Wearable helps consumers stay sun safe; Nebraska Medicine taps Apple Watch for care management;

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> A new mHealth wearable, called JUNE, could help people who love being out in the sun stay safe while catching rays. The device features UV sensors that monitor sun exposure, according to a New York Times report. It pairs with an app that users can check to find out information on the day's forecast and also measures the expected risk of UV radiation. Article

> Nebraska Medicine is tapping the Apple Watch to enhance patient care and care management processes using Epic's newly created MyChart Watch app, according to a report at WOWT.com. The hopspital is also creating a Watch app that will allow providers to see their schedule, hospitalized patients and clinical summaries. Article

Health IT News

> A new Web portal created by Massachusetts healthcare organizations is helping businesses connect with academic medical centers and health researchers, according to The Boston Globe. Article

> The rise of technology in healthcare is creating new roles within the industry and requiring doctors and nurses to be tech-savvy as well, according to a story in Financial Times. Article

Health Insurance News

> Young adults have a particularly challenging time signing up for plans sold on the federal health insurance exchange largely because of confusing industry jargon, according to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. In the study, researchers observed about 30 college-educated, Philadelphia-based adults who were between 19 and 30 years old as they navigated through the online enrollment process. Article

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