• New AI platforms announced at HIMSS18 focus on fetal monitoring, enterprise imaging

    New AI platforms announced at HIMSS18 focus on fetal monitoring, enterprise imaging

    • March 10, 2018

    PeriGen, a perinatal early warning systems vendor, unveiled at HIMSS18 PeriWatch Vigilance, a new fetal and maternal early warning platform. PeriWatch Vigilance is an artificial intelligence-powered early warning platform for obstetrics that automatically identifies patients whose conditions are worsening, facilitating more timely interventions. Vigilance augments currently installed fetal surveillance systems, providing a critical layer of

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  • NASA’s telemedicine doctors keep ISS astronauts healthy

    NASA’s telemedicine doctors keep ISS astronauts healthy

    • March 10, 2018

    LAS VEGAS – There’s no doctor onboard the International Space Station. Because of the costs associated with shipping anything up to space, there’s a carefully chosen selection of medical supplies and devices. For everything else, the six international astronauts that live and work on the station rely on NASA’s own brand of telemedicine. “Telemedicine really

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  • Department of Veterans Affairs looks to private developers for innovation

    Department of Veterans Affairs looks to private developers for innovation

    • March 10, 2018

    LAS VEGAS – The Department of Veterans Affairs has joined the bandwagon of government agencies looking for outside innovators to help update its health technology systems.  In February, it became easier for private citizens to become involved when the department launched Lighthouse, an API that allows developers to create digital technology to build mobile and

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  • Proteus CMO talks regulation hurdles, future plans for digital pill

    Proteus CMO talks regulation hurdles, future plans for digital pill

    • March 10, 2018

    LAS VEGAS – It’s still the early days, but the FDA’s approval of Proteus Digital Health and Otsuka Pharmaceuticals’ Abilify MyCite has changed the discussion of digital technology in healthcare. The first approval of drug delivery via a sensor-equipped pill sparked debates over the tradeoff of privacy for medication adherence, and whether these types of

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  • Blockchain is proving itself for real-world healthcare applications

    Blockchain is proving itself for real-world healthcare applications

    • March 10, 2018

    LAS VEGAS – Even if you don’t think blockchain is overhyped (and many people do), you may still be convinced that whatever real-world promise it holds for healthcare is either too far in the theoretical future to think much about, or it’s not yet worth the effort to implement. “It sometimes seems like challenges of

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  • Blockchain tech firms launch clinical and mobile reader products at HIMSS18

    Blockchain tech firms launch clinical and mobile reader products at HIMSS18

    • March 10, 2018

    TrustedHealth, a blockchain-based specialized medicine digital ecosystem for physicians and patients, announced at HIMSS18 the launch of its March token sale. TrustedHealth’s TDH tokens are an atomic unit of value for exchange within the TrustedHealth ecosystem and will be issued on the public Ethereum blockchain as ERC20 tokens.  TrustedHealth evolved from Trustedoctor, which allows cancer

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