Onlife Health Partners With Validic to Integrate More Than 50 Wearables and Devices to Track Wellness Progress

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Onlife Health, Inc. announces a partnership with Validic to integrated more than 50 wearables and devices empowering individuals to reach their personal health and wellness goals. Onlife Health, Inc., a national wellness company dedicated to transforming lives through healthier living, today announced that its members will soon be able to access their wellness data along with incentives across more than 50 popular wellness devices and apps. Powered by Validic, the mobile health industry's
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Rock Health Adds 8 Startups To Its Portfolio, Partners With Abott, Blue Shield of California, Deloitte

Rock Health Partners with AngelList To Help Fund Its V5 Graduate Class

  Rock Health, a San Francisco-based full service seed fund for digital health startups today announced its latest addition of eight startups to its portfolio. The newest class is focused on using technology to address several pain points in healthcare ranging from a  platform to allow doctors to manage neurological disorders to a collaboration platform for life science R&D.
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Creative England Launches £1million Digital Health Fund in UK

Creative England Launches £1million Digital Health Fund in UK

Creative England has announced a new £1million fund to stimulate creative and digital health innovation in UK healthcare for regional based SMEs. The first of four programmes to open as part of this fund is the West Midlands Interactive Healthcare Fund, in partnership with Nominet Trust and the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust. The fund aims to encourage small creative and digital businesses in the North, Midlands and South West regions to develop innovative concepts or prototypes using
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Number of eVisits Expected to Top 100 Million Globally in 2014

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The number of eVisits is expected to reach 100 million globally potentially saving over $5 billion when compared to the cost of in-person doctor visits, according to a recent report from Deloitte. The report findings show that as eVisits are proven and adopted globally, they are increasingly likely to offer affordable primary medical and diagnostic care to large populations that do not have access today. eVisits are defined in the report as a subset of the telehealth market, which is estimated
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American Heart Association Launches Chicago Open Innovation Challenge

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Today, the American Heart Association has launched the Chicago Open Innovation Challenge, a crowdfunding competition to uncover new innovative digital health tools to prevent or manage heart disease and stroke. The top three finalists will receive grants from the American Heart Association totaling $25,000 and a chance to present at the Heart Innovation Forum in Chicago on November 14, 2014. Each award winner will be featured on healthcare crowdfunding platform MedStartr.
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Average Frequency of Digital Health Consumer Activities

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Parks Associates responds to criticism with more context on the average frequency of digital health consumer activities Last week, Parks Associates released an infographic illustrating the top digital health consumer activities of U.S. broadband consumers over the past 12 months. Based on the key findings from a survey fielded to heads-of-broadband-households in the U.S. in Q4 2013, the survey found:
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New Research Reveals 4 Segments of Digital Health Consumers

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Market research firm Park Associates has announced a new digital health research revealing four digital health consumer segments based on their attitudes toward their health and healthcare solutions: Healthy and Engaged, Challenged but Mindful, Unhealthy and In Denial, and Young and Indifferent. The research found that among all U.S. broadband households, 26% are Healthy and Engaged, 25% are Challenged but Mindful, 28% are Unhealthy and In Denial, and 21% are Young and Indifferent.
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Phillips and Accenture Develop Brain Controlled Wearable App for ALS Patients

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Phillips and Accenture proof of concept wearable app uses brain, voice, and eye commands to show how ALS patients could gain grater control of their lives.  Phillips and Accenture today announced that they have developed proof of concept software connecting a wearable display to Emotiv Insight Brainware that could ultimately give more independence to patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neurodegenerative diseases. Affecting more than 400,000 people per year*, ALS, also
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Can Public Health Data Mapping and Visualization Transform Healthcare Globally?

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Laurie Hawkins, project manager of the Victorian Human Services Directory in Australia discusses how public health data mapping can improve global health.  HIT Consultant recently spoke with Laurie Hawkins, project manager of the Human Services Directory (HSD), about the opportunities of the National Health Service Directory (NHSD) and what can be achieved by many different stakeholders, both public and private. In our discussion, Mr. Hawkins explains why working with open health data
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