• New Signify details, out-of-state telehealth use, and Fitbits to study brain exercise

    12 days ago - By STAT

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    New details about the Signify bidding war
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  • How To Use Apple Fitness App Without An Apple Watch For Daily Workouts

    How To Use Apple Fitness App Without An Apple Watch For Daily Workouts

    12 days ago - By Elite Daily

    If you're not an Apple Watch user, you might haven noticed a new app after upgrading to iOS 16 on your iPhone. In addition to editing and unsending text messages and personalizing your Lock screen the new software update gives everyone the Apple Fitness app. For first-timers, this means access to an Activity ring and tracking workouts from your phone - no Watch required. As you get started, here's what you need to know about how to use the Apple Fitness app without an Apple Watch for daily workouts. After months of waiting, the highly anticipated update to iOS 16 finally arrived on Sept...
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  • STAT+: New details on Apple Watch study emphasize Medicaid enrollment

    12 days ago - By STAT

    Newly published details about a high-profile Apple Watch study call it “a priority” to recruit Medicaid patients - a population not usually considered the target for Apple's pricey products.
    In September 2020, health insurer Anthem, which is now called Elevance Health, announced a large study investigating whether an Apple Watch-based system could be used to help manage asthma. Some details about the intervention have trickled out since, but a pre-proof of the study's protoco l points to how Elevance might more broadly implement the tool. Continue to STAT+ to read the full story...
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