FDA Now Lets Wearable CGM Check Into the Hospital

FDA Now Lets Wearable CGM Check Into the Hospital

The FDA recently granted Breakthrough Device Designation for the use of Dexcom’s continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) with diabetic patients in hospitals. Chalk up yet another potential digital health tech win with direct ties to the COVID-19 pandemic. The FDA...
Alexa, I Want to Talk to a Doctor

Alexa, I Want to Talk to a Doctor

Alexa made it to the big leagues. When we first wrote about Amazon’s smart voice assistant Alexa’s role in digital health the topics included applications such as on-demand news and weather reports for visually impaired people, explaining medications, and...
Low Cost Smartwatch Measures Heart Health Five Ways

Low Cost Smartwatch Measures Heart Health Five Ways

Smartwatches have been in the mainstream for several years. The announcement of a new smartwatch generally doesn’t warrant coverage on Health Tech Insider unless the maker claims to have something special that’s relevant to health and wellness technology....