Zayna Khayat

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Google's Masterplan for Healthcare

<b>My Apple health chatbot referred me to the Amazon hospital where I got Google drugs</b><p>It’s 2030, a rainy Tuesday morning in downtown Seattle. While my …

Digital Health

Aging in the Vertical City – The Local - Health stories from Toronto's neighbourhoods

O n a sunny morning in April, Laurie Gunton was in a semi-detached house in north Toronto, carefully wrapping a series of clay sculptures for the …

Toronto

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Social determinants tech field wide open for health industry

Less than 4% of the total care delivery market has invested in commercial SDoH referral platforms, according to a new study from Patchwise Labs.

Health Care Industry

One Technology Executive on How to Bring Amazon-Style Digital Innovation to Healthcare

Heather LandiAt Providence St. Joseph Health, technology leaders and their digital innovation teams are keenly focused on leveraging technology to …

Digital Health

Practice Fusion Founder Wants To Disrupt The Multi-Billion Dollar Market For Medical Alerts

Former Practice Fusion CEO Ryan Howard who founded iBeat two years ago raised $3 million from the venture arms of life insurance giants Transamerica (part of Aegon) and Paris-based SCOR, bringing total funding to $13 million. Previous investors include 8VC and Subtraction Capital, as well as Dr. Oz …

Apple Watch

Addressing Asia's diabetes epidemic

Asia is suffering from an epidemic of diabetes, but technology, regulators and innovation-minded insurers are allowing the introduction of products …

New virtual reality tool helps architects create dementia-friendly environments

Scottish architect David Burgher has developed a new virtual reality tool that mimics the visual impairments experienced by dementia sufferers to …

Blockchain For Scientists Takes On Elsevier, The Business The Internet Couldn't Kill

It was 1995, the year that Craigslist, eBay and Expedia were born.<p>The age of the internet had arrived, and we at <i>Forbes</i> magazine, all too aware of academics’ complaints about cashing out for research, made a prediction: Elsevier, the largest publisher of scientific journals, would be its “first …

Artificial Intelligence

France builds first Alzheimer's 'village' in pioneering experiment

<b>The construction of a so-called Alzheimer's village has begun in south-western France, local media report.</b><p>The project - the first of its kind in France - is due to welcome some 120 patients upon completion by the end of 2019.<p>It will be an open structure and offer alternative therapies, close to the …

Alzheimer's Disease

Case Study Focus: Local Toronto organization creates AI Chatbot for Family Caregivers.

<b>How often do you think about a family caregiver’s wellbeing?</b> 66% of the caregivers say they have never been asked how they are feeling according to a …

Mental Health

Amazon's A.I. camera could help people with memory loss recognize old friends and family

Sachin Solkhan, a veteran software engineer who works with Fidelity Investments, has thought a lot about how technology can help people with dementia …

Artificial Intelligence

For people with dementia, virtual reality can be life-changing

My grandmother is a silent statistic. One of millions of people who die each year from the neurodegenerative disease, Alzheimer’s, for which a cure …

Virtual Reality

In the 'land of the immortals': Japan's centenarian pop band

<b>Kohama, Japan (CNN) —</b> It's baking hot in Okinawa, Japan's southernmost island, but there's no rest for the wicked.<p>Belting out songs in the midday heat, a group of women decked in colorful garb want to redefine what it means to be geriatric.<p>Meet KBG84, a band like no other: They're all over 80 and …

Japan

Award recognizes hospital innovation, quality and teamwork in Peel

Trillium Health Partners (THP) and Saint Elizabeth Health Care have won the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) 3M Health Care Quality Team …

Health Care

New survey reveals need to invest in home care staff, training, and personal support services

June 4, 2018 (Toronto) – According to an Ontario CARP member poll, two-thirds (68%) of respondents are just not confident that they, or their loved …

Fish

The 4 KPIs To Track In Innovation Accounting

<b>We’ve just finished an innovation metrics project with a consortium of three multinational companies and an SME. In this post we share an insight</b> …

Innovation

A new kind of doctor's office that doesn't take insurance and charges a monthly fee is 'popping up everywhere' — and that could change how we think about healthcare

Bryan Hill spent his career working as a pediatrician, teaching at a university, and working at a hospital. But in March 2016 he decided he no longer wanted a boss.<p>Soon after, Hill learned about a different way to run a doctor's office.<p>"It's the most fun I've ever had," Hill said.<p>Now almost 18 …

Health Care

HLTH Shows a Three-Horse Race To Disrupt Healthcare: Amazon, CVS, and Walmart

At the inaugural HLTH conference earlier this month, 3,800 health leaders came together to discuss the future of healthcare. Central to the …

Digital Health

Novartis VP: Digital therapeutics, like pills, are just another kind of treatment

A drug no longer needs to be a tangible object, according to panelist at the BIO 2018 convention in Boston. The way the pharma industry looks at …

Digital Health

It’s official: Ikea is no longer just a furniture company

Ikea is partnering with Adidas, Lego, and Sonos to sell you everything.<p>What the hell are you up to, Ikea? The Swedish company announced a surprisingly long list of partnerships with some of the most iconic brands and designers in the world today at its 2018 Democratic Design Days event yesterday in …

Furniture

Bill And Melinda Gates Start A Nonprofit Biotech In Boston

Over the past year or so, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has built what is essentially a nonprofit biotechnology company in Boston, with a $100 million budget and a staff targeted to grow to as many as 100 people.<p>“What keeps me awake is we have all this capital, we have all this opportunity …

Public Health

Household model of care found to achieve better resident outcomes at no extra cost - Australian Ageing Agenda

onJune 6, 2018 in Industry, Research & Clinical 0<p><b>Aged care residents living in smaller home-like clusters have a better quality of life and</b> …

Medical Journals

Home visits by Hamilton paramedics reduce hundreds of 911 calls from frequent flyers

NewsMay 01, 2018 by Joanna Frketich The Hamilton Spectator<p>Hamilton's paramedics have decreased 911 calls from its most frequent flyers by more than …

Radiation Therapy

Family Caregivers Finally Get A Break — And Some Coaching

For today, there are no doctor's visits. No long afternoons with nothing to do. No struggles over bathing.<p>At the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., a group of older adults — some in wheelchairs, some with Alzheimer's — sit with their caregivers in a semicircle around a haunting portrait …

Health Care

Headspace Health Program

Integrating Meditation Into Healthcare<p>Headspace Health is pioneering new ways to incorporate the Headspace meditation experience into digital …

Meditation

The convergence of the technology and medical device industries is no longer a practical impossibility

Oh hey, sorry if I bumped into you. I should be more careful when I walk down the street, but I was distracted. By what you ask? Well, me and my …

Health Care

Inside Amazon's Grand Challenge — a secretive lab working on cancer research and other ventures

Deep inside Amazon, a secretive group called Grand Challenge, led by the creator of Google Glass, is working on a series of bold projects involving …

Cancer

AI helps emergency dispatchers diagnose heart attacks by listening in on phone calls

83 views<p>1 0<p>1<p>WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Humans can only detect a narrow range of sound, but the sounds that AI can detect and analyse are only limited …

Artificial Intelligence