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...
EyeQue At-Home Vision Testing [video]

EyeQue At-Home Vision Testing [video]

EyeQue’s new Vision Monitoring Kit is the Newark, California-based company’s latest at-home vision testing solution. We wrote about EyeQue’s low-cost optical scope called VisionCheck that attaches to a smartphone display for users to self-administer...
Monitor Your Meditation with a Smart Ring [video]

Monitor Your Meditation with a Smart Ring [video]

We first looked at Helsinki-based Oura‘s sleep and activity tracking Oura Ring in 2017. Oura released a new version of the Oura Ring earlier this year and more recently added Moment, an app-directed feature to help wearers quantify the impact of meditation, breathing...
Smart Insole Detects Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Smart Insole Detects Diabetic Foot Ulcers

The CDC reports that between 10% and 15% of people with diabetes will develop diabetic foot ulcers during their lives. With more than 30 million diabetics in the U.S. and 84 million-plus with pre-diabetes, early foot ulcer detection gives patients the best way to...