Senior woman at the doctor’s office for chest pain, requires diagnoses through a heart monitor.

What is a heart monitor?

If you have experienced any sort of heart attack symptoms, like chest pain or shortness of breath, if you’ve had a stroke, or if you suffer from suspected heart problems or…

Patient paying for medications and/or services at a doctors office, big data plays a role via computer screen and payment device.

The patient-consumer conundrum and the importance of big data

The term patient-consumer denotes a patient population that actively seeks out better care experiences, more feedback and personalization, and improved outcomes and prevention…

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Artificial intelligence and the move towards preventive healthcare

AI’s ability to collect and compute Big Data has the potential to facilitate three stages of learning that would help enact a preventive healthcare system. Waqaas Al-Siddiq,…

Image of a patient's arm with a heart monitor and a doctor's hand with a fitness wearable to show difference between wearables.

The difference between clinical wearables and fitness wearables

Today, wearable lifestyle devices are readily available to the average and generally healthy person. Lifestyle devices, like the Fitbit fitness trackers or the Apple Watch, are…

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4 Steps to implementing artificial intelligence in clinical settings

Implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) in clinical settings is the most feasible means of uniting the interests of patients, payers, and providers. Capitalizing on AI in…

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Remote patient monitoring: A telemedicine solution to chronic disease

The use of telemedicine services in healthcare is rising, promising a viable and innovative approach to the diagnosis and management of chronic diseases and conditions.…

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Patient engagement can be improved by medical wearables

Patient engagement is the cornerstone of population health management and value-based care. Engaging patients is not just about providing individuals with basic health information…

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Solving the patient, payer, provider conundrum with artificial intelligence

Healthcare is riddled with complications, not least of which is the seemingly disparate interest alignment of the three key players within the industry: patients, payers, and…

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How remote patient monitoring aids population health challenges

“Population health” refers to a group of healthcare solutions that survey and analyze health data to detect patterns among groups of people. Such solutions are optimal for chronic…

Using technology innovations to get ahead in a value-based world

In a healthcare landscape riddled with rising costs and an increase in chronic disease, automation could be incorporated into a physician’s workflow to bring value-based care that…

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How modern technology approaches are set to change the healthcare paradigm

The movement towards personalized medical devices in healthcare has given rise to the “patient-consumer.” Healthcare providers are now incorporating wireless devices into…

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Leveraging technology for socially disadvantaged communities

The growing health divide in the U.S. is contemporaneous with the digital divide. Waqaas Al-Siddiq, Biotricity CEO & Founder, discusses how smartphone technologies such as text…

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Artificial intelligence plays a smart role in better healthcare delivery

The consumerization of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare represents the mainstream physician and patient adoption of technologies with AI capabilities for diagnostic and…

Illustrated hospital room with two nurses, one using a virtual reality headset and the other wearing headphones.

How virtual reality is shaping the healthcare industry

Virtual reality is not just for entertainment. It can be applied in numerous vertical industries and has been explored in the healthcare sector for decades. As VR becomes more…

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Data revolution will initiate technology’s aim to improve healthcare

That the average healthcare experience will happen with just a few taps of a smart-device is no longer science fiction. Eradicating wait-times, endless paperwork, and the trek to…

Social interaction can improve chronic-care management

“Health care is serious business, but who says it can’t be social?” says Dr. Asch, author of a new study that suggests social incentives may be a more effective way to improve…

Wearables, apps won’t face FDA scrutiny

General wellness apps and devices won’t face tough FDA scrutiny, as long as they only promote general wellness and present a low risk to the safety of those who use them. In final…

What’s trending in the IoT space

Our view is that there are five major battlegrounds for IoT and hardware innovation and market growth in the consumer space: connected homes, wearables, healthcare, robotics and…