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Why Apple Wants to Help You Track Your Health - MIT Technology Review

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Why Apple Wants to Help You Track Your Health
MIT Technology Review
With the launch of a health app and data-sharing platform, Apple is betting that tracking your vital signs via smartphone is about to become a booming industry.
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Students to develop mobile health app in cross-college idea pitch competition | Penn State University

Students to develop mobile health app in cross-college idea pitch competition | Penn State University | technology and community health education | Scoop.it
In recent years, individuals have increasingly turned to apps that can help them lose weight, track their blood pressure, quit smoking or perform a number of other functions to assist them in their lifestyle goals. As costs go down and applications increase, wearable technology — which includes smartwatches, exercise trackers and heart rate monitors — is becoming increasingly popular among health-conscious consumers. At Penn State, students from the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) and the Department of Biobehavioral Health (BBH) in the College of Health and Human Development (HHD) are working together to develop a mobile solution that addresses a societal health issue in a cross-college idea pitch competition.
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Fostering Innovation: What can Health Care Teach Education? - Philly.com (blog)

Fostering Innovation: What can Health Care Teach Education? - Philly.com (blog) | technology and community health education | Scoop.it
Fostering Innovation: What can Health Care Teach Education?
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Disruptive innovations have transformed health care in recent years and brought about the greatest transformation of the system in a generation.
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Both industries are similar in their regulations and social impact and importance.  It makes sense for education to take a look at how health care innovates during periods of disruption.

 

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Mobile, Cloud, Analytics Set To Disrupt Health Care Reform

Mobile, Cloud, Analytics Set To Disrupt Health Care Reform | technology and community health education | Scoop.it
Health care will be transformed from the existing fee-for-services approach to an outcome-based model, where all parties share risk and reward in delivering care more efficiently.
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