Wearables

Q&A: Cardiogram's Ballinger on using the Apple Watch to track heart rate

Q&A: Cardiogram's Ballinger on using the Apple Watch to track heart rate

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The app's co-founder discusses how it's educating patients and physicians about artificial intelligence and why Cardiogram is different from other heart-rate tracking apps.

Fitbit hires Walgreens exec as digital health VP

Fitbit hires Walgreens exec as digital health VP

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The popular fitness tracker maker hired Adam Pellegrini, Walgreens' VP of digital health, to boost pharma and healthcare deals.

Philips launches health watch and 3 other connected devices

Philips launches health watch and 3 other connected devices

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The company launched a health watch, a connected scale, a blood pressure monitor, and a thermometer.

Healthcare marketers: Don't forget about the baby boomers

Healthcare marketers: Don't forget about the baby boomers

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Baby boomers have taken to health tech with surprising ease, opening up a wealth of opportunities for marketers savvy enough to pursue them.

Pharma companies turn to wearables to improve R&D

Pharma companies turn to wearables to improve R&D

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Drugmakers and tech companies are developing wearables and using popular fitness trackers like the Fitbit in clinical trials to gain insights about Parkinson's Disease.

Practice Fusion founder launches heart-monitoring wearable

Practice Fusion founder launches heart-monitoring wearable

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The new company, iBeat, plans to market a wearable device that can detect the symptoms of cardiac arrest and heart attacks.

Levy joins PatientsLikeMe, bringing the analyst closer to the patient in latest career move

Levy joins PatientsLikeMe, bringing the analyst closer to the patient in latest career move

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Monique Levy, who's spent more than a decade helping drugmakers understand technology shifts, has joined PatientsLikeMe, the online discussion platform for people with chronic illness.

Microsoft debuts new fitness tracker

Microsoft debuts new fitness tracker

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Microsoft's second-generation fitness tracker comes outfitted with new sensors aimed at better capturing user activity.

Mobile sensors and digital devices may cut costs at GSK

Mobile sensors and digital devices may cut costs at GSK

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A GSK manager said that bringing digital devices to clinical trials could lower the cost of bringing medicines to patients.

Wearables Create a New World of Data for Clinical R&D

Wearables Create a New World of Data for Clinical R&D

By equipping patients with biosensors, wearable devices and mobile apps, clinical R&D teams have the opportunity to gain unprecedented insight about the patient experience.

What Wearables Can Deliver for Marketers

What Wearables Can Deliver for Marketers

Excitement about wearables like the Apple Watch or Fitbit sometimes fuels unrealistic hype about healthcare marketing opportunities.

Clinton tells pharma to explain drug prices

Clinton tells pharma to explain drug prices

Speakers at Klick Health's event criticized, lauded the role of technology in healthcare.

MC10 partners with Univ. of Rochester on wearable sensor research

MC10 partners with Univ. of Rochester on wearable sensor research

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The academic partnership builds on the company's 2014 collaboration with UCB on using sensors to gather biometric data about people with neurological disorders.

A Q&A with Rob Rogers, 2015 Lions Health pharma jury president

A Q&A with Rob Rogers, 2015 Lions Health pharma jury president

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He spoke with MM&M about whether pharma is ready to win a Grand Prix, if regulation limits creativity in healthcare, and why wearables may spur creativity.

Mango Health takes on chronic conditions

Mango Health takes on chronic conditions

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The updated app now tracks everyday health metrics including weight, activity and glucose levels.

Apple Watch Changes the Health Wearables Game

Apple Watch Changes the Health Wearables Game

An early review of the Apple Watch

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