IoT in Health

IoT in Health

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital to deploy sensors in intensive care units

Wireless environmental sensors from healthcare IoT company Drayson Technologies are to be piloted in intensive care units at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in...

Eligo Bioscience secures funding for precision microbiome engineering

French start-up Eligo Bioscience has won $20 million of funding to move its innovative synthetic biology forwards. The Series A round included Khosla Ventures,...

Junto Health: Healthcare’s three IoT pain points

Internet of Business speaks with Doug Hayes, CEO of Junto Health, to diagnose why healthcare organizations struggle to adopt IoT and prescribe some remedies.  Doug...

Matternet to launch medical drone delivery in Switzerland

Back in March, logistics company Matternet was granted permission to launch a drone delivery service over populated areas in Switzerland. Now, with the unveiling...

Samsung debuts wearable tech for health and safety

Samsung has launched several B2B solutions at Mobile World Congress Americas targeting health and safety to protect people at work and at home. Samsung has...

Vulnerabilities in syringe infusion pumps could harm patients

More medical devices – this time, syringe infusion pumps – have been found to contain vulnerabilities that hackers could use to compromise the safe treatment...

Outdated pagers cost NHS millions, says report

A report published this week has found that the National Health Service  is spending millions of pounds on outdated – and even broken –...

FDA approves patch for cyber vulnerability in cardiac pacemakers of 465,000...

Up to 465,000 implantable cardiac pacemakers manufactured by health company, Abbott, formerly St. Jude Medical, containing a cybersecurity vulnerability are finally set to receive...

Versius robot arm to transform minor operations

The Versius robotic system from Cambridge Medical Robots promises to revolutionize keyhole surgery. It's the world's smallest surgery robot and has been designed to mimic the...

Healthcare applications to drive wearable device boom

As many as 430 million wearable devices will be shipped annually by 2022, a report from market intelligence company Tractica. In its Wearable Device Market...

Researchers look to protect 3D printers from cyber attacks

Security researchers have demonstrated that it is possible for hackers to make undetectable changes to 3D printed parts that could introduce defects and possibly...

US health insurer Aetna considers Apple Watch partnership

American healthcare insurance provider Aetna is considering a partnership with Apple regarding the Apple Watch, according to reports. The news was broken by US media...