Beta Boston: High blood pressure? There's an app for that

John Moore is cofounder of Twine Health, which is making a mobile app to improve communication between doctors and patients and nudge the sick to more closely follow their treatment plans. Moore is nothing if not ambitious: Twine’s first target illness is hypertension, a chronic condition that affects about a third of adults in America. His company has gotten six medical practices in the United States, including clinics at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s, to enroll a total of 159 patients in a test of Twine Health.

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