HealthCare

Latest Dragon Medical One Integration Empowers Doctors to Make Informed Decisions

Latest Dragon Medical One Integration Empowers Doctors to Make Informed Decisions

“The new hands-free feature has been dubbed Clinical Content Search, and it will be available to any healthcare facility with Dragon Medical One and an enterprise UpToDate subscription.” Nuance Communications has teamed up with Wolters Kluwer to improve the utility of its Dragon Medical One platform. The partnership specifically concerns Wolters Kluwer’s UptoDate solution, which…

Cognixion Uses Eye Tracking to Help Ventilated Patients Communicate

Cognixion Uses Eye Tracking to Help Ventilated Patients Communicate

Lincare AAC has released a new speech generating device in collaboration with Cognixion. The Expression Eye tablet leverages Cognixion’s Speakprose Pro+ app to help people communicate more complex thoughts when other parts of their body are incapacitated. The new device was specifically designed for medical patients on a ventilator or a respirator to improve care…

TensorMark, University Hospitals Work Toward Face-based Immunity Credentials

TensorMark, University Hospitals Work Toward Face-based Immunity Credentials

TensorMark and University Hospitals are moving forward with a strategic initiative to help reopen the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. TensorMark is a computer vision specialist, while University Hospitals is a health network that includes 18 hospitals and more than 50 outpatient health centers and 200 physician offices. Together, the two organizations will try to…

CommonSpirit Health at Home Ensures Chronic Patients Receive Quality Care During COVID-19

CommonSpirit Health at Home Ensures Chronic Patients Receive Quality Care During COVID-19

CommonSpirit Health at Home is expanding the scope of its remote patient monitoring platform to reduce the strain on public health infrastructure during the COVID-19 pandemic. While Health at Home can help people with COVID-19, it is primarily geared towards at-risk individuals and patients with chronic health conditions who are avoiding urgent care centers and…

Vecna Advocates for Touchless Check-Ins During COVID-19 Pandemic

Vecna Healthcare is pushing its Touchless Mobile Patient Check-in software in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The app-based solution allows patients to remotely register and check in for an appointment, and negates the need for any physical contact with on-site check-in equipment. It also minimizes the amount of contact patients have with clinical staff. That…

Mastercard and RiskRecon Offer Free Cybersecurity Assessments to Healthcare Providers

Mastercard and RiskRecon Offer Free Cybersecurity Assessments to Healthcare Providers

RiskRecon and Mastercard are offering free cybersecurity rating assessments to all healthcare organizations. The offer is being made in collaboration with the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC) to help H-ISAC members protect their digital infrastructure during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The current pandemic is not only a serious health issue, but potentially a major…

New Verato Solutions Designed to Integrate Telehealth Into Patient Records Management

New Verato Solutions Designed to Integrate Telehealth Into Patient Records Management

“The aim is to give healthcare providers immediate and reliable access to patient histories, including not only hospital visits but telehealth consultations…” Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Verato has launched a new patient records system and is offering it to healthcare providers at no cost through 2020. Dubbed the ‘Telehealth Identity Bridge’, the solution is designed…

AMC Health Provides Hospitals with Home Monitoring Kits for Patients

AMC Health Provides Hospitals with Home Monitoring Kits for Patients

AMC Health is working with hospitals to help manage the number of patients in emergency departments. To that end, the company will be outfitting hospitals with telehealth services and home monitoring kits to help doctors provide better care to remote patients.  The new measures are being taken up in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, which…

Remote Care App Gets COVID-19 Screening and Symptom Monitoring Features

Remote Care App Gets COVID-19 Screening and Symptom Monitoring Features

Vivify Health has announced new COVID-19-focused features for its Vivify +Go remote care app for mobile devices. One of the new features, Screening Pathway, enables end users to self-diagnose by answering a series of questions based on Centers for Disease Control guidelines. The aim is to reduce unnecessary demand on healthcare providers, as end users…

New Thermal Imaging Smart Glasses Combine Vuzix and Librestream Tech

New Thermal Imaging Smart Glasses Combine Vuzix and Librestream Tech

Smart glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology supplier Vuzix has partnered with AR enterprise solution provider Librestream to announce an integrated hands-free thermal imaging smart glasses solution. The solution — a combination of the Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses and Librestream’s Onsight platform — is a potentially vital tool for frontline workers to monitor body temperatures…

Gartner Names HID Global as a Leader in Indoor Location Services

Gartner Names HID Global as a Leader in Indoor Location Services

Gartner has identified HID Global as a leading provider of indoor location services. More specifically, Gartner has placed HID Global in the Leaders quadrant in its 2020 Magic Quadrant report on global Indoor Location Services, making HID Global the first company to receive such a distinction. HID Global was listed in the Challenger quadrant in…

ViTel Net Highlights Remote Healthcare Solutions in Response to Coronavirus

ViTel Net Highlights Remote Healthcare Solutions in Response to Coronavirus

ViTel Net is highlighting the utility of its remote healthcare solutions for clinics dealing with the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. The company notes that in-home quarantine is an effective way to slow the spread of the virus, and that remote healthcare solutions can help doctors treat housebound patients and mitigate the risk of future infection.…

HIMSS Conference Cancelled Following WHO and CDC Reports on COVID-19

HIMSS Conference Cancelled Following WHO and CDC Reports on COVID-19

The 2020 HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition has been cancelled, following new reports from the World Health Organization and the Center for Disease Control concerning the COVID-19 Coronavirus. This marks the first HIMSS conference cancellation in 58 years. In an official statement issued Thursday, HIMSS President and CEO Hal Wolf said: “Based on evaluation…

The Return of Smart Glasses and More in This Week’s Top Mobile ID Stories

The Return of Smart Glasses and More in This Week’s Top Mobile ID Stories

This week’s roundup of Mobile ID World’s top stories includes a wide range of topics, including wearables, payment cards, eSIM technology, and more. First up: smart glasses. This technology seemed so promising before the commercial failure of Google Glass, but there may be growing excitement about it once again. That’s certainly suggested by the reader…

Nuance Announces International Expansion of Dragon Medical One Platform

Nuance Announces International Expansion of Dragon Medical One Platform

Conversational AI pioneer Nuance Communications has announced that its Dragon Medical One cloud-based platform is now available in France, Belgium, and the Netherlands. Dragon Medical One uses intelligent voice technology to help physicians compile medical documentation up to 45 times faster and gives them the ability to capture up to 20 percent more data using…

Surgical Robotics Specialist Joins Proprio Advisory Board

Surgical Robotics Specialist Joins Proprio Advisory Board

Dr. Takeo Kanade has officially joined the Proprio Advisory Board. Proprio is a Seattle-based company that is currently working to develop imaging and mixed reality technology that will make it easier for surgeons to carry out more complex procedures.  To that end, Kanade is a computer vision and robotics specialist who currently serves as the U.A.…

Trustonic Provides IoT Security for OPTOLANE’s New Smart Medical Device

Trustonic Provides IoT Security for OPTOLANE’s New Smart Medical Device

Trustonic has found another customer for its Trustonic Secured Platform for IoT devices. The company has announced that the medical equipment company OPTOLANE will be using the platform to secure its new LOAA (Lab on an Array) Analyzer. The LOAA Analyzer is a connected medical device that uses in vitro diagnostic tech (IVD) to evaluate…

Nuance Upgrades PowerScribe One Platform for Radiologists

Nuance Upgrades PowerScribe One Platform for Radiologists

Nuance has released an upgraded version of its PowerScribe One cloud platform for radiologists. The solution leverages Nuance’s conversational AI tech to facilitate a range of clinical and administrative functions. The latest update introduces an Ambient Mode that sorts free-form dictation into more organized reports, as well as a dark mode that is designed to…

Demystifying Biometric Smart Card Misconceptions with IDEX Biometrics on the ID Talk Podcast

Demystifying Biometric Smart Card Misconceptions with IDEX Biometrics on the ID Talk Podcast

November was Biometric Smart Cards Month at Mobile ID World, so on the latest episode of the ID Talk Podcast, host Peter Counter spoke with David Orme, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for IDEX Biometrics, about the misconceptions around biometric payment cards. IDEX Biometrics is completely focused on developing useful, functional, and affordable…

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