Friday, October 30, 2020

Amwell builds on partnership with remote medical exam startup TytoCare

TytoCare’s TytoHome kit includes a connected otoscope among other things A surprising amount can be accomplished in a telehealth visit, but the system still has its limitations. Patients might be able to take their own temperature, but some  practices, such as listening to their heartbeat or checking for an ear infection, become more difficult...

Brompton Bikes To Launch Long-Term Hire

There’s never been a better time to start cycling to work. Aside from anything else, the added incentive of avoiding public transport during a pandemic has probably induced more people than ever to enjoy getting around on two wheels instead.Of course, that’s not the only reason to ride. Cycling is cheap, it’s...

Building a solid technology foundation enables transformation

Building a solid technology foundation enables transformation As IT professionals, we need to be ahead of the game in terms of establishing and maintaining the capabilities of our technology foundation. This means being smart about understanding the business and staying ahead of its needs. In more than 35 years of experience in healthcare IT, I...

We’ve failed in chronic care management It’s time to change course.

The way we manage chronic disease in the United States is fundamentally flawed, and even counterintuitive. There are different paths an individual can take when treating, managing, or preventing chronic illness. The first is one with which we’re most familiar, where health visits end in prescriptions and pamphlets outlining what to do next. It...

The New Asics Face Mask Is Probably Better Than The One You’re Wearing

While wearing a mask is not compulsory in UK gyms (yet) and it’s not become common practice to wear one while exercising outdoors either (also yet), we still think it’s worth considering premium options from sports brands for two reasons.The first is that it might well become the norm to wear a...

Bosch’s new rapid coronavirus test delivers reliable results in 39 minutes

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The world’s fastest PCR based SARS-CoV-2 test for the point of care Rapid test is particularly suited to decentralized use in mobile test centers. Sensitivity: 98 percent, specificity: 100 percent. Simultaneous testing of five people with one cartridge by pooling will also be possible as of early October. Bosch is working...

DoD tests wearables’ ability to detect Covid-19 before symptoms appear

Philips and the U.S. Department of Defense are testing the use of wearables for early detection of Covid-19. Photo credit: Philips Long before the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Defense and Royal Philips had been working on a project to detect potential outbreaks of infectious disease before they happen. The...

e-days caps boom period by announcing 32% revenue growth, addition of global brands and award recognition

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Nottingham-based leader in absence management adds Coca Cola, and ASOS to customer base Hires 20 staff during pandemic, shortlisted in CIPD and Sunday Times awards Nottingham, London, UK. 22nd September 2020. e-days, the Nottingham-based global absence intelligence company, has announced growth of 32% in its FY20 revenues following recent rapid business growth...

Terminology standards bridging gaps between health systems during COVID-19

The clinical manifestations of COVID-19 are varied, and patients are known to have rapidly changing signs and symptoms that must be tracked with laboratory testing. A patient may start his treatment journey with his primary care physician and will include lab centers, diagnostic centers, inpatient, and home quarantine centers.  It is crucial for the...

How Covid-19 is driving regional innovation in digital health

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Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, millions of people in every corner of the world have been touched by human tragedy and financial hardship from the global economic downturn. As difficult as these hardships have been, coping with Covid-19 has revealed a silver lining. In finding ways to mitigate and minimize exposure...
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