Category Archives: Pediatrics

Implantable device to avoid invasive surgeries for infants born with esophageal atresia

The Boston Children’s Hospital has developed an implantable device capable of stretching to close the disparity in children born with esophageal atresia.  The development of this implant avoids the alternative invasive procedure which requires children to be sedated and on

Implantable device to avoid invasive surgeries for infants born with esophageal atresia

The Boston Children’s Hospital has developed an implantable device capable of stretching to close the disparity in children born with esophageal atresia.  The development of this implant avoids the alternative invasive procedure which requires children to be sedated and on

Use of motion sensors to diagnose anxiety and depression in children

This article describes a study undertaken in partnership between the University of Vermont and the University of Michigan that used motion sensors to analyze the reactions of children to a mood induction task. This analysis was used to diagnose “internalizing

Use of motion sensors to diagnose anxiety and depression in children

This article describes a study undertaken in partnership between the University of Vermont and the University of Michigan that used motion sensors to analyze the reactions of children to a mood induction task. This analysis was used to diagnose “internalizing

Gaming to Combat Childhood Obesity

This article, titled “New study shows certain video games can improve health in children with obesity”, focused on a research group which implemented a video game exercise program for children. The program consisted of an Xbox, Kinect system, 4 “exergames”,

Gaming to Combat Childhood Obesity

This article, titled “New study shows certain video games can improve health in children with obesity”, focused on a research group which implemented a video game exercise program for children. The program consisted of an Xbox, Kinect system, 4 “exergames”,

Mobile clinics and operation rooms to provide care to disaster stricken regions

The World Housing Solution has developed mobile, deployable clinics to provide medical care for areas stricken by disaster.  These vehicles are self powered, customizable units that can be used to provide a number of specialty clinic services as well as

Mobile clinics and operation rooms to provide care to disaster stricken regions

The World Housing Solution has developed mobile, deployable clinics to provide medical care for areas stricken by disaster.  These vehicles are self powered, customizable units that can be used to provide a number of specialty clinic services as well as

AI and Telemedicine-Powered Minute Clinics in China

Ping An Good Doctor, is a minute clinic that uses AI to obtain a history from patients, and come up with a diagnosis and plan. A consultant is reached via telemedicine, and prescriptions can be picked up via a smart

AI and Telemedicine-Powered Minute Clinics in China

Ping An Good Doctor, is a minute clinic that uses AI to obtain a history from patients, and come up with a diagnosis and plan. A consultant is reached via telemedicine, and prescriptions can be picked up via a smart

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

Can Telemedicine Help Improve Access to Healthcare?

A new rule has been proposed that would allow Medicare patients to access telehealth from home. This may make care more affordable (reduced travel costs and time) and would also allow patients with significant disabilities to have better access to

Can Telemedicine Help Improve Access to Healthcare?

A new rule has been proposed that would allow Medicare patients to access telehealth from home. This may make care more affordable (reduced travel costs and time) and would also allow patients with significant disabilities to have better access to