Google Working on Wearable Health Tech Device

Google Working on Wearable Health Tech Device

In a story published by Bloomberg last week, a Google representative revealed that the company is working on the development of a wearable Health Tech that is not intended for consumer use. Instead, the company plans to produce a product that physicians and...
Another Risk for Health Tech Devices

Another Risk for Health Tech Devices

An article in Tech Cheat Sheet asks the question “Do Flaws in Technology Make Medicine Less Safe?” The author examines the growing use of electronic health records (EHR) and their potential role in errors in diagnosis or treatment. While they are intended...
Bounty for Chronic Care Management

Bounty for Chronic Care Management

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” That’s the idea behind Medicare’s reimbursement for¬†chronic care management (CCM), including non face-to-face services. The concept is that improved patient adherence to treatment instructions...
App Helps with Med Adherence [video]

App Helps with Med Adherence [video]

According to the MediSafe website, more than 700,000 people ended up in the hospital in 2008, simply because they failed to take their medications as directed. Adherence to treatment has a major impact on the outcome. Whether the patient is elderly or just plain busy,...