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Pathway Genomics’ CIO, Dr. Michael Nova, to Present at the 2017 CES Digital Health Conference


press-releasePRESS RELEASE: Pathway Genomics, a cutting-edge commercial-stage genomics company, announced today that Dr. Michael Nova, Chief Innovation Officer, will present and be a panelist at the 2017 CES Digital Health Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Conference will be held January 4-8, 2017 at The Venetian Hotel.

Dr. Nova will present at the following sessions:

  • Consumer Health Data Goes to the Doctor on Wednesday January 4th from 11:30am-12:30pm in LVCC North Hall, N261
  • The Audacity of Precision Medicine: Bona Fide, Fearless, Unchained on Friday January 6th from 1-1:30pm in Lando 4303, Level 4

“I am delighted to participate at CES Digital Health to discuss how Pathway’s OME™ Artificial Intelligence App and IBM Watson program can dramatically impact healthcare and the internet of things (IoT),” said Dr. Nova. “Healthcare is indeed now “Personalized and Audacious” and due to AI, Big Data and genetics, is dramatically changing for the user and physician.”

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CES 2016: iHealth Europe and CareSpan International Announce Promising Integration


Healthcare Innovation Headed for the Spotlight at CES 2016On Friday, iHealth Europe and CareSpan International, Inc. announced the integration of iHealth consumer and iHealth Pro lines of digital health devices with the CareSpan Virtual Clinic.

Announced at CES 2016, this integration of “world-class health sensors and a complete clinical care environment represents the first telemedicine solution that meets the standards of an in-person exam with the convenience of cloud-based care delivery.”

iHealth’s Open API relays patient data generated by iHealth products through a secure cloud interface to CareSpan’s patient medical record system. During an online CareSpan exam, the physician or nurse communicating with a remote patient can see all of the patient’s iHealth data such as blood pressure, blood oxygenation, blood sugar, body weight and even cardiac rhythms in the CareSpan provider interface, along with many other diagnostic data elements and images.

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CTA Foundation Touts Cognitive Computing Research Study with IBM


CTA Foundation Touts Cognitive Computing Research Study with IBMThe Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Foundation announced at CES 2016 an initiative in collaboration with IBM that will research how cognitive computing can provide better information to help transform the lives of the world’s growing aging population and persons with disabilities.

According to details shared with MHW in a press release from the CTA, this research project will explore how cognitive computing can redefine the relationship among humans, technology and the environment around us, allowing family members, doctors and caregivers to proactively monitor the health and well-being of the aging population with the onset of physical and cognitive disabilities.
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New Mobile Solution Aims to Improve Mental Health


New Mobile Solution Aims to Improve Mental HealthWearable devices and mHealth resources are not in short supply at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. But mobile innovations designed to improve mental health are not quite as plentiful, which is why InteraXon is getting plenty of attention today at CES.

InteraXon is behind a new brain-reading, stress-reducing, concentration-improving headband called Muse.

“With 100 billion neurons that receive, process and send thoughts and impulses throughout the body, the power of the brain is virtually limitless,” the Muse-maker says. “We’re helping create ways to tap into that power and harness it in amazing ways. And have some fun along the way.”
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mHealth Raises Blood Pressure at CES 2014


mHealth Raises Blood Pressure at CES 2014With so much excitement on the convention floor in Las Vegas this week for the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, it’s a good thing a host of new mobile-ready blood pressure monitors are making waves with their presence at the show – the most impressive of which has to be QardioArm.

mHealthWatch learned Tuesday that Qardio – a technology company focused on heart health and health tracking capabilities – is launching the QardioArm, a smartphone-compatible blood pressure monitor.

“QardioArm is a smart blood pressure monitor that connects wirelessly to your smartphone or tablet,” the company says, explaining how it is controlled through an app, which automatically tracks your measurements and uploads them to a dedicated cloud service where it can be shared with your family, friends or doctors.

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mHealth Focusing on Fingers at CES


mHealth Focusing on Fingers at CESWith no shortage of wearable devices in focus at CES 2014 this week in Las Vegas, there is a vast assortment of promising mHealth innovations on display at the world’s largest consumer electronics expo.

In particular, however, the number of wearable devices focusing on fingers as opposed to wrists is striking. Case in point: Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of finger pulse oximetry and a recognized leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, is focusing heavily on the finger at this year’s CES.

The company is using CES as a launch pad for its NoninConnect direct-to-consumer Bluetooth Smart wireless finger pulse oximeter.
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Smartphone Hardware May Soon Be Good for Your Health


Smartphone Hardware May Soon Be Good for Your HealthThink the healthful properties of smartphones are limited to the apps and connectivity they bestow? Think again.

In the future, the physical existence of smartphones may be just as conducive to good health. Here’s why. Although it isn’t something most folks consider on a daily basis, smartphones harbor a vast array of nasty bacteria, some of which can – and frequently does – cause sickness.

As a result, Corning Incorporated hopes to tackle this troubling reality with the unveiling this week at CES 2014 of its Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass.
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