Health eHeart

By Jonah Comstock 06:22 am November 6, 2014
Ginger.io, a health startup focused on passive data collection through smartphones, announced a number of high profile clinical pilots that have been quietly employing its technology. Ginger.io is now working with UC San Francisco, Partners HealthCare (Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and McLean Hospital), Duke University, UC Davis and University of Nebraska Medical...
By Brian Dolan 10:56 am March 21, 2014
By Brian Dolan Four years ago a keynote speaker at the American Medical Informatics Association meeting in Washington D.C. made a provocative prediction about the near-future importance of patient generated health data: "I think it's not that bold to say that in five years the kind of things I was showing you are going to put us in a position where the vast majority of information that a doctor...
By Brian Dolan 11:45 am March 20, 2013
Researchers at the University of California in San Francisco (UCSF) this week announced the launch of the Health eHeart Study, which is leveraging mobile health apps and connected consumer medical devices in an effort to track and monitor 1 million people in real-time. The study received significant attention this week thanks to a report in the Wall Street Journal (sub. req.). What's been largely...