Wearables and Remote Patient Monitoring
Mar 7, 2023
Brian W. Anthony, director of MIT’s master of engineering in manufacturing program and co-director of MIT’s Medical Electronic Device Realization Center, recently outlined in MedCity News key ways that remote patient monitoring could improve health care.
Feb 28, 2023
A new UnitedHealthcare Rewards program will pay eligible plan members, including spouses, up to $1,000 a year for achieving various daily health goals and one-time activities when documented through wearable devices.
Nov 15, 2022
In 2023, provider organizations can expect significant evolutionary changes in how to optimize patient engagement, the ever-expanding role that retail clinics will play in care delivery and some upheaval in venture capital funding for health care startups.
Oct 11, 2022
Technology experts believe that applications that provide what’s known as wearable cognitive assistance (WCA) could significantly improve clinical processes and safety, and reduce costs. WCA includes headsets provided to surgeons with real-time medical anatomical visualizations, preoperative…
Aug 2, 2022
In a new report initiated by Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams, Apple ties together its expansive devices and applications, its partnerships with hospitals and health systems and work with researchers.
May 10, 2022
Mayo Clinic researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to identify left ventricular dysfunction (i.e., a weak heart pump) in most patients based on Apple Watch electrocardiogram data.
Aug 31, 2021
Who knew it could be so difficult to disrupt health care? For the second time in seven years, Google Health is being dismantled. Nevertheless, the search engine giant will continue to focus on health tech and work to improve health care outcomes globally.
Jul 13, 2021
Remote patient monitoring (RPM) got a huge lift during the pandemic as record numbers of Americans opted for connected care from the safety of their homes, but will this trend continue? Ochsner Health is betting it will.
Jun 29, 2021
Big tech firms Microsoft and Google have been making significant changes to their health care strategies lately with an eye toward easing the burdens of clinicians and supporting their decision-making.
Jan 19, 2021
Sixty percent of health care organizations will invest in virtual care technology in 2021, according to a recent BDO survey of health care chief financial officers. Responding to this growing demand, tech companies large and small have been working feverishly on devices for the home that can help…