IBM Watson Moves Forward in Medicine [video]

IBM Watson Moves Forward in Medicine [video]

Last fall, we reported on IBM’s partnership with GenieMD to apply Watson’s cognitive computing to medical Big Data applications. Now the company has announced IBM Watson Health¬†to expand these types of applications. In the process, IBM has acquired the...
Another Smartwatch for Health Tracking [video]

Another Smartwatch for Health Tracking [video]

With all the recent coverage of another certain smartwatch, it’s easy to think that it’s a one-brand market. The fact is that many companies also have smartwatches, with new ones being announced all the time. Still, it would not be a surprise if you missed...
Maryland Launches New HealthTech Accelerator

Maryland Launches New HealthTech Accelerator

BioHealth Innovation and ProductSavvy have announced the launch of a new HealthTech accelerator program in Rockville, Maryland. Backed by the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development, the new “Relevant Health” project is part of a larger...
Open Source Robotic Hands [video]

Open Source Robotic Hands [video]

Losing a hand can have a devastating on a person’s independence and quality of life. A functional prosthesis can be an expensive proposition, however. A group of researchers and technology enthusiasts from Yale University and Cornell University in the U.S. and...
Remote Patient Monitoring Adds More Features

Remote Patient Monitoring Adds More Features

When healthcare professionals can track a patient’s vital signs and biometric data outside of a hospital or other clinical setting, outcomes are improved and costs are lower. Honeywell Life Care Solutions has just released the latest version of their Genesis...
About That New York Times Article…

About That New York Times Article…

Earlier this week, the New York Times chose to publish an article with the headline “Could wearable computers be as harmful as cigarettes?” (That was later toned down to “The Health Concerns in Wearable Tech,” apparently in response to the...