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...
Contest Focuses on Sports Injury Solutions

Contest Focuses on Sports Injury Solutions

Element14 is a global electronic component distributor, and the company promotes innovation and invention in an interesting way. They essentially conduct worldwide hack-a-thons, offering prizes to teams that create solutions to a stated problem. The company’s...
Are Health Tech Devices Designed for the Elderly?

Are Health Tech Devices Designed for the Elderly?

Our world faces challenges dealing with an aging population as individuals live longer than ever before. Wearable Health Tech and other mobile devices hold forth the promise of helping provide more effective healthcare for the elderly, save costs, and give individuals...
Device Helps Children Strengthen Breathing [video]

Device Helps Children Strengthen Breathing [video]

According to the makers of Alvio, asthma is the third-leading cause for hospitalization of children under the age of 15. Children with asthma miss a total of 14 million school days a year. Some studies have shown that when patients can exercise their breathing and...