Big Data Scores Medical Victory

Big Data Scores Medical Victory

Digital data processing of medical and health information promises to save lives and reduce healthcare costs. By examining the health records and data produced by wearable Health Tech devices from thousands or even millions of people, Big Data analytics should be able...
Ford Drops Heart Attack Seat Plans

Ford Drops Heart Attack Seat Plans

According to a report in the Financial Times (subscription required), Ford has given up on the development of a smart car seat that can detect a driver’s irregular heart rhythms. The idea is that the car could tell if the driver was incapacitated due to a heart...
Detect Trace Biomarkers Quickly [video]

Detect Trace Biomarkers Quickly [video]

In a Forbes article, Kevin Hrusovsky, CEO of Quanterix is quoted making a distinction between “healthcare” and “sick care.” His point is that in most cases, we wait until a patient gets sick — showing symptoms — and then test to...