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Startup looking to boost blood donations in developing countries

Startup looking to boost blood donations in developing countries

Socialblood's service would make it easier for hospitals, blood banks and other organizations to recruit and manage donors more easily.

New bill looking to allowing telehealth across state lines for Medicare physicians

New bill looking to allowing telehealth across state lines for Medicare physicians

Each physician would already have to be a Medicare approved, but would be able to provide their specialty services to patients within other states.

Nike, Apple agree to pay $2.4M settlement over false FuelBand claims

Nike, Apple agree to pay $2.4M settlement over false FuelBand claims

Notices were sent out to potential class members with instructions on how to file settlement claims for either a $15 payment or $25 Nike gift card.

Missouri is the first state to fund a telehealth program

Missouri is the first state to fund a telehealth program

Missouri Telehealth Network received $1.5M to create the Show-Me Extension for Community Health Outcomes program, offering training for specialized treatments.

Juniper: Apple sold between 2 and 2.5 million watches this quarter

Juniper: Apple sold between 2 and 2.5 million watches this quarter

Although the company's CEO Tim Cook hasn't shared any figures, the research firm looked at the iPhone maker's earnings to get to the estimate.

American Well telehealth exchanges launching within the next few weeks

American Well telehealth exchanges launching within the next few weeks

The service will allow patients to search for physicians who are able to provide immediate online consultations or in-office visits on short notice.

40% of all pregnant women in the U.S. use MedHelp's I'm Expecting app

40% of all pregnant women in the U.S. use MedHelp's I'm Expecting app

Available for iOS and Android, the application was used as a companion during nearly 1.6 million pregnancies, out of about 4 million annual births in the U.S.

Global mHealth services market to hit $23B by 2020

Global mHealth services market to hit $23B by 2020

The expansion benefits primarily from a combination of rising awareness about the benefits of mHealth services and the ubiquity of 3G and 4G mobile networks.

Medidata, Validic partner to include patient-generated data in clinical trials

Medidata, Validic partner to include patient-generated data in clinical trials

The two parties are integrating their respective technology platforms to drive patient-centric research by including data from sensors, wearables and apps.

ZTE Axon Watch with fitness tracking feature unveiled in China

ZTE Axon Watch with fitness tracking feature unveiled in China

The device boasts a sapphire-coated 1.4-inch 400x400 pixels round AMOLED touchscreen, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 512MB of RAM, and 4GB of internal storage.

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