Wellness & Fitness trackers

Why Walmart filed a patent for blockchain, wearables and EHR data

The retail giant is looking to protect a method for obtaining EHR data via the distributed ledger technology. Walmarts ongoing investigation of blockchain technologies seems to have intersected with its growing interest in joining the healthcare space, according to a patent application released earlier this week by the US Patent and Trademark Office.According to the

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Fitbit buddies up with Google for better health

The fitness wearables maker will use Google’s cloud services for greater healthcare systems integration. Fitbit announced today it will begin using Google’s new Cloud Healthcare API to help you and your doctors better manage your healthcare. The relationship between Google and Fitbit will eventually let users connect results from Fitbit’s fitness wearables, such as its

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