Search Tag: wearables

Executive Health Management

Can wearables help protect healthcare staff from violence?

2018 09 May

Compared to workers in other sectors, healthcare staff face significant risks of workplace violence. According to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), from 2002 to 2013, the rate of serious workplace violence incidents was more than four times greater in healthcare than in private industry.Amidst recent cases of attacks with... Read more

IMAGING Management

2018 08 May

When a patient suffers from traumatic brain injury (TBI), there aren’t many treatment options available to physicians, and a team of engineers and emergency medicine physicians decided they could make a strong contribution if they joined forces. Funded by the Massey Grand Challenge, the team built an ultrasound system to detect  secondary brain injury,... Read more

Health Management

2084 Infograph

2018 25 Jan

A snapshot on the future of healthcare. Read more

Health Management

Future medicine, today's healthcare

2018 25 Jan

Is the “Smart Hospital” a chance for change?Prof. Heinemann explains how futuristic and smart technologies that are used in preventive and diagnostic  healthcare, are embedded in a new digital professionalism and quality.Artificial intelligence (AI) in diagnostic radiology, robots in nursing and operating theatres, augmented and virtual reality in surgery... Read more

Health Management

Healthcare wearables: What are the risks?

2017 19 Sep

How can stakeholders harness the potential of healthcare wearables to revolutionise the care continuum while successfully navigating legislative and technical risks? HealthManagement.org spoke to Global Top 100 Digital Health Influencer, João Bocas for his insights.   Is there a danger of health wearables developers being blinded by technology and losing... Read more

IT Management

2017 24 Jul

It’s been repeatedly stressed by healthcare practitioners how beyond a balanced diet and exercise, getting sufficient sleep is vital to our health and wellbeing.   There are wearables that can already track our daily activities such as heart rate when we exercise and even the number of steps we have walked that day and the distance. In addition to that,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Top 5 Hyped Technologies in Healthcare

2017 30 Jan

1.    Wearables and sensorsThe most popular trackers are able to measure movement to assess sleep quality and exercise patterns. Other trackers measure brain waves during meditation. While 24-hour blood pressure and Holter monitors are at the heart of diagnosis and remote patient monitoring is looking incredibly promising, the real value from wearables... Read more

IT Management

Internet of Things North America 2017

2017 29 Mar

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Executive Health Management

Digital Healthcare? Consumers Not Really Interested

2016 27 Sep

Patients can now shop for care, use telehealth or communicate by email with clinicians. Sounds like a brave new world but all is not what it seems; CBS reported that according to a new PwC Research Institute study, SurvivingSeismic Change: Winning a Piece of the $5 trillion U.S. Health EcoSystem most consumers don’t engage with the opportunities to... Read more

IT Management

How Effective are Activity Trackers?

2015 31 Dec

Activity trackers, such as Fitbit, Fuelband, and Jawbone, allow users to monitor their health and fitness data with ease, thanks to wireless technology. Increasing use of these wearables has generated interest from researchers who are keen to assess if such devices are indeed effective in helping people lead healthier lives. See Also: Fitbits Monitor... Read more