Michele Maltese

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Four Principles For Success With Digital Health

Digital health has the potential to eliminate billions of dollars in costs from the health care ecosystem, drive care delivery transformation and create new and engaging experiences for patients and providers alike. However, these wins will never happen if a digital health strategy simply means …

Digital Health

Wireless chip-to-chip communication: current and future

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Electromagnetism

Guardian Angel Devices: The handy little gadgets helping people with dementia

PEOPLE living with dementia and those around them know how many challenges it can bring to the lives of all those affected.<p>However, a scheme launched …

Manchester

Will Blockchain Technology Revolutionize Health Care?

<b>Improving security, privacy, and reliability of data exchange and interoperability.</b><p>Most progressive health technology experts believe that health …

Blockchain

CES 2018, in mostra l’eccellenza delle startup Made In Italy

Dal 9 al 12 gennaio a Las Vegas la più importante fiera dell'elettronica. Ecco i nomi delle imprese italiane presenti all'Eureka Park<p>Ci siamo: domani …

What It's Like Being a Dementia Caregiver Detailed in New Report

More than 41 million Americans provide regular care for an older adult, usually a relative, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Of those, …

This Is Why Blockchains Will Transform Healthcare

The blockchain revolution has made its way to the healthcare industry, and it’s only the beginning of what’s possible. Healthcare Rallies for Blockchain, a study from IBM, found that 16% of surveyed healthcare executives had solid plans to implement a commercial blockchain solution this year, while …

Blockchain

The Average Cost Of Care After A Dementia Diagnosis Is Over $300,000

And families will pay 70 percent of that amount.<p>(Reuters Health) - The average lifetime cost of care after a diagnosis of dementia in the U.S. is about $322,000, and families pay about 70 percent of that, new research suggests.<p>The cost of care is $185,000 higher for someone with dementia than for …

As Alzheimer's Numbers Soar, New Poll Focuses On Caregivers

A new study suggests that caregivers need and want to access support resources and that perhaps the experience of caregiving has made them consider the possibility of their own future needs. And there is no doubt that the current number and expected increase in the foreseeable future of individuals …

Dementia

Pharma and the connected patient

Mobile apps<p>Mobile health (mHealth) apps allow patients to better manage their care whilst also allowing for easier communication and evaluation of …

SMB Toolkit: How Chatbots Can Transform Your Business

Artificial intelligence (AI) comes in many shapes and sizes. No longer reserved for enterprises, small businesses can leverage conversational chatbot …

Avanix, startup bergamasca alla conquista della Cina

Il Marco Polo Accelerator è il percorso di accelerazione di H-Farm, il “venture Incubator” che opera a livello nazionale ed internazionale per …

Machine Learning, Streaming IoT, and Connected Medical Devices

The combination of IoT data, streaming analytics, machine learning, and distributed computing has become more powerful and less expensive than …

Machine Learning

Here's what to make of Amazon's potential connected health play

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Amazon has a secret team called 1492 is exploring opportunities for the company in digital health, according to CNBC.<p>While there's no evidence that the team is currently exploring …

Digital Health

Caregiver stress can shorten dementia patients' lives - Futurity

When caregivers are stressed, people with dementia may die earlier, research shows. It's "one of life's most challenging and intimate relationships."

Bufale e cure fai-da-te: come (non) usare internet per la salute

L’88% degli italiani fa ricerche sul web per malattie e vaccini. Ma il 44% non verifica le fonti. Privacy, farmaci online, pubblicità mascherate e …

Top 5 Best GPS Trackers For Dogs of 2018

Hiking with your dog can be an amazing experience but sometimes, things don’t always go to plan. Whether it’s following an exciting new smell or …

Fitness Technology

Jawbone is going out of business

The company’s CEO has already launched a new health startup<p>Jawbone as we knew it is no more. The tech company that produced Bluetooth earpieces and wireless speakers before betting everything on fitness tracking has entered into liquidation proceedings, according to a new report from <i>The Information</i>.<p>…

Wearable Tech

Alberta dementia-friendly communities aim to improve understanding, create inclusion

'Everybody will know somebody that has dementia,' program co-ordinator says<p>It could make for awkward conversation. Teenagers mingling over tea and …

History of Wearable Technology

<b>Fashionable Data: Trends and History of Wearable Technology</b><p>Wearable technology isn’t just trendy and cutting-edge; it is changing the way we interact …

Digital Marketing Strategies for Healthcare and Private Practice

Most people don’t go into healthcare with the sole intention of making money. There are tons of industries that can lead to profitability. <i>We choose Health Care to help people, to better the world in some way, and to fight the good fight</i>. But you can’t keep your practice open without money and the …

Machine Learning Launched

This week’s milestones in the history of technology include the first mention of teaching computers to learn on their own, the first eBook, replacing punched cards with a keyboard, and the first computer science course.<p>July 4, 1956<p>A keyboard (of Flexowriter, an electrically-controlled typewriter) …

Declaration Of Independence

73% Are Using Internet Of Things Data To Improve Their Business

• According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index, M2M connections will represent 46% of connected devices by 2020.<br>• 95% of execs surveyed plan to launch an IoT business within three years.<p>These and many other insights are from the recently published Cisco Internet of Things (IoT) study, The Journey to …

Internet of Things

Insulet And Medtronic Join Investment In Glooko Diabetes Management

Medtronic and Insulet Corporation have participated in a $35 million investment in diabetes data company Glooko.<p>Glooko is commercializing a …

KRY raises $23 million to launch its video-based health care service across Europe

KRY, a Swedish video-based health care provider, has announced a €20 million ($23 million) series A round of funding led by Accel, with participation from existing investors Index Ventures, Creandum, and Project A.<p>Founded out of Stockholm in 2014, KRY counts more than 100,000 users in its native …

Andreessen Horowitz

'Infant Trackers' Help Parents Keep Tabs On Their Babies

Like any new parent, 33-year-old Melissa Knobloch wants to keep close watch over her child. To that end, the Harrisburg, Penn. native downloaded a …

Wearable Tech for Babies Is Now a Thing

<i>This piece was originally published on Uncubed.</i><p>Sure there’s nothing more miraculous than a newborn child. But have you ever looked into the flashing …

Wearable Tech Market To Double By 2021

The wearable tech market will see shipments almost double by 2021. That’s the top-line from the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) <i>Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker</i> report.<p>The industry analyst forecasts 125.5 million wearable devices will be shipped this year (up from 104.3 million in …

Wearable Tech

Alzheimer's Caregivers: Isolated And Needing Help

Fifteen million Americans care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and two-thirds of them feel isolated or alone in that difficult endeavor.<p>That’s one finding of a survey released today by the Alzheimer’s Association, which also revealed that 84% of the caregivers would like more …

Dementia

Artificial Intelligence Driving the Healthcare Industry

Technology has a major role to play in every industry today including healthcare. Artificial intelligence (AI) is one such technology which seems to …