Health Catalyst is a rare story of success in the difficult area of cataloguing and translation of healthcare data into actionable insight.
CrowdMed is an online platform that connects patients with difficult medical conditions to a medical community that uses its collective intelligence to find the right diagnosis. When a patient has a rare condition or non-specific symptoms, getting an accurate diagnosis […]
Apple ResearchKit – Crowdsourcing Medical Research. Is it a good idea by Apple? Why is Apple well positioned to deliver such a framework? Has it been successful?
Patients wait an average of 24 days to schedule an appointment with a doctor in U.S. cities. This is a 30% jump from 2014 and has been driven by doctor shortages, aging baby boomers, and greater insurance penetration (thanks to […]
It takes over $2.5B and 10 years to produce one drug. Artificial Intelligence has the power to halve each of that. Enter, BenevolentAI.
Application of virtual reality in medical surgical practice
Deepstream VR is creating virtual reality games and tying them up with biofeedback sensors to develop experiences which help patients surmount pain. This has the potential to not only reduce pain effectively but also reduce opioid addiction.
Augmedix is using Google Glass and its own remote scribe service to humanize the doctor / patient relationship
John Hancock introduces a program called Vitality, which rewards consumers for healthy behavior based on data collected by Fitbit.
Propeller Health helps patients manage their asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with a 'smart inhaler' sensor attachment linked to a data-driven mobile app,