Proving the Business Case for the Internet of Things

Connected Health News

 
Google buys Fitbit for $2.1bn



Google is buying Fitbit for approximately $2.1bn
Read full article>>

 
Mobile app boosts ALS disease data collection



Research into ALS, or motor neurone disease, has received a boost with the launch of a mobile app to track the progression of the disease in nationwide clinical trials across the United States. Using precision point technology, the new mobile app will provide nearly 500 times more data from each patient about the progression of the disease than current clinical trial techniques
Read full article>>

 
UPS, CVS first home drone prescription deliveries



UPS and CVS Health have made the first commercial drone delivery of a medical prescription from a CVS pharmacy in directly to a consumer's home. This was followed by another delivery of a medical prescription to a second customer in a nearby retirement community
Read full article>>

 
Philips Assisted Tech for Alzheimers in NYC
Philips and Sunrise Senior Living have provided smart health technology to support Welltower's new assisted living and memory care community in Manhattan, New York, to help support patients with mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's disease and related forms of memory loss
Read full article>>

 
American Well expands behavioural virtual care



Telehealth provider American Well is expanding its behavioural health virtual care service in the United States with the acquisition of Aligned Telehealth, a telepsychiatry provider to hospitals and health insurance programmes
Read full article>>

 
Nurx launches Maine Telemedicine Disease Prevention
A US health tech company that uses telemedicine and mobile health apps to reduce the cost of care and provide healthcare to low income groups has expanded its operations into the US state of Maine in the country's north-east. Nurx operates a telemedicine platform to provide low income and minority groups with sexual health and disease prevention services
Read full article>>

 
Scanwell nationwide UTI telehealth test and treatment
Medical diagnostics company Scanwell Health has partnered with telehealth specialist Lemonaid Health to roll out Scanwell's at-home smartphone-enabled test and treatment service for Urinary Tract Infections across all 50 states of the US
Read full article>>