Proving the Business Case for the Internet of Things

Connected Health Newsletter Archives: October 2017

 

Huawei and Philips develop AI health project in China




Huawei and Philips have developed a cloud-based AI healthcare project in China that uses machine-learning technologies. "We worked with Huawei to establish a cloud platform, enable IoT access and develop solutions,” said Ludwig Liang (pictured), director at Philips.
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Intel platform aids remote care providers




Intel has launched an application software platform that can be used by remote care providers to enable various remote health care usage models. The HAP health application platform addresses critical issues for adopting remote care by helping providers deliver a wide variety of services securely.
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American Well and Medtronic bring patient monitoring to telehealth




Medtronic Care Management Services and American Well are to combine telehealth and remote patient monitoring services in a partnership focused on the needs of the complex, chronic, co-morbid patients.
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Cytta and CardioComm form telemedicine joint venture




Smartphone and web based healthcare technology company Cytta has formed a joint venture with heart monitoring and electrocardiogram software and hardware firm CardioComm to implement a mobile telemedicine communications and connectivity health and wellness portal.
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Avnet puts weight behind remote patient monitoring in India




Arizona technology distributor Avnet is helping MedioTek Health Systems promote its VinCense remote patient monitoring system in India. Under the agreement, Avnet will engage its network of ecosystem suppliers and providers in the industry to help market the system.
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Designer necklace monitors health and posture




A smart pendant that warns wearers if they are slouching launched on Indiegogo this month. Called Opter Pose, it is a designer unisex necklace and clip that vibrates gently if the wearer is slouching.
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Paper could power wearables, say researchers




Ordinary paper could provide the future power source for medical wearables, according to a joint USA and South Korean research project.
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Braze device makes ordinary wheelchairs smarter




An add-on device that make an ordinary wheelchair smart and prevent collisions has been launched by Canadian company Braze Mobility.
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Consumers want more from sleep monitors

Consumers are tired of sleep monitoring wearbles that just collect data but give them no help in how to improve their lifestyles, according to a survey by Frost & Sullivan.
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Honeywell adds Welch Allyn blood pressure monitor to remote platform




Honeywell's remote patient monitoring platform will now include home medical devices from New York-based Welch Allyn, a subsidiary of medical technology company Hill-Rom Holdings.
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Flirtey and Remsa prepare drone delivery defibrillator service




Drone delivery service Flirtey is working with Remsa, a community-integrated emergency medical services provider, to launch an automated external defibrillator  drone delivery service in the USA.
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Qualcomm biometric patches allow patient monitoring

Qualcomm Life has designed and developed reference designs for connected and medical-grade biometric patches that will enable intelligent care models, from perioperative care to assessing the impact of therapeutic interventions.
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Cohen partnership advances wearables and home sensors for brain disorder monitoring

Massachusetts-based Cohen Veterans Bioscience is partnering the Early Signal Foundation to advance the use of wearable and home sensors for real-time monitoring of patients with trauma-related and other brain disorders.
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Analytics 4 Life raises $25m for AI-based cardiac imaging




Analytics 4 Life has raised $25m in series B financing to advance its artificial intelligence-backed cardiac imaging technology. The funding will advance the proprietary imaging technology designed to assess coronary artery disease.
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Drone brings medical care to disaster survivors

A telemedical drone with holographic technology can quickly put emergency physicians and lifesaving medical supplies in the hands of disaster survivors. The project was presented this week at OMED 17 in Philadelphia.
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Avizia acquires Carena in telehealth consolidation




Telehealth company Avizia has acquired Carena, a Seattle-based virtual care provider.
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