Study: Remote Monitor Detects Fever Sooner

Study: Remote Monitor Detects Fever Sooner

Patients in hospitals are monitored to keep track of their vital signs. Those in intensive care are connected to monitors that issue alerts when numbers get out of range, but the average patient is only checked at four-hour intervals throughout the day. This is the...
Can a Mobile App Improve Health?

Can a Mobile App Improve Health?

Frequent readers of Health Tech Insider will know that I often bang the drum calling for more scientific evidence that wearables and other mobile health technology can actually produce the improved health outcomes and reduced costs that many of us (reasonably) expect...
Pacemaker Powered by Microwaves

Pacemaker Powered by Microwaves

  Implanted pacemakers have helped millions of people since Wilson Greatbatch accidentally invented them in the 1950s while building a device to record the sounds of a working heart. At that time heart pacemakers were huge external devices and often shocked...