Medical Technology

A Silicon Valley startup is quietly taking over U.S. classrooms

Silicon Valley is determined to improve education by infusing it with technology. Its latest example is Kiddom, whose personalized learning software …

Technology

Google voice recognition could transcribe doctor visits

Doctors work long hours, and a disturbingly large part of that is documenting patient visits -- one study indicates that they spend 6 hours of an 11-hour day making sure their records are up to snuff. But how do you streamline that work without hiring an army of note takers? Google Brain and …

Machine Learning

HeyDoctor’s telemedicine app lets physicians prescribe via text

Getting a prescription via text is a possibility.<p>San Francisco, California-based HeyDoctor has released a new telemedicine app that enables …

Health Care

Phishing attack jeopardizes patient info at Medical College of Wisconsin

The Medical College of Wisconsin is in the later stages of resolving issues related to a July hack attack that compromised the protected health …

Identity Theft

NHS trials smart plaster that can detect blood poisoning

The UK's National Health Service (NHS) is backing a slew of apps and wireless sensors that could help save lives and diagnose patients remotely. RespiraSense, for instance, is a small device that sticks to the side of the user's rib cage. A plaster-shaped sensor measures breathing through the chest …

Medicine

Mazor Robotics Might Need to Worry About This Potential Rival the Most (Hint: It's Not Intuitive Surgical)

A new spine surgery robot has arrived on the scene to challenge Mazor's current dominance.<p>When it comes to the use of robots in spine surgery, <b>Mazor</b> …

Investing

AMA Connects Doctors With Health IT Ventures

Posted on November 22, 2017 I Written By <b>Anne Zieger</b><p>Anne Zieger is a healthcare journalist who has written about the industry for 30 years. Her work …

Mobile

North Carolina hospitals to use alert vendor to aid care coordination

The North Carolina Hospital Association has launched an initiative to improve patient care coordination across the state with the goal of helping …

North Carolina

Commentary: The New Digital Pill Is Another Example of the Limits of Technology in Health Care

Last week, the FDA approved a first-of-its-kind medical device to track whether patients are actually taking their medications. The device is a …

Health Care

Telemedicine is still hindered by limited reimbursement

Just as part of the Black Friday madness has moved online, so too has part of Black Friday healthcare, as more people, in their Thanksgiving …

Health Care

From Evidence Based Medicine to Medicine Based Evidence

Evidence based medicine, using randomized controlled trials and meta-analyses as the major tools and sources of evidence about average results for …

Medicine

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Stanford uses AI to diagnose pneumonia — OIG plans to audit telehealth payments — Roche acquires lab analytics software firm

<i>Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by BI Intelligence.</i><p><b>Sign up and receive Digital Health Briefing free to your inbox.</b><p><i>Have feedback? We'd like to hear from</i> …

Science

Epic promotes App Orchard forum for developers, providers

More healthcare organizations are turning to the use of apps to improve workflows and fill in gaps that other information systems are not equipped to …

Medicine

Future and Trends of Global Electronic Medical Record Market by 2025

The global electronic medical record (EMR) market was estimated to be valued at US$ 11.41 Bn in 2015, and is expected to increase at 5.6% CAGR …

Medicine

More than 400 of the most popular sites are logging everything you type

Researchers at Princeton University have uncovered one of the biggest security flaws on the internet<p>For years, keyloggers have been synonymous with …

Technology

How Mental Health Technology Is Transforming Healthcare (and Improving Emotional Wellbeing)

Healthcare tomorrow will be better, faster, and stronger.<p>Digital health is on the rise, and healthcare as a whole is looking to today's most innovative entrepreneurs to solve some of the industry's longstanding pain points.<p>According to CNBC, over $16 billion has been invested by VC firms into 800+ …

Emotions

Proposed Approach to the Regulation of Cannabis

Preface<p>On April 13, 2017, the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances …

Cannabis

Telehealth policy changes mean big revenue opportunities for hospitals

Telemedicine is becoming increasingly popular as the financial benefits for providers who offer it come to light. And new policy changes in …

Health Care

Three Startups That Wowed Jack Ma and Won Alibaba's Backing

After hearing 600 pitches spanning fintech and robotics to healthy aging, three startups will share $3 million in backing from an entrepreneurs fund …

Technology

Finance trumps patients at every level – UK healthcare needs an inquiry

The healthcare system faces a crisis of trust; ill-informed doctors and poor research are harming patients<p>The healthcare system is facing failure, rooted in an epidemic of misinformed doctors and patients.<p>During a recent keynote lecture at the British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and …

Medicine

How Congress Is Trying To Sell Your DNA

More From Lenny Letter No. 113<p>3 articles<p>I Filmed My First Nude Scene At 50 and Loved It<p>Following in a Sociopathic Parent's Path<p>Jennifer N. R. …

Conan O'Brien

Scientists Call Out Ethical Concerns for the Future of Neurotechnology

For some die-hard tech evangelists, using neural interfaces to merge with AI is the inevitable next step in humankind’s evolution. But a group of 27 …

Intelligence

Doctor complaints system could risk the health of patients and doctors

Current processes for complaints against doctors reduce their wellbeing and cause fear-driven work practices that could compromise patient care.

Medicine

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare Market to Witness Widespread Expansion By 2022

<b>Latest Report Available at Orbis research Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare Market provides pin-point analysis for changing competitive</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Can herbal hormone therapy help the transgender community?

I remember when someone first told me about Black Cohosh. It’ll help with your cramps, they said, and it regulates hormones. (That someone may have …

Technology

Toyota’s latest humanoid robot can mimic your movements

But can it backflip?<p>Toyota has revealed its third generation humanoid robot, the T-HR3, which can be controlled and synchronized with the operator’s movements. The user wears data gloves and an HTC Vive VR headset that’s linked to cameras to show the robot’s perspective. T-HR3 stands 1.54 meters …

Technology

Johnson & Johnson: Dividend King With Good Total Return And Dividend Growth

Johnson & Johnson total return over-performed the DOW average for my 58.0 month test period by 33.72%, which is great.<p>Johnson & Johnson Has increased …

Stocks

Medical device companies Alpha Source and BC Technical complete merger

Medical device repair company Alpha Source completed the acquisition of imaging system developer BC Technical to create one of the largest …

Medicine

Reiter: Saskatchewan Health Authority will improve patient care

Jim Reiter, Minister of Health, writes:<p>The claims made by Sandra Seitz Anxiety precedes launch of single health authority in Sask. do not accurately …

Canadian News

Medical practice gets gold for supporting LGBT community

A MEDICAL practice has been honoured for its excellent healthcare provision for the LGBT community.<p>Tottington Medical Practice has been awarded a …

Manchester