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Apple’s Quiet Acquisition of Gliimpse

It has emerged that Apple quietly acquired Gliimpse earlier this year. Founded in 2013, Gliimpse is a personal health data start-up with a digital platform that enables the collection, personalization, and sharing of images of an individual’s health data within the United States. The platform is based on an artificial intelligence engine with capabilities to...

Gillian Christie | Aug 30, 2016
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Communicating Non-communicable Diseases: From 3Four50 to 4Four60

In 2003, the Oxford Health Alliance (OHA) proposed 3Four50 to effectively communicate the prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The idea was simple: three risk factors (unhealthy diet, physical inactivity, and tobacco use) led to four NCDs (cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic lung diseases, and certain cancers), which contribute to more than 50% of global deaths. Vitality’s...

Cheryl Jacobs & Gillian Christie | Aug 25, 2016
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UHC and informal workplaces

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Forum on Public–Private Partnerships for Global Health and Safety (PPP Forum) held their inaugural meeting July 29 and 30, 2014 and recently published their recommendations in the report: “Approaches to Universal Health Coverage and Occupational Health and Safety for the Informal Workforce in Developing Countries.” Informal employment...

Cother Hajat | Aug 1, 2016
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