POSTS TAGGED AS home health

“Dr. Alexa,” HIPAA, and Telemed

November 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Amazon partners with Healthcare companies
“Alexa,” Amazon’s digital assistant, is now turning from ephemeral information services to medical surveillance and diagnostics.  [MORE]

Home Blood Testing

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Athelas Remote Blood Testing
Patients undergoing chemotherapy need frequent blood tests to monitor the effectiveness of their treatment and to register [MORE]

The Reinvented First Aid Kit

July 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

The familiar kits for first aid originated in 1888 when Johnson and Johnson manufactured them for railroad workers. They have [MORE]

Designing Home Health Monitors

May 31, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Home Health Monitoring
This piece offers a checklist of considerations in designing or redesigning consumer health products, taking into consideration such [MORE]

Daily Monitoring of Kidney Disease at Home

May 26, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Home Urine Test Using-Nanotechnology
There’s not much detail in this piece—not enough to tell whether a pregnancy test-like device that can [MORE]

DIY Home Diagnostics

February 17, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Flow Health Hub
This piece is a commercial pitch for Cambridge Consultants’ (Cambridge, UK) “Flow Health Hub.” Color-coded cartridges for blood, [MORE]

Medical Innovation Drivers

January 7, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

An executive with Cardinal Health (the pharmaceutical and medical device distribution giant headquartered in Dublin, OH), lists twelve drivers [MORE]

Case Studies of Remote Patient Monitoring

January 7, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Remote Patient Monitoring
The Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST, Washington, DC) authored this white paper which presents six case [MORE]

Retire Well

September 18, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

“The Villages,” in central Florida about an hour north of Orlando, is the nation’s largest retirement residential community with [MORE]

Winners of the 2012 Medical Design Excellence Awards

July 10, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Freedom Portable Driver
Among the 26 winners shown in this piece are a wearable ventilator, the world’s smallest heart-lung machine, [MORE]

Implantable Sensor for Telemonitoring Intracranial Pressure

June 5, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Telemetry systems that allow heart failure patients to be monitored at home are becoming increasingly common, but this report [MORE]

Designing Home Healthcare Devices

October 25, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

This piece outlines five principles that medical device manufacturers should use in reaching consumers at home: support and integrate; [MORE]

Where Healthcare Investors Are Placing Their Bets

October 4, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Among thirteen “hot” areas for private equity investment in healthcare are hospital systems, ambulatory surgery center chains, mobile health [MORE]

Generating and Storing Oxygen at Home

July 26, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

About 1.5 million Medicare patients now are on oxygen at home for their chronic respiratory conditions.  Typically, they receive [MORE]