Tag Archives: health

Digital health is dead, says this health-tech investor

Mario Tama | Getty Images News | Getty Images Rob Coppedge is CEO of Echo Health Ventures in Seattle and has been investing and working in health care for 20 years. Let me be clear: I believe strongly in the need for substantive, consumer-centric transformation of the health care system and have been a long-term proponent of the power of ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Band Maker Huami Launches Amazfit Health Band With Built-in ECG Chip

HIGHLIGHTS The Amazfit fitness brand has been launched at CNY 699 The fitness tracker has been launched in China It comes with an inbuilt chip that tracks ECG data Huami, the company that makes the Mi Band in collaboration with Xiaomi, has unveiled a new fitness tracker under its Amazfit branding. The all-new Amazfit Health Band fitness tracker has been ... Read More »

GAUTENG HEALTH, EDUCATION DEPARTMENTS GET MAJOR CASH INJECTION

JOHANNESBURG – Gauteng health and education departments have been allocated a major a cash injection, while the province aims to achieve the largest infrastructure investment in the country. Finance MEC Barbara Creecy has tabled her R108 billion budget at the Gauteng legislature, saying R10 billion has been added to the baseline of departments to deal with increased demand. Education has ... Read More »

Health at your fingertips

Photo: iStockphoto It is the end of the day. You are tired. You don’t want to stretch; you don’t want to squat. You just want to vegetate in front of the TV. How do you optimize this experience? An easy way is to learn some mudras. Mudras are hand gestures, used in most Eastern religions. As Ramaa Bharadvaj, a dancer ... Read More »

Indians Don’t Mind Spending on Health Products, Says Fitbit India Boss

HIGHLIGHTS Fitbit launched in India in August 2015 It has 500 retail stores in India with 1,000 targeted for 2016-end According to Fitbit, its more expensive models are most popular “I started using a Fitbit when I joined the company last year,” says Manisha Sood, the Country Manager for Fitbit. “At the time I was taking only around 3,000 steps ... Read More »

Philips Launches Range of Connected Health Devices, Including a Health Watch

HIGHLIGHTS Philips announces range of health products meant for home-use Product line-up includes watch, thermometer and blood pressure monitor The products will work with Philips’ HealthSuite app In a move that is unlikely to come as a surprise to anyone, healthcare industry’s tech giant Philips has announced a range of smart products aimed at tracking your various health parameters. The ... Read More »

Lybrate’s New facebook Messenger Chatbot Will solution Your health Queries

HIGHLIGHTS Lybrate has been working on it for the reason that release of the bot platform. Lybrate has additionally included a health Quiz in the Messenger bot. the mixing is just like Practo’s integration with Twitter. on-line medical doctor consultation platform Lybrate has extended its provider to fb Messenger, whichpermits people to make fitness–related queries, get suggestions on fitness, and ... Read More »