Another App Ties to Apple’s HealthKit

Another App Ties to Apple’s HealthKit

The British company Aseptika has announced a new version of their Activ8rlives app that now supports Apple’s HealthKit. The “Health Monitoring and Food Diary” program version 3.2 collects user data that can be stored on the Activ8rlives web servers...
IBM Watson Health Producing Big Savings

IBM Watson Health Producing Big Savings

  Can Big Data really impact healthcare costs and improve the lives of patients? At a roundtable event held by the IBM Curam Research Institute in Boston, MA last week, Rory O’Connor¬†made a presentation about IBM Care Management, which is the first business...
Clinical Trial Company Embraces Wearables

Clinical Trial Company Embraces Wearables

The continuous data recording of wearable Health Tech devices can be a valuable feature in discovering new connections between lifestyle and health, creating Big Data sets that can be mined for new information. This can be especially effective in clinical trials of...
Big Data Scores Medical Victory

Big Data Scores Medical Victory

Digital data processing of medical and health information promises to save lives and reduce healthcare costs. By examining the health records and data produced by wearable Health Tech devices from thousands or even millions of people, Big Data analytics should be able...
Happiness Sensor Predicts Employee Moods

Happiness Sensor Predicts Employee Moods

It should come as little surprise that a wearable “happiness” sensor should originate in Japan, the same country that gave the world the terminally cute “Hello Kitty” character. Industry giant Hitachi developed this device as a means of...