers is with the enterprise customers, not consumers. While these devices are “nice to haves” for individuals — especially exercise enthusiasts — they don’t save...
Active Older Women Prefer  Wearables Over Sensors

Active Older Women Prefer Wearables Over Sensors

Plenty of companies want to sell sensor-loaded smart home systems to support aging-in-place issues, but is that what seniors want? And what about wearables? Does the scope of wearables for older people center on fall detection and activity monitoring to make sure...
Wearables Spot Motor Deficits in Kids

Wearables Spot Motor Deficits in Kids

Developmental disabilities in children too often go undetected before the condition progress past the time when treatment could be most effective. The CDC states that parents, teachers, and others involved should all be on the lookout for developmental milestones in...