Remote health monitoring or tele-medicine has been around for a number of years. There has been more demand for these devices and applications as the Boomer population has aged.
Diabetes remains one of the most prominent diseases in America today. Here we’ll take a closer look at the disease and some ways you can manage it with healthy living and technology. Share This Infographic On Your Site Provided by: wirelesslifesciences.org What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which a person has [...]
World AIDS Day is held every year on December 1. Since 1988, the day has presented an opportunity to commemorate those who have passed away from AIDS, raise funds for research, and spread awareness about the disease through digital marketing, social media, and other technologies designed to connect, engage, and educate the public. To date, [...]
Pregnancy has gone high-tech with the inclusion of apps and wireless devices designed especially for moms to-be. With technology to guide the process of bringing life into the world, women and their partners can find new levels of confidence and joy along the journey.
Open Outcomes Based Regulation: The U.S. Needs a New Approach to the Validation and Use of Medical Products and Health Care Services
It is almost a truism that the U.S. health care systems is “broken” yet the solutions offered tend to be either supportive of the pre-PPACA status quo or offer solutions based making the existing system better.
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ website, breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in woman and will affect one out of every eight women born today. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the digital and connected health industry is helping in the fight against it. Here are some apps and devices that can help in all facets of dealing with this disease.
We’re entering a new era of connected healthcare, where an increasing number of innovative monitoring devices will be collecting critical patient medical information, like glucose levels, weight, and blood pressure, as well as other important lifestyle factors, like nutrition, activity level, and even social engagement. Advanced technologies will be employed to communicate this information to clinicians – often times via smartphones and other mobile devices – presenting a fuller picture of their patient’s health and enabling them to make better, more efficient care decisions.
By leveraging new, innovative health devices and technologies, users now have the means to better manage their health and access health care outside of traditional medical settings. Let’s take a look at some trending connected health technology created by some of our innovation members on the market. [...]
Childhood obesity has serious health and economic consequences, and is estimated to cost $14 billion annually in direct health expenses. Since September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, we’ve compiled a sample of connected health apps intended to address and curb rising childhood obesity rates. In the past 30 years, childhood obesity has more than [...]
Kim Goodsell demonstrates the power of consumers who are enabled by knowledge and connected technology to manage personal health and their interaction with the health care system.