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Connected Health Newsletter Archives: November 2018

 
 

Stanford researchers put Apple Watch to AF test



Researchers at Stanford University's School of Medicine have completed enrolment of a large-scale study using the Apple Watch to determine whether wearable technology can identify atrial fibrillation.
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Dutch hospital builds operating theatres with IoT technology



The Eramus University Medical Center, a teaching hospital in Rotterdam, has built 26 operating theatres using digital IoT technology from local firms Inter and Technolution, and Taiwan-based Advantech.
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Vishay adds heart-rate monitoring to any device



Pennsylvania-based semiconductor company Vishay Intertechnology says it can help manufacturers add a heart rate monitoring capability to any type of consumer electronic device.
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Blue Spark gets CE approval for temperature monitor



Ohio-based Blue Spark Technologies has received CE Mark approval for its TempTraq Bluetooth wearable temperature monitor. This means it will soon be available to European consumers and hospitals looking for continuous temperature monitoring in the form of a soft, comfortable, disposable patch.
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Visla raises $3m to bring AI to radiology
A Californian start-up that is using artificial intelligence (AI) in a medical diagnostic platform for radiology has raised $3m in a seed funding round. Formed this year, Visla Labs will use the capital to grow its team, scale product features, attain regulatory approval, and fuel expansion and growth.
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A&D and HRS deliver biometric monitoring for telehealth



A&D Medical has partnered with Health Recovery Solutions (HRS) to bring biometric monitoring equipment to telehealth patients.
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Vivify delivers remote monitoring for home care patients

Vivify Health is to deliver remote patient monitoring services to Windsor Place At-Home Care's home care patients across Kansas.
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Siemens, Healthy.io kidney disease home testing



Siemens Healthineers and Healthy.io have formed a global OEM alliance to help patients improve their compliance with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) monitoring
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Orion big health data to enable app ecosystem
Orion Health has launched a cloud based big data analytics solution for healthcare providers. Amadeus CORE is designed to enable an ecosystem of smart apps driven by big data and machine learning. The solution is HIPAA compliant and HITRUST certified
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Inova picks Spok mobile tech to reduce clinician alarm fatigue
Inova Health System has chosen Spok to deliver a priority clinical alarm system. The Spok Care Connect system reduces clinician alarm fatigue by delivering alarm notifications from nurse call and patient monitoring systems to clinicians' healthcare-grade mobile devices
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WellSpan picks Sweetch AI app for personal diabetes management



Sweetch is partnering with Maryland and Pennsylvania healthcare provider WellSpan Health. The partnership's first phase will provide Sweetch's mobile health app to WellSpan Health's 15,000 employees, including 200 primary care and specialty physicians and advanced practice clinicians in central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland
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Clinical trial for smoking cessation wearables
Behaviour modification smart wearables developer, iMorph Smart Technologies, is readying the company's smoking cessation wearable product, CigFree smartBand, for a clinical trial to demonstrate the product's efficacy in helping users quit smoking
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NIST picks Zingbox to work on medical device security
Zingbox has been chosen to work with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) on a consortium to develop practical, interoperable cybersecurity solutions for healthcare delivery organisations
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Assisted living specialist SRI picks CarePredict AI for early detection
Assisted living provider SRI Management has selected healthcare AI specialist CarePredict to provide early detection of serious health concerns in elderly residents such as UTIs, depression and fall risks
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