IoT in Healthcare

IoT in Healthcare

Digital health adoption on the rise, says report by Rock Health

According to a report published this week, people are increasingly using wearable devices to become healthier and accessing websites for their digital health information. It...

China leads the US in connected health device adoption, Ipsos claims

According to a recent survey by market research company Ipsos, China is leading the way when it comes to connected health technology adoption. The survey,...

Orbita looks to empower patients with Amazon’s Alexa

Orbita has created a tool that allows healthcare organizations to build voice assistants for patients in their home. The company, which provides software solutions for...

Japanese city uses IoT, tracks dementia patients through QR codes

A city in Japan is using barcodes attached to patients' fingers and toes as a tagging system for tracking elderly dementia sufferers. The barcodes, which...

Businesses brace for ripple effect as consumers abandon wearables

Consumers are abandoning wearables in their droves, largely because they do not find them useful, get bored of them or they break, according a...

Digital transformation in housing must meet the needs of older generations

Appello's chief technology officer (CTO) Carl Atkey, explains why digital transformation is needed to improve the quality of housing and care for the elderly. We’re...

IoT in action as NHS England trials remote patient monitoring

Reliq Health is working with NHS England to check up on patients in Imperial College Hospital pilot. NHS England is piloting a remote patient monitoring...

US government to fund research into smart clothing for emergency staff

The US government department of Homeland Security is investing in wearables that monitor the health of emergency crew in real-time. The US government has launched...

Drones to deliver critical medical supplies in Australia

Delivery of critical medical supplies by drones is set to be trialled in Australia later this year, according to world-renowned brain surgeon Charlie Teo. Teo,...

Augmented reality set for ‘accelerated growth’ in medicine

ABI Research has predicted that the medical augmented reality (AR) will hit an inflection point between 2018 and 2019. The research firm forecasts that the market...

IBM Watson’s artificial intelligence to help solve complex medical cases

IBM Watson, an artificial intelligence (AI) platform, will work alongside doctors in Germany attempting diagnose rare diseases, according to a report from the BBC. The partnership with German private...

Alphabet’s Verily partners with 3M on health management tech

3M Health Information Systems is to collaborate with Verily Life Sciences (formerly Google Life Sciences), an Alphabet company, to develop new population health measurement...