Apple Heart Study shows a lot of promise for digital health, but cardiologists still have questions

Stanford Medicine published its long-awaited research on the Apple Heart Study, which represents one of the largest research efforts of its kind that relies on consumer devices to better understand human health. The paper, published on Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, looked at how the Apple Watch could be used to detect… Read More »

WIN an OMRON HeatTens Pain Reliever worth £128.99 and say goodbye to muscle and joint pains

Healthista has teamed up with OMRON Healthcare, the global leader in the field of clinically proven and innovative medical equipment to give TWO lucky readers the chance to win a HeatTens Pain Reliever for aching muscles and joints One out of three adults have pain that affects their everyday life. Lower back, knee, muscle, joint… Read More »

Tennessee hospital enhances patient experience with collaboration platform

Efficient scheduling of follow-up appointments plays a major role in gaining compliance from patients, and major scheduling delays understandably have a direct impact on patient satisfaction. Follow-up appointments are vital touchpoints where complications can be addressed with an eye toward preventing a potential readmission. THE PROBLEM At the University of Tennessee Medical Center’s Catheterization Laboratory… Read More »