Wearables

How can we utilise technology to enhance preventive healthcare and what incentives could drive behavioural changes among potential future patients? 

While at HLTH Europe, there was a notable focus on preventative healthcare, accompanied by tense remarks about the profitability of preventive technologies versus treatments for existing illnesses. Another aspect of this discussion highlighted the challenge...

Digital incentives are essential to productive health insurance systems

According to Dr Nathan Malka, Cardiologist, Private Hospital group Ambroise Paré – Hartmann, who joined a discussion on the potential of digital medicine in cardiology at HLTH Europe, relying solely on historical data to predict the likelihood...

Top three factors for designing secure wearable healthcare devices 

The wearable healthcare device market has exploded, with increased interest, improved attitudes and research proving their success, Marie Hattar, SVP, Keysight Technologies, explores the three pillars for designing a successful product.  The global...

IDTechEx examines the opportunities for wearables in digital health 

With every successive year, the lines between medical devices and consumer electronics become increasingly blurred – MedTech companies seek to expand their reach beyond patients, and consumer electronics companies have targeted medical applications as...

Expert reveals five surprising ways VR headsets can improve health 

While VR headsets like the new Apple Vision Pro bring a whole new meaning to the phrase ‘glued to the screen’, these devices can in fact play a role in improving your health and well-being. Online gaming information site Indivisible Game has...

Sweat-sensing biowearables for doping control 

Epicore Biosystems, a digital health solutions company developing advanced sweat-sensing wearables to provide real-time personalised hydration insights for performance and safety, and the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) have partnered to bring Epicore’s...

The rise of patient empowerment through wearable devices 

Wearable devices like smartwatches and fitness trackers are no longer novelties and as the market finds itself at the maturity stages, it is truly transforming healthcare. Wearable devices are now empowering users to take greater control of monitoring and...

Medtronic Diabetes announces world’s first approval for MiniMe 780G System with Simplera Sync disposable, all-in-one sensor 

Medtronic, a global leader in healthcare technology, received CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark approval for the MiniMed 780G system with Simplera Sync, a disposable, all-in-one continuous glucose monitor (CGM) requiring no fingersticks or...

Littlebird connected care reveals the Littlebird Marlon: The ‘pinnacle of digital health wearables for children’ 

From the tech-savvy streets of Seattle, Washington, Littlebird Connected Care has announced a breakthrough in child health and safety with the release of the Littlebird Marlon. As one of the only cellular-enabled digital health wearables specifically...

Embr Labs announces study results revealing improvement in sleep among men and women  

Embr Labs, makers of Embr Wave, the leading temperature wearable, has announced pivotal sleep study results showing that subjects who wore the Embr Wave demonstrated a significant improvement in several measures of sleep quality including perceived...

Innovation in contraception – time to birth some new ideas? 

In this article, Dr Robert Sackin and Roberta Sher, Partner and Assistant at intellectual property law firm Reddie & Grose, provide a brief overview of some current innovations in the non-invasive and non-hormonal, wearable and male contraceptive...

Provide Community transforms care with RealWear Smart Glasses

RealWear, the pioneer of Smart Glasses for frontline workers, has announced that Provide Community, an employee-owned community interest company with headquarters in Essex, UK successfully deployed RealWear Smart Glasses. The unique Smart Glasses enable...