Health and human service organizations are innovating at a breakneck pace. A few of the developments of the past couple weeks tell that story. Noom, an app that helps people lose weight by focusing on behavior change, is expanding beyond weight loss to areas such as stress and anxiety, diabetes, hypertension, and sleep. Noom raised $540 million in a series F funding round (see Weight Loss App Noom Hauls In $540M To Expand Into Diabetes, High Blood Pressure).

Amazon’s Halo fitness service is launching a service that will use smartphone cameras to scan “movement health” and send images to the cloud, where algorithms will assess them and create a customized workout routine to improve “stability, mobility, and posture” (see Amazon Halo To Use The Smartphone’s…

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