Mobility

IoT security in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 07:07 am March 15, 2018
Experts are anticipating the wrath of cybercriminals targeting the hundreds of thousands of IoT devices already deployed in 2018 and beyond.
Lyft

Credit: Lyft

By Bernie Monegain 12:36 pm March 05, 2018
EHR giant, Lyft want to cut the number of people without rides to medical appointments in half by 2020.
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.
Scanadu doc.ai

A screen shot of Scanadu's advanced natural language processing tech platform, doc.ai.

By Jonah Comstock 12:00 pm August 25, 2017
The doc.ai app will use natural language processing to literally converse with patients via an app and explain their lab results to them.
elevateMS app

A screen snap from the ElevateMS app.

By Bill Siwicki 11:53 am August 22, 2017
The goal is to improve understanding of the daily challenges patients with MS can have and to uncover new potential measurements of treatment effectiveness through real-time data collection.
Alphabet acquires Senosis
By Jonah Comstock 01:31 pm August 15, 2017
According to Senosi's now-inactive website, the company has created three health apps using a smartphone's built in sensors to monitor different health biomarkers.
leverage Apple FileMaker

The CHORI campus in Oakland.

By Bill Siwicki 02:07 pm August 07, 2017
What started as a help desk reporting project for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital has blossomed into creating software for HR, finance, equipment tracking and more.

From left, Boston Children's Hospital's food service robot; UCSF robot assists patients at Mission Bay; Boston Children's medical record robot.

By Tom Sullivan 11:38 am July 25, 2017
Health systems will buy and deploy robots for clinical tasks in one to three years, IDC said, while drones investments may be five years away.
women-led startups
By Bernie Monegain 09:16 am June 27, 2017
Startups with women at the helm have executive leadership teams that are on average 38 percent women, 2.4 times the average, survey finds.
Apple hires Sumbul Desai

Apple has recruited Sumbul Desai, MD, but remains mum on her role. YouTube photo

By Bernie Monegain 05:34 am June 13, 2017
The company has not released information on what role she’ll play for the digital giant.

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