PlayForward: Elm City Stories

Mobile game increases HIV risk-related knowledge among adolescents

The game called "PlayForward: Elm City Stories" was being put together through a partnership between Schell Games and Yale University.
Sanofi launches educational game for kids with type 1 diabetes

Sanofi launches educational game for kids with type 1 diabetes

Mission T1D aims to improve the understanding of type 1 diabetes amongst young sufferers by allowing them to play, learn and share knowledge.
Coca-Cola Just Dance mobile game encourages teens to live more active lifestyles

Coca-Cola Just Dance mobile game encourages teens to live more active lifestyles

The drinks giant has teamed-up with Ubisoft and Misfit to launch the mobile game Just Dance Now and Coca-Cola-red Shine Flash activity tracker.
Zwift gamifies indoor bicycle training with modern technology

Zwift gamifies indoor bicycle training with modern technology

The London-based startup wants to turn indoor bicycle training into a MMOG that allows real-world cyclists to ride with or race against one another.
Rally Health

Rally Health uses games to help people manage their health

The HIPAA-compliant platform leverages the personal health data, social networking, and gamification to encourage consumers to take control of their health.
Project Evo game

Autism Speaks to trial efficacy of Akili’s mobile game

The trial will look to measure cognitive and symptom improvement over one month of device play; recruitment will begin toward the end of the year.
Xbox Fitness health

Xbox Fitness adds syncing to Microsoft Health

The idea is to make every step count, whether we're talking about exercising in a gym or in the park, or working out at home with Xbox Fitness.
Aaron Horowitz

Interview with Aaron Horowitz, co-founder and CEO of Sproutel

Sproutel is touted as Disney for healthcare; its flagship product is Jerry the Bear, a platform to engage children in play-based healthcare education.
HealthPrize

Aprima to integrate HealthPrize’s solution into its patient EHR

The collaboration will bring education, gamification and rewards into the patient EHR experience to motivate them toward increased medication adherence.
moff wristband

Japan’s wearable tech startup Moff teams-up with PBS KIDS

The newly launched PBS KIDS Party app is aimed at five to eight year olds, featuring four educational games that can be played with the Moff Band.