UnitedHealthcare CEO: Digital health will soon be synonymous with health $UNH https://t.co/VqbaR1JX33 pic.twitter.com/JqWiPDSUiC— medtech[y] (@medtechy) September 12, 2018
The Apple Watch is getting a heart health upgrade, says Apple analyst — here's why it matters $AAPL https://t.co/NzTj9n9Xw9 pic.twitter.com/PmljyiuPtM— medtech[y] (@medtechy) September 11, 2018
CNBC health and tech reporter, Christina Farr, published a great piece over the weekend that looks into the wave of tech companies creating their own medical clinics for employees. ...
According to WSJ reporter, John Carreyrou, the blood-testing company,Theranos, has emailed shareholders and has decided to shut the company down. ...
The prescription drug market in the United States alone is estimated to be worth about $450 billion alone https://t.co/90ofLm3WK5— Christina Farr (@chrissyfarr) September 4, 2018
Talked to a med device CEO who said they’re now competing with Fitbit, Google, Apple for talent — mostly data scientists, mech & electrical engineers — super interesting!— Christina Farr (@chrissyfarr) August 24, 2018
Here are some medical conditions that tech companies all seem to be looking at - and why:— Christina Farr (@chrissyfarr) August 20, 2018
-- Sleep apnea (under-diagnosed, detectable with current sensors)
-- Heart disease (more on prevention side)
-- AFib (EKG can be embedded in a band)
-- Diabetes (prevalent, UI/UX is poor)
Apple is beefing up a team to explore making its own health chips https://t.co/05WQIuQnvq pic.twitter.com/yw5ymJf5dR— medtech[y] (@medtechy) August 17, 2018
New scoop from me:— Christina Farr (@chrissyfarr) August 9, 2018
Amazon is the latest tech company to mull opening up its own primary care clinics for employees https://t.co/UBz8wahc8g
The doctor's office becomes wearable https://t.co/2lPRq025mn via @CNET— medtech[y] (@medtechy) August 7, 2018