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Automated telemedicine is coming, for everyone

Erik Birkeneder Contributor<p>Erik Birkeneder is an intellectual property attorney at Nixon Peabody focused on digital health and medical device companies.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The healing power of AI<p>When people without health insurance experience suspicious symptoms, they often rely on an …

Digital Health

D-Link’s new $60 Wi-Fi Surveillance Camera offers HD streams at an affordable price

Today, D-Link has introduced a new affordable mini HD Wi-Fi Camera, the DCS-8000LH, that features 720p video for under $60. While it may not blow you away from a technical perspective, the slim, unassuming design makes it a great buy for those looking to dabble in home security for the first …

Carbon Health puts total control of doctor-patient relationship in your hands

Anyone who’s ever visited a doctor’s office knows that continuation of care can be difficult. The sheer scale of the medical system – and the number …

Digital Health

Digital tools fueling patient engagement, survey finds

People with one or more chronic conditions tend to be relatively in tune with the technologies currently available to help them manage their own …

Amazon plans to release new Alexa devices that can make phone calls and work as intercoms

Alexa is popular, but daily usage is key.<p>Amazon plans to unveil one or more new Alexa-powered devices this year that will allow people to initiate phone calls by voice, according to multiple sources.<p>The device, or devices, will also allow people to talk with others on the opposite end of another …

Smart Homes

Web-connected medical devices are great. Unless . . .

Presently more than 12 billion devices are part of the Internet of Things, and this number is expected to grow to 50 billion by 2020. The range of these products is tremendous and includes such diverse items as cars, refrigerators, televisions, fitness bands, webcams, toys and even medical …

Medical Technology

Report: What Providers Are Learning About Connecting with their Communities

When it comes to making connections with communities in order to improve the health status of their members, the leaders of patient care …

Google’s UX HEART framework: how to collect user-centered metrics with prototypes

<b>Struggling to figure out which UX metrics to measure and how to link them to product goals? Check out our guide to Google’s UX HEART framework and</b> …

What Skills Should You Master to Be An Excellent UX/UI Designer on Earth?

Design may come in various forms. It can be a physical product, a website or even a brand facade. Therefore, no matter in any era or industry, designe …

The Best User Experience Design Links of 2016

Conversational UI. Design leadership. Invisible design. These were just some of the many UX themes and trends we saw this year.<p>I went back and looked …

Introduction to Understanding WCAG 2.0

Understanding WCAG 2.0 is an essential guide to understanding and using "Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0" [WCAG20] Although the normative …

Applying Heuristic Evaluation in Usability Testing

The <b>usability testing</b> is one of the rates stages of the user experience design process where the prototype is tested and evaluated to ensure that the …

Gartner's Top 10 Tech Trends You Can't Afford To Ignore in 2017

Steadfast robots replace hotel desk clerks and retail workers, autonomous cars and drones transport robots that deliver packages more efficiently, shopping sprees take place in virtual reality – these are just a few of the innovations Gartner, Inc. predicted during a webcast entitled, “The Gartner …

Machine Learning

Your wearable-tracked health data is for sale, according to a new study

If you sport a Fitbit or Apple Watch on the regular, you probably love the health insights you get from your wearable. You know how much you move, …

Digital Health
Artificial Intelligence

7 Technology Trends for 2017 Globally

This curated column is authored by Moses Ida-Michaels, Business Director, Availsys<p>Technology will drive the business markets of 2017. There will be …

Survey: Consumers Want mHealth Convenience, But Payers Aren’t Prepared

November 30, 2016 - A new study finds that consumers overwhelmingly prefer online communications with their doctor over in-person visits, and they’ll …

Digital Health

Get your electronic health record: It's your right

In May, Sue Kamm suffered a bad fall, and her injuries required her to spend about 10 days in two hospitals. Coupled with ongoing treatment from several doctors for diabetes, her medical records are scattered in various filing cabinets and computer systems around town.<p>"I've always been concerned …

D2GO2 How to Create and Manage Your Personal Health Record

Health Records, Personal Health Record

Patient Access - Angela’s Personal Health Record story

Hacker puts source code of HL7 software vendor PilotFish up for sale on dark web

Security firm InfoArmor discovered that a cybercriminal placed the source codes to all PilotFish Technology software for sale on the dark web. …

Health Care Industry

The Most Notable Medical Findings of 2015

Every week, I peruse around fifteen journals, some featuring basic science, others clinical research and patient cases, and still others a mix. As a specialist in blood diseases and cancer, I pay particular attention to those articles reporting advances, and failures, in my field. But I am also …

Medicine

7 Technology Trends That Will Make Or Break Many Careers

No matter what field you work in, if you’re hoping to get ahead in your career, you need to be mindful of technology trends. We’ve seen it all too often in recent history, that a new technology takes over and suddenly those who can’t keep up are no longer needed.<p>But by educating yourself on what is …

Google Docs

How to Photograph Rainbows

The song “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” recalls for many of us the thrills we experienced the first time we saw “The Wizard of Oz”. Decades later, the …

Landscape Photography