July 30, 2015
San Francisco-based Glow, which has developed a suite of women's health apps, launched a new app today designed to help women manage their sex life and their menstrual cycle, called Ruby.
"We’re taught in school to avoid, delay having sex for as long as possible, and when the topic of sex comes up in the classroom, it’s introduced as something fearful: ‘If you have sex, you might get pregnant and...
May 18, 2015
Of the nearly 100 iOS apps focused on tracking women's reproductive health, few have been assessed or recommended by reproductive health experts, a recent study of such apps and the corresponding literature has concluded.
The study was published in Obstetrics & Gynecology and it included an analysis of 94 unique menstrual cycle tracking apps found in Apple App Store, as well...
February 10, 2015
Source: Citrix Mobile Analytics Report, February 2015
While iOS devices still dominate, these days healthcare professionals may be more likely than other professionals to be Android, according to a recent report from Citrix. The report is based on a large swath of anonymous data gathered from the company's sizable global customer base, but Citrix says it should not be considered "a...
February 14, 2013
Last summer Citrix acquired ByteMobile for an undisclosed sum. ByteMobile works with mobile operators -- 130 of them in 60 countries -- to help them better understand how subscribers use their 3G and 4G networks and how best to optimize data services and mobile video services accordingly. Since ByteMobile has a view into what people are actually doing on their mobile phones, it has released an...
April 18, 2012
San Francisco-based Alt12 Apps, developer of the popular BabyBump pregnancy tracker app, has secured $1.26 million in its seed round of funding led by Aydin Senkut's Felicis Ventures and with participation by InterWest Partners and individual investors including HealthTap founder Ron Gutman. Alt12 Apps has developed three apps that have corresponding social networks: BabyBump, PinkPad, and...
April 13, 2011
OhioHealth's physicians teamed up with mobile software company eProximiti to create a mobile app that aims to improve women's health. The partners have released the free-of-charge app, called Duet Health to provide soon-to-be mothers with information about their pregnancies using their iPhones or Android device. OhioHealth is a not-for-profit group of 18 hospitals, 23 health and surgery centers,...