Remote Patient Monitoring Tech Pays Off

Remote Patient Monitoring Tech Pays Off

Any new medical technology that improves patient outcomes and reduces service costs is a win. The FDA recently approved Class II clearance for Current Health’s artificial intelligence-powered continuous, real-time wireless remote patient monitoring (RPM) and...
Machine-Learning Detects Sepsis 48 Hours in Advance

Machine-Learning Detects Sepsis 48 Hours in Advance

According to the CDC, one of every three patients who die in a hospital has sepsis: a result of the body’s natural defenses against infection. Each year 1.7 million adults develop sepsis and 270,000 people die from from the condition annually. The University of...
AI Detects Early Retinopathy with  Smartphone Images

AI Detects Early Retinopathy with Smartphone Images

Diabetic retinopathy is one of the devastating and most feared results of diabetes. According to the CDC, almost one-third of adults over age 40 with diabetes have diabetic retinopathy. If not detected and treated early, the patient’s vision can suffer permanent...
Most Adults Track Wearable Data; Sharing Varies

Most Adults Track Wearable Data; Sharing Varies

Most American consumers use wearables to track their health data, according to a new report by Dosis, but relatively few share the information with their doctors. In 2015 we reported the growing interest in wearable health as measured by numerous surveys and reports....
Medical Selfies Detect Proteins, Save Kidneys

Medical Selfies Detect Proteins, Save Kidneys

Kidney disease takes a terrible toll on human life. According to the CDC’s 2017 Summary Health Statistics Tables for U.S. Adults, 5.1 million people representing 2.1% of adults have diagnosed kidney disease. Kidney disease is the ninth most common cause of...