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UCL INSTITUTE OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

E-Health & Human-Computer interactions

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A novel decision support system makes malaria diagnostics more effective

A Finnish-Swedish research group at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), University of Helsinki, and Karolinska institutet, Stockholm, has developed a novel “man and machine” decision support system for diagnosing malaria infection. This innovative diagnostic aid was described in… Read more →

Philips Lifeline app can help you when you’ve fallen and can’t get up

Many years ago everyone young and old learned that one day you can fall and not be able to get up. Custom devices have been sold for use at home that can call emergency operators that would summon help. These days… Read more →

Smartphone app can detect newborn jaundice in minutes

Newborn jaundice: It’s one of the last things a parent wants to deal with, but it’s unfortunately a common condition in babies less than a week old.

Skin that turns yellow can be a sure sign that a newborn is… Read more →

Cell-phone data might help predict ebola’s spread

A West African mobile carrier has given researchers access to data gleaned from cell phones in Senegal, providing a window into regional population movements that could help predict the spread of Ebola. The current outbreak is so far known to… Read more →

Study: remote monitoring can save ICD and CRT-D patients’ lives

BIOTRONIK, a leading manufacturer of cardiovascular medical technology, announced the publication of the IN-TIME study results in the medical journal The Lancet.1 The randomized, controlled trial is the first worldwide to demonstrate that automatic, implant-based remote monitoring leads to significant… Read more →

The new face of healthcare innovation: 7 ways telemedicine changes the healthcare landscape, and what it means for you

It’s no secret that the healthcare space is broken. A 2013 study conducted by the Journal of Patient Safety estimates that between 210,000 and 440,000 patients die in the US each year from accidental practice. To put this into perspective,… Read more →

AliveCor’s AliveECG Heart Monitor Now Detects Atrial Fibrillation Inside Smartphone App

AliveCor, makers of the popular AliveCor Heart Monitor, a one lead ECG that runs on smartphones, has received FDA clearance for an automatic algorithm that can detect atrial fibrillation.

The automated analysis process, as the algorithm is called, will be… Read more →

Intel and Michael J Fox Foundation trial Parkinson’s wearable

Intel is joining with the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) to trial a wearable that analyses patient data in real time.

The hope is that by tracking an individual with Parkinson’s going about their daily routine, researchers… Read more →

Digital Transformation Moves Pharma “Beyond the Pill”

The Internet of Things (IoT) is getting personal. Wearables, ingestables, even implantables – devices that not only help us with our fitness, but can monitor and manage disease and its treatment – are right around the corner. And where the… Read more →

How Are U.S. Consumers Using Online Digital Services?

 

Parks Associates has created this infographic recently that shows how heads of U.S. broadband households are using online digital health tools and services. But a more detailed blog post from the market intelligence company provides a more specific answer… Read more →

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