Healthspek

By Aditi Pai May 12, 2014
Sway Medical At AARP's Life@50+ event in Boston last week, 10 startups presented products targeted at AARP's 38 million members. The products ranged from a mobile diagnostic testing tool to a system that helps caregivers clock their hours and connect with others in the area. In December 2013, a report sponsored by Startup Health and AARP found that digital health startups that are targeting...
By Neil Versel February 7, 2013
Health gamification app developers, you may have met your match. You probably already knew the couch potato was your biggest challenge. But now the stakes have been raised. The other night, I was watching TV and this commercial came on: (Watch here). That's right, there's an app, called Viggle, that rewards people for sitting on their rear ends and "checking in" to their favorite shows. Users get...
By Neil Versel February 5, 2013
Pharmacy chain Walgreens, which already has one of the most popular mobile health apps out there, has released an application programming interface (API) so software developers can build the company's prescription scanning and refilling technology into their own apps. The functionality already is in drug information app PocketPharmacist and newly launched personal health record Healthspek,...