Clinical Results for Smartphone Cough App

Clinical Results for Smartphone Cough App

Many of us now carry powerful personal computers in our pockets. One result of the smartphone revolution is that we now have ready access to data and the processing power to make it useful. Smartphone apps are even being cleared by the FDA as treatment devices. One of...
Dark Calls: The Other Side of Telemedicine

Dark Calls: The Other Side of Telemedicine

Telemedicine can bring medical specialty resources to primary care physician offices, improve access to medical care for people who live in remote or under-served areas, and enable post-discharge and rehab patient monitoring. Those are just a few of...
Telehealth Survey Reveals Rapid Adoption

Telehealth Survey Reveals Rapid Adoption

Telehealth services are changing how healthcare services are delivered in the U.S. and around the world. These can provide immediate interactive access for patients in under-served areas or who have mobility challenges. Video service provider Vidyo conducts an annual...
AI Predicts Medical Outcomes with Device Data

AI Predicts Medical Outcomes with Device Data

Machine learning applications in medicine usually entail analysis and prediction. It’s easy to imagine multiple applications for AI in public health, resource allocation, disease trends, and cost containment. From a patient’s perspective, however, machine...
Latest Fitbit Goes Corporate [video]

Latest Fitbit Goes Corporate [video]

For a long time, I’ve been predicting that the future of fitness trackers is with the enterprise customers, not consumers. While these devices are “nice to haves” for individuals — especially exercise enthusiasts — they don’t save...
Smart Pill Bottle

Smart Pill Bottle

Adherence to medication prescriptions is a cornerstone of positive patient outcomes. A 2018 study of medication nonadherence at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine found that 40% to 50% of patients with chronic conditions do not follow their...