August 20, 2014

While diagnostics may be a $1.1 billion business at retail, the value inherent in that business, especially within the sale of blood-pressure monitors and blood-glucose meters, can be so much more.

February 24, 2014

Omron Healthcare on Monday launched the Alvita Ultimate Pedometer, which replaces its HJ-112 model.

January 29, 2014

Omron Healthcare on Tuesday announced the release of its new Pain Relief Pro electroTHERAPY unit.

November 8, 2013

Earlier this year, Walgreens introduced a significant boost to its Steps with Balance Rewards program, enabling users to link wireless activity trackers such as FitBit, Withings and BodyMedia to the aspirational wellness program. Loyalty cardholders who sync with one of these devices get two times the points associated with healthier behaviors — 20 points per mile and 20 points per day for tracking their weight. And each device linked earns 250 points.

That may be the first step toward creating a retail solution with wireless devices sold at the pharmacy that are linked back to the pharmacy on an ongoing basis.

November 8, 2013

Today, sales of all self-diagnostic devices — including blood pressure monitors and glucose meters, as well as home-test kits and pregnancy test kits — stand at about $1 billion across food, drug and mass outlets, up slightly with a little more than 2% growth.

September 13, 2013

Omron on Friday announced it is partnering with Earndit to offer users of its Omron Activity Monitor and Weight Loss Tracker rewards for being active.

August 8, 2013

For the three months ended in May, smartphone penetration reached 61% of the U.S. market, according to Nielsen. Penetration of smartphones remained lowest among Americans ages 55 years and older (42%), but this group is catching up fast, as penetration among this demographic has nearly doubled over the past year.

October 3, 2012

Consumer products company Colgate-Palmolive and Omron Healthcare, a maker of medical home healthcare and wellness products, have teamed up to market and develop oral care products, including electric toothbrushes.

October 2, 2012

Omron has introduced its HJ-323U downloadable pedometer.

September 18, 2012

Omron Healthcare on Tuesday introduced a new electrotherapy solution for muscle and joint pain relief called the Omron ElectroTherapy Pain Relief unit.

September 17, 2012

Omron has introduced a new pedometer that utilizes Dual-Axis acclerometer technology to record users' daily step count.

August 28, 2012

Omron Healthcare has expanded its portfolio with the launch of its latest pedometers.

March 2, 2012

To help Americans walk more, Omron Healthcare and Bob Greene, Oprah Winfrey's personal trainer and author of the book "20 Years Younger," on Friday teamed to create four new videos to encourage Americans to put a spring in their step and start tracking their progress daily.

September 14, 2011

Omron Healthcare will be hosting Bob Greene, Oprah's personal trainer, Wednesday at 9 p.m. on Twitter at #FitWithOmron.

April 29, 2011

Omron Healthcare on Thursday teamed with Bob Greene, personal trainer to Oprah Winfrey and author of the new book "20 Years Younger: Look Younger, Feel Younger, Be Younger," on an initiative to encourage Americans to walk every day to improve their overall health and feel better.

February 1, 2011

Walgreens generated quite 
the fanfare in January when it announced free blood-pressure screenings across its pharmacies and Take Care Clinics on the “Oprah Winfrey Show.”
 And the timing couldn’t be more perfect — the oldest of the baby boomer generation reach birthday No. 65 in 2011, which means some 10,000 seniors will be celebrating retirement age every day from now through the next 19 years.

November 22, 2010

Blood pressure monitor manufacturer Omron Healthcare is working with the American Heart Association to promote heart health ...

November 7, 2010

With New Year's resolutions just around the corner, Omron Healthcare is offering up healthy gift...

September 26, 2010

Omron Healthcare earlier this month joined forces with “The Dr. Oz Show” in an integrated...

September 1, 2010

Omron Healthcare has joined forces with "The Dr. Oz Show" in an integrated media partnership...

May 2, 2010

A leading manufacturer and distributor of blood pressure monitors designed for home use announced a...