Collaboration Scores Again with Garmin and ActiGraph

Collaboration Scores Again with Garmin and ActiGraph

As established entities solidify their places in the health, wellness, and medical technology markets, the trend toward synergy and collaboration continues. We wrote recently about a joint effort by the Mayo Clinic and Eko to develop AI to detect heart disease....
Virtual Caregiver for Elderly and Chronically Ill

Virtual Caregiver for Elderly and Chronically Ill

Virtual reality (VR) provides intense and fully engaging experiences, but augmented reality (AR) applications by definition allow people to carry on their daily routines while the technology adds something extra. We’ve written about work with AR at Stanford with...
Let Depression Fade Away with Flow Headset [video]

Let Depression Fade Away with Flow Headset [video]

Feeling depressed or judging experience as “depressing” are universes away from Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). Most people can shake off minor depression, but patients who suffer from MDD don’t have a choice. Someone with MDD can’t just...
Wristband Wearable Detects Opioid Overdose

Wristband Wearable Detects Opioid Overdose

Opioid overdoses continue to tear apart our communities. There were 70,237 drug overdose deaths in the U.S in 2017, according to the CDC, of which 47,600 were opioid overdoses. West Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., and Kentucky had the highest rates of...
Telehealth Increases Access, Reduces Wait Time and Cost

Telehealth Increases Access, Reduces Wait Time and Cost

Telemedicine in its various forms was one of our most frequent topics on Health Tech Insider during 2018. News about related topics seem to pop up weekly: remote patient and physician access via telephone, text, video conferencing, store-and-forward, and cloud data...