January 7, 2014
Apple has announced that in 2013, the company earned over $10 billion from the App Store, and Apple's developers have earned $15 billion from the App Store. In the release, Apple attributed their success to the "stunning apps that took advantage of the redesigned user interface" and named some "surprise hits" from the year, including one fitness app -- Protogeo's Moves app, which became a paid...
December 18, 2013
Fertility app maker Glow, which first launched in August, has announced that its app has helped more than 1,000 women conceive. The reported pregnancies have come from across the United States and other countries including Canada, the United Kingdom, and Tanzania.
Glow accompanied the announcement with the launch of a new version of the app, which was redesigned for iOS7 and includes a more...
October 17, 2013
Count Orca Health as the latest mobile health company to pivot from a direct-to-consumer strategy toward serving healthcare professionals.
Orca isn't completely abandoning DTC, but the Sandy, Utah-based maker of mobile medical reference tools this week introduced Patient Education for Healthcare Professionals, a series of interactive iPhone and iPad apps that allows clinicians to prescribe...
October 2, 2013
Epocrates and athenahealth, which bought Epocrates for $293 million at the beginning of this year, launched their first joint product, a free mobile app called Epocrates Bugs + Drugs that uses big data to address "superbugs" or drug-resistant bacteria.
"What's exciting about this is it takes athena data and it pulls the big data into a moment of care that allows a physician to provide a...