IoT in Healthcare

IoT in Healthcare

Health tech: A.I. detects dementia, smart plaster takes blood pressure

Researchers at a Japanese university have devised an artificial intelligence (AI) based test to help detect early signs of dementia in patients. It is hoped...

John Hancock pushes fitness tracking for life insurance policies

North American life insurance provider John Hancock is to link life insurance policies to holders’ fitness trackers, in what it claims is a drive...

Nvidia A.I. generates synthetic MRIs to train medical diagnostic systems

Researchers have developed a deep learning system that can create artificial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to use in the training of AI diagnostic...

Babylon brings A.I. to chronic disease management, invests $100m

Digital healthcare specialist Babylon has announced plans to invest $100 million to create a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to building next-generation, AI-powered healthcare technologies. The move...

UK government publishes NHS A.I. supplier code of conduct

Internet of Business says The UK government has announced a new code of conduct covering the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the NHS and...

Health tech: Robot surgeon arrives in the NHS

British medical company CMR Surgical has launched a robotic arm designed to be remotely controlled and to perform minimally invasive operations. The Versius robot mimics the...

AiServe develops A.I. wearable for the blind and partially sighted

German AI company AiServe is developing a machine learning system to help blind and visually impaired people find their way safely around towns and...

Five ways the Internet of Things is transforming businesses today

As Internet of Things (IoT) adoption continues to accelerate, Andrew Hobbs explores the key ways it is shaking up the business world. Internet of Business...

Healthtech: Facebook developing AI to make MRI scans 10 times faster

Evidence that Facebook has ambitions beyond its core business of social networking emerged this week, with technology development that stands to benefit society as...

Healthtech: Five examples of 3D printing’s potential in healthcare

The potential of 3D printing in healthcare is inspiring some of the finest minds in biomedical engineering to take their research into the technology...

AI: How NVIDIA plans to revolutionise healthcare with CLARA | Q&A

Many people think of NVIDIA as a manufacturer of the types of high-end graphics processing units (GPUs) beloved of gamers, data centre operators, and...

Critical security flaws found in popular medical records software

The world’s most widely-used open-source electronic health records solution OpenEMR has been found to contain 18 cybersecurity vulnerabilities. The software, employed by medical practices...