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What Pokémon Go could mean for health care

The story angles for Pokémon Go appear to be almost as limitless as the game’s sudden and phenomenal popularity.

Pokémon Go is a fitness story. Pokémon Go is a mental health story. Pokémon Go is a marketing story. And, my favorite, Pokémon Go is a story about tired dogs.

What can Pokémon Go tell us about the future of health care? Continue reading

Panelists discuss health potential of wearables at #ahcj15

Photo by Tim Gee via Flickr

Photo by Tim Gee via Flickr

We have a lot of cool gadgets, but how can they really improve our health? And can they change health care? We are in a state of wearables 1.0, so what does wearables 2.0 look like?

Andrea Kissack, senior science editor at KQED-San Francisco, asked those questions at the outset of the panel “Wearables: Possibilities for consumers and health professionals” at Health Journalism 2015. Continue reading