HealthCare

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…

Apple Partners with VA to Give Veterans Access to Health Records on iOS

Apple Partners with VA to Give Veterans Access to Health Records on iOS

The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) has teamed up with Apple to give American veterans better access to their medical records. The two organizations have announced that the VA will now support the Health Records feature on the iOS Health app, allowing veterans to view their entire medical history when they sign in through…

IEEE Survey Finds Growing Parental Support for AI Healthcare Innovations

IEEE Survey Finds Growing Parental Support for AI Healthcare Innovations

IEEE has shared the results of its third annual Generation AI study, which examines the evolving attitudes of Millennial parents with regards to technology and its influence on their Generation Alpha children. The study defines Generation Alpha as the cohort born between 2010 and 2015. The study was set up to determine how willing parents…

Nuance Upgrades Dragon Medical Advisor to Improve Emergency Outcomes

Nuance Upgrades Dragon Medical Advisor to Improve Emergency Outcomes

Nuance has teamed up with The Sullivan Group (TSG) to bolster the emergency capabilities of its Dragon Medical Advisor platform. The new solution blends Nuance’s Computer-Assisted Physician Documentation (CAPD) with TSG’s AI technology to improve diagnostics and create better documentation in chaotic emergency situations.   Together, the two technologies will mitigate risks and improve medical…

FacePhi Expands Beyond Financial Sector with Swiss Medical Group Partnership

FacePhi Expands Beyond Financial Sector with Swiss Medical Group Partnership

“It is a breakthrough in our business strategy, since we are entering a new sector in which we had no presence before.” – Javier Mira, CEO, FacePhi Spain-based biometric authentication specialist FacePhi has made its first big leap beyond the financial services sector, announcing that a new partnership with Swiss Medical Group has brought it…

AI to Surge in Healthcare Market: Report

AI to Surge in Healthcare Market: Report

Artificial Intelligence is going to play an increasingly important role in healthcare in the coming years, according to a new market forecast from Technavio. The firm predicts that the global healthcare AI market will see a CAGR of 28 percent between 2019 and 2023. This is part of a larger digitization trend underway in the…

EY’s Pointellis Platform Uses Microsoft Azure to Deliver Custom Cancer Treatment

EY’s Pointellis Platform Uses Microsoft Azure to Deliver Custom Cancer Treatment

EY Health Sciences and Wellness is releasing a digital ecosystem that will make it easier for doctors to deliver more personalized treatment to cancer patients. Dubbed Pointellis, the new platform tracks the medical supply chain from a patient’s first biopsy all the way through to treatment scheduling and payment. Pointellis is built with Microsoft’s open…

What to Expect from Nuance’s Q3 Results

What to Expect from Nuance’s Q3 Results

Nuance Communications will publish its third quarter results for 2019 on Wednesday, August 7th, the company has announced. The results will be issued after market close, and will come alongside a copy of prepared remarks for shareholders. The results will follow an important corporate development, with Nuance having announced in June that it had established…

Wearable Medical Tech to Leverage Biometrics For Vision Restoration

Wearable Medical Tech to Leverage Biometrics For Vision Restoration

“[Orion is] a visual cortical prosthesis, comprised of an implant designed to communicate with a pair of smartglasses with an affixed camera.” California-based Second Sight is developing potentially groundbreaking medical technology that could help the blind to see again, and is planning to experiment with facial recognition and eye tracking technologies to further enhance its…

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