Clinical Trial Company Embraces Wearables

Clinical Trial Company Embraces Wearables

The continuous data recording of wearable Health Tech devices can be a valuable feature in discovering new connections between lifestyle and health, creating Big Data sets that can be mined for new information. This can be especially effective in clinical trials of...
Jefferson and Blue Cross Team Up for Innovation

Jefferson and Blue Cross Team Up for Innovation

Thomas Jefferson University is one of the largest medical schools in the U.S., and is affiliated with Jefferson Health which has five hospitals and other services in the greater Philadelphia Area. Independence Blue Cross (IBX) is the leading health insurance company...
Big Data Scores Medical Victory

Big Data Scores Medical Victory

Digital data processing of medical and health information promises to save lives and reduce healthcare costs. By examining the health records and data produced by wearable Health Tech devices from thousands or even millions of people, Big Data analytics should be able...
Sensors for Wearables Continue to Grow

Sensors for Wearables Continue to Grow

Think about it for a minute. If the numbers of cars sold each year grows by a certain number of units, the number of tires sold will increase by four times that amount. That’s because each car needs four tires (at least). The same thing is happening with...
Wearable Monitors Helps Lower Back Pain Treatment

Wearable Monitors Helps Lower Back Pain Treatment

The Australian company DorsaVi has created a system that helps healthcare professionals and physical therapists provide more efficient treatment for patients with lower back pain. The ViMove system consists of a pair of motion sensors, two surface electromyography...