Jawbone Up: Your Body At Your Fingertips

Trying to lose weight and get in shape? Scientists at Jawbone have come up with a brilliant non-invasive way to monitor your own body. All you have to do is wear a bracelet and go about your daily life. Their bracelet called UP is an engineering marvel that can monitor your sleep, everyday activities, distance traveled, […]

Congress Impressed by Mobile Medical Apps

As more mobile medical apps are developed, they are finding their way into our government. Recently, the House of Representative’s Small Business Committee’s Subcommittee on Health and Technology held a hearing titled, “Mobile Medical App Entrepreneurs: Changing the Face of Health Care.” Mobile apps are uniquely suited to help empower users and reduce costs healthcare costs. […]

Electronic Health Records Infographic

Electronic Health Records Infographic The The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology created this health records infographic to help bring understanding to this issue of electronic health records. More from their site: How do electronic health records (EHRs) connect you and your doctor? In the past, medical data was only stored on […]

Can Apps Help Reform the Healthcare System?

It is widely accepted that Internet-enabled health applications have the potential to provide better information to consumers but can they play a role in changing the health system at large? Recent reporting by the Health Care Blog and Health Data Management provide some insights here. Many people believe in the power of apps to transform […]