October 16, 2019
In 2004 PatientsLikeMe emerged as one of the early players on the digital health scene. Its platform was designed to connect patients with different symptoms and conditions, and collects patients' voluntarily submitted data for research. Today the company is still focusing on participatory patient involvement but has seen major changes, namely its summer acquisition by UnitedHealth Group. ...
February 29, 2012
This week health insurance company UnitedHealthcare launched a new mobile health app, Health4Me, that gives its employer plan customers access to a registered nurse 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The app is currently only available for Apple iPhone or iPad users, but United plans to launch an Android version of the app this spring.
Health4Me is a free app that also helps users to locate...
March 31, 2011
Most health apps debut on Apple's iOS for iPhone and then make their way to Android. Some even move to the BlackBerry platform or in rarer cases the Windows Phone 7 OS, which recently launched. Very few health apps created by well known healthcare organizations launch on a smartphone platform other than Apple's, however, two payors decided to go down that launch path in recent months.