Study: Remote Monitor Detects Fever Sooner

Study: Remote Monitor Detects Fever Sooner

Patients in hospitals are monitored to keep track of their vital signs. Those in intensive care are connected to monitors that issue alerts when numbers get out of range, but the average patient is only checked at four-hour intervals throughout the day. This is the...
Telemedicine Heads to Sea

Telemedicine Heads to Sea

Telemedicine helps deliver medical care to under-served populations. We tend to think of under-developed regions or sparsely populated rural areas as being the primary targets for these services, but there’s another population that can benefit from remote access...
Algorithm Diagnoses Childhood Pneumonia

Algorithm Diagnoses Childhood Pneumonia

Healthcare workers in underdeveloped regions struggle to diagnose and treat even basic illnesses and conditions. One prime example is pneumonia, which is the leading cause of death for children under the age of 5 years old. Doctors and healthcare workers in poor areas...
Homeland Security Tests Smart Collars

Homeland Security Tests Smart Collars

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents work hard at tasks including search and rescue, firearms detection, and stopping drug smuggling. They can spend long hours in difficult climate conditions that can put a serious strain on a body’s systems....
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