On May 22, 2014, an announcement was made by global health service company Cigna and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, introducing the next generation of smart health coaching service called Coach by Cigna which has been launched as part of S Health on Samsung Galaxy S5.
S Health is an app to monitor our health and well-being, app that turns your Samsung smartphone into your personal health management system. By using it you can monitor different things such as blood pressure, blood glucose levels, weight. S Health is meant for Galaxy S5 users worldwide to make better health our habit. It can also help reach your fitness goals by monitoring your body.
Coach by Cigna could be called your own personal lifestyle coach that has been built on experiences of Cigna’s own specialists like health coaches, behavior experts, nurses, nutritionists. Based on a set of questions which you need to answer Coach by Cigna offers the user a lifestyle improvement plan which involves nutrition, exercise, weight, stress, and sleep.
“By integrating Cigna’s health expertise and knowledge with Samsung’s leading edge technology, we expect to help our customers improve their health throughout their everyday lives,” said Hankil Yoon, Senior Vice President of Global Product Planning Group, IT & Mobile Division at Samsung.
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