Connected Health

smart home sensors help healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 01:14 pm September 19, 2017
Smart homes have sensors that collect health measurements and behavioral data that can help health specialists improve quality of life and ensure safety inside the home.
Wing network

Wing give patients an easy to use interface to find their clinical trial options as well as give researchers the ability to promote their trials.

By Bill Siwicki 02:50 pm September 07, 2017
Funded in part by the Digital Health Seed Fund, Wing connects providers, patients and clinical trials.
Alexa and Cortana communicate

Alexa users will be able to vocally ask the device to launch Cortana and vice versa.

By Tom Sullivan 12:56 pm August 30, 2017
The CEO of a third-party developer said that the arrangement is a good thing overall, particularly if it leads to standards that also enable Google and Apple voice technologies to talk to each other.
Twitter engineer Nandini Ramani

Nandini Ramani is charged with scaling and strengthening the Outcome Health’s technology platform along with its custom-made tablets.

By Bernie Monegain 01:35 pm August 28, 2017
Dubbed one of the sharpest engineers today, Nandini Ramani is charged with building up the company’s patient engagement tech.
ZingBox, VMware partnership

Photo via Flickr

By Bill Siwicki 12:10 pm August 25, 2017
ZingBox’s IoT personality-based approach will integrate with VMware Pulse IoT Center, an IoT infrastructure management system.
New Jersey technology incubator

Hackensack Meridian Health in New Jersey

By Mike Miliard 02:53 pm August 23, 2017
Agile Strategies Lab is billed as a Shark Tank-like initiative to help startups gain viability and attract VC funding. Early pitches include surgical devices and wearable monitors.
Karen DeSalvo Public Health 3.0

Karen DeSalvo, MD, is the former National Coordinator for Health IT.

By Mike Miliard 02:11 pm August 23, 2017
The former national coordinator says addressing social determinants is critical to the success of value-based care and that big infrastructure investment will enable localized approaches to public health.
CDC live video classes
By Mike Miliard 12:48 pm August 21, 2017
The telehealth company says group video calls will enable more people to take advantage of the federal program, which outfits patients with Fitbits, wireless scales and a mobile app to keep track of diet.
Ascension partners with tech accelerator
By Bill Siwicki 03:58 pm August 17, 2017
The largest nonprofit health system in the U.S. is working to establish a pipeline of early-stage innovators.
By Bill Siwicki 03:04 pm August 14, 2017
Aetna and Apple are in discussions about the smartwatch, which is evolving toward monitoring chronic diseases, according to one media outlet.

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