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The Future Of Wearable Tech

Not so many years ago the idea of monitoring blood sugar levels on your watch, checking your email via glasses, or using a winter glove to pay for a …

Wearable Tech

A chip implanted under the skin allows for precise, real-time medical monitoring

Under-the-skin chip (credit: EPFL)<p>A tiny (one-centimeter-square) biosensor chip developed at EPFL is designed to be implanted under your skin to …

Could Your Phone Know More About Your Health Than Your Doctor?

For years, people have been using the Internet as a tool to learn more about their personal health. Whether it is a local blog or the all-knowing …

Digital Health

Forget tracking steps, these wearables are changing lives

Wearables have become synonymous with health and fitness, with an abundance of activity trackers lining the shelves, accompanied by the occasional …

Managing Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease With Technology - The Medical Futurist

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Google and Johnson & Johnson are working on robots for surgery

Google just keeps giving birth to … itself. After the Internet giant rebranded itself as Alphabet earlier this year, the changes have kept rolling in …

What Comes After The Wearable Health Revolution? - The Medical Futurist

The Future

FDA clears Microsoft Kinect-enabled physical therapy program from Reflexion Health

San Diego, California-based <b>Reflexion Health</b> has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its digital physical therapy tool, called Vera, which uses …

Digital Health

Want a successful digital health initiative? These 5 things need to happen first.

I have recently discussed imperatives of patient-centric health care, creating patient engagement, and potential value of various digital health …

Digital Health

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Which Health Technology Categories Are Seeing the Most Innovation?

The following infographic summarizes the number of companies in each Health Technology category to show which Health Technology categories are seeing …

Medical Technology

Deloitte: Consumer use of healthcare technology goes upward

15.10.2015, 09:19 <b>deloitte</b><p>Health care consumer engagement - No "one-size-fits-all" approach<p>​Imagine a future in which more consumers engage with the …

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This blood test can tell you every virus you’ve ever had

Curious how many viruses have invaded your body over the course of your life? Now you can know.<p>Researchers have developed a DNA-based blood test that can determine a person's viral history, a development they hope could lead to early detection of conditions, such as hepatitis C, and eventually help …


Algorithms will replace doctors in prescribing meds, and other predictions from Scanadu CEO Walter De Brouwer

Scanadu CEO Walter De Brouwer played digital health provocateur during a talk at this week’s <i>Transforming Medicine: Evidence-driven Mhealth</i> conference …

Health-focused apps in high demand

By eliminating the pain of paper, you can stand out amongst the competition in the eyes of an increasingly tech-savvy...<p>What you and clients don’t …


Smartphone Device Can Quickly Diagnosis Cancer

Imagine your doctor could take some of your cells, slide them into a compartment on a smartphone and tell you if you had cancer in just an hour. You …