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Apple’s Quiet Acquisition of GliimpseIt 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
Apple, CareKit, data, data protection, digital health, ELSI, Gliimpse, Guidelines for Personalized Health Technology, HealthKit, personalized technology, privacy, ResearchKit, security, transparency, wearable technology, wearables
UHC and informal workplacesThe 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
data, environment, innovation, National Academy of Sciences, workplace health, World Health Organization
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Today is Data Privacy Day!On January 26, the health insurer Centene disclosed the misplacement of six hard drives containing personal information on 950,000 people. On January 27, Buzzfeed reported that fraudsters were trading data on Fitbit users for a mere 50 cents. On January 28 – today – the world celebrates Data Privacy Day! Led by the non-profit National...
Gillian Christie | Jan 28, 2016
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A Healthy Roundup: The 2016 Consumer Electronics ShowIt is undeniable that health is undergoing an unprecedented digital revolution. This transformation was prominently displayed at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which took place from January 6-9, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. According to the CES Daily, more than 800 companies exhibited a wearables product, and approximately 500 exhibitors considered themselves part of the...
Gillian Christie | Jan 13, 2016
artificial intelligence, Blaze, CES, Consumer Electronics Show, data, digital health, Edith Ramirez, embeddables, Facebook, Federal Trade Commission, FitBit, Ginni Rometty, IBM, IBM Watson, Krush, L'Oreal, La Vegas, Oculus, Pepper, privacy, SoftBank, Under Armour, virtual reality, WAVE framework, wearable technology, wearables