Most U.S. Patients Bullish on Health Tech

Most U.S. Patients Bullish on Health Tech

The outlook in the U.S. for the digital health and medical tech industry continues to shine ever brighter. Hospital executives, health insurance leaders, physicians, and patients respond with increasingly positive opinions of health tech in surveys and studies....
Alexa, Monitor the Baby’s Breathing

Alexa, Monitor the Baby’s Breathing

Health applications may not have a giant share of the 100,000+ Amazon Alexa smart speaker Skills, but we’ve found an interesting assortment of voice-enabled health and medical tools that take advantage of the open Alexa Toolkit. Alexa helps ambulance attendance...
Triple-Headed Toothbrush [video]

Triple-Headed Toothbrush [video]

How long should it take to thoroughly brush your teeth? In the past five years, several companies have introduced new dental care solutions that promise to save time and do a better job than manual brushing or standard electric products. Phophix by Onvi’s...
Multiple Groups Collaborate for Veteran Telehealth

Multiple Groups Collaborate for Veteran Telehealth

it was just this past August that we wrote about the U.S. Veterans Administration’s early adopter role in telehealth technology. In a multi-strike effort to provide services to veterans who live in rural or remote areas, the VA announced in August it was...
Google Buys Fitbit

Google Buys Fitbit

We don’t usually cover mergers and acquisitions here at Health Tech Insider, but this news warrants an exception. Fitbit has announced that it will be acquired by Google for about $2.1 billion. We won’t dwell on the fact that the company is only 12 years...
Control Smartphone Glasses with a Ring

Control Smartphone Glasses with a Ring

Smart glasses have great appeal, and not just because many of us secretly want to be Arnold Schwarzenegger in Terminator 2. Even without the motorcycle, however, it would be convenient to remain digitally connected as we walk, drive, and move through our day. Google...