Doctors to Enlist Your Smartphone [video]

Doctors to Enlist Your Smartphone [video]

Your health typically is what happens between office visits. No matter whether you see your physician once a year or once a week or even once a day, most of your time will be spent away from the doctor’s office. And it can be difficult to accurately document...
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...