Sensors that Detect COVID-19 Could Be in Your Next Face Mask Scientists from Harvard and MIT have created a sensor that emits a fluorescent light when activated by the virus. The technology can be embedded in a face mask or other materials to aid in COVID-19 detection and prevention.
Wireless Temperature Monitoring Patch Aids in COVID-19 Care TempTraq, a wearable device, monitors and records a patient’s body temperature for up to 72 hours, eliminating the need for sharing thermometers in medical facilities and ensuring the safety of healthcare workers and patients alike.
Digital Transformation in Health and Life Sciences Revolutionize care delivery, accessibility and cost--from lab to bedside.
Autonomous Service Robots Provide a Helping Hand During Pandemic Intelligent delivery robots are serving instrumental functions in the fight against COVID-19, including disinfecting services and contactless delivery of vital medications, supplies, specimens, and equipment in hospitals and clinics.
Can Artificial Intelligence Eliminate Chronic Disease? Viome relies on the power of meta sequencing and artificial intelligence to revolutionize the way chronic diseases are treated. The company uses IoT technologies to provide individualized dietary information with the goal of eradicating chronic diseases within a decade.
Newly Approved Medical Device Joins Battle Against COVID-19 US Food and Drug Administration approves RAPIDPoint 500e Blood Gas Analyzer from Siemens Healthineers to help COVID-19 frontline healthcare workers diagnose and monitor patients in respiratory distress.
How AI and Machine Learning Are Modernizing Healthcare The adoption and implementation of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies are occurring in rapid-fire fashion in every area of healthcare. Everything from patient data records, to imaging analysis, to drug discovery, to AI-assisted robotic surgery is being retooled and refreshed through integration of these technologies.
Covid-19 Increases the Speed of Healthcare Innovation A panel of experts gathered in May to discuss changes in healthcare delivery as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and predict how the future of medicine will benefit from innovations we see today. A typically slow-to-change industry is adapting quickly to new circumstances, but revolutionary progress lies ahead.
Location and Mobility Tracking May Become a Valuable Aid in Virus Control Cell phone location data is being used to map the path of Covid-19 and alert citizens to interactions with potential carriers. New solutions coming soon will test contract-tracing software for cell phones, while other solutions are using location data and wearables to assess the effectiveness of lockdown orders.
The Vital Role Technology Plays in Patient Care Intel CPUs, server chips, FPGAs, and more have a long history of powering medical data centers and devices in hospital rooms. But with today’s COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare needs this technology now more than ever.