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IT Management

COVID-19 Contact Tracing: Apps vs. Manual Work

2020 22 May

A milestone contact tracing software has been released by Apple-Google, but the future of its adoption is yet unclear, with some countries instead relying on manual collection of COVID-19 data.   You may also like : Will Contact Tracing Work?   This week Apple and Google have released the ‘Exposure Notification’ software, which... Read more

Executive Health Management

How Will FAMGA Shakeup Healthcare?

2020 29 Jan

Summary: The big tech players are all making inroads into healthcare, bringing their industry know-how into a sector that is traditionally slow to adapt to change. Whether their impact will ultimately result in better resource management and cost savings remains to be seen, but they are definitely a force to be reckoned with. There is no doubt... Read more

Cardiology Management

#EHRA2019: Apple Heart Study - abnormal heart rhythm detected by smartwatch

2019 27 Mar

Results of the Apple Heart Study, a large-scale, app-based study to detect irregular heart rhythm (including atrial fibrillation) using a smartwatch, were presented at EHRA 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Some European experts expressed their views about the study.   Atrial fibrillation, the most common... Read more

IT Management

Apple tech enabled healthcare to cut healthcare costs

2018 05 Mar

Giant tech company Apple, maker of the health-tracking tool Apple Watch, continues its foray into healthcare by creating in-house clinics and health service for company employees. Apple says its primary care health clinics, called AC Wellness, will provide a “unique concierge-like healthcare experience” that is “enabled by technology”. Two healthcare... Read more

ICU Management

Masimo Receives CE Mark for MightySat Rx Pulse Oximeter

2015 22 Jun

NEUCHÂTEL, Switzerland--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Masimo  (NASDAQ: MASI) has announced the CE Mark and full market release of MightySat™ Rx fingertip pulse oximeter for clinical use in CE countries, offering the same Masimo SET® Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry technology used in the world’s leading hospitals. “Many clinicians around... Read more

IT Management

Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, Heads Top Tech Leader Rankings 2015

2015 29 May

Uber, Tesla, Xiaomi Executives Make Juniper Research’s Top 10 Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella heads Juniper Research’s newly-released rankings of the most influential executives in the technology space, followed by Apple’s Chief Design Officer, Jony Ive.  Microsoft & Apple Lead The rankings, which are based on Juniper’s assessment... Read more

IT Management

Patient to Partner: App Tracks Breast Cancer Journey For Research

2015 15 Mar

A new patient-centred app now available for download in the iTunes Apple Store will empower women affected by breast cancer to participate in the research process by recording their symptoms and progress using sensors and surveys via their iPhones. The “Share the Journey: Mind, Body and Wellness After Breast Cancer” app is itself an interactive study... Read more

IT Management

A Healthy Rivalry Between Apple and Samsung

2014 17 Jun

No stranger to publicity spectacles, Apple is once again in the news, this time for its ventures into the health sector. With the company’s recently-unveiled Health Kit, a new platform for healthcare apps on iOS8 and a partnership with the prestigious Mayo Clinic, Apple is challenging its rival Samsung in the arena of mobile health-oriented... Read more

IT Management

Apple Goes 'All-In-One' Healthy

2014 03 Jun

It came as no surprise when Apple announced their entry into the health information business at their Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), a major development of such nature had been expected for some time. Simply entitled ‘Health’, the innovative app works with the cloud-based health information platform ‘HealthKit’, offering a new kind... Read more