Apple and Fitbit are being sued for alleged patent infringement by Valencell, a small smartwatch tech company.
The phrase "the doctor knows best" may be on its way out as health technology is leading to an age where medical decisions are not ordered but shared discussions between physicians and their patients, Eric Topol, M.D., says in an interview with the University of Toronto's Rotman Management Magazine.
A new app developed by the New York University Langone Medical Center aims to help concussion patients better track symptoms and recovery efforts via a daily task program that monitors ailments, provides mental aptitude exercises and reminds patients to complete a daily 6-minute walk.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approach to mHealth needs to be reworked, as the current strategy leaves innovators in limbo and is likely scaring off mobile health entrepreneurs, according to Scott Gottlieb, M.D.
When it comes to the use of application programming interfaces in healthcare, Ricky Bloomfield, director of mobile technology strategy and assistant professor of internal medicine and pediatrics at Duke University, says he and his colleagues are all in.
Barclays is one of 20 companies signing on to bring Fitbits to their employees, buying the wearables company's devices in bulk.
Three U.S. universities have announced collaborative efforts to use Apple's ResearchKit framework in studying autism, melanoma and epilepsy.
Funding for private wearable start-up companies has slowed this year, despite the big splash made by Apple's Watch and reports consumers are more interested than ever in mHealth devices.
In a quest to investigate cardiomyopathy, Yale School of Medicine researchers are launching a study using the Apple iPhone and ResearchKit platform to gain a deeper understanding of the heart muscle ailment.
IBM Watson and Johnson & Johnson will team up to create apps for consumers that will provide them with a virtual health coach.