Innovation & Evaluation

Alphabet’s Verily has been working on health-tracking shoes to measure movement, weight and falls

Alphabet’s life sciences arm, Verily, has been looking for partners to co-develop shoes with sensors embedded to monitor the wearer’s movement and weight, as well as to measure falls, CNBC has learned.Three people familiar with the project say that the Google sister company has in recent months shown a prototype of the design in private

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Innovation and Healthcare Innovation: A New Chapter in Our Publishing Venture

Ive been reading a fascinating book by a brilliant author. Walter Isaacsons 2014 The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution, followed upon his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, and provides a compelling look at the people who helped create and develop the foundational technologies of our contemporary era,

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Chatbots: what the future holds

With staffing shortages a perennial problem in many hospitals, it comes as no surprise that patients’ interactions with healthcare AI chatbots are also on the rise. In some instances, speaking to a chatbot, instead of a nurse or doctor, is how patients get in touch with healthcare providers these days. It is estimated that the

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Fixing the Need for A Fix–Bridging the IT Gap Between Physical and Behavioral Healthcare 

January 8, 2019 by Healthcare Business Today By David Conejo The statistics are terrifying. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Alcohol poisoning kills six people every day. Of those, 76 percent are adults ages 35-64, and three of every four people killed by alcohol poisoning are men. The group with

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Novant offers physician searches through Google Assistant

Novant Health’s physician search is now available through Google AssistantNovant patients with an Android device or a Google Home product can now use them to find their nearest physician.The popular voice assistant will understand requests to find the nearest physician clinic, urgent care facility or emergency room. The compatibility adds to Novant’s existing availability on

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Behavioral Healthcare Technology Drives New Way To Fix The Need For A Fix – Electronic Health Reporter

By David Conejo, CEO, Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services The statistics are terrifying.  According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Alcohol poisoning kills six people every day. Of those, 76 percent are adults ages 35 to 64, and three of every four people killed by alcohol poisoning are men. The

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Health Technologies To Eradicate Insects Transmitting Deadly Diseases

Drones transporting sterilized male mosquitos, cybernetic dragonflies, genetically modified insects with malaria-resisting traits, supersensitive radars or digital maps: the most innovative methods are deployed in the war on the tiniest but most murderous beasts out there: mosquitos, fleas, ticks carrying infectious diseases. Heres the latest arsenal of digital technologies to eradicate insects and reduce deadly

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