In Review: 2012 Stanford Mobile Health Conference

The following is a guest post from Doug Naegele recapping major points from the recent Mobile Health Conference that took place at Stanford. Doug is the founder of Infield Health, a firm that builds mobile technology to help people adhere to medical and wellness programs. You can learn more at or follow @InfieldHealth. The […]

Smokers Wanted. Lit2Quit: A mobile game for smoking reduction

  If you’ve ever smoked, and tried to quit, chances are you know how much fun quitting, and quit attempts, aren’t. The cravings, the mood swings, the weight gain – ugh! What if quitting smoking was fun instead? Funded by a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Pioneer Program grant, Lit2Quit is a mobile game that aims to help smokers reduce […]

Tracking Your Health: Jawbone’s New Up Wristband

Many of us know about various Bluetooth devices (e.g. headsets, etc.) that allow us to connect with technology wirelessly. Well now, Jawbone, one of the manufacturers of the headsets we know and love, has come up with a way to track our health statistics and patterns with similar technology. Introducing the Up wristband. Announced this […]

Behind the Scenes With Health eVillages

I recently had the opportunity to head out to San Francisco to attend the Health 2.0 conference – I was pretty jazzed since this would be my third time out there since first attending as a volunteer in 2008. I think as the Health 2.0 field has matured over the past few years, there have […]

Regulating the Momentum: The FDA and Mobile Apps

The following is a guest post from Douglas Naegele, President at Infield Health – a mobile health company based in Washington, DC.  Doug recounts his experience as an attendee at the two-day FDA event. You can follow Doug on Twitter as @textandshout On September 12, 2011, the FDA hosted Day One of a two-day event […]