#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

2 Jan, 2015
News
What's in a FitBit? controversy, it turns out. Photo via FitBit Flex wiki. We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: 1. Santa Claus Came to Town... With FitBits FitBit's sales numbers jumped this season as people rushed to buy the newest version of the activity tracker…
Engagement is King: Will Data Sharing Concerns Prevent Healthcare Progress?

Engagement is King: Will Data Sharing Concerns Prevent Healthcare Progress? »

Dr. Kvedar of Partners HealthCare asks his audience if 2015 will be the year of mobile health. Photo via @PartnersNews. As we wrote yesterday, the 11th Annual Connected Health Symposium, presented by Partners HealthCare, was an exciting meeting of hospital clinicians, researchers, policymakers, innovators and thought leaders. These participants shared patient-focused best practices but also…
mHealth Apps & Privacy Policies: What Next?

mHealth Apps & Privacy Policies: What Next? »

15 Sep, 2014
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Dr. Ali Sunyaev recently published a study with his colleague Dr. Kenneth Mandl about the privacy policies - or the lack thereof - of the world's most popular mHealth apps. Photo provided. Last week we were hit with a Mobi Health News announcement: Less than a third of popular health apps have privacy…

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