Stanford Experiments with Google Glass in Surgery

Stanford Experiments with Google Glass in Surgery

Time is of the essence, and this is especially true in the operating room. Wearable displays have lot of potential uses in Health Tech applications, but they can be especially helpful during surgery as they can allow doctors to focus their attention more on the...
Wireless Patient Monitor Tracks Vital Signs

Wireless Patient Monitor Tracks Vital Signs

If you have ever been hospitalized, you are probably familiar with the drill; at certain intervals, a nurse or technician will come and take your “vital signs” including heart rate and temperature. This data helps healthcare professionals track your...
FCC Approves Rules for Body Networks

FCC Approves Rules for Body Networks

The future will be connected. While we still depend on wires and cables to hook devices together and to the Internet, more and more connections are handled wirelessly to allow mobility and to eliminate installation costs. As sensor technology continues to advance, we...
This Patch Packs Automated Doses [video]

This Patch Packs Automated Doses [video]

One of the challenges for many medical treatments is patient compliance. Many of today’s medications require the careful administration of precise dosages, and often must be delivered at specific intervals throughout the day. Getting patients to reliably perform...
The Doctor Will See You Now…

The Doctor Will See You Now…

According to an article in Computerworld, almost one out of six doctor visits will be virtual instead of in person. Instead of visiting the doctor’s office, patients will consult by phone or video chat. And this is not some futuristic forecast; the prediction is...
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