Nokia buys Withings – A Very Shrewd Investment

Today’s announcement that Nokia has announced plans to acquire Medelinked partner Withings – the French consumer electronics company focused on digital health devices – for €170 million ($191 million) in cash is great news for the digital and mHealth industries. As Nokia moves on from its days of being the world’s biggest mobile phone brand … More Nokia buys Withings – A Very Shrewd Investment

mHealth Is About Much More Than Devices

The recent acquisition of Withings buy Nokia may signal the beginning of a new wave of consolidation in the healthcare end user device business, but it wouldn’t be the first.  We’ve already seen some interesting developments in that respect in the fitness app business. In 2015 Adidas acquired Runtastic for some $240m, Under Armour acquired … More mHealth Is About Much More Than Devices

The Role of Apps in the Future of mHealth

Savile Row in London is best known for producing some of the world’s finest bespoke suits. But tucked away in a quiet corner of the same street is a firm that gives tailored health advice through a smartphone app. Your.MD uses artificial intelligence to understand natural-language statements such as “I have a headache” and ask … More The Role of Apps in the Future of mHealth

Bulging Britain ‘thinks’ it’s healthy

Six out of ten people say they’re clear on what to do to improve their health, but admit they’re guilty of bad habits. Research commissioned by Kinetik Wellbeing, the healthcare experts, found despite Brits saying they understand health messages, a third are still confused by the basics, specifically how much exercise they should be doing, … More Bulging Britain ‘thinks’ it’s healthy

Prostate Awareness Dangerously Low in British Men

British men are dangerously ignorant of the prostate gland, according to Prostate Cancer UK. It is crucial for sex as it helps produce semen and is involved in ejaculation. But it is also the leading cause of cancer in men, with 40,000 diagnosed each year. A survey by the charity showed nearly one in five … More Prostate Awareness Dangerously Low in British Men

The Perfect Doctor -Patient Relationship with Salesforce and Medelinked

With the digital revolution driving the NHS to increase its use of mobile technologies and become paperless by 2020, there has never been a better time to move your healthcare communication online. Medelinked can help you do just that today. Since partnering with Salesforce via the Salesforce App Exchange, the Medelinked connected health platform enables … More The Perfect Doctor -Patient Relationship with Salesforce and Medelinked

Wearable Technology Improving Running Performance

The future of smart wearable technology is now in clothing and fashion. We’re just seeing the beginning of that trend now in products like the Altra IQ sports shoes with iFit tech inside. This smart running shoe goes beyond telling you the basics like speed and distance, providing feedback and assistance that will help you … More Wearable Technology Improving Running Performance