Stanford Experiments with Google Glass in Surgery

Stanford Experiments with Google Glass in Surgery

Time is of the essence, and this is especially true in the operating room. Wearable displays have lot of potential uses in Health Tech applications, but they can be especially helpful during surgery as they can allow doctors to focus their attention more on the...
mHealth Summit in December Explores Health Tech

mHealth Summit in December Explores Health Tech

The 6th annual mHealth Summit will be held near Washington, DC on December 7 through 11, 2014. The program encompasses a wide range of mobile Health Tech topics, including mobile, wireless, digital, wearable, telehealth, gaming, connected health, and consumer...
Wearable Patch Helps Detect Heart Arrhythmia

Wearable Patch Helps Detect Heart Arrhythmia

Did you know that September is “National Atrial Fibrillation Week”? I didn’t. I also didn’t know that a study by the National Stroke Association found that half the people surveyed didn’t know the major symptoms of atrial fibrillation...
Wireless Patient Monitor Tracks Vital Signs

Wireless Patient Monitor Tracks Vital Signs

If you have ever been hospitalized, you are probably familiar with the drill; at certain intervals, a nurse or technician will come and take your “vital signs” including heart rate and temperature. This data helps healthcare professionals track your...
Smart Diaper Monitors Infant Health [video]

Smart Diaper Monitors Infant Health [video]

One of the scary parts about being a new parent is that your baby can’t tell you what’s wrong. Pixie Scientific is a new company that hopes to give parents a bit more peace of mind by creating Smart Diapers. These disposable diapers have reagents that...