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Executive Health Management

Digital Healthcare? Consumers Not Really Interested

2016 27 Sep

Patients can now shop for care, use telehealth or communicate by email with clinicians. Sounds like a brave new world but all is not what it seems; CBS reported that according to a new PwC Research Institute study, SurvivingSeismic Change: Winning a Piece of the $5 trillion U.S. Health EcoSystem most consumers don’t engage with the opportunities to... Read more

IT Management

How Effective are Activity Trackers?

2015 31 Dec

Activity trackers, such as Fitbit, Fuelband, and Jawbone, allow users to monitor their health and fitness data with ease, thanks to wireless technology. Increasing use of these wearables has generated interest from researchers who are keen to assess if such devices are indeed effective in helping people lead healthier lives. See Also: Fitbits Monitor... Read more

IT Management

Digital Health & Wellness Summit at Mobile World Congress 2016

2015 15 Dec

We are delighted to be leading the 3rd Digital Health & Wellness Summit programme at the Mobile World Congress 2016, Barcelona 22- 25 February 2016. Following the success of the 2015 event we know 2016 is going to be even more exciting. Read more

IT Management

Fitbits Monitor Symptoms in Transplant Patients

2015 12 Dec

A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shows that activity trackers (eg, Fitbits) can be used to track patients' symptoms and overall functional status after a serious medical procedure. The study is published online in the journal Quality of Life Research.Researchers used Fitbits to monitor the physical activity of 32 patients... Read more

IT Management

'Living Services' Reach Health First

2015 27 Jun

A new report from Accenture predicts a new era of highly sophisticated “living services” that can learn and tailor themselves in real-time to meet the changing needs of consumers. This new era is brought about by the convergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) and shifting consumer expectations.Accenture officials say organisations will soon be providing... Read more


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