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Cerner lanches an app challenge to improve consumer access to health records

Cerner lanches an app challenge to improve consumer access to health records

With the 2019 code App Challenge, Cerner encourages innovators to build apps on its platforms that further transform health care.

XRHealth, VirZOOM team-up to bring VR exercises to hospitals, rehab centers and patients

XRHealth, VirZOOM team-up to bring VR exercises to hospitals, rehab centers and patients

The combined solution will allow providers to access data remotely, gaining more insight into how patients are using the technology.

Peloton files confidentially for IPO

Peloton files confidentially for IPO

The company which makes smart exercise bikes and connected treadmills has raised almost a billion dollars in venture funding.

Swedish company launches a brain stimulation headset to treat depression in the UK

Swedish company launches a brain stimulation headset to treat depression in the UK

Flow Neuroscience has invented a new, medication-free treatment for depression, comprised of a brain stimulation headset and therapy app.

Apple watchOS 6 announced with new health and fitness features

Apple watchOS 6 announced with new health and fitness features

New capabilities include women cycle tracking, Noise app, Activity Trends and App Store right on the wrist; also, there are new watch faces.

Garmin Health, BCBS to provide more than 60M members with digital health solution

Garmin Health, BCBS to provide more than 60M members with digital health solution

The solution is made to encourage improved health and wellbeing through access to the health metrics of Garmin wearable devices.

Heal adds contextual, data-driven telemedicine solution to its offering

Heal adds contextual, data-driven telemedicine solution to its offering

Combined with the Heal Hub, telemedicine is being delivered by a familiar doctor through the context of the patient’s health history and real-time vitals.

IDC: Global shipments of wearable devices reached 49.6M units in Q1 2019

IDC: Global shipments of wearable devices reached 49.6M units in Q1 2019

While wrist-worn wearables accounted for the majority of the market with 63.2% share, ear-worn devices experienced the fastest growth (135.1% YoY).

Pokémon Sleep app coming next year to “turn sleep into entertainment”

Pokémon Sleep app coming next year to “turn sleep into entertainment”

Nintendo promises that the game will track a user’s time sleeping and “bring a gameplay experience unlike any other!”

Canada launches the Digital Health and Discovery Platform

Canada launches the Digital Health and Discovery Platform

Through the new platform, researchers and doctors will work on development of new treatments to help to find cures for diseases that affect Canadians.