remote care

Nuance Expands DAX Platform to Support Telehealth

Nuance Expands DAX Platform to Support Telehealth

Nuance Communications has expanded the utility of the Dragon Ambient eXperience (DAX) platform to support telehealth applications in response to COVID-19. The clinical records solution is now compatible with any telehealth platform, a move that reflects the emphasis on virtual appointments during the pandemic. DAX is an ambient clinical intelligence (ACI) platform that uses speech…

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…

Aging Population Expected to Drive Booming Home Healthcare Market

Aging Population Expected to Drive Booming Home Healthcare Market

A new report suggests that the home healthcare market will climb to $515.6 billion by 2027. The prediction comes courtesy of Grand View Research, and represents a CAGR of 7.9 percent for the entire forecast period. According to Grand View, the world’s aging population will account for much of that growth. The elderly population is expected…

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…

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.…

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…

ImageWare Fights the Opioid Epidemic with Gatekeeper Innovation

ImageWare Fights the Opioid Epidemic with Gatekeeper Innovation

“This collaboration could help to fight the ongoing opioid abuse epidemic in America, which is estimated to have resulted in nearly 48,000 overdose deaths last year alone.” A new partnership will see ImageWare intensify its efforts to fight the opioid epidemic: The company has teamed up with Gatekeeper Innovation, a firm that offers a medication…

New AR-Based Virtual Assistant for Healthcare Offers Living Room Check-Ups

New AR-Based Virtual Assistant for Healthcare Offers Living Room Check-Ups

SameDay Security, also known as the “Electronic Caregiver Company”, has announced a new virtual assistant for remote care based on conversational AI and Augmented Reality technology. Called Addison, the virtual assistant is designed to essentially appear in a healthcare patient’s home, thanks to its AR functionality. What’s more, the avatar can use biometric technology to…

Sentrian Embarks on 1,000 Patient Study

Sentrian Embarks on 1,000 Patient Study

Remote care solutions provider Sentrian has announced that it’s embarking on a major study on the benefits of its technology. The company has teamed up with the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) and the CareMore Health System to set up a study involving a thousand patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The main…

Sentrian Remote Patient Intelligence Platform Wins ATA Award

Sentrian Remote Patient Intelligence Platform Wins ATA Award

The American Telemedecine Association (ATA) has awarded its 2015 President’s Award for Innovation in Remote Health Care to Sentrian, for the company’s Remote Patient Intelligence platform. The award is meant to recognize technological innovation in telemedicine and “outside the box” thinking. The Sentrian RPI platform uses biometric sensors and machine learning to provide cloud-based remote…

News Roundup: Wearable Fever

News Roundup: Wearable Fever

This past week at Mobile ID World wearables were the name of the game as iPhone owners counted down to the impending Apple Watch street date. Mobile commerce made the news too, while the week was rounded out by smartphone updates and Internet of Things headlines. Wearables With the Apple Watch scheduled to start adorning…