3D Printed Heart Could Transform Cardiac Research

3D Printed Heart Could Transform Cardiac Research

Historically, cardiology research has faced inherent limitations because of the simple fact that live, naturally pumping hearts don’t exist outside of the body. A groundbreaking new study recently published by researchers at the University of Minnesota could...
AI Steps Up for Hospital COVID-19 Screening

AI Steps Up for Hospital COVID-19 Screening

Once again, artificial intelligence shows its potential for sifting through massive amounts of medical test data to deliver actionable results, this time with COVID-19 screening in hospitals and emergency departments. We’ve written numerous posts about AI...
Survey Shows Increased Interest in Telemedicine

Survey Shows Increased Interest in Telemedicine

For the third year, CVS Health has released findings from a survey concerning the current state of healthcare and patient/provider experiences navigating the healthcare landscape. The Path to Better Health Study was conducted in March 2020, just as the COVID-19...
Humans Plus Machines Outperforms Either Alone

Humans Plus Machines Outperforms Either Alone

Artificial intelligence is one of the most promising digital technologies in medicine. We’ve written about AI diagnostic apps with a diverse set of diseases and conditions. Earlier this year, we wrote about researchers at Radboud University Medical Center in the...
Wearable for Remote Rehab Monitoring

Wearable for Remote Rehab Monitoring

Health tech offerings of late have frequently focused on remote patient monitoring and its benefits in reducing the risk of COVID-19 for healthcare workers. Obtaining high accuracy biometrics, however, usually requires a stationary device available only in onsite...
New Wearable for Opioid Withdrawal

New Wearable for Opioid Withdrawal

In a recent brief, the American Medical Association expressed concern over “an increasing number of reports from national, state and local media suggesting increases in opioid-related mortality” due to the COVID-19 crisis. Now, Masimo has announced its latest product,...