March 25, 2015

Zewa launches a suite of products to help track and report health statistics for patients, including a blood pressure monitor, a weight scale and an activity tracker along with a health app to capture and store the data. 

December 9, 2014

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group recently adopted the continuous glucose monitoring profile, developed by the Medical Device Working Group, to standardize data collection, measurement and delivery for Bluetooth Smart glucose monitors.

June 24, 2014

After making headlines with its debut at Mobile World Congress in February, the Oral-B interactive SmartSeries electric toothbrush with Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity is now on sale, Procter & Gamble has announced.

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.