Category Archives: Wearables

Quadriplegic Man Feeding, Scratching Himself for First Time in Years

At Case Western University a quadriplegic man was able to move his right arm. Electrodes arrays were implanted to read signals from his motor cortex of his brain. The patient’s thought to move his hand and a computer analyzed it

Quadriplegic Man Feeding, Scratching Himself for First Time in Years

At Case Western University a quadriplegic man was able to move his right arm. Electrodes arrays were implanted to read signals from his motor cortex of his brain. The patient’s thought to move his hand and a computer analyzed it

Can a Smartphone App Helps Spot A Fib

An MIT tech company, Cardiio has developed an app designed to spot a. fib. The app uses smartphone’s camera to measure hear rate by noticing slight changes in skin tone.  The app is not yet available to the public. The

Can a Smartphone App Helps Spot A Fib

An MIT tech company, Cardiio has developed an app designed to spot a. fib. The app uses smartphone’s camera to measure hear rate by noticing slight changes in skin tone.  The app is not yet available to the public. The

Mabu the Personal Healthcare Assistant

When I first started third year, during my ambulatory rotation I saw a man who was in his 90s who was extremely noncompliant. I remember that he thought it was extremely helpful when I programmed medication alarms into this phone.

Mabu the Personal Healthcare Assistant

When I first started third year, during my ambulatory rotation I saw a man who was in his 90s who was extremely noncompliant. I remember that he thought it was extremely helpful when I programmed medication alarms into this phone.

Heart rate monitor headphones!

Gift idea for the exercise enthusiast on your list!  These headphones use an optical light emitter and sensor to detect variable blood flow through the ear of the skin to determine heart rate and calculate VO2 max.  The headphones also

Heart rate monitor headphones!

Gift idea for the exercise enthusiast on your list!  These headphones use an optical light emitter and sensor to detect variable blood flow through the ear of the skin to determine heart rate and calculate VO2 max.  The headphones also

Instant language translation with just an earpiece and an app

For those of us who have tried, but have not quite perfected our medical Spanish, we rely on live interpreters or the assistance of apps such as Google Translate to communicate with our patients.  A live interpreter is the ideal,

Instant language translation with just an earpiece and an app

For those of us who have tried, but have not quite perfected our medical Spanish, we rely on live interpreters or the assistance of apps such as Google Translate to communicate with our patients.  A live interpreter is the ideal,

MOCACuff – at home BP monitor + Mobile App

MOCACuff is a wireless, blood pressure monitor equipped with LCD screen to make measuring blood pressure at home more convenient.  The display shows your BP reading but also indicates what AHA category the BP is in using a green through

MOCACuff – at home BP monitor + Mobile App

MOCACuff is a wireless, blood pressure monitor equipped with LCD screen to make measuring blood pressure at home more convenient.  The display shows your BP reading but also indicates what AHA category the BP is in using a green through

Adhesive patch monitors UV exposure

The patch first assesses baseline skin tone then tracks UV exposure and syncs with a smartphone app. It also provides education and lifestyle recommendations (along with ads for the developer funding company, L’Oreal). Full Article: http://mobihealthnews.com/content/loreal-shares-more-details-about-its-smartphone-connected-uv-patch

Adhesive patch monitors UV exposure

The patch first assesses baseline skin tone then tracks UV exposure and syncs with a smartphone app. It also provides education and lifestyle recommendations (along with ads for the developer funding company, L’Oreal). Full Article: http://mobihealthnews.com/content/loreal-shares-more-details-about-its-smartphone-connected-uv-patch