Proving the Business Case for the Internet of Things

Connected Health Newsletter Archives: January 2020

 
 
 
Uber partners Ride Health for medical transport




Patient transportation company Ride Health is working with Uber Health to facilitate non-emergency medical transport for patients and caregivers. They have expanded options for patients across the USA who lack an affordable, simple way to get to and from medical appointments.
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Healthy.io tackles chronic wound treatment




Healthy.io has developed a way to let smartphones assess chronic wounds and track their progress over time. The Israeli company’s technology has been registered with the FDA.
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Sonifi paves way for smart hospital room




Sonifi Health is partnering with healthcare providers to pave the way for smart hospital rooms
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FDA clears BioIntelliSense on-body sensor




BioIntelliSense, a continuous health monitoring and clinical intelligence company, has announced the US commercial launch of its medical grade data-as-a-service platform and FDA 510(k) clearance of the BioSticker on-body sensor for scalable remote care.
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Protxx uses machine learning in Alberta healthcare pilots




Silicon Valley-based digital healthcare technology firm Protxx is collaborating with Alberta-based machine-learning organisations to test its precision medicine platform.
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Centrak IoT protects healthcare workers




Centrak is expanding its IoT offering to address increasing safety concerns for healthcare workers. The Pennsylvania company specialises in location, security and sensing services for the healthcare industry.
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Maxim shows three ways to speed up health wearables design




Californian electronics company Maxim Integrated says there are three ways its bio-algorithm sensor hub can speed up the design of healthcare wearables.
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IoT pavilion to see explosive growth at CES 2021




The IoT Infrastructure Pavilion at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, organised by the IoT M2M Council (IMC) trade group, will increase by well over 65% for the 2021 event.
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Alphabet's Verily to improve Emory Healthcare




Alphabet healthcare subsidiary Verily, formerly known as Google Life Sciences, is partnering Emory Healthcare to apply machine learning and big data analytics to improve patient outcomes and operational effectiveness at the Atlanta, Georgia, based acute healthcare provider.
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Omron digital health service acts as heart coach




At last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Omron Healthcare launched a digital health service to advance the company's mission of Going for Zero heart attacks and strokes.
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AT&T powers Ellison Institute cancer research facility




The Lawrence J Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC in Los Angeles is to open a smart facility that incorporates wireless technologies to stimulate a multidisciplinary research ecosystem and could eventually revolutionise the communication between researchers and patients.
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Vayyar monitors health at home without wearables




Israeli firm Vayyar Imaging can give any home or senior facility a holistic health and safety monitoring system without the need for wearables. The technology was demonstrated at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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IMedtac adds CyberLink facial recognition to medicine cabinet




IMedtac has integrated AI-based facial recognition technology from fellow Taiwanese company CyberLink into its automatic dispensing medicine cabinet.
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ADA gives green light for AI to detect diabetic eye problems




The American Diabetes Association's 2020 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes now include FDA-authorised artificial intelligence systems that detect diabetic retinopathy and macular oedema.
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Electronic Caregiver partnership improves discharge process




Electronic Caregiver, a remote patient monitoring company based in New Mexico, is making it easier for patients to locate quality senior living options and care services in real time by partnering with Realtime Senior Living.
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Toronto researchers develop smart skin




Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a stretchy, transparent and self-powering sensor that records the complex sensations of human skin.
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