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Massachusetts General Hospital Embarks on Clinical Analytical Study Using Philips' IntelliSite Solution

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) will serve as a key testing site for a multi-centered …

Digital Health

Rythm raises $11 million for wearable device to measure sleep quality

Neurotechnology startup Rythm, based in France, has raised $11 million in funding and announced a new partnership with France’s biomedical research institute for research into sleep conditions.<p>The new round of funding comes from biotech investor and entrepreneur Dr Laurent Alexandre, telecoms …

Wearable Tech

Scrapping Snail Mail for a Digital Trail: How Glasgow is Delivering Patient Information from Hospitals to GPs in Rapid Time

<b>Opinion Article by David Marsden, EDT service delivery manager at NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.</b><br>Waiting as long as a week for letters, results and …

Physiology

Apple Looks Back at ResearchKit’s Greatest Accomplishments and Announces CareKit App Platform

During <b>Apple</b>‘s highly-anticipated keynote on Monday, the topic of health was surprisingly the second announcement of the morning, taking precedence …

Medical Technology

MoMe Kardia 3-in-1 Automated Cardiac Monitoring System

<b>InfoBionic</b>, a company out of Lowell, Massachusetts, was awarded 510(k) clearance by the FDA to introduce its MoMe Kardia wireless cardiac monitor in …

Medical Technology

Open Call ICT-14-2016-2017: Big Data PPP: Cross-Sectorial and Cross-Lingual Data Integration and Experimentation

Europe lacks a systematic transfer of knowledge and technology across different sectors and there is an underdeveloped data sharing and linking …

Personal Data

From Innovation to Implementation - eHealth in the WHO European Region

This report describes the development of and emerging trends in electronic health (e-health) in the WHO European Region in 2016. Its content and key …

eHealth

Open Call ICT-06-2016: Cloud Computing

Recent trends in cloud computing go towards the development of new paradigms (heterogeneous, federated, distributed clouds) as opposed to the current …

Localization

Forget Insulin Injections: New Patches Integrate Pancreatic Beta Cells to Control Blood Glucose

A scanning electron microscopic (SEM) image of the microneedle-array patch.<p>At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina …

Tricella Pillbox Gives Smarts to Old-fashioned Drug Container

A new smart pillbox that connects to your smartphone or tablet is coming to market from a company called <b>Tricella</b>. The Tricella Pillbox looks like a …

Smartphones could Improve Skin Cancer Detection in Developing Countries

Everyone knows smartphones can be used as calendars, calculators, radios and cameras. But, did you know they can also be used as microscopes that …

Cancer

Dario All-In-One Glucometry System Now Available in U.S.

<b>LabStyle Innovations</b>, a Caesarea, Israel firm, is finally making available in the U.S. its tiny all-in-one smartphone-connected glucometer. The firm …

Europe Most Refreshing Biotech Events – Meetup

en_US<p>article<p>Labiotech Refresh is Europe's most refreshing biotech event. The aim of the game is to gather the local biotech leaders, innovators, …

Europe

Harvard Professors Call for Science-Based Pharma Marketing

Two Harvard professors are taking issue with the recent landmark court decision allowing some "truthful and non-misleading" off-label pharmaceutical …

Scientists Have Created a Painless Patch That Can Control Diabetes Without Injections

This is awesome.<p>Scientists have been struggling for decades to free diabetics from regular insulin injections. One of the main goals has been to …

Wearables and mobile health app usage has surged by 50% since 2014

Similar Articles Added Earlier<p>At the beginning of each year, business thought leaders from every industry announce their predictions for new trends …

WebMD survey: Millennials and seniors are least likely to use wearable fitness trackers

Similar Articles Added Earlier<p>Automakers will have to focus on women if they hope to make driverless cars mainstream, according to a NerdWallet …

The Human Body, According to Venture Capitalists

Similar Articles Added Earlier<p>Developing countries, also known as the emerging markets, are fast becoming the driver of global growth. Why invest in …

78% Of People Would Use Wearables For Health Tracking

Digital healthcare may never fully replace the traditional doctor-patient relationship, but wearables and mobile health apps have made the pill …

Digital Health

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Innovation in the pharmaceutical industry: New estimates of R&D costs.

2016 May;47:20-33. doi: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2016.01.012. Epub 2016 Feb 12.<p>1Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, Tufts University, United …

United States

Navigate your way to insights-driven customer relationships

Explore how you can power your CRM with <i>Zephyr Illuminate’s</i> real-time market data and deep customer insights, giving your field teams a new gear to …

Relationships

Focus on Privacy Hobbles Security at Healthcare Orgs

In-brief: Healthcare organizations are woefully prepared to defend against cyber attacks that could affect patient health due, in part, to a narrow …

Cybersecurity

Advanced Remote Patient Monitoring: Hangout with AirStrip Technologies

We’ve been following <b>AirStrip Technologies</b> for a decade now, as the company has been revolutionizing how, when, and even where clinicians keep an eye …

Prenatal Development

Virtual Incision's Surgical Robot Used in Patients for First Time

<b> <br>Virtual Incision</b>, a spin-out of the University of Nebraska that’s been developing a miniaturized robot for general surgery procedures, has announced …

Philips highlights data analytics at ECR 2016

VIENNA - Philips Healthcare is highlighting its expanding prowess in data analytics at ECR 2016 this week, as well as additional upgrades and …

Medical Technology

Companies will sell employees Apple Watches for $25 to reach health goals

In an effort to motivate employees to maintain healthier lifestyles, a handful of companies are experimenting with providing Apple Watches for only $25.<p>According to the Wall Street Journal, Vitality Group, a health services firm, is launching the program this year at a handful of companies, …

Employment