There are numerous promising signs for the use of innovative products in mobile health. From scientific research out of Stanford Un [...]
Users monitor their own health and fitness every day with wearable devices, collecting a variety of data on their vital signs and activities. Now, it seems that information may be able to accomplish far more than helping exercise buffs set goals for their next [...]
A study from eMarketer predicted that 39.5 million American adults will use wearable devices on a monthly ba [...]
Digital health products that track physical activity levels, heart rates and other relevant data can assist people of all ages and lifestyles in maintaining their well-being. However, as a study in Health Affairs noted, there's still much work to be done in [...]
On December 12, 2016, four organizations announced the beginning of a collaboration intended to develop and promote best practices for digital health apps. The nonprofit corporation, called Xcertia, was officially unveiled at the Connected Health Conference hel [...]
The market for wearable technology continues to grow and change as consumers find useful ways to incorporate these products into their lifestyles. According to International Data Corporation, total shipments of wearable devices
According to the American College of Sports Medicine, wearable technology will be the biggest trend in fitness for 2017. These findings, published in the ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal, came from a survey of
"Just don’t make it look medical." As we research what people want in a home health product, this is what we hear most frequently. Typically, this distaste for a medical look becomes a bedrock client requirement. [...]
Indications suggest digital health technology has an important part to play in the future of healthcare. A recent study from business consultants Frost & Sullivan predicted that revenues from mobile health products would
On November 16, the American Medical Association issued guidelines for the use of digital health products and apps [...]
How many times have you used your wearable fitness tracker and it suddenly turned off mid-workout? If you answered at least once, this article is for you.
If you’ve spent any time in the medical product design and development industry, you’re familiar with the phrase “throw it over the fence.” It’s often used in a playful manner to describe a moment in time when one discipline has completed most of its work on a medical product design proj [...]
Today, wearable devices provide people with a vast amount of data to help them make more informed decisions about their health and diet regimen. These wearables have also demolished many of the walls that once existed between providers and patients by providing [...]
Fitbit IPOed at $30.40. By July, its prices were just breaking $47 a share. Then, by November, it began to make its slow descent to where it now stands: just under $9 a share.
Does this mean wearable devices are on their way out, or does it indi [...]
Do you use the Apple Watch to track your health? If you do, you should feel comfortable knowing that a new study has found it to be the most accurate wearable health d [...]