Category : IOT
Posted by:McKinley Hackett December 9th, 2016
There are now more millennials (75.4M) in the workforce than Baby Boomers (74.9M). In 2016, Millennials are in the 19-35 age range and Baby Boomers are in the 52-70 range. But despite the apparent differences in these demographics, both groups are tech savvy and already used to technology enhanced customer experiences.   Patient Engagement matters even more since Baby Boomers … Continue reading “Baby Boomers vs Millennials in mHealth”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao November 18th, 2016
Dr. Dennis Ausiello, Director of the Center for Assessment Technology and Continuous Health (CATCH) at Massachusetts General Hospital, says the smartphone is “the greatest medical device ever made”. (Click here to learn more). And of course it is true. The smartphone can be the point of convergence for all information related to a patient’s health. It can track … Continue reading “The Greatest Medical Device Ever Made”
Posted by:McKinley Hackett November 15th, 2016
Using patient medical records including assessments, tests, procedures and other relevant medical history for Clinical Trials has been a common-place practice supported by very robust and comprehensive platform systems. With the pervasiveness of mobile devices, healthcare wearable’s and other sensors, there is a tremendous opportunity to collect rich and more complete dataset directly from patients. Medidata Patient Cloud is a … Continue reading “Patient-Centric Clinical Research: Panel Discussion at Medidata Symposium 2016”
Posted by:Nithin Rao September 28th, 2016
As the healthcare world grapples with humongous amounts of data generated, consider this Watson can read 40 million documents in 15 seconds. 80% of health data is invisible to current systems because it’s unstructured. Watson Health can see it. A quick look at IBM Watson’s capabilities highlight the potential it has in healthcare. From wellness to improving healthcare outcomes, from … Continue reading “IBM Watson – Healthcare’s Powerful Ally”
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Posted by:McKinley Hackett August 25th, 2016
Ok, I made the title to grab your attention. In the world of needing to use a bathroom outside at parks and construction sites, companies like United Site Services has devised a great way to make sure portable restrooms are clean and accessible. Typically some staff person at a park or at a construction site is responsible for checking on … Continue reading “Smartphone Enabled Porta Potty”
Posted by:Nithin Rao August 19th, 2016
The moment one speaks of the Internet of things we are reminded of countless sensors, wearables and smart devices. These only show us the consumer facing technology which is already a reality in many cases. There are also many companies that are advancing such consumer facing technology in rapid speed. But, this is just the one side of the story! … Continue reading “Internet Of Very Important Things – PREDIX”
Posted by:McKinley Hackett July 14th, 2016
A few weeks ago Glucose Advisors has added a fantastic resource for people with diabetes to better manage their health and activity. There are 1.25 Americans living with T1D (Type 1 Diabetes), including 200,000 youth (less than 20 years old). Less than 1/3 of the people with T1D are achieving target glucose control levels and there is $14B … Continue reading “Glucose Advisors Diabetes IoT App”
Posted by:McKinley Hackett July 1st, 2016
Gartner has estimated that some 6.4 Billion connected things will be in use by the end of 2016, with some 5.5 million new things getting connected every day. The IoT revolution is spreading and healthcare institutions are embracing the change. The industry is leveraging this nexus and taking advantage of connected devices to improve healthcare outcomes and patient engagements. What … Continue reading “IOT In Healthcare:What’s In Store ?”

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