Clinical Results for Smartphone Cough App

Clinical Results for Smartphone Cough App

Many of us now carry powerful personal computers in our pockets. One result of the smartphone revolution is that we now have ready access to data and the processing power to make it useful. Smartphone apps are even being cleared by the FDA as treatment devices. One of...
Telehealth Survey Reveals Rapid Adoption

Telehealth Survey Reveals Rapid Adoption

Telehealth services are changing how healthcare services are delivered in the U.S. and around the world. These can provide immediate interactive access for patients in under-served areas or who have mobility challenges. Video service provider Vidyo conducts an annual...
Latest Fitbit Goes Corporate [video]

Latest Fitbit Goes Corporate [video]

For a long time, I’ve been predicting that the future of fitness trackers is with the enterprise customers, not consumers. While these devices are “nice to haves” for individuals — especially exercise enthusiasts — they don’t save...
System Detects Problems Before They Happen

System Detects Problems Before They Happen

One of the key benefits of the digital wearable revolution is that patient data can be collected continuously, rather than waiting for hospital staff to take measurements. We have covered the VitalPatch from VitalConnect in the past; it’s a wearable that...
Hearing Aid Platform Adds Smart Features [video]

Hearing Aid Platform Adds Smart Features [video]

According to the Hearing Health Foundation, about 48 million people in the U.S. suffer from some degree of hearing loss. About one third of all adults aged 65 to 74 have some hearing loss, and that jumps to one half for those 75 or older. Hearing impairment can play a...