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Amazon Alexa and the Potential of Voice Assistants for Healthcare

As technology such as Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant gains consumer popularity, there is a potential for its growth to impact and change healthcare. Health-tech startups assert that voice assistant technology can lower EHR use, decrease physician burnout, and improve

Amazon Alexa and the Potential of Voice Assistants for Healthcare

As technology such as Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant gains consumer popularity, there is a potential for its growth to impact and change healthcare. Health-tech startups assert that voice assistant technology can lower EHR use, decrease physician burnout, and improve

Health technology: Fighting breast cancer with AI & ML

Niramai’s Thermalytix based in Bengaluru, India has applied “Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence” technology to improve the diagnosis of early breast cancer and to lower cost while increasing access to screening around India. The technology uses a high-resolution thermal sensing

Health technology: Fighting breast cancer with AI & ML

Niramai’s Thermalytix based in Bengaluru, India has applied “Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence” technology to improve the diagnosis of early breast cancer and to lower cost while increasing access to screening around India. The technology uses a high-resolution thermal sensing

DC Children’s Hospital Turns to mHealth for Concussion Treatment

Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. will be using EYE-SYNC technology by SyncThink, which involves virtual reality glasses to track children’s ocular motion in the post-concussion phase. This data will be incorporated into the hospital’s current concussion exam (SCORE

DC Children’s Hospital Turns to mHealth for Concussion Treatment

Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. will be using EYE-SYNC technology by SyncThink, which involves virtual reality glasses to track children’s ocular motion in the post-concussion phase. This data will be incorporated into the hospital’s current concussion exam (SCORE

Biomedical Sensors for the Future: Enabling Technologies at Homecare

Biosensors are both in development and on the market and can be used to monitor aspects of patients’ health at home. Examples include devices that measure blood oxygen levels in the brain, rapidly advancing glucose monitor kits, and drug level

Biomedical Sensors for the Future: Enabling Technologies at Homecare

Biosensors are both in development and on the market and can be used to monitor aspects of patients’ health at home. Examples include devices that measure blood oxygen levels in the brain, rapidly advancing glucose monitor kits, and drug level

VR Offers Patients a Virtual Distraction from Pain

Virtual reality (VR) technology is currently being used in the pre- and post-operative environment to improve pain management for patients. VR technology has the potential to improve outcomes in adult and pediatric cases, reduce cost, and decrease the need for

VR Offers Patients a Virtual Distraction from Pain

Virtual reality (VR) technology is currently being used in the pre- and post-operative environment to improve pain management for patients. VR technology has the potential to improve outcomes in adult and pediatric cases, reduce cost, and decrease the need for

How a skin sensor spot checks hydrocephalus, evolves healthcare technology

A wireless sensor, similar to a band-aid, is being tested in a clinical trial to see if it can detect shunt malfunctions in hydrocephalus patients. The sensor picks up on temperature changes in the patient’s skin, has a rechargeable battery,

How a skin sensor spot checks hydrocephalus, evolves healthcare technology

A wireless sensor, similar to a band-aid, is being tested in a clinical trial to see if it can detect shunt malfunctions in hydrocephalus patients. The sensor picks up on temperature changes in the patient’s skin, has a rechargeable battery,

AI-based Family Planning App Comparable to the Pill

Researchers at Georgetown’s Institute for Reproductive Health have reported interim results that show the Cycle Technologies Dot (Dynamic Optimal Timing) fertility app may have an effectiveness comparable to birth control pills, injections, and vaginal rings. In each case of pregnancy

AI-based Family Planning App Comparable to the Pill

Researchers at Georgetown’s Institute for Reproductive Health have reported interim results that show the Cycle Technologies Dot (Dynamic Optimal Timing) fertility app may have an effectiveness comparable to birth control pills, injections, and vaginal rings. In each case of pregnancy