Smart Glasses for the Vision-Impaired [video]

Smart Glasses for the Vision-Impaired [video]

One of the miracles of digital technology is that devices can help compensate for many physical impairments. These can restore an individual’s independence and confidence to perform daily activities without assistance. I remember working with visually-impaired...
Robot Helps Children on Autistic Spectrum

Robot Helps Children on Autistic Spectrum

Healthcare resources are being stretched further and further, leaving holes in care that require novel approaches to address. Tasks that were performed by people in the past are now being handled by machines, and perhaps the most novel machines of all are the robots....
Employee Health Program Leads to Weight Loss

Employee Health Program Leads to Weight Loss

Obesity is a problem, not just for individuals but for employers and health insurance companies. It can be a precursor to serious health conditions such as Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. According to a report from the Harvard School of Public Health,...
Another Step to Close the CGM Loop

Another Step to Close the CGM Loop

Diabetes is a chronic condition in which the body fails to properly regulate blood sugar levels. Treatment often involves finger pricks to measure glucose levels, followed by insulin injections to maintain the desired range. This approach has many inconvenient,...
Companies Boosting Telemedicine in 2020

Companies Boosting Telemedicine in 2020

For many months, I have been stating that we’ve missed an inflection point in healthcare; we have passed the tipping point for telehealth and it is on its way to become a common feature in healthcare in the U.S. Remote patient monitoring and virtual visits are...