Apple’s iPhone 6 New Chip Will Track Health Data, Integrates with Healthkit

iPhone 6's New Chip, Phosphorus Will Track Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar And More

Apple's iPhone 6 may soon have the ability to monitor heart rate, check blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol and more while minimally impacting battery life thanks to a new chip. According to information obtained by Chinese repair company GeekBar, the next generation of iPhone models will also include a new coprocessor codenamed "Phosphorus." The new coprocessor will replace the M7 chip currently used in the iPhone 5S. Geekbar speculates that the new chip will process health-related data for
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TigerText Secure Messaging Volume Surges 750%

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 TigerText, the leader in secure, real-time secure messaging for the enterprise, marked the first half of 2014 with record sales and customer growth, which led to a 750% spike in message volume. TigerText customers are now sending over 300 million messages per month across its secure platform. 
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Collain Healthcare Debuts All-In-One Telehealth & Remote Patient Monitoring Platform

Collain Healthcare Debuts All-In-One Telehealth & Remote Patient Monitoring Platform

Collain Healthcare, an LG CNS Company, debuts Interactive Virtual Care Team™, a revolutionary, all-in-one telehealth & remote patient monitoring Platform enabling truly-coordinated care.  Today, Collain Healthcare, an LG CNS Company, announced that Interactive Virtual Care Team™ (IVC Team™), an incredibly flexible, rapidly deployable, and massively scalable next-generation population health management suite of applications, is now available. The launch marks the first time in healthcare
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Is Your Self-Tracking Health App or Device Really Secure?

Mobile Health Apps Lack Privacy Policies

How safe is your self-tracking health app or device? A recent Symantec report reveals the hidden security risks of your quantified self data. Technology has made it possible for us to literally keep tabs on ourselves and measure our everyday activities with the objective of improving our quality of life and preventing health issues. Call it self-tracking, life-logging, quantified-self, or body hacking; this concept and its practice has caught on quite significantly today. Wearable computing,
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Wake Forest Selects Tonic Health’s Mobile Data Collection Platform to Enhance Patient Experience

Hearst Health Ventures Invests in Mobile Health Startup Tonic Health

Tonic Health today announced that it has been selected by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to provide an iPad- and web-based patient data collection platform to enhance the patient experience. By leveraging Tonic Health’s innovative and easy-to-use data collection platform, Wake Forest Baptist can more effectively register, screen and manage their patient populations over time.
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Validic Raises $5M to Accelerate Health Data Interoperability

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With the emergence of patient devices, wearables and healthcare apps, insightful healthcare data is now overflowing in abundance. However, the ability to extract and deliver that data more readily to healthcare organizations is still a real challenge— until now. Validic, a pioneer in accessing digital and mobile health data announced it has closed $5 million in Series A funding co-led by Greycroft Partners and SJF Ventures. The funding will be used to accelerate its leading healthcare technology
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Plastic Surgeon Uses Google Glass To Help Perform Facial Reconstructive Surgeries

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  Kansas City plastic surgeon uses Google Glass to avoid looking at monitors in OR Dr. Jeff Colyer, a plastic surgeon and Kansas Lt. Governor is now using Google Glass to perform facial reconstructive surgeries at a North Kansas City Hospital, Fox 4 of Kansas City reports. By uploading the patient's x-rays to Google Glass, the surgeon avoids looking at the monitor in the operating room. 
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