HIPAA-Compliant Alexa Skill for Diabetics [video]

HIPAA-Compliant Alexa Skill for Diabetics [video]

We often report on chronic conditions, wearables for diabetes, HIPAA compliance, and smart home devices here on HealthTechInsider. Well, here’s a post that combines all of these topics. And the good news it’s for a product that’s available now.In...
Wearable Reads Data from Implanted Sensor [video]

Wearable Reads Data from Implanted Sensor [video]

Most wearable devices rely on sensors that are outside your body. This makes them convenient to put on and take off, but you need to remember to do so. Implanted sensors have a “set it and forget it” convenience, but then you have the problem of how to...
Powered Glove Helps Stroke Victims [video]

Powered Glove Helps Stroke Victims [video]

Among the many miracles that many people take for granted, the human hand may rank near the top. Most of use use our hands thousands of times a day, often without even thinking about it. But when you lose the use of a hand, simple tasks such as brushing your teeth or...
FDA Clears Spry’s Loop System for COPD

FDA Clears Spry’s Loop System for COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is responsible for approximately 5% of all deaths globally, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Primarily caused by smoking or exposure to tobacco smoke, indoor and outdoor air pollution can also result in...
Eye Tracking Reveals Health Issues [video]

Eye Tracking Reveals Health Issues [video]

Tracking the movements of a person’s eyes has all sorts of potential applications. It can be the basis for a user interface, such as for adaptive applications where a person might not be able to use their hands. It can be used to detect what people find to be...
Bragi Shifts Focus to Hearable Reference Designs

Bragi Shifts Focus to Hearable Reference Designs

On June 2, 1897, The New York Journal published a response to a query from its English correspondent to Samuel Clemens about the writer’s health. Clemens, over the signature of his pen name Mark Twain, replied in part, “The report of my death was an...