ClientBot Accelerates Talk Therapist Training

ClientBot Accelerates Talk Therapist Training

Mental health treatment plans can involve medication and other physical treatment options, but talk therapy remains a nearly universal component. In the 1960s, MIT AI Laboratory’s Joseph Weizenbaum wrote the ELIZA program to talk with patients as a reflective...
Sensor Networks Create Smart Skin [video]

Sensor Networks Create Smart Skin [video]

In 2015 we reported forecasts that smart clothing applications would rise rapidly by 2020 but the bulk of the applications would be fitness-oriented, not associated with healthcare. In 2018 Juniper Research predicted connected clothing would top 7 million units in...
Uber Uses Blockchain App for Patient Rides [video]

Uber Uses Blockchain App for Patient Rides [video]

Patients who miss appointments with their primary care physicians may shrug it off as not that big a deal. According to a much-quoted 2017 report by SCI Solutions, however, the estimated aggregate annual cost of those blown appointments adds up to $150 billion. SCI...
Wearable Clip-on Restores Central Vision [video]

Wearable Clip-on Restores Central Vision [video]

Imagine you had to choose between keeping your peripheral or central vision. If you could retain only one of the two for the rest of your life, what would you choose? People with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) don’t have that choice. As their retina...
Wearable Vibrator Combats Bone Loss

Wearable Vibrator Combats Bone Loss

According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, the most commonly cited global source on the disease, 1 in 4 women and more than 1 in 8 men over 50 years of age in North America have osteoporosis. Also, 1 in 4 women and men in the same age group have evidence...