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Connected Health Newsletter: Archives April 2017

 

Philips launches telehealth software at ATA



Philips announced its eCareManager 4.1 enterprise telehealth software at this week’s American Telemedicine Association's Annual Telemedicine Meeting & Trade Show in Florida.
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Google smartwatch captures health data passively



Aimed at medical research programmes, Google’s latest foray into medical wearables is the Study Watch from Verily, formerly known as Google Life Sciences.
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American Well eases telehealth implementation for doctors
Telehealth company American Well began the roll out of its latest enterprise telehealth release, AW10, at the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) annual meeting this week in Florida.
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Medtronic and Garmin partner on patient monitoring



Medtronic is integrating Garmin wearable device data directly into MCMS care management services' remote patient monitoring platform.
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Valencell and Firstbeat explore biometric wearables potential
Valencell, a North Carolina-based wearable and hearable biometric sensor technology company, is collaborating with Finnish firm Firstbeat to explore to full potential of what can biometric wearables can achieve.
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Stanford develops wearable sweat sensor to diagnose disease



A wearable sensor developed by Stanford University researchers can diagnose diseases by measuring molecular constituents of sweat, such as chloride ions and glucose.
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Remote patient monitoring used by third of providers, says KPMG

About a third of healthcare providers are using remote patient monitoring and video-based virtual care services to improve patient engagement and access to care, according to KPMG.
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Philips turns to AI to diagnose breast cancer




Philips and PathAI, a Massachusetts-based company that develops artificial intelligence technology for pathology, are collaborating to improve the precision and accuracy of routine diagnosis of breast cancer and other diseases.
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Samsung and MedyMatch bring AI to stroke diagnosis and…




Samsung is using technology from Israeli company MedyMatch Technology to bring artificial intelligence (AI) to first responders.
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…AI helps stroke patients adhere to medical treatment




Results from a randomised controlled trial demonstrate that stroke survivors were twice as likely to take anti-blood clot treatment when using an AI platform than patients receiving treatment as usual.
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Parexel sensor aims to transform clinical trials

A sensor from Massachusetts-based Parexel can gather data securely from patients in clinical trials.
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Garmin targets fitness watch at serious athletes




A GPS running and triathlon watch with performance monitoring tools and wrist-based heart rate technology is available from Swiss company Garmin.
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Image guided robot helps surgeon in live demo




The first-ever live laparoscopic surgery using an image-guided robotic assistant was broadcast at this month’s VAAO Symposium for Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery in Münster, Germany.
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Maxim chip can halve size of medical wearables




Designers of primary cell wearable medical and fitness applications can halve the size of their products and extend battery life with an ultra-low quiescent current power management integrated circuit from Maxim Integrated.
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