Nightingale, a data capture and analysis platform for evidence-based autism therapy, continues to make strides in its offerings that powerfully influence how autism is treated.
On Friday, the organization announced that it has emerged from beta with users in clinical and academic settings throughout the U.S.
If you’re not familiar, Nightingale “aims to impact autism treatment by revolutionizing clinical practices and raising standards of care.”
Posted in Organizations, Technology
It isn’t enough that Google has worked its way into our desktops, mobile devices, and even wearable technologies. Now, Google wants to play a vital role in our healthcare too.
As it turns out, Google is coming to an operating room near you.
Johnson & Johnson confirmed via news release last week that Ethicon, a medical device company in the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, is entering into a “strategic collaboration” with Google, Inc.
Posted in Healthcare, Technology
Ahead of the weekend, mHealthWatch was briefed by a representative from AMD Global Telemedicine Inc., a provider of clinical Telemedicine Encounter Management Solutions.
The company has just announced the release of its VersaFour camera and scope system.
VersaFour is a “multi-specialty telemedicine device that includes the medical image viewing module of AGNES so clinicians can seamlessly view the image they are capturing before it is saved into the patient’s electronic medical record.”
Posted in Technology, telehealth platforms, Telemedicine
Just like going to a financial adviser when you have money problems, seeing a counselor when your marriage is in trouble is a good idea.
Sometimes however, one spouse is willing to give counseling a try while the other isn’t. This can be quite frustrating, to say the least, but there are a number of options available to solve the problem, according to the Utah-based counseling professionals at Swinton Counseling (The Swinton team runs an enormously helpful blog with relationship advice that has become a trusted go-to desktop and mobile platform for those seeking guidance and inspiration).
The first is to do your best to convince your spouse that counseling will be helpful. It might take a bit of patience and also, frankly, a bit of validation on your part that you were the contributor to some of the problems (which is usually the case anyway) but it’s almost always worth it.
Posted in Healthcare, Technology
In a joint statement released to the media this week, the FCC and FDA have announced their agenda for a joint workshop on medical technology innovation and wireless test beds.
We’re told that Chairman Tom Wheeler and Commissioner Mignon Clyburn of the FCC, and Dr. William Maisel, Deputy Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, FDA, will address workshop participants.
The workshop is set for next Tuesday, March 31st.
Posted in Healthcare, Healthcare IT, Technology
Seniors Wireless today is hyping the launch of the first combined mobile and telemedicine service in the U.S. specifically for the 55+ age group demographic.
This new service holds enormous promise, the company says, as the flexible and affordable mobile platforms features teleMED Assist, which provides seniors “unlimited, direct access to board-certified doctors via phone or video, for any reason, anytime and anywhere.”
Seniors Wireless said in a provided statement that they also offer convenient, contract-free wireless plans that include a range of data, unlimited voice calling and text options “at significantly lower rates than the major carriers.”
Posted in Technology
Data from Center of Disease Control (CDC) indicates that at least 50 million Americans now suffer from environmental allergies on an annual basis.
But how do you know if you have allergies or a cold?
Doctor On Demand recently conducted a survey with Harris Interactive to better understand what Americans know and don’t know about environmental allergies and cold confusion.
Posted in Infographics, Technology, Telemedicine