Mobile and Digital Health in the News


It’s been a busy week in mobile health. This week we heard: despite Google’s professed lack of interest in digital health they’ve got endeavors saying otherwise, researchers believe they’ve found early Alzheimer’s detection with an eye check, and there is a growing consumer healthcare trend that points to convenience and lower cost care.

Novartis Joins With Google to Develop Contact Lens That Monitors Blood Sugar (New York Times)

Worried You May Be Developing Alzheimer’s, Check Your Eyes (NBC News)

New Link Found Between Antibiotics, Bacterial Biofilms and Chronic Ear Infections (Science Codex)

Mobile Health Devices Market to Grow 8-fold to $41.8 Billion in 2023 (Lux Research)

Medable Promises an Easy Way to Make Health Apps Compliant with Laws (Venture Beat)

Six Cases Where Big Data Can Reduce HealthCare Costs (Science Daily)

Race is On To Profit From Rise of Urgent Care (The New York Times)


Have a lovely weekend!

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