NIH Announces New Discipline: mHealth [video]

NIH Announces New Discipline: mHealth [video]

Who says that there’s nothing new under the sun? The National Institute of Health (NIH) has announced a new discipline in health research: Mobile Health, or mHealth for short. In a new video, the NIH points out the benefits and challenges of the new advances in...
Money Flooding into Health Tech Ventures

Money Flooding into Health Tech Ventures

The management consulting firm Oliver Wyman recently published  a report on “The Patient-to-Consumer Revolution: How High Tech, Transparent Marketplaces and Consumer Power Are Transforming U.S. Healthcare.” According to the company, Health Tech ventures...
Got a Great Health Tech Idea?

Got a Great Health Tech Idea?

It’s not enough to have a better mousetrap. It takes a lot of work to launch a new product of any sort, but especially when it’s a technology product, and if it involves health or medicine, well, the challenges can be enormous. That’s why Dr. Charles...
Unlocking the Secrets of Sweat

Unlocking the Secrets of Sweat

An article in IEEE Spectrum describes work by researchers at the University of Cincinnati and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratories. They started with the fact that signs of over-exertion and dehydration can be detected in a person’s sweat before the problem...
Another Multi-Function Monitor on the Way

Another Multi-Function Monitor on the Way

Measuring steps and heart rate is so “last year.” With the significant portion of projected wearable Health Tech revenues forecast to come from health and medical applications, new devices must collect much more information — and with clinical grade...
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