Another Risk for Health Tech Devices

Another Risk for Health Tech Devices

An article in Tech Cheat Sheet asks the question “Do Flaws in Technology Make Medicine Less Safe?” The author examines the growing use of electronic health records (EHR) and their potential role in errors in diagnosis or treatment. While they are intended...
Wearable Medical Device Market Growing Rapidly

Wearable Medical Device Market Growing Rapidly

As the story goes, when the notorious Willy Sutton was asked why he robbed banks, he replied “Because that’s where the money is!” In the wearable Health Tech market, the mainstream media pays a lot of attention to the fitness bands and smart watches,...
Mobile Health Attracts Venture Funding

Mobile Health Attracts Venture Funding

A new report from Mercom Capital Group indicates that venture capital funding for digital healthcare and information technology has fallen off dramatically since last year. In the first quarter of 2015, nearly half a billion dollars less was invested than in the third...
U.S. Insulin Systems Get More Automated [video]

U.S. Insulin Systems Get More Automated [video]

Diabetes is treated by administering insulin to control blood sugar levels. In Europe, closed systems have been approved that constantly monitor blood glucose levels and adjust the insulin dosage. In the U.S., the FDA is taking a more cautious approach to this sort of...
Remote Patient Monitoring Adds More Features

Remote Patient Monitoring Adds More Features

When healthcare professionals can track a patient’s vital signs and biometric data outside of a hospital or other clinical setting, outcomes are improved and costs are lower. Honeywell Life Care Solutions has just released the latest version of their Genesis...
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