Novant Adopts Tyto for Remote Medical Exams [video]

Novant Adopts Tyto for Remote Medical Exams [video]

Telehealth, telemedicine, remote monitoring, and remote care represent slightly different aspects of patient care in locations other than the traditional doctor’s offices, urgent care centers, and hospitals. This past April we wrote about Best Buy’s plans...
Multiple Groups Collaborate for Veteran Telehealth

Multiple Groups Collaborate for Veteran Telehealth

it was just this past August that we wrote about the U.S. Veterans Administration’s early adopter role in telehealth technology. In a multi-strike effort to provide services to veterans who live in rural or remote areas, the VA announced in August it was...
Abilitech Aids Upper-Limb Disabled People [video]

Abilitech Aids Upper-Limb Disabled People [video]

When people lose functional control of their arms due to neuromuscular conditions or injuries, the loss threatens their independence as well. We’ve written about various assistive technologies in the past. Kinova’s Jaco Assistive Robot attaches to a...
Smart Diabetic Footwear Monitors Patient Compliance

Smart Diabetic Footwear Monitors Patient Compliance

Compliance with therapy instructions can mean the difference between a diabetic foot ulcer that heals and one that eventually results in foot amputation or even death. The pain and severity of this life-threatening development inspire research and development such as...
Glasses Compensate for Lost Vision [video]

Glasses Compensate for Lost Vision [video]

Macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and other visual impairment conditions can severely limit a person’s ability to live independently and to participate in accustomed activities. We’ve written about several technologies for the visually...
Google Buys Fitbit

Google Buys Fitbit

We don’t usually cover mergers and acquisitions here at Health Tech Insider, but this news warrants an exception. Fitbit has announced that it will be acquired by Google for about $2.1 billion. We won’t dwell on the fact that the company is only 12 years...