EyeQue At-Home Vision Testing [video]

EyeQue At-Home Vision Testing [video]

EyeQue’s new Vision Monitoring Kit is the Newark, California-based company’s latest at-home vision testing solution. We wrote about EyeQue’s low-cost optical scope called VisionCheck that attaches to a smartphone display for users to self-administer...
California Health Plan Includes House Calls

California Health Plan Includes House Calls

House calls by doctors feel may like a nostalgic part of a Norman Rockwell America, but what is old is new again. Instead of being an anachronism in an age of digital health technology, house calls are actually made practical by advances in health tech. Smartphone...
CVS Expands MinuteClinic Virtual Video Visits

CVS Expands MinuteClinic Virtual Video Visits

Virtual healthcare takes many forms, which is a good thing because diverse patient communities cannot be served well by a single model. Whether you call it telehealthcare, telemedicine, or perhaps most accurately “remote healthcare,” distinct populations...
Connected Inhaler Tracks Doses

Connected Inhaler Tracks Doses

For patients with chronic breathing conditions — such as asthma — an inhaler literally can be a lifesaver. The devices are small, portable, and provide nearly instant relief through a dose of medication. But they are not without their limitations. How well...
Monitor Your Meditation with a Smart Ring [video]

Monitor Your Meditation with a Smart Ring [video]

We first looked at Helsinki-based Oura‘s sleep and activity tracking Oura Ring in 2017. Oura released a new version of the Oura Ring earlier this year and more recently added Moment, an app-directed feature to help wearers quantify the impact of meditation, breathing...
Smart Insole Detects Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Smart Insole Detects Diabetic Foot Ulcers

The CDC reports that between 10% and 15% of people with diabetes will develop diabetic foot ulcers during their lives. With more than 30 million diabetics in the U.S. and 84 million-plus with pre-diabetes, early foot ulcer detection gives patients the best way to...