WhatsApp WHO Health Alerts

The official WHO Health Alert launches on WhatsApp

The free app answers questions from the public about Coronavirus and gives prompt, reliable and official information 24 hours a day, worldwide.
corona virus

Blue Shield of California offers coronavirus digital triage tool to network health systems

The innovative system is customized by each hospital's emergency response plan and can be implemented on hospital websites in 48 hours.
DocLocker

New app aims to prevent exposure to Coronavirus in medical waiting rooms

Created by physicians, DocClocker enables patients to receive real-time wait time reporting to decrease sick patient exposure.
XRHealth Telehealth VR/AR Medical Platform

XRHealth launches VR telehealth support groups to help people in isolation due to coronavirus

This allows patients to gain support remotely from other patients and doctors associated with the XRHealth telehealth clinics.
telehealth

Teladoc’s daily virtual medical visits up 50% due to coronavirus

Also, Blue Shield of California provides Teladoc's virtual care service for free to most of its members in response to COVID-19.
Apple Watch

iOS 14 to support Sp02, sleep tracking on Apple Watch?

Also, the future update to the Apple Watch's ECG feature could address inconclusive readings for heart rates between 100 and 120 beats per minute.
virus testing

Health Gorilla launches electronic ordering for COVID-19 testing

Providers and developers can begin placing orders through API and web-based interface, expanding access to COVID-19 testing.
Oxford VR Social Engagement Program

Oxford VR launches VR-enabled Social Engagement to tackle anxious social avoidance

The solution enables individuals to overcome trigger situations to feel safer, more confident and more in control.
wearables

IDC: 336.5M wearable devices shipped in 2019

The worldwide market for wearable devices grew 82.3% in the fourth quarter of 2019 (4Q19), reaching a new high of 118.9 million devices shipped.
Amazon Alexa speaker

Amazon Alexa can now provide you with drug information

Specialized answers about medication information were created specifically for the voice-enabled service.