Tag Archives: fitness

New Coach By Cigna 2.0 App Motivates Patients to Wellness



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Insurance giant takes on personal wellness challenge with unique fitness and wellness mobile app. Health Tech Weekly host Jamie Davis, the Podmedic interviewed Joe Mondy from Cigna about the Coach by Cigna wellness app. Through the app, users have access to instructional videos and support from health coaches to help focus on improving in five integrated areas: … Continue reading New Coach By Cigna 2.0 App Motivates Patients to Wellness


Fitnet Expands Fitness Program Mobile App Offerings



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Health Tech Weekly host Jamie Davis, the Podmedic stopped by the FitNet booth to chat with Chief Geek Bob Summers about their innovative fitness app and the new features they are debuting this year at the International CES expo in Las Vegas. FitNet is an online and mobile app that helps individuals get in shape … Continue reading Fitnet Expands Fitness Program Mobile App Offerings


Tao Wellness Using Isometric Exercise Tracking for Fitness



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Get a picture of how you can manage your wellness using Tao-Wellnes with Chris Montera, the Geekymedic from CES 2014. CES is for what’s new and unique and the Tao-Wellness is brand new. It’s a portable, mobile electronic device you can actually exercise with.


Omnimount Workfit Standing Workstations Help you Get and Stay Fit



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The brand new Workfit standing workstation mounting arms are the latest in fitness health awareness tools from the folks at Omnimount. Reducing the amount of time you sit each day by standing while working at your desk can improve your health in numerous ways including reducing your risk for developing diabetes, cardiovascular disease, stroke, or high blood pressure.


Fitbug Orb with KiK Gives You Personalized Goals and Fitness Programs



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This week on the Health Tech Weekly show we bring you another excellent segment from the International CES conference in Las Vegas last month. Health Tech Weekly guest host Chris Montera stopped by the Fitbug booth and chatted with Fitbug CEO and founder Paul Landau.


United Healthcare Commits to Improving Community Health for All



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Health Tech Weekly guest host Chris Montera from the EMS Garage podcast chatted with the folks in the United Healthcare booth this year at CES2014. Their goal is to work with consumers as to make the healthcare experience much more simple and much more personal so that they can focus on their care.


Fitbug for the Cost Conscious Fitness Seeker (video)



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This week on Health Tech Weekly, I bring you another in the new group of fitness trackers from manufacturers out there. The gang at Fitbug in the U.K. have come up with a more cost conscious option to their competitors like the Nike Fuelband. The price point at $49 is much more affordable and it doesn’t seem to give up much in the way of functionality.


AIRO, One Band to Track Them All!



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This week on Health Tech Weekly, I get to start ramping up to Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2014 in Las Vegas in just a month! This week’s show looks at one of the many fitness bands, rings and other assorted wearable devices I will likely see at this year’s event in the digital health pavilion.


Fitness Tracking on the iPhone



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Here on Health Tech Weekly, I often bring you some gadget or device that monitors your exercise and activity level. We’ve covered devices like the FitBit and even open source devices like the BITalino sensors you assemble yourself. Most of these devices interface with your computer and smartphone in some way so you can view your progress and track your performance.


United Health Care Leads Dance Dance Revolution in Schools (video)



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UnitedHealthcare has an interesting initiative looking at getting kids more active in the schools. They have announced a new partnership with Konami where they’re bringing the popular DanceDance Revolution Classroom Edition into a number of schools. Brian Landwehr from United Healthcare says these are schools with which they already have an existing relationship, “that we help with their health curriculum, and what they do with childhood obesity and anything that they need to for their kids’ health at their school.”