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The Medical Futurist

The Future

The Medical Futurist

The Future

Le Conseil d’Etat autorise le référencement payant sur les moteurs de recherche pour les médicaments

Ce lundi, le Conseil d’État a annulé lundi l’arrêté relatif aux «bonnes pratiques» de vente de médicaments sur Internet, datant de juin 2013.<p>On se …

Médicaments

A Butterfly Wing-Inspired Sensor May Save Your Life

Engineers in GE labs have been studying the Morph butterfly to understand what gives it, at least in part, its iridescent coat. The result is an advance in radio frequency sensors – this one the size of a penny – that will allow the detection of explosives and other chemicals.<p>Radislav Potyrailo, a …

Study Skills

12 Companies Shaping the Future of Digital Health Infographic

From patient data management and 3D prosthetics to diagnostic mobile apps and personalized cancer treatment, the landscape of the healthcare industry …

Soldiers could have their bones copied and 3D printed in case of injury

Experts say that soldiers could be scanned before deploying and a 'twin' kept online so that new bones could be 3D printed if they are injured<p>Soldiers could be scanned before they enter the battlefield and a virtual 'twin' kept online so that new bones could be 3D printed when they get injured, …

The hi-tech tattoo that could replace ALL your passwords: Motorola reveals plans for ink and even pills to identify us

• The Moto X is expected to launch later this year and will be 'more contextually aware than other phones'<br>• The Biostamp electronic tattoo is made of …

Digital Health

Sure You Can Track Your Health Data, But Can Your Doctor Use It?

Dr. Paul Abramson is no technophobe. He works at a hydraulic standing desk made in Denmark and his stethoscope boasts a data screen. "I'm an engineer and I'm in health care," he says. "I like gadgets." Still, the proliferation of gadgets that collect health data are giving him pause.<p>Abramson is a …

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Big Data

Top 10 Companies in Connected Health M2M Technology

Connected health M2M enables remote monitoring of patients from the convenience of their homes, thus reducing the cost of travel while ensuring …

Digital Health

Stethee Pretends to be a Cardiologist in Your Pocket

Cardiologists will certainly scoff, but we have to report about the new Stethee automatic stethoscope the developers of which claim it will be able …

Telemedicine in Zimbabwe

<i>Image credit – Higher Life Foundation</i><p>Tech entrepreneurs seem to be describing a nightmare when they share accounts of when they had to deal with the …

Health insurer providing free wristband in exchange for biometric data

Connected objects are being used nowadays in a variety of ways in the health field. In addition, they also provide opportunities for insurance …

Digital Transformation and the Race Against Digital Darwinism

Digital Darwinism is a fate that threatens most organizations in almost every industry. Because of this, businesses not only have to compete for …

FDA clarifies the line between wellness and regulated medical devices

As promised in its FDASIA report, the FDA has <b>published a draft guidance document</b> that aims to help those creating wellness devices and apps to better …

Children with disabilities may benefit more from telemedicine

Recently, researchers in Queensland, Australia performed a retrospective review of pediatric orthopedic surgery telemedicine visits conducted by the …

Blog

The future of wearable technology is not wearables – it's analysing the data

Wearable technology’s evolution is not about the gadget on the wrist but what is done with the data they collect, says computational biologist<p>The future of wearable technology in fitness and health isn’t about the fitness bands and health monitors – it’s about what can be done with the data they …

Wearable Tech

eHealth: Australia’s First Digital Hospital Opens

<b>Canberra (DWDD) –</b> Australia’s first hospital with fully integrated, digital eHealth capability opened on Monday in the northeastern Queensland state, …

Health Care

The best medical apps released in 2014 - Page 12 of 12

1) ASCVD Risk Estimator<p>The ASCVD Risk Estimator by the American College of Cardiology was the best medical app released in 2014. The app helps health …

Reimagining Healthcare Through Wearable Tech And Collaboration

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Unity Stoakes is the co-founder and president of StartUp Health.</i><p>Tech giants are making early moves to partner as they see business opportunities emerge in the digital healthcare market.<p>Earlier in December, we learned that Intel will replace Texas Instruments as the provider of chips …

Doctors Can Now Successfully 3D Print A Knee Joint

While this footage isn’t as exciting as I’d like it to be – I’d really prefer a big old gross close-up of a splayed knee joint – what it represents is pretty wonderful. Essentially, doctors at the Columbia University Medical Center have been able to print a knee meniscus using a degradable plastic …

The Future Of Biometric Marketing

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Cavan Canavan is a co-founder of the motion tracking technology company FocusMotion.</i><p>The current smartwatch and fitness device space is stagnant. The offerings and the devices are a commoditized mess with companies competing for the same consumers – with the same features. There must …

Implantable wearables or wearable tech? Many experts see wearable technology as a fast-growing landscape, soon to have its ‘breakthrough moment’ in the sun. And yet, I am a firm believer that wearable technology is only a transitional form of tech. From a marketing perspective, wearables posses strong functional and weak emotional values. Therefore once embedded […]

Share Email Comments<p>Implantable wearables or wearable tech? Many experts see wearable technology as a fast-growing landscape, soon to have its …

How fitness apps and wearables can impact your performance at work

<i>Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, speaker and freelance writer. This post originally appeared on the SumAll blog.</i><p>In a pair of recent studies, the CDC called attention to two alarming trends. Americans are not getting nearly enough exercise and a majority fall many hours short of the …

10 Internet of Things predictions for 2015

<b>The IoT landscape in 2015 and beyond</b><br>With all the hype around the Internet of Things, it’s very easy to dismiss the term as just another trendy catch …

Telemedicine Adoption Picking Up Pace among Hospital Executives, Survey Says

Thanks to incentives under the Affordable Care Act, more hospital executives are offering telemedicine technologies in hospitals-but reimbursement is …