Medical Info Can Now Predict Opioid Overdoses

Medical Info Can Now Predict Opioid Overdoses

In November 2021, the CDC used provisional data to estimate that U.S. deaths from opioid overdoses rose to 100,306 for the 12-month period that ended in April 2021. That number is a 28.5% increase from the 78,506 deals in the previous 12 months. Researchers from the...
A New Digital Solution for Eczema [video]

A New Digital Solution for Eczema [video]

The Icelandic digital care platform Sidekick Health has partnered with the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to offer a digital therapeutics (DTx) solution for atopic dermatitis (AD). Treating AD — a chronic inflammatory skin condition that’s also known as eczema — is...
Orthotics Made With Castor Oil Are Earth-Friendly

Orthotics Made With Castor Oil Are Earth-Friendly

Sustainable technology that’s 100% bio-sourced and recyclable is a hot topic these days. Daniel Robert Orthopedics, a Swiss-based custom technical orthopedics manufacturer, and Sculpteo, a 3D printing and digital manufacturing division of BASF 3D Printing...
New RPM for Enhanced Patient Experience

New RPM for Enhanced Patient Experience

Technological innovations in the health sector have made it much easier for patients and healthcare providers to communicate, especially during this time of the COVID pandemic. Remote patient monitoring (RPM) uses these latest advances in digital technology to gather...
New Apple Watch Feature Reminds You to Take Your Meds

New Apple Watch Feature Reminds You to Take Your Meds

How do you remember to take your maintenance medications? Try as I might to minimize the prescriptions I have to take, the number of daily pills increases. I currently organize my meds with a plastic box with four compartments for each day of the week plus a 3×5...