Apple announced that Apple Watch Series 4 will have features and apps that slowly move the watch from a casual health tracker to an FDA cleared medical device. ...
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)