Google and Samsung have joined forces in order to build Health Connect, a centralized and unified fitness data platform. It offers a set of standard APIs that developers can use to build solutions.
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Amazon has said that it will reimburse staff up to $4,000 per year if they have to travel to get non-life-threatening treatment more than 100 miles from their home or if virtual care isn't available.
Amazon Care virtual healthcare service is now available across America, while its in-person medical service will soon be available in 20 major American cities. There are several rivaling startups.
Google has rolled out a few new features to help users connect with more appropriate healthcare professionals. Users can now see which languages offices use and which support Medicare.
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Brandon Schneider has credited his Apple Watch for saving his life as it had alerted people when he fell unconscious and received severe head injuries. Brandon has urged all to use their watches well.
YouTube will begin to display notices on health videos in the United States to let you know whether they come from an authoritative source. This will help users decide which information to trust.
A new UK-based consortium led by Skyfarer is setting out to create national infrastructure by 2022 that will enable the delivery of medical supplies such as blood for blood transfusions by drone.
Strings found in a teardown of the beta version of the Google app hint that the firm might be working to let the Assistant integrate with health services to provide sleep data and health suggestions.
With a five-year extension having been put into effect, Microsoft and Allscripts' extended alliance will focus on further development and delivery of cloud-based health IT solutions.
Samsung has formed partnerships with several health firms to bring apps to Samsung TVs early. Most of the new apps are available on 2018 and 2019 Samsung smart TVs in a few markets.
iOS 14 code snippets hint at the possible addition of a blood oxygen saturation feature for the Apple Watch, along with notifications for anomalies. The ECG feature's accuracy might also be updated.
A new update to the Strava iOS app brings the ability for Apple Watch users to automatically sync activities with the app. This will enable Apple users to compete with friends on other platforms.
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By working on only de-identified mammograms, Google's machine learning model surpassed individual experts in accurately identifying breast cancers despite working with lesser information.
In a recently published study, researchers claim that increased screen usage by children is directly correlated with decreased white matter integrity, which plays a vital role in cognition.
Having been designed to facilitate the electronic exchange and management of healthcare data, FHIR support is now generally available on Azure, enabling customers to work in the data format natively.
Microsoft has reaffirmed its commitment to healthcare interoperability, along with other cloud providers like Amazon, Google, and IBM. This collaboration initially began almost a year ago.
Amazon and the NHS have teamed up to deliver NHS-verified advice to Amazon Alexa users. This will help take the pressure off the NHS and give users reliable information to treat ailments.
Microsoft will be collaborating with Providence St. Joseph Health to introduce new healthcare tech services that leverage the power of artificial intelligence and the tech giant's Azure cloud.
Facebook has announced that it has begun deranking posts that contain sensational health claims in a bid to remove low-quality content from users' feeds. It said it introduced the change last month.
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As announced via an email to registered users, the Microsoft HealthVault platform will be discontinued on November 20. Any data that is still on the platform will be deleted on the day of closure.
Apple is rolling out the ECG app on the Watch Series 4 along with the irregular rhythm notification to users in 19 European countries and Hong Kong as part of the watchOS 5.2 update.
In an email sent today to users, Microsoft announced that it will be ending support for its Health Dashboard and removing the Band app from app stores in three months at the end of May.
DeepMind, Google-owned London based AI research firm announced today that it's moving its health arm, DeepMind Health, including its Streams app's teams under the newly-formed Google Health division.
Fall detection was one of the new features touted by Apple with respect to the latest iteration of its Watch. However, it appears the function is only automatically enabled for those aged 65 or over.
Withings changed hands earlier in the year from Nokia to the firm's original co-founder Éric Carreel. The firm is now teasing something on its website, complete with an ominous countdown clock.
Samsung has completely refreshed Samsung Health in the sixth major release of the software. The new update brings new watch functionality, and better organises the content on the home screen.
Jack Dorsey has acknowledged that Twitter faces serious problems regarding the health of the discourse that takes place on the network. Twitter is now asking for input on tackling the issue.
In a step towards bolstering its health offerings, Fitbit today announced that it is acquiring Twine Health, a Boston-based collaborative software startup that aids patients with chronic diseases.
In an effort to create what it calls a "universal blood test" and thus enable better treatment and detection of disease, Microsoft has partnered with Seattle-based Adaptive Biotechnologies.
Apple is pivoting the Watch as a serious medical device, according to a new report. The company is said to be working on including an EKG monitor on future models of its smartwatch.
Microsoft has released Seeing AI, an app that can recognize people and how they feel, read hand-written documents and describe an entire scene. The app is available for free on iOS but only in the US.
A UK watchdog has ruled that a trust of the National Health Service violated privacy law when it provided the details of 1.6 million patients to Google's DeepMind in a medical trial last year.
Research conducted by cyber security firm WhiteScope, has found the pacemaker programmers from four different major manufacturers are vulnerable to 8,000 different bugs that hackers could exploit.
According to insiders, it seems that Apple is developing sensors that can help monitor blood sugar levels on the Apple Watch. If implemented, it can help towards better treatment of diabetes.
In an attempt to change how people approach their healthcare, a startup from San Francisco is offering mostly preventive medicine in a subscription form, with unlimited access to doctors.
Researchers have developed a computer algorithm that helps when it comes to diagnosing people with ADHD or autism-like disorders. To do this, they observed the behavior of a number of subjects.
A young girl's wish to have her body cryogenically frozen was granted just before she passed away from cancer. The 14-year-old girl's body was moved to the United states to be preserved.