Last year Kaiser conducted more interactions between patients and health care providers using smartphone, videoconferencing, kiosks, and other tools of technology than through in-person visit.
Our healthy future is closely tied to our technological creations, and professionals that study health informatics can harness this co-habitation by researching data and drawing connections between the millions of patients that come into national hospitals every day.
This entry was posted in Chicago, Community News & Organizations and Illinois and tagged Digital Health , Health Technology , University of Illinois , Healthcare Informatics , on Aug 22, 2016 10:12 AM
Humber River Hospital, located in Toronto, has become North America's first all-digital hospital.
This entry was posted in Medical News & Innovators and Toronto and tagged Patient Experience , Innovation , Medical News , Digital Health , Medical Technology , Telemedicine , on Aug 19, 2016 11:16 AM
Medtronic has been investing in companies that manufacture less-invasive surgical devices. This signals the company's intention to adapt its business to healthcare trends of implantable devices and wearables.
This entry was posted in Minneapolis, Medical News & Innovators and Massachusetts and tagged Healthcare News , Digital Health , International Healthcare News , Cardiovascular , on Jul 12, 2016 9:58 AM
The Armed Forces have been longtime pioneers of telemedicine, utilizing advanced technology and medical techniques to provide care to service members overseas.
On May 5th, Doctor on Demand - the next-generation leading telemedicine provider - announced Hill Ferguson, a former senior executive at PayPal, to be their new CEO - the next-generation leading telemedicine provider.
The app claims to accurately measure blood pressure by having users place the upper edge of their smartphones on their chest while placing a finger over the built-in camera lens.
Dennis Aabo Sorensen has become the world’s first amputee with a bionic fingertip. The bionic fingertip connected to the nerves of his upper arm enables him to feel textures in real-time.