Phillips Joins The World Of App-Based Healthcare

Phillips Joins The World Of App-Based HealthcareWhile many app-based healthcare solutions are designed for telemedicine, Phillips has created an innovative ultrasound application designed to improve speed and efficiency when diagnosing patients with ultrasound in a clinical setting.

Ultrasound remains one of the most versatile first-line diagnostic tools, making Phillips’ Lumify portable ultrasound transductor and app a more convenient way of providing timely diagnostics. The app even integrates the diagnostic findings with patient profiles, which can be managed in a fully customizable online portal.

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D-EYE Partners with TreVia to Expand Remote Healthcare

D-EYE Partners with TreVia to Expand Remote HealthcareWhether speaking of patients in rural areas, or patients with health or mobility concerns that make it difficult for them to leave the house, telemedicine provides a convenient alternative to heading to the doctor. That being said, there are many health conditions that are not able to be addressed remotely, such as eye related health concerns.

It is for this reason that D-EYE partnered with TreVia to make diagnosing and treating eye disorders such as diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and macular degeneration a reality from remote locations. TreVia provides the HIPPA-compliant cloud technology, while D-EYE provides the advanced portable retina imaging system.

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Innovative Treatment For Tourette’s Syndrome Available Globally—Thanks To Skype

Innovative Treatment For Tourette’s Syndrome Available Globally—Thanks To SkypeThere are many ways in which Tourette’s syndrome can negatively impact one’s life. Not only are the accompanying tics uncontrollable, but the repetitive nature of the uncontrollable tics can lead to a great deal of physical pain.

For a long time, those who suffer from Tourette’s had only two options—learn to live with it, or turn to medications that keep individuals groggy and tired.

37-year-old Samuel Rodriguez Leisdovich has suffered from Tourette’s since the age of seven. After moving to the UK, Samuel began attending events and gatherings for those who suffer from Tourette’s. At one such gathering he met a specialist named Tara Murphy, who specialized in an innovative new treatment called comprehensive behavioral intervention for tics (CBIT). The only problem was, that the closest CBIT specialist lived in Scotland.

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Good Golly Miss ‘Molly': MindMeld And Sense.ly Turn To Artificial Intelligence To Improve Patient Care

MindMeld And Sense.ly Turn To Artificial Intelligence To Improve Patient CareSo far we are only at the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the extent in which artificial intelligence can be used to improve our lives. In an effort to take things to the next level, MindMeld and Sense.ly have joined forces to create a “virtual nurse.”

The virtual nurse’s name is “Molly,” and she is designed to provide a personalized health monitoring tool for follow-up care.

As opposed to just signing into an application and tracking vital signs, or levels of pain, Molly is able to verbally communicate with her patients. She is even able to connect patients directly with a healthcare provider.

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Treato IQ Using Health Related Social Media Results To Create Consumer Analytics

Treato IQ Using Health Related Social Media Results To Create Consumer AnalyticsConsumers turn to the Internet for all of their needs, including many of their health needs. This includes both search engine results, as well as social media inquiries related to health concerns. It is for this reason that Treato launched their new app—Treato IQ.

According to HIT Consultant, the app gathers health related data, generated from social media activity—all in real-time. It then breaks down the information in an easy-to-read manner. This includes which social media sites, engagement and interaction occurred, the health condition being researched, and the brand or medicine being researched.

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A New Form of Virtual Therapy Designed to Treat Alcoholism

A New Form of Virtual Therapy Designed to Treat AlcoholismVirtual therapy has already proved to be successful in the treatment of phobias and PTSD, which prompted senior researcher Doug Hyun Han, M.D., Ph.D., of Chung-Ang University Hospital in Seoul, Korea to give virtual therapy a try for patients suffering from alcoholism.

The small study only had 10 patients, but its impressive results were published in the July issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.

The virtual therapy for the study involved three different virtual scenes: one in a relaxing environment, one in high risk situation where alcohol is present, and one in an aversive situation.

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Rocket Fuel’s Ad Tech Now Delivers AMBER Alerts

Rocket Fuel's Ad Tech Now Delivers AMBER AlertsIn an important move benefiting child safety and law enforcement efficiency, Rocket Fuel  — a programmatic marketing platform provider — announced today that it is now a partner of the Federation for Internet Alerts (FIA).

The result? Rocket Fuel is now bringing geo-targeted advertising to real-time emergency communications.

Specifically, Rocket Fuel will provide a new outlet for targeted AMBER Alerts.
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