March 17, 2015
OptimizeMe, the Zurich, Switzerland-based life logging app that interprets wellness data users collect through apps and devices, will soon launch its second version under a new name, following an "amicable legal dispute resolution" with UnitedHealth Group.
OptimizeMe shares a very similar name with United's employee wellness app OptumizeMe, and United holds the trademark on the name. Under the...
May 15, 2014
Fitness tracker company Jawbone has taken a new step to enhance their tracking data. The company recently partnered with Automatic, a smart driving tool that connects to a car's computer through a small device, called the Link, and tracks driving stats for abrupt breaking, speeding, and rapid acceleration.
Users who have Automatic, which costs $99.95, as well as a Jawbone UP fitness tracker, can...
January 17, 2014
Zurich, Switzerland-based OptimizeMe, a life logging app that wants to interpret the wellness data that users are collecting through apps and devices, is launching this week.
While OptimizeMe allows users to manually enter data into its app, it also integrates with Moves and uses the Foursquare database of locations to record where users are going and what kind of activity they are doing. From...
December 6, 2012
(Left to Right) Mark Wynn, William Shrank, and CMMI Innovation Award winners Kevin Volpp, Deborah Stewart, and David Goodman
Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini's opening keynote set the tone for an mHealth Summit with a notable, but not unexpected, payer presence. In 2010 MobiHealthNews wrote about the changing role of the payer in health care, predicting that payers would soon help drive the mobile...