Fox Business – One of the most far-reaching trends in the healthcare industry right now is digital health. What is digital health? It is a broad array of technologies including mobile health (mHealth), health information technology (IT), wearable devices, telehealth and telemedicine services, and personalized medicine.
Fortune – The business of medicine is inefficient, expensive, and ripe for disruption. Here are 21 companies that are using technology to reinvent it and to change our lives in the process.
Approximately two-thirds of the world’s population lacks access to many common, safe surgeries. One software company, Proximie, is using telemedicine to try to help fill
A physiotherapist and orthopaedic surgeon are transforming the way patients with fractures are treated and saving the NHS more than half a million pounds in
You don’t need to be right in front of your doctor for him or her to help you out with whatever’s ailing you. Thanks to
While it might be hard to believe, the American Telemedicine Association was first established in 1993—long before virtual healthcare was a cornerstone of industry conversations.
Google and Apple Inc. have some bright ideas about the future of health care. Not so long ago, AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. had
Technology has brought us driverless cars, love-bots, robo-cops and now, robo-docs. Currently, thousands of robots are already engaged in medical activities, mostly related to diagnosis,
The doctor will not see you now. The U.S. could lose as many as 100,000 doctors by 2025, according to a recent Association of American
Approximately 62 per cent have used a smartphone or computer for services including ordering repeat prescriptions, accessing medical records and even Skype-style video appointments with
There is an increase in healthcare and medical devices being pushed into the home with one intended benefit of reduced healthcare costs. This is spawning
BioGaming, an Israel-based startup, has received FDA clearance for its YuGo Microsoft Kinect-based physical therapy system. Calls to the company for comment went unanswered and
Every professional life is a book comprised of chapters. My first chapter in orthopedic surgery began in Boston as a resident. In 1973, Dr William
Americans aren’t getting any younger. This year, 2.5 million baby boomers will turn 70, according to the AARP, and the other 74.9 million living boomers
The University of Southern California is bringing virtual reality to specialty care. Keck Medicine, USC’s academic medical center, has launched a virtual care clinic that
Telemedicine has been praised as a cost-effective way to link doctors and patients, enabling physicians to monitor their medical conditions and consult with specialists in
Health care remains one of the few services that require people to have a face-to-face interaction to obtain access. But more and more consumers are
Enormous technological changes in medicine and healthcare are heading our way. These trends have a variety of stakeholders: patients, medical professionals, researchers, medical students, and