Preemies Get More Hugs, Thanks to Wireless Sensors

Preemies Get More Hugs, Thanks to Wireless Sensors

Premature babies typically spend days, weeks, or longer in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). They have a myriad of needs, including some that may be in conflict. In addition to providing nutrition and warmth, NICU clinical staff closely monitor vital signs plus...
AHA Updates BP Measurement Best Practices

AHA Updates BP Measurement Best Practices

Earlier this month, on March 4, 2019, the American Heart Association published a new scientific statement on blood pressure measurement in humans. This publication gets into significant depth but not so deep that it’s unreadable by laypeople. This is the first...
AI-Powered Digital Treatment of COPD Shows Promise

AI-Powered Digital Treatment of COPD Shows Promise

In 2016, 251 million people — or 3.4% of the Earth’s 7.4 billion population — suffered from COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). COPD is a largely preventable ailment responsible for 5% of all deaths globally, according to WHO (World Health...
Healthcare Email Fraud Attacks Increase 473%

Healthcare Email Fraud Attacks Increase 473%

Computer security threats to healthcare continue apace; attackers target electronic health records, telemedicine, and patient portals. Last year we covered eSentire’s report that the healthcare industry was facing a growing cyber threat, especially with...