March 23, 2016
WebMD partnered with Verizon to offer digital health coaching to 1,100 of Verizon's employees in a recent pilot, Employee Benefit News reports. The program led to weight loss for 73 percent of participants.
Verizon employees were invited to participate after taking a health assessment if they had a BMI over 30 or a blood glucose level above a certain threshold. The program included one-on-one...
October 22, 2013
Owlet, baby activity tracker
A month ago, MobiHealthNews put together a list of activity trackers for babies that launched this past summer. A few weeks later, an Iowa health department program that promotes healthy pregnancy went national with a web app and around the same time Pamela Johnson, Voxiva’s Chief Medical Officer, teased a new texting alerts program geared towards expectant women...
September 10, 2013
With the launch of a revamped 4.0 version of its flagship app, WebMD has begun to execute on a strategy that Bill Pence, the company's EVP and CTO, laid out for MobiHealthNews earlier this year. Based on my March discussion with Pence and a recent interview with Todd Zander, WebMD's VP of Mobile and Emerging Media, the longterm vision for WebMD is to create an app and web experience that includes...