As medical costs soar and as our health insurance systems falter, technology is offering some new tools for taking your health into your own hands. Many of these solutions have a strong social component. And for many, the social aspect seems to be working.
Sharing, it turns out, can help […]
I’m a Google Glass owner and I’ve had my share of ups and downs with my $1500 curiosity purchase. Mom says I look like I’m scratching my head when I’m using Glass and my photos and videos are shot and shared fast and furiously, but they’re all pretty bad. […]
CES 2014′s Digital Health Summit had a ton of incredible robots on display, including robotic legs for the paralyzed, adorable manufacturing robots and more.
Author: Samir Damani, M.D., Pharm.D., F.A.C.C.
Gamification is a major buzzword in the health care industry today. New solutions are popping up daily, tapping into consumers’ natural desires for competition, achievement, fun and status.
Examples abound. Pharmaceutical companies […]
Author: Christine Berquam, Marketing Manager of Global Residential Initiatives
“Move it or lose it.”
“No pain, no gain.”
“To sit is to die.”
The original meaning of these sayings was never aimed at getting people to stop sitting, but I’m telling you that sitting less may be one of […]
Company: Jiff, Inc.
Author: Derek Newell, CEO
I’m super excited to be participating in a CES panel for the second year in a row! This year’s topic is: Brace Yourself—Your New Trainer is Your Boss and will take place on Thursday, January 9th at 3:05 p.m. at the Digital Health […]
Company: Macadamian – a UX design and software development firm
Author: Lorraine Chapman, Director of Healthcare User Experience
I’ve thrown away more New Year’s resolutions than I’ve kept. The same is true for consumer healthcare apps. More and more I’m realizing that many […]