July’s mobile and app news in brief heads to the stars for its health wearables, as well as the slightly more grounded celebrations of a health app.
Apple CEO Tim Cook was spotted wearing a glucose monitoring device attached to his Apple Watch, monitoring how his blood sugar responds to food and exercise.
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This month’s mobile and app news in brief takes a look at AI, patient controlled records, and explores various health app comparison sites – an area NHS England is also getting into with its recently launched App Library.
A Type 2 diabetes app called Changing Health, that has received nearly £1 million in funding over three years, will be rolled out in CCGs across England.
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One on England’s most digitally advanced trusts, Salford Royal, will start using patient wearable generated data to personalise treatment.
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Reporter, Laura Stevens, reviews the top ten technologies at London’s Digital Health Technology Show with virtual reality, augmented reality and wearables.
A private insurer is offering UK customers super cheap Apple Watches with its policies but there’s a catch (or two).
The head of technology for the NIHR Clinical Research Network says fitness apps are already being used to recruit people to clinical trials; but there are some hurdles to their being used in healthcare.
Fitness devices may not offer an advantage over traditional diet and exercise plans for losing weight, according to a long term study in the US.
Wearables and “motivational” mobile app will be piloted in London as a fix for the swelling health burden of Type 2 diabetes.