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Blackberry brings IoT vision to healthcare




Blackberry is bringing its IoT vision to healthcare to improve patient outcomes. The Canadian company has announced partnerships, customers and a blockchain system for the secure sharing of data among all healthcare things using the Blackberry Spark.
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Orion uses AWS for big data in healthcare

New Zealand-based Orion Health has hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Amadeus Core, the latest in its suite of data management, storage and sharing products to help healthcare organisations harness the power of big data.
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Reliq provides AI to Premier Health Group




Canadian firm Reliq Health Technologies is to provide telemedicine, remote monitoring and artificial intelligence for clinical staff and more than 100,000 active patients at Vancouver-based Premier Health Group.
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Tough Garmin smartwatch checks heart rate and wellness




Garmin has introduced a military-spec smartwatch that includes heart rate sensors, sports apps and wellness data. Called Instinct, the GPS watch has built-in three-axis compass and barometric altimeter plus GPS, Glonass and Galileo support, and smart connectivity.
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Cancer bodies study mhealth for monitoring patients




Six cancer organisations across the USA are participating in a study to find whether mhealth technology can reduce time spent in hospital following surgery or chemotherapy.
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Savioke and Swisslog launch autonomous healthcare robot




Swisslog Healthcare and Californian robotics company Savioke have announced the full market launch of Relay, an autonomous robot for healthcare settings. Initially deployed for pharmacy and laboratory pick-up and delivery, the robot helps hospitals optimise labour productivity.
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Wearable patch measures stress levels




VivaLNK, a California provider of connected healthcare, has introduced a reusable, wearable patch for the continuous monitoring of stress and recovery levels.
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Health apps lack health focus, finds UNC study




Many voice-activated health and fitness apps have no clear health or fitness focus, according to a study by the University of North Carolina.
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