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J&J increases interconnectivity for diabetes management

November 17, 2015HME News Staff

CHESTERBOOK, Pa. - The Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Solutions Companies has announced that people using LifeScan's OneTouch Reveal mobile app for managing their diabetes can now view their blood sugar readings directly in the Apple Health app on their iPhones. They can also choose to privately and securely share that data with their healthcare team. “We're thrilled to offer this new connectivity and ultimately help people have access to the information they need using the tools of their choice...

apps, Diabetes Management, Interconnectivity, J&J

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Now what? Apps, tech making inroads into personal health

July 21, 2015Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Well here's an app we could have used in the offices of HME News world HQ this winter. The ResApp lets you cough into your phone to try and diagnose why you are hacking and coughing all over innocent coworkers (here's looking at you, Liz, cough, cough). Illness this winter took us all down, often on more than one occasion. The ResApp has reportedly achieved 96% accuracy in diagnosing pneumonia and 100% in diagnosing asthma. It's just the latest we've heard of in healthcare apps that purport to track...


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Helping providers be heroes

September 11, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

SUPERIOR, Colo. - The CPAP Horizon Project (CHP) has joined the fray of companies offering apps to help patients manage their sleep therapy, but founder Doug Hudiburg says providers are the drivers behind his.Providers access the app, called ManageMyCPAP, through a $99 annual membership with CHP and make it available for free to patients. They also brand it with their company information, he says.“They're the hero in this process,” Hudiburg said. “They're playing the critical role,...

apps, Sleep Therapy, technology

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