Proving the Business Case for the Internet of Things

Connected Health Newsletter Archives: August 2019

 
HCL and Oracle partner on mhealth clinical trials




Indian technology company HCL Technologies is collaborating with Oracle Health Sciences to accelerate mhealth in clinical trials.
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Uber and American Logistics innovate in healthcare

Utah-based American Logistics is working with Uber Health to drive transportation innovation in the healthcare industry.
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NHS gives away wearables to prevent type-two diabetes




The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is to give wearable technology to thousands of people who are at risk of type-two diabetes to prevent them developing the condition.
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Fullpower helps Tempur with smart sleep products




Kentucky-based mattress company Tempur Sealy is working with Fullpower Technologies to use artificial intelligence to improve the sleeping experience.
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Flagler Health+ creates virtual health village




Florida company Flagler Health+ is developing what it calls a virtual health village to let patients access virtual care, view and update health information, participate in social communities, communicate with providers, receive reminders and schedule appointments.
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Windgo gets patent for smart wearable invention




Missouri R&D firm Windgo has been granted a US patent for an invention that will provide IoT sensory and response communications to devices worn on human and animal bodies.
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Fertility tracker senses mucus to predict ovulation




Lady Technologies had launched a two-in-one fertility tracking device to help women conceive. Kegg tracks and senses a woman's cervical mucus to help predict her fertile window and ovulation up to seven days in advance
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Drones deliver vaccines to children in Congo




Drones have started delivering vaccines to immunise children in remote health facilities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in a collaboration led by Seattle-based non-profit VillageReach.
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Vodafone IoT helps with learning disabilities




An initiative connecting supported living homes using IoT technology has been launched by Vodafone and Mencap, a learning disability charity. The project uses technology to enhance the quality of life for people with learning disabilities.
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Nasa tests Philips wearable to improve sleep for astronauts




Nasa is testing a medical wearable from Philips to see if it can help improve sleep patterns for astronauts in deep space.
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Maxim sensors could improve clinical accuracy of wearables




California electronics company Maxim Integrated has introduced two health-monitoring sensors that are said to provide clinical-grade accuracy for wearables.
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Lifesense gets CFDA approval for ECG smartwatch




A watch-type single-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) wristband developed by Guangdong Lifesense Health Electronics has become the first ECG monitoring smartwatch in China to be awarded CFDA (China Food & Drug Administration) certification.
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FDA clears Resonea iPhone app for tackling sleep apnoea




The US FDA has given 510(k) clearance to an app from Arizona-based Resonea that turns an Apple iPhone into a medical device for in-home screening of obstructive sleep apnoea.
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Schreiner picks Identiv RFID inlays to protect medical devices




California-based Identiv has strengthened medical device authentication and anti-counterfeiting in the IoT with a multi-year project awarded by Germany’s Schreiner Group for secure RFID inlays.
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Ping An takes AskBob medical AI to Singapore




Chinese company Ping An has introduced its AskBob artificial intelligence (AI)-based medical decision support tool to Singapore through collaborations with SingHealth and the National University Health System.
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