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Payers may subsidize Apple iWatch

Apple's long-rumored smartwatch may be subsidized by health insurers, according to a note to investors from Cowen & Company obtained by  Investor's Business Daily.

Google gives a sneak peek at its mHealth intentions

Google has given us a peek into its upcoming mHealth wearables strategy, which is part of its Android Wear, set to kick off with smart watches and promises to go "well beyond" fitness...

Don't count Microsoft out of mobile health

Just when you thought Microsoft was out of the mHealth game, the software giant recently announced its Bing Health & Fitness Windows Phone app. Launched as a beta version through the Windows...

Smoking cessation app reaches smokers in multiple nations

A feasibility study across three countries--Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States--finds that smartphone-based smoking cessation apps are a promising medium to reach smokers, according...

Apple's iWatch and iOS 8 linked by health app, sources say

Apple plans to release a new version of its iPhone operating system this year with health and fitness tracking integration, reports Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac, indicating that the Cupertino, Calif.-based...

Apple vs. Google: An mHealth Face-Off

Industry observers like myself have often painted the competitive mHealth landscape with a brush that wages computer manufacturer Dell and software behemoth Microsoft versus Apple--the reigning...

Wanted: Medical sensor experts to work on Apple iWatch

Apple continues to hire engineers and managers with expertise in developing medical sensors to work on its iWatch wristwatch-like device, reports Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac. According to Gurman, over...

Net neutrality is worth preserving--for mHealth's sake

If you are like most Americans, you see the Internet as an electronic arena of free speech. It's the reason the U.S. Federal Communications Commission in 2010 put in place enforceable,...

Apple asks app developers to verify sources of medical information

In an effort to ensure the information contained in medical apps available in its App Store are appropriately validated, Apple has asked a number of developers to release or update these apps...

New iPhone 5s provides options for mHealth

Last week, Apple unveiled its new iPhone 5 with a "motion coprocessor" chip that should get the attention of health and fitness app developers, according to an article in Medical Device and...