Connected Health News

T-Mobile and Zyter deliver remote patient monitoring

T-Mobile is working with Maryland-based Zyter, to deliver virtual healthcare – including telehealth and remote patient monitoring and care team collaboration – to healthcare organisations and their patients across [...]

Fitbit merges health tracker with stylish jewellery

Fitbit has introduced a health-tracking wearable that can look like a piece of jewellery. The Fitbit Luxe is a fashion-forward fitness and wellness tracker designed to help wearers take [...]

Viasat and 19Labs deliver telemedicine to remote communities

Communications firm Viasat is working with fellow Californian company 19Labs, a specialist in remote telemedicine, to deliver real-time, enhanced telemedicine and remote patient monitoring (RPM). The aim is to [...]

Miku baby monitor tracks breathing and sleep

California-based Miku has introduced a smart baby monitor that tracks breathing and sleeping patterns with no physical contact. Since its 2019 launch, Miku has been at the forefront of [...]

White paper explores how wearbles prevent industrial injury

A white paper from New York-based Kinetic examines how wearable technology can help organisations safeguard their employees from the damaging effects of musculoskeletal injuries. Kinetic provides wearable technology that [...]

Wearable helps Turkcell track arrivals in Cyprus

Istanbul-based Borda Technology is working with Turkcell to track passengers arriving in Northern Cyprus to ensure they comply with Covid regulations during their stay. Passengers’ real-time locations are tracked [...]

Orchyd launches Bluetooth three-in-one period tracker

California-based Orchyd has launched a three-in-one connected period care set that includes a period tracking app paired with a Bluetooth-enabled smart wallet for storing a one-day supply of any [...]

Smartwatch detects overdoses before they are fatal

Steve Dou, a California high school senior, has created a smartwatch to detect drug overdoses before they are fatal. The device uses a complex system of biosensors built by [...]

Moscow chatbot checks patient symptoms

IT specialists at Moscow’s unified healthcare digital platform have launched a chatbot based on artificial intelligence so patients can report symptoms even before a doctor’s appointment. This lets general [...]

Microsoft acquires Nuance for $19.7bn

Microsoft is to acquire Massachusetts-based Nuance for $19.7bn; Nuance has developed cloud and AI software for healthcare and enterprise AI. Microsoft introduced the Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare in 2020, [...]

GE scientists research smartphone sensor to detect Covid-19

Scientists at GE Research are working on a tiny smartphone sensor to detect Covid-19 and other pathogens. Led by Radislav Potyrailo, a principal scientist at GE Research in Niskayuna, [...]

Mayo Clinic platform aids clinical decisions

Mayo Clinic has developed mhealth technology to deliver clinical decision support tools, diagnostic insights and care recommendations so clinicians can make faster and more accurate diagnoses and provide continuous [...]