Facebook goes healthy?
The most recent update from Facebook has given users the ability to log major life events. Among these are Health and Wellness events such as weight loss, eating habits and overcoming illness. Is this a sign that the social networking giants Facebook are poised to move into the digital healthcare space?
Sharing is caring?
Social platforms seem to be a parallel universe to the rest of med tech apps, with new networks appearing on a daily basis. Quite a few claim to be the new Facebook for doctors, patients or other stakeholders occupying the medical space (or even connecting all of them). We’ve looked at a few success stories to see what lessons could be learnt. Specificity is key Platforms for patients with...
AliveCor, an ECG in your pocket
ECGs, which have been around for quite some time now, are used to measure heart rate and regularity of heartbeats as well as any damage to the heart. AliveCor took a step further, and designed a truly magnificent device, which is essentially an iPhone cover with the same capabilities as a traditional ECGs minus the big box and cables. Absolutely brilliant.