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Microsoft Band: Microsoft Enters the Wearables Era

Steve Job’s world-famous quote “One more thing” would have been more fitting coming from Satya Nadella, than at its actual resurrection at the Apple Watch keynote. Thursday, Microsoft revealed a brand new wearable – the “Microsoft Band”. While the Band can be likened to devices such as the Jawbone UP or the FitBit Charge, what […]

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Phillips: Foray into Medically Certified Wearable Technology

“Unlike other wearable solutions recently introduced to the market, this prototype collects more than just wellness data from otherwise healthy people. We are demonstrating the power of harnessing both clinical and personal health information to better manage chronic disease patients across the health continuum, from healthy living, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, recovery and home care,” said Jeroen […]

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Apple’s HealthKit: Predictably Pushing The Envelope For Fitness and Health Data

What remains to be seen is how well this application interacts with electronic health records and present actionable data to health care professionals in a way that is efficient, does not promote legal risk, is secure, compliant with HIPAA, doesn’t illicit more false positives and increase systemic risk Apple, today, announced a slew of new features […]

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