There are many reasons why the digital technologies hope to improve patient care as well as the state of healthcare itself. They include improving efficiencies, patient safety, and cost. We selectedthe Top 10 companies doing super innovative research and offering revolutionary services in digital health. Continue reading
New smartphone apps can deliver doctors to your doorstep.
Digital health is booming on social media, whether it be talking to doctors online or finding out how Twitter can help explain sleep disorders, but what about Instagram?
I have yet to hear of an industry that hasn’t been massively disrupted by technology. Healthcare is no stranger to this disruption. The question is which companies will actually break through the barrier and solve some of the major issues healthcare faces today?
Adidas has bought Runtastic, bringing the popular fitness tracking app in-house and promising to “unleash its knowledge of sport” on its 70m users. The deal, which values Runtastic at around $241m, sees the app join Adidas’ own fitness wearables like the miCoach FIT SMART, and could give the sportswear brand a lower-cost way to engage new users via their smartphones.
That is right, the implantable. In the past decade of tech innovation, connectivity has been the name of the game. Call your friend in the middle of the night in Antarctica.
Prendiamo l’ascensore, scendiamo al piano -2 dell’ospedale e lì troviamo il mondo di vetrini dell’anatomo-patologo, tanto centrale nella diagnosi e nel follow up del paziente oncologico, quanto spesso invisibile. Continue reading
CVS and IBM have teamed up to stop chronic diseases patients from having a medical emergency before it gets to that point. The pharmacy will use Watson, IBM’s cognitive computing technology, to predict chronic disease patients in danger based on red flag behaviors. Continue reading
It’s time for the provincial government to get out of the way of smart, cost-effective communication between doctors and their patients. Continue reading
Scrive Eric Topol: “With approximately two billion users worldwide, smartphones are the most rapidly adopted technology in the history of man […] We are about to see a medical revolution with little mobile devices”. Continue reading