Popular diet and exercise tracking app MyFitnessPal has raised $18 million in a Series A round of funding.
After drawing headlines with its first app uChek Lite, Biosense Technologies plans to crowdfund its latest product on Indiegogo.
While other meds-reminder apps require users to input data Nightingale is trying to solve the problem using the phone’s accelerometer and other sensors to learn users’ habits.
As more users download apps to track their fitness and health goals, the non-profit Privacy Rights Clearinghouse says mobile health developers need to shape up their standards for protecting user data.
The market for high-tech pills that serve as wireless health monitors is extremely promising. But a wide variety of issues must be addressed before ingestible computers can gain mass-market traction.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology want to help scientific researchers work with companies and individuals to make sense of the growing mounds of personal health data.
To help patients find the mobile health apps physicians actually deem useful, online community HealthTap is launching a health app directory featuring recommendations and reviews from doctors.
San Francisco-based Ringadoc has raised an additional $700,000 to help doctors streamline communication with patients.
As doctors prepare for an influx of new patients, PingMD, a newly-relaunched mobile app, wants to help doctors more efficiently communicate with patients and peers.
Qualcomm Life has acquired HealthyCircles, a startup founded by a former Microsoft HealthVault executive.