Set It And Forget It

Set It And Forget It

One of the biggest problems with any wearable electronic device is that they need electricity to operate. And in most cases, this means that you need to use batteries. And batteries must be replaced or recharged. And the more often you have to replace or recharge, the...
MedTech Executive Looks at the Future

MedTech Executive Looks at the Future

In a recent interview with on Syracuse.com, Jessica Crawford of the MedTech Association offered some predictions about the future of medical technology and its impact on society. One important driving factor that she cited was the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which she...
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...