Proving the Business Case for the Internet of Things

Connected Health Newsletter Archives: September 2018

 

Apple includes ECG in latest Watch



Apple has introduced a latest version of its Watch which supports cardiac health monitoring apps and wrist sensors. The US Food and Drug Administration has cleared the device for both uses
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Massive IoT 5x battery life for eHealth
Sony subsidiary Qoitech AB has demonstrated five times longer battery lifetime using second generation Massive IoT technology in a cooperation with Ericsson, Sony Mobile, and Altair Semiconductor aimed at delivering longer battery lifetime in a second generation connected wearable prototype for e-health such as diabetes monitoring
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Hive AI outperforms in Stanford Medical Study



A "Hive Mind" of doctors, moderated by AI algorithms, makes more accurate diagnoses than the doctors or machine learning alone, according to a new study from Stanford and Unanimous AI
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Wearables to be used in stress, teenage depression study
Connected healthcare device maker VivaLNK is to lend its Vital Scout devices to Stanford University for research on links between stress and depression
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Mellitus Health, Smart Meter real time blood glucose data
Insulin titration decision support specialist Mellitus Health is partnering with Smart Meter LLC, a diabetes management tech specialist. The partnership will integrate Mellitus Health's Insulin Insights, the first FDA cleared and CE registered clinician decision support tool with Smart Meter's technology
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Schneider Electric partners Penn Medicine on IoT enabled Hospital
Schneider Electric is working with PennFIRST, the integrated project delivery team building Philadelphia's new $1.5 billion hospital on the Penn Campus for the University of Pennsylvania Health System
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Modular smart hospital rooms for rapid expansion

EIR Healthcare has launched what it bills as 'building blocks for a smart hospital', MedModular. The MedModular system is pre-built hospital, clinical and laboratory rooms pre-equipped with smart technology
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Google makes health coaching smarter on Wear OS




Google is updating its Wear OS to provide smarter health coaching, give quicker access to information and notifications, and make Google Assistant more proactive.
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Starkey hearing aid uses AI to track health




A hearing aid from Starkey Hearing Technologies uses artificial intelligence to track brain and body health, and offer real-time language translation and environmental detection.
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Ping An brings AI to medical examinations




Chinese insurance giant Ping An demonstrated five smart medical technologies at last month’s China Smart City International Expo at Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center.
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Garmin activity tracker checks blood oxygen levels




Garmin’s Vívosmart 4 is a slim, smart activity tracker that lets users gauge their blood oxygen saturation levels at night to understand their sleep quality.
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LifeSense wearables help Singapore incontinence study




Singapore’s National University Hospital (NUH) is using wearable technology from Dutch firm LifeSense Group to assess an app-based programme for patients with mild to moderate stress incontinence.
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Imprivata lets UK hospital monitor patients securely




Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in the UK is delivering fast, safe and secure access to patient monitoring devices and clinical applications with technology from Massachusetts-based Imprivata.
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Meditology and CloudPost use IoT to secure medical devices

Meditology Services, a Georgia, USA, based healthcare information security services firm, has partnered with CloudPost Networks to provide an end-to-end medical device security programme.
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