Whether it is counting calories, tracking activity or coaching you through your workout -- there is a fitness app for everything. As a relatively new trend, the jury is still out on whether these apps are really making a lasting difference in people's lives. So how has an app like Pokémon Go, that is not specifically targeted at those who want to increase their daily activity, become so much more effective and engaging than all the fitness apps before it?
The CEO and co-founder, Prizm Media Inc.
Zeeshan Hayat is the CEO and Co-founder of Prizm Media Inc. His drive and vision have taken the company from a small college venture, to a multimillion dollar business that serves some of the largest mail order durable medical equipment and pharmacies across US and Canada. <br> <br> Zeeshan is an expert in machine learning and artificial intelligence- specifically its impact within the healthcare industry.
With the rise of smart phone technologies and development of lower cost health tech, there are more and more convenient and inexpensive ways to connect providers and consumers. There are in fact a growing number of services offering on-demand medical services like medication delivery, house calls, and tele-medicine. In other words, we haven't seen the new health-Uber yet. But why not?
09/27/2016 07:53 EDT
With the explosive rise of fitness wearables, including sleep monitors, activity trackers, scales and apps that track everything from your daily nutrient intake to your mood, the adoption of "connected health" devices in the health-care system has been relatively slow.
09/06/2016 04:10 EDT
The impact that technology has had in our lives goes without saying. One can barely imagine a day without faintly using technology
07/06/2016 12:59 EDT
We are engaging and interacting with machines on a daily basis. And by that, we are not communicating through machines, but
06/08/2016 03:50 EDT
The latest convergence of healthcare and smartphone technology is, an open source framework that allows developers to create apps specifically designed for medical research studies. The open source element makes these studies accessible to everyone, exploiting the power of the collective to continuously refine and build on existing technologies.
04/15/2016 02:14 EDT
Our kids are very talkative, full of energy, but put them in front of a camera and they instantly shied away with a loss for words. This loss of words only lasted a few short seconds, however, until they took the reins of the interview.
04/07/2016 01:30 EDT
There's no doubt that using mobile apps to improve your fitness and overall health is more popular than ever. Look no further than the hundreds of wearable devices and the thousands of diet and exercise apps currently on the market. The real question is, do they work?
02/04/2016 01:50 EST
What if the Internet and our mobile devices could become a reliable tool for your health? Would your phone then know more about your health than your doctor? One of the biggest developments in healthcare we have seen is mobile health, or mhealth, which is effectively is freeing healthcare devices of wires and cords. It is enabling physicians and patients to check their healthcare processes on the go.
01/29/2016 01:14 EST
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