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Patient data: seeking to balance access and security

Patient data: seeking to balance access and security

The continued digitization of electronic health records (EHRs) and growth in the number of wearables and Internet of Things (IoT) devices are rapidly expanding the volume of patient data. This increased digitalization offers patients more access to their health histories and the ability to track and take active responsibility for their health. EHRs also hold

Kline says tech devices, natural products driving sleep aids market

Kline says tech devices, natural products driving sleep aids market

PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Restful sleep remains an elusive goal for many adults and therefore, strong gains for sleep aids, including over-the-counter sleep aids, natural sleep products, pain plus sleep combination products, and sleep devices are forecast over the next five years by Kline’s Sleep Aids: U.S. Market Analysis and Opportunities study. Estimates range from 30%-40%

Aetna, Apple team to launch Attain app

Aetna, Apple team to launch Attain app

BOSTON — Aetna, a CVS Health business, has launched Attain, a unique health experience designed by Aetna in collaboration with Apple. Through the use of an Apple Watch, the Attain app will provide Aetna members personalized goals, track their daily activity levels, recommend healthy actions, and ultimately reward them for taking these actions to improve their

Health information now captured by what you wear

Health information now captured by what you wear

Putting patients increasingly in control of their well-being and health care outcomes has truly come of age. It is through technology that the ability to automatically monitor, track and report a health condition has become attainable, and this is another positive step toward equipping consumers to be in charge of their health. This technology will

Walgreens debuts app for Apple Watch

Walgreens debuts app for Apple Watch

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has launched its Apple Watch app, designed to help people better adhere to their prescription medications. Also on Monday, the drug chain announced that its Balance Rewards loyalty program will integrate with Apple Pay, Apple’s secure mobile payment system. The Walgreens App for Apple Watch aims to assist patients in managing