The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Fitbit are partnering on a two-year study to determine how weight loss plays into breast cancer recurrence.
Healthcare will be a top market focus for smart clothing and body sensor wearables capable of measuring biometrics and physiological data, according to a new report.
Better messaging security technologies are prompting the Joint Commission to end its ban on clinician use of such tools. Healthcare providers and caretakers can now use text to send patient orders, but only if such tools meet the commission's requirements, the commission announces in the May edition of Joint Commission Perspectives.
Medical companies and providers are using a mobile gamification tool to educate staff on new protocols and to boost retention of old protocols.
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives believes that, when it comes to medical device interoperability, not enough is being done to ensure such tools can connect with their electronic health record systems.
Connected health device platform maker Withings is being acquired by Nokia in a quest to spur Nokia's foray into digital health, which Nokia says in an announcement it views as a strategic interest.
More research is needed to gauge the impact noninvasive digital technologies have on care outcomes, especially in the long term, according to a new study in Telemedicine and e-Health.
Five health systems are putting their support behind a service that uses Google Glass to ease the workload on providers when it comes to electronic medical record documentation.
A magnification app and Google Glass can provide visually impaired smartphone users with greater ease and capability in reading mobile device screen content.
The wearables market is moving into a more sedate phase as developers delve deeper into design and product creation to roll out products on a commercial scale, according to a new Tractica report.