How many times have you gotten lost in a hospital? So often, unmarked hallways and white-washed walls lead us astray.
There’s no hiding it. The wearables market is looking shaky right now. In the fourth quarter of 2017, two major players, Fitbit and Xiaomi, shipped 17 percent and 5 percent fewer devices worldwide than the equivalent period in the previous year. In fact, the wearables market only grew by 8 percent thanks to the Apple […]
The realm and possibilities of mHealth have grown substantially in a short period of time. Last year, 325,000 mHealth apps were available for use on mobile devices. Of those, 158,000 were on Google Play, a 50% increase from 2016. Researchers are finding mHealth and the opportunities it provides for better healthcare to be a fertile […]
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Nearly one in five adults in the US currently owns a wearable device. Whether that’s an activity tracker or a smartwatch, it doesn’t really matter. What follows is that there’s a lot of health data out there ripe for the picking. Estimates from Soreon Research suggest that 1.3 million lives will be saved using healthcare […]
Around 8% of the US population will experience a traumatic event and have PTSD at some point in their lives. That probably doesn’t seem like a lot but there are around 8 million people walking around the country this year quietly dealing with this important condition. Not to mention the compounded effects of PTSD on […]