Band-Aid Heart Monitor Sticks with You

Band-Aid Heart Monitor Sticks with You

Many people don’t want to wear a watch. Many others already wear one, and don’t want to wear another just to track their exercise. That’s why some people may find the new AmpStrip to be an appealing alternative to fitness bands. According to...
New Alert Watch for the Elderly

New Alert Watch for the Elderly

For many reasons, it is important to help elderly individuals maintain as much mobility and independence as they can reasonably handle, in spite of physical and cognitive limitations. But as mentioned here recently (see “Are Health Tech Devices Designed for the...
Proteus Adds Wearable Sensor for Fitness

Proteus Adds Wearable Sensor for Fitness

We have written about Proteus Digital Health before (see “Want Chips with Those Pills?“) covering their microchips for tracking patient medication. This time, however, the company apparently has a new product in the works strictly for athletes who want to...
Ultrasound Imaging for the Masses?

Ultrasound Imaging for the Masses?

Disintermediation. Miniaturization. Commoditization. Big words for big concepts, but the simple fact is that technology has made devices smaller, faster, and more affordable that let the average person perform tasks that used to require trained technical staff and...
New York Conference to Address Digital Health

New York Conference to Address Digital Health

It feels like a tipping point. Big Data, miniaturized low-cost electronics, wearable devices, nearly limitless connectivity, cloud storage that costs almost nothing: these technologies and more seem to be maturing at the same time, bringing the opportunity for...