Arsalan Karim

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Three New Apple Watch Features for People with Type 1 Diabetes

One Drop announced its latest Bluetooth blood glucose monitor will transmit readings directly to most Apple Watches, and two other features that may …

Type 1 Diabetes

How to edit a human

For decades scientists aspired to modify the code of life. Tom Whipple meets Jennifer Doudna, who succeeded<p>This story begins nearly four billion …

CRISPR

How mHealth Apps Empower Clinicians to Improve Care Management

August 08, 2018 - mHealth apps that offer clinical decision support are fast becoming a vital part of the clinician’s toolkit – not only because they …

Google Says The Best Managers Have These 10 Qualities

It’s called Project Oxygen.<p>Beginning in 2008, Google researchers wanted to understand what makes a manager great at Google.<p>Here’s what they found.<p><b>Project Oxygen</b><p>Google sought to identify the common threads among Google’s highest performing managers. Based on internal research, Google then applied …

San Francisco

Nanobots can now swarm like fish to perform complex medical tasks

The future is amazing.<p>A new way of using nanorobots has been discovered thanks to the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), a method that could help surgeons perform complex medical tasks.<p>The research, announced Thursday, is led by associate professor Zhang Li at the university's Department of …

Nanotech

Senate bill would pay doctors to use Facetime with patients

A new bipartisan Senate bill would let Medicare experiment with paying for more telehealth services, enabling physicians and other healthcare …

5 Secrets of Successful mHealth Apps

There are over 100K mobile apps for mHealth tasks, made up for both iOS and Android platforms nowadays. The purpose of the mHealth industry solutions …

Apps

The Bot And The Doctor Must Work Together

Here’s how and why.<p>Messaging Leads To Conversational Automation<p>Messaging apps are the new paradigm and the ability to message clinical professionals …

Ready or Not — Healthcare Consumers Want a Mobile Patient Experience

Most people don’t look forward to doctors’ visits. As kids, we dreaded the needles and the medicine. As adults, we dread the time off work, the …

Banking

Mobile Health Takes on a New Challenge: Diagnosing Cervical Cancer

Technology’s role in modern healthcare is growing. Artificial intelligence is being used for mental health, and smartphones can use add-ons to do …

Cyber Attack At Honda Stops Production After WannaCry Worm Strikes

The WannaCry worm is still alive. Honda said this week that it was forced to halt production for one day at its Sayama plant near Tokyo after finding the WannaCry ransomware in its computer network.<p>This virus is the same one that infected over one million machines worldwide after taking advantage …

Researchers Are Using Viruses to Make Superbugs Commit Suicide

Such sweet irony.<p>The gene-editing technology called CRISPR has its origins as a bacterial immune system against viruses, a feature which could be …

Dexcom CEO talks ‘game changer’ diabetes management coming to Apple Watch

With the upcoming watchOS 4 update for Apple Watch slated to bring new features for diabetes management devices, we took some time to speak with Dexcom’s CEO Kevin Sayer this week about what it means for users. When Apple revealed watchOS 4 at its Worldwide Developers Conference this month, it …

Apple Watch

5. Mobile Apps & Devices | Tech Trends

November 21, 2016 — hpectechtrends<p><b>Mobile Apps and Devices</b> is a comprehensive listing of innovations within the field of mobile hardware or software …

Innovating in a Highly Regulated Industry Like Health Care

When I was Chief Innovation Officer at Boston Children’s Hospital, I often felt that my title should have been Chief Innovation <i>Communication and Relations</i> Officer. In any firm, an innovation program cannot be effective without building bridges within the firm. But, in highly regulated industries, …

Wellness Apps Evade the FDA, Only to Land In Court

Smartphone apps are great at lots of things, from sending selfies, to solving late-night taco cravings. And even if they occasionally fail, the …

Stop Trying to Sound Smart When You’re Writing

When I read a piece of business writing, whether it’s a proposal, a report, or a simple email, I’m turned off by people who have invested more energy …

How Harley-Davidson Used Artificial Intelligence to Increase New York Sales Leads by 2,930%

It was winter in New York City and Asaf Jacobi’s Harley-Davidson dealership was selling one or two motorcycles a week. It wasn’t enough.<p>Jacobi went for a long walk in Riverside Park and happened to bump into Or Shani, CEO of an AI firm, Adgorithms. After discussing Jacobi’s sales woes, Shani, …

It's never too late to become independent.

Those born to become businessmen will do that at any age. These graphics by Anna Vital show us how important it is to always keep being yourself and …

We asked people how to fix EHRs, and boy did they have answers (UPDATED)

Health systems have invested billions on electronic health records, and EHR vendors have kept pace in improving and enhancing their platforms. Yet, …

FHIR holds big promise for interoperability, but will need to coexist with other standards for the foreseeable future

Russell Leftwich, MD, senior clinical advisor of interoperability at InterSystems and member of the HL7 board of directors, says IT professionals …

7 Amazing Medical Breakthroughs That Will Wow The World In 2017

Leukemia therapies, augmented reality, and advancements in Alzheimer's treatments are leading the charge for the future of health care.<p>1. Tricorders<p>On the original <i>Star Trek</i>, Dr. McCoy (a.k.a. “Bones”) carried a sensory device called a tricorder to record and relay medical information. Soon, thanks …

Health Care

Prepare for the Digital Health Revolution

By<p>The business of medicine is inefficient, expensive, and ripe for disruption. Here are 21 companies that are using technology to reinvent it—and to …

Healthcare Innovations That Address The 5 Pillars Of Poverty

Good health is a core pillar of wellbeing in every society, as legislators on both sides of the aisle realized when it came time to vote on the Trump administration’s healthcare package last week. Yet even with affordable care, access to health care is elusive for many disadvantaged Americans, as</i> …

Which patients face highest risk for ending up in emergency rooms?

Biostatistician Colin Weaver takes the same kind of algorithms and machine learning techniques that land a certain blender on your Amazon page or a …

AI can predict heart attacks more accurately than doctors

This machine learning algorithm beats ACC/AHA guidelines by 7.6 percent<p>An estimated 20 million people die each year due to cardiovascular disease. Luckily, a team of researchers from the University of Nottingham in the UK have developed a machine-learning algorithm that can predict your likelihood …

Machine Learning

How artificial intelligence is revolutionizing healthcare

There’s currently a shortage of over seven million physicians, nurses and other health workers worldwide, and the gap is widening. Doctors are stretched thin — especially in underserved areas — to respond to the growing needs of the population.<p>Meanwhile, training physicians and health workers is …

9 things to know about blockchain in healthcare

October 03, 2016 | Print | Email<p>Blockchain is being posited as the next frontier in healthcare that will help solve some of the industry's …

Blockchain: Opportunities for health care

​Blockchain technology has the potential to transform health care, placing the patient at the center of the health care ecosystem and increasing the …

Moving Patient Data Is Messy, But Blockchain Is Here to Help

This morning, Senate Republicans moved Rep. Tom Price one step closer to the highest office of public health, rolling over a Democratic boycott in …