Uber is introducing a new service that provides transportation for patients to and from healthcare facilities. Called Uber Health, the service allows healthcare professionals to summon rides for patients going to and from healthcare destinations.
The Guardian Connect monitoring system, a small wireless device for people with diabetes, has been approved by the Food & Drug Administration. According to its manufacturer, Medtronics, the GCM system is the first smart standalone system to help people with diabetes stay ahead of high and low glucose events.
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.
A research team at the National University of Singapore has developed a soft, flexible microfiber sensor that can be used for healthcare monitoring and diagnosis. The sensor is ultrathin, like a strand of human hair.
According to the data collected over the last 18 months from Fitbit global users, our resting heart rate decreases after the age of 40.