With a view to reducing waiting time for patients, a group of doctors in a Nigerian hospital has unveiled a mobile app. The app is expected to bring a paradigm change in healthcare delivery services in the country.
To diagnose any kind of gastrointestinal problems, an ingestible sensor equipped with a genetically engineered bacteria was developed by an MIT research team. This ‘bacteria-on-a-chip’ combined sensors with ultra-low-power electronics, which could convert the bacterial response into a wireless signal that can be read by a smartphone.
ClearCare Homecare Technology Company has developed HomeConnect Application Programming Interface – API which will help home care providers to connect directly to hospitals for referrals, care management, and billing.
Cincinnati-based startup Eccrine System has developed a health wearable devices called Sweatronics which tracks your health using sweat. Other bodily fluids like urine and blood contain plenty of the body information’s but are not as easy to collect. However, Sweatronics needs only sweat samples that is produces automatically while working or even sleeping.
According to the World Health Organization, nearly 600 million illnesses and 420,000 deaths due to food pathogens are reported every year. Now, our scientific field has delivered more reliable and user-friendly methods to detect the status of contamination and the presence of pathogens on food items, if any.
The company announced that the innovative product, whose technological details are not known yet, is undergoing clinical trials in five cities across the world. The patent-pending invention is based on open standards software and cloud-based analytics. The system gives users real-time notifications and cloud-based AI solutions.
A mobile health app developed by Medici is used by Kim who has stated that the technology helps him make the right connect with patients. He can log on to his smartphone or iPad when at home and make a HIPAA-compliant connection with concerned persons impacted by crisis or who would turn to medication.
iPhone maker Apple is all set to disrupt the conventionalities of medical data storage methodologies. The company has announced the development of a new health record app, a new standard that has been adopted by many big companies for transferring records across scattered systems. Apple is all set to break the traditional systems of several silos in which medical data is stored.
FMCG major Marico has announced that it will be investing in Revolutionary Fitness, owner of health and fitness app Revofit. The company stated that it will acquire around 22.5 percent stake in the health startup.
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