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VitalConnect raises $33 million for its remote patient monitoring tech

VitalConnect, a San Francisco-based company that develops wearable sensors for the healthcare industry, has raised $33 million in its latest investment round. The company’s Series...

Stonelin launches IoT trackers for social care and logistics

UK-based electronic device start-up Stonelin is set to launch three connected trackers with assistance from Orange Business Services.  Smart tracking is one of the most obvious...

Tictrac and Munich Re launch Wellgage for insurance partners worldwide

London-based health tech company Tictrac has joined forces with insurance company Munich Re to launch Wellgage, an intuitive health engagement platform that could have...

Verily announces smartwatch to transform clinical research

Verily, the life sciences unit of Google parent company Alphabet, has announced a smartwatch aimed at transforming care platforms and clinical research. The Study Watch,...

AI machine diagnoses skin cancer, could be used in smartphones

Scientists at Stanford University, USA, have developed a method for diagnosing skin cancer with artificial intelligence (AI) that could also be used in smartphones. Using...

UK’s NHS trials AI app as alternative to medical helpline

The UK National Health Service is to trial an artificially intelligent (AI) medical application in place of its NHS 111 non-emergency helpline. The app comes...

Connected medical devices improve patient engagement, but not for long

Automating health tracking using connected medical devices and apps can increase long-term patient engagement in health activities compared with manual tracking, according to a...

New mHealth sensor developed to monitor blood-flow with wearables

Kyocera Corporation claims to have manufactured one of the smallest known optical blood-flow sensors in the world through its research in mobile health (mHealth)...

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...