In adjunct with usual care, use of the Glucose Buddy application combined with weekly text-message feedback from a Certified Diabetes Educator led to a significant decrease in HbA1c in comparison to a control group receiving only usual care.
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GymPact wants to incentivize your exercise using serious financial rewards, both positive and negative, to force compliance with workout regimen.
It was a big week in Silicon Beach for Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong and his new company NantWorks. They announced the acquisition of Japan-based medical imaging company Ziosoft, as well as receiving the Wall Street Journal Innovation Award and the FCC Chairman’s Award for Advancements in Accessibility.
Chicago-based Wave Technology Group has unveiled screenshots of their ambulatory EEG real-time seizure monitoring application.
Consumers now have access to a new tool that helps manage their bills related to health insurance and other medical payments. According to a press release from Cake Health, the service helps consumers pilot through the complexities of insurance benefits, deductibles, network and out-of-network coverage, claims, medical bills, health savings accounts, and flexible spending accounts. The website also has a mobile iphone app that allows full access to a member’s health insurance plan and bills.