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An Introduction to the Realm of Wearable Health Technology - Part II

Posted on Thu, Feb 06, 2014 @ 06:00 AM

In my last post, I looked at the new heart health and activity tracking tools we can expect in 2014. In this post, I'll look at the new (and arguably more useful and interesting) types of tools that we can look forward to this year.

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Tags: health IT, mhealth, Wearable Health Technology

An Introduction to the Realm of Wearable Health Technology

Posted on Thu, Jan 30, 2014 @ 06:00 AM

While the press has been touting 2014 as "the year of wearable technology", many of us know about, and may already be using wearable technology that helps us improve many aspects of our health and our lives. For example, if you're a fitness enthusiast or a competitive athlete, you're probably already using a wireless heart rate monitor - a sensor that's worn around your upper torso - with a watch or an app on your phone that uses GPS to track your position, activity and effort.

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Tags: health IT, mhealth, Wearable Health Technology

6 Keys to a User-Friendly Mobile Health App

Posted on Thu, Jan 16, 2014 @ 06:00 AM

Here are some revisted thoughts about how mobile apps can serve people with health needs. As a user and developer of health-related mobile apps, I’ve identified five things that should be mindfully considered:

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Tags: mhealth, UX Design

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