Tag Archives: runkeeper

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

News & Updates

Intel partnered with headphone maker SMS Audio to develop biometric-sensing earbuds. The earbuds are powered by Valencell’s PerformTek technology, and will offer a built-in optical sensor for continuous heart rate monitoring, sweat and water resistance, and integration with RunKeeper so … Continue reading

News & Updates

Qualcomm Life acquired HealthyCircles, a care coordination SaaS provider, to integrate Qualcomm’s 2net™ Platform and Hub with the HealthyCircles enterprise platform. The integration enables providers to collect, monitor and manage near real-time actionable data that is readily accessible and shareable … Continue reading

Launch! Demo: the Tictrac Personal Analytics Platform

CEO of Tictrac Martin Blinder launched the Tictrac personal analytics platform in October at Health 2.0’s Sixth Annual Fall Conference. During the Launch! session, Blinder and nine others gave rapid three and a half-minute demos. The audience voted, and Tictrac … Continue reading

This Self-Tracker’s Tracking Tips

I sometimes ignore vegetables, get less sleep than I should, eat more sugar than I can handle, and skip more long runs than I’m willing to admit.  I’m human so I forgive myself. But big picture? I can’t correct all … Continue reading

News & Updates

One million patients have registered for the Department of Veterans Affairs Blue Button program since President Obama announced it two years ago. In that time, we’ve also seen CMS, Aetna and United Health Group unveil their own Blue Button initiatives. … Continue reading

A Healthy Geo-Art Valentines Day

We were impressed by Mission Bicycle’s story about a creative biker who used a GPS tracking health app to send his Valentine a geo-art heart drawn over the streets of San Francisco. As you can see from the screen shots, … Continue reading

Live from CES 2012: Withings and Fitbit duke it out

Are the differences between Withings and Fitbit black and white? On the left is the Withings scale and the right is the new fitbit aria. The Digital Health Summit at CES 2012 didn’t officially kick off until today, but yesterday brought a … Continue reading

Looking For Apps to Add to Your Shiny New Device?

Did you ask Santa for a shiny new iPad or smartphone this year? If so, you’ll soon have to decide what to put on that beautiful new device. With over half a million apps available, the possibilities are endless and … Continue reading

News & Updates

Stamford Hospital launches a new blood pressure remote monitoring program for employees. The program uses home-based blood pressure readings to provide feedback and cash incentives for self-monitoring of blood pressure. The system syncs with Microsoft HealthVault PHR and offers individually … 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

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