Tag Archives: bodymedia

Shopping for Insurance? We’ve Got You Covered

Is my prescription covered? What’s my copay? Choosing a health insurance plan that gets you the most bang for your buck is daunting. For many, medication price and coverage is a crucial decision factor. Meanwhile, drug prices vary under different … Continue reading

Women take the stage in digital health: 5 leaders to watch!

As we gear up for the 7th Annual Fall Conference Health 2.0 has been struck by the number of women-led companies changing the face of digital health and are captivated by who these women are. For one they’re younger than … Continue reading

News & Updates

Unfrazzle, a smartphone app for tracking and sharing caregiving tasks, is now available in the Apple App Store. The initial version is free and an Android version will be available soon. Nuance confirmed that their technology is present in Siri, … Continue reading

News & Updates

Electronic device company Jawbone acquired BodyMedia Inc., makers of wearable body monitors. Jawbone also announced that its UP platform will now integrate with iOS apps for IFTTT, LoseIt!, Maxwell Health, MapMyFitness, MyFitnessPal, Notch, RunKeeper, Sleepio, Wello and Withings. Puzzled won AT&T’s autism hackathon; … Continue reading

News & Updates

A recent study published in the journal Psychiatry Research looked at the correlation between Facebook habits and mental illness. College undergraduates who exhibited schizotypy, a range of symptoms usually characterized by social and emotional withdrawal, were found to show certain … Continue reading

News & Updates

Creator of personal weight management tools BodyMedia, partnered with Withings, creator of the wireless and portable scale. This partnership will enable online and mobile Activity Manager users Body Media to step on a Withings scale to instantly transfer scale readings … Continue reading

News & Updates

Jeff Margolis has joined WellTok, developer of the social health hub network, CafeWell as Executive Chairman. Margolis was previously founder of healthcare payer software firm The TriZetto Group, which he led to a $1.4 billion return to shareholders in just … Continue reading

Runkeeper evolves into Data Utility Layer

It’s only been a little over two months since RunKeeper introduced its Health Graph API, and almost 20 health app developers and device manufactures have already signed up as partners on the emergent project. Runkeeper is clearly aiming to be … Continue reading

Self-tracking gets hip: Withings & more

We’ve been watching self tracking at Health 2.0 for a little while, as it emerges from the world of the Quantified Self geeks to becoming a more mainstream set of shiny consumer gadgets. Today’s NY Times takes a look at … Continue reading

News & Updates

Social networks for patients are certainly not new but that hasn’t stopped new companies from throwing their hats in the ring. This week I Had Cancer, a new resource for cancer patients, survivors, and supporters, launched in private beta. I … Continue reading

News & Updates

Evoz, a start-up founded by two tech product developers and a businesswoman, has launched their new iPhone app that allows you to convert your cell phone into a baby monitor. Withings (they offer the scale and new blood pressure cuff) … Continue reading

← Older posts