Control Smartphone Glasses with a Ring

Control Smartphone Glasses with a Ring

Smart glasses have great appeal, and not just because many of us secretly want to be Arnold Schwarzenegger in Terminator 2. Even without the motorcycle, however, it would be convenient to remain digitally connected as we walk, drive, and move through our day. Google...
Sweat Can Predict Autism Stress Incidents [video]

Sweat Can Predict Autism Stress Incidents [video]

It can be tragically difficult to help adolescents with severe autism when they are unable to communicate when they are experience increased stress. We’ve written about Cognoa, an app designed to diagnose autism. We also noted the progress in Stanford’s...
UHC Telemedicine App Shifts the Paradigm

UHC Telemedicine App Shifts the Paradigm

The Oxford Dictionary defines a paradigm shift as “a fundamental change in approach or underlying assumptions.” Such a shift is exactly what’s happening with UnitedHealth Group’s UnitedHealthcare app. The new UHC app includes access to...
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...