Connected Health

IoT data ready for AI

AI is poised to gain traction but still needs better integration with EHR systems and analytic tools for medical devices in the hands of patients.

By Bill Siwicki 11:57 am November 20, 2017
Hospitals should begin with appropriate infrastructure and that includes robust connectivity, storage and security. Here’s a look at how to get started.
healthcare apps

A sampling of health apps available to consumers. Credit: Google Play

By Jonah Comstock 10:28 am November 07, 2017
New research determines that there are now 318,500 health-related consumer apps, yet most apps have been downloaded fewer than 5,000 times.
By Bernie Monegain 01:51 pm November 02, 2017
Personalized medicine, big data and analytics, virtual care are driving up investments in digital startups, Accenture says.
medical device security
By Bill Siwicki 02:56 pm November 01, 2017
Unfixable equipment, absent processes, platform questions and lifecycle management are just some of the challenges that information security teams need to prioritize.
Magic Johnson to keynote HIMSS18
By Mike Miliard 01:44 pm November 01, 2017
NBA superstar will draw from his long and varied experience in sports, business, community service, healthcare and technology.
Google AI
By Tom Sullivan 12:10 pm November 01, 2017
Launchpad Studio’s first class includes startups working to automate scribing with Google Glass, apply machine learning to help people who can no longer walk, pinpoint sepsis earlier and build a platform for wearables.
diabetes management mobile app

A screen snap of One Drop app. Photo via iTunes

By Bill Siwicki 10:40 am November 01, 2017
The popular diabetes management mobile app will integrate physical activity data to better inform patients and providers.
5G network

Qualcomm headquarters in San Diego. Photo via Wikipedia

By Jessica Davis 11:25 am October 31, 2017
The technology could improve connectivity of IoT devices in the healthcare sector, but policies and standards must evolve to allow the tech to reach its full potential.
By Bernie Monegain 01:59 pm October 30, 2017
Patients can use the voice assistant to locate nearest care center.

Ayanna Howard is a Georgia Tech professor and roboticist, co-founder and chief technology officer of Zyrobotics.

By Bernie Monegain 11:14 am October 30, 2017
Ayanna Howard’s creations demonstrate intelligence, trust and emotional empathy for the benefit of patients.

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