connected fitness

By Brian Dolan 01:49 pm March 5, 2012
Fitlinxx Actiped clip-on activity monitors Boston-based Partners HealthCare and its Center for Connected Health recently announced plans to expand its connected fitness program, Partners Step It Up, to six Boston public schools this years. The healthcare system made the announcement at a visit to one of the schools with US HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. The expansion builds on a pilot launch...
By Neil Versel 02:27 am February 2, 2012
It's come up again. "I am studying the wireless healthcare market and wanted to understand if there is any difference between wireless healthcare and mobile healthcare (m-health) market," reads the question on the popular LinkedIn Wireless Health group's message board. Some of the responses are expected, others are, shall we say, interesting: "Generally, m-health uses mobile cellular technology,...
By Brian Dolan 09:48 am March 29, 2011
San Francisco-based health and wellness startup, Basis just closed $9 million in a first round of funding led by Norwest Venture Partners and Doll Capital Management, according to a report at Venture Beat. Basis, previously known as PulseTracer, offers a wrist worn device called Basis Band that measures the wearer's heart rate and other vital signs. Basis also plans to allow third party...