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Keep Your Eye On The Ball: The Fat Pitch That Many Remote Monitoring Wearables Companies Are Missing




IoT in healthcare is a hot topic. From strategic planning for the next generation of Smart Hospitals to offloading costs through remote monitoring, the impact of wearables in the healthcare context is immense. Yet, for all its promise, the market has very little to date to show, and for many reasons.  While so many companies are proclaiming to […]




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Phillips: Foray into Medically Certified Wearable Technology




“Unlike other wearable solutions recently introduced to the market, this prototype collects more than just wellness data from otherwise healthy people. We are demonstrating the power of harnessing both clinical and personal health information to better manage chronic disease patients across the health continuum, from healthy living, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, recovery and home care,” said Jeroen […]




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Academic Innovators: Deborah Estrin Seeks to Improve Health Through Open mHealth and Small Data




Historically, deploying digital health solutions has been incredibly difficult, especially for startups. Barriers from a confusing and often burdensome regulatory environment, compliance issues, privacy issues, data issues, testing and deployment issues and financing requirements have given an edge to established companies with large balance sheets and very patient investors. However, emerging platforms provide a framework […]




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Preview of Wearable Future at CES 2014: Shift to Healthcare and Medical Devices




Intel CEO with Edison computer; photo from The Telegraph During a busy week filled with curved 4K televisions and presentation blunders, wearables stole the show during CES in Las Vegas. While many used the event to announce new fitness and lifestyle activity trackers, smart watches, and personal assistants, several companies announced wearable medical devices and […]




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