POSTS TAGGED AS telehealth

“Pillo,” the Drug Dispensing Robot Who Recognizes You

August 23, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pillo Robot
This may be the first “male” personal robot. “Pillo” (from Pillo, Inc., New York, NY) uses facial and voice [MORE]

AT&T’s “Foundry” for Telemedicine

July 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

AT&T-Houston Health Foundry
The Texas Medical Center in Houston is the world’s largest medical complex with “21 hospitals, 13 support organizations, [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]

60 Diabetics on Facebook Participate in Online Clinical Trial

July 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mendor’s 3G-Enabled Wireless Blood Glucose Meter
Using Facebook to recruit diabetics, a Scottish CRO, eClinical Health, Ltd., evaluated Mendor’s (Espoo, Finland) [MORE]

Robust Dipstick Urinalysis

June 14, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stanford Home Urine Test
For diabetics, first it was the DIY urine dipstick in 1956, then the personal glucometer for home [MORE]

Eye Examinations via iPhone

May 31, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Visoclip and Visoscope iPhone Eye Exams
In 1915, Francis Welch and William Allyn began a company that made the first handheld [MORE]

University of Washington’s “Spiro Call” for Lung Assessment

May 24, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Testing SpiroSmart
Over the years we’ve seen a few smartphone applications for measuring lung function as a spirometer does. But in [MORE]

Electronic Tattoos; Amazing

April 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

I’ll leave it to the scientists and engineers among our readers to figure out a medical application for electronic ink; [MORE]

Smart Glove Translates Sign Language to Speech

December 22, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sign Language Glove
A student at the University of London has created “SignLanguageGlove,” which converts the hand movements of signing into [MORE]

Menstrual Cup with Smartphone Reporting

December 15, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Loon Cup
Loon Labs, Inc. (San Francisco, CA) is a Kickstarter funded company that has produced a sensor embedded cup which [MORE]

Is Your Phone Smarter than Your Shrink?

October 13, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Does excessive cellphone use contribute to depression, or do depressed people simply use their phones more, constantly checking on emails, [MORE]

Thinking a Robot through Its Paces

September 22, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Telepresence Robot for Disabled
In a remarkable demonstration of the brain-computer interface, disabled people in three European countries were able to [MORE]

Cleveland Clinic’s $49 Telemed Consult

September 8, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Handheld Electronic Device
Cleveland Clinic doesn’t grasp at every healthcare innovation, but when it sees a technology that can efficiently and [MORE]

Perspective on Telemedicine

June 23, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

It may be that the Affordable Care Act has now pushed telemedicine to its “tipping point.” By promoting alternative payment [MORE]