While physician house calls to patients were once routine, they are now considered a rarity. Yet a group called Doctors to You is attempting to change accessibility to home healthcare through house calls.
Medical professionals and patients alike have long been frustrated by bandages that do not properly stick, or easily become unglued–but MIT may have devised a sticky solution with a thin, lightweight, rubberlike film.
With an abundance of medical device products vying for attention and approval in the marketplace, the issue of product quality has become a chief concern for the medical community.
Technology-based health management solutions are now at the forefront of efforts to treat chronic health problems. Referred to as digital therapeutics, these solutions rely on providing behavior changes to patients.
According to experts in the field there’s no sure way to diagnose Alzheimer’s. There are individual tests or brain scans that can uncover the disease. Physicians can check out a patient’s medical history and observations reported by family members or health-care workers.
According to a new survey by EY, consumers are already comfortable using digital technologies in health concerns, and many are ready for more Read More
Ochsner Health System in New Orleans has teamed up with Epic and Microsoft to determine if technology can be used to find out which patients will code before they suffer a cardiac or respiratory arrest.
According to a study, “take-home” robots could be instrumental in helping patients recover from illness in their home environment.
After being discharged from the hospital, a robot could help patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) manage their condition.
The Journal of Medical Internet Research reported that socially assistive robots can help patients stick to their medication and exercises. The test was conducted with patients suffering from COPD.
Recent data shows that employers are opening their budgets to accommodate the growing trend of adding wearables to employee wellness programs. According to a study by Salesforce, 86% of employers who have adopted wearables plan to increase their spending for the devices over the next 12 months.