Wristband Wearable Detects Opioid Overdose

Wristband Wearable Detects Opioid Overdose

Opioid overdoses continue to tear apart our communities. There were 70,237 drug overdose deaths in the U.S in 2017, according to the CDC, of which 47,600 were opioid overdoses. West Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., and Kentucky had the highest rates of...
3D Printed Superhero Prosthetics Save the Day [video]

3D Printed Superhero Prosthetics Save the Day [video]

3D printing technologies already deliver key benefits to medicine across diverse applications. We’ve written about 3D printed cartilage implants, sensors and electronics that are 3D-printed directly on the skin, and 3D printed hemispherical bionic eyes. Various...
Wristband Promises Bloodless Glucose Monitor [video]

Wristband Promises Bloodless Glucose Monitor [video]

And now we present you with YANIGM: Yet Another Non-Invasive Glucose Monitor. While diabetes patients continue to prick their fingers multiple times a day, the idea of a reliable non-invasive glucose monitor system remains a Holy Grail of sorts for the wearable health...
Telehealth Increases Access, Reduces Wait Time and Cost

Telehealth Increases Access, Reduces Wait Time and Cost

Telemedicine in its various forms was one of our most frequent topics on Health Tech Insider during 2018. News about related topics seem to pop up weekly: remote patient and physician access via telephone, text, video conferencing, store-and-forward, and cloud data...
Mass General Updates findERnow Smartphone App

Mass General Updates findERnow Smartphone App

The hospital “emergency room” may no longer exist, ceding its place in modern medical care to emergency departments (ED) that handle an increasing volume of visitors. In 2015 there were 136.9 million emergency department visits, 9% of which, or 12.3...