Mobile health (mHealth) has definitely taken off all over the world, especially here in the U.S. What’s driving mHealth in North America is the fact that two-thirds of all adults now own a smartphone and miniaturized sensors for remote health monitoring. At the same time, the mHealth boom has created some serious concerns regarding security.
28 July 2016
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19 June 2017
The past few years saw cutting-edge medical technology growing at a rapid-fire pace while completely revolutionizing the way people live and work. Apparently, the innovative technology solutions have made a substantial effect on how medical software addresses needs of all healthcare stakeholders.
10 July 2017
You might have heard about Bitcoin and Blockchain over the past couple of years, but for the most part it might have been in relation to nefarious activities. As a result, blockchain technology in healthcare may come as a surprise.
3 July 2017
Medicine has traditionally been evidence-based where patients are prescribed drugs or given treatment based on proven clinical research. The term “evidence-based medicine” or “EBM” was only coined in the early 90s, but the concept has existed for much longer.
12 June 2017
The idea of telemedicine (also known as telehealth) isn’t something new and it’s been around for many decades starting out in distant villages of Africa as a single way for patients to get any medical help at all. In the last 15 years telehealth has been successfully implemented in 12 countries.
7 April 2017
Virtual Reality (VR) in healthcare is expected to reach a market value of $3.8 billion by 2020. So the value of this technology and the resulting demand is hardly a surprise.
5 June 2017
In healthcare, Virtual Reality (VR) is often referred to one of 3 types of systems: a VR environment presented on a flat screen, a head-mounted display and a room-based system such as CAVE. Although all three systems are very different, they have one common feature - the ability to introduce stereoscopic depth that creates the illusion that all objects we see exist in a virtual space.
20 July 2016
There’s a lot of content highlighting the benefits of implementing an Electronic Health Records (EHR) system.
8 July 2016
It took the American Medical Association (AMA) 2 years to discuss and finally adopt a set of ethical guidelines that telemedicine industry should use to ensure effective and safe online and mobile doctor-patient interactions.
29 June 2016
Microsoft researchers have recently proved that the analysis of large volumes of user web / mobile search queries could in certain cases help detect pancreatic cancer before it's been diagnosed in a patient.
15 June 2016
No one knows yet how the rise of smart machines will turn out for us in the end.
10 June 2016
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the next wave of revolution in the medical health care industry.
25 May 2016
Health apps have been transforming the healthcare industry over the last couple of years.
23 May 2016
Telehealth has yet to mature fully as a process and a system for controlling medical costs.
17 May 2016
Apple has now publicly committed to disrupting the healthcare industry by releasing CareKit, a framework for eHealth apps that integrates patient health data in a new class of iOS applications.
13 May 2016
With Q1 2016 behind us, health tech industry has continued to attract investments as it did in 2015.