Each year, approximately 432,000 women die from heart disease. Women, however, only make up 25% of the participant pool in clinical trials based around heart research. The “Bloomer Bra” seeks to reshape the way research data is collected in cardiology.
The application allows patients and providers secure access to one portal which houses the patient’s profile, messages, timeline of significant events, allergies, immunizations, heart rate (which is measured through linked wearable sensors in smartphones and the apple watch), medication, and medical documents.
With Autonomic Systems’ HRV wearable products users can monitor their physiological condition in real time. Real time monitoring enables the early detection of autonomic stress, and, by providing the ability to monitor HRV at the same time as activity level, heart rate, respiration, and other pre-specified conditions and parameters, enables the detection of episodic events. Such determinations can provide unique relations between HRV and an event occurrence, differentiating these detection separately from other activities.
Neurable’s machine learning software could soon control everything from virtual reality (VR) experiences for gamers to augmented reality (AR) solutions for the military.
When considering the field of medical technology, chances are Samsung does not immediately come to mind. Yet the South Korean electronics company seeks to change the world of digital health, according to Dr. David Rhew, Samsung’s Chief Medical Officer and Head of Healthcare and Fitness.
The Philips Wearables & Chronic Care Challenge is an open call for solutions that reimagine how care is delivered through the seamless integration of clinical-grade wearable sensors, predictive analytics, mobile apps, connectivity, med management, patient education & engagement and other transformative experiences. Submit your idea for a chance to win $10K!
The Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge, sponsored by Boston Scientific and Google Cloud Platform, finished up online voting last Sunday and the six finalists have been selected. Selections were based on a combination of crowd votes and scoring by a panel of expert judges.
Google will be offering $25,000 in Google Cloud Platform credits to the winner of the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge, which has been running on Medstro since October. This is in addition to the $25,000 prize already offered by Boston Scientific, the primary sponsor of the challenge. The challenge is accepting submissions until January 8, 2016.
IoT is changing the ways we work, travel, entertain and get entertained–indeed the way we live. So what will an Io(Healthy)T look like? Experts from various fields discuss examples of IoT from other industries that could majorly impact healthcare.