AI Predicts Medical Outcomes with Device Data

AI Predicts Medical Outcomes with Device Data

Machine learning applications in medicine usually entail analysis and prediction. It’s easy to imagine multiple applications for AI in public health, resource allocation, disease trends, and cost containment. From a patient’s perspective, however, machine...
Latest Fitbit Goes Corporate [video]

Latest Fitbit Goes Corporate [video]

For a long time, I’ve been predicting that the future of fitness trackers is with the enterprise customers, not consumers. While these devices are “nice to haves” for individuals — especially exercise enthusiasts — they don’t save...
Smart Pill Bottle

Smart Pill Bottle

Adherence to medication prescriptions is a cornerstone of positive patient outcomes. A 2018 study of medication nonadherence at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine found that 40% to 50% of patients with chronic conditions do not follow their...
Active Older Women Prefer  Wearables Over Sensors

Active Older Women Prefer Wearables Over Sensors

Plenty of companies want to sell sensor-loaded smart home systems to support aging-in-place issues, but is that what seniors want? And what about wearables? Does the scope of wearables for older people center on fall detection and activity monitoring to make sure...