Monthly Archives: June 2018

Apple iWatch and Atrial Fibrillation

Apple is collaborating with Stanford Medicine on a study that uses the tech firm’s smartwatch to monitor for atrial fibrillation. The first-of-its-kind project will see the Apple Watch’s heart rate sensor used to collect heart data, with participants found to

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mHealth Apps Numbers Double

Mobile health app numbers almost double in the two years from 2015 to exceed 318,500, with more than 200 new apps launched every day, according to a new report. The work, by the IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science, also

Posted in Apps, Patient Safety, Technology

Mobile App to Support Patients with Asthma and COPD

Chiesi Limited has launched a new mobile app for adult patients with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) using Chiesi’s Fostair (beclometasone/formoterol) pressurised metered-dose inhaler (pMDI) or dry powder inhaler Fostair NEXThaler. According to the group, inefficient inhalation technique is a

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