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Google powers up AI, machine learning accelerator for healthcare

With the mandate of fostering an ecosystem of applied machine learning startups, Google on Wednesday revealed the first four companies to join its Launchpad Studio and said this initial track is aimed squarely at healthcare and biotech. 548 more words


Remote Programming for Nucleus Cochlear Implant Systems

The United States FDA has approved a telehealth option to program cochlear implants remotely.  This means that recipients who live in remote areas, or are unable to travel to their cochlear implant clinic, may be able to conduct an audiologist visit from home. 17 more words

Cochlear Implant

Medicare Reimbursement for Remote Monitoring Should Drive Adoption (What a long, strange trip it’s been….)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2018 Physician Fee Schedule about two weeks ago and there is at least one nugget in there that should speed the adoption of remote patient monitoring.  1,387 more words

Connected Health

Let’s face it – we all have such busy schedules or live in a rural area that sometimes it is difficult to get out and about to another location. 381 more words

FDA approves the first pill that can alert your doctor when you swallow it

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first pill embedded with a sensor that can alert a patient’s physician or caregiver when it’s been ingested, the agency announced on Monday. 336 more words


This Startup Is Bringing the Gig Economy to Health Care With Virtual Doctor Visits

Nomad Health co-founder and CEO Dr. Alexi Nazem says he wants to bring the gig economy to health care. His company’s set out to do so by allowing doctors and nurses (in certain regions) to team up with hospitals that need medical professionals on a short-term, freelance basis. 304 more words


NIH research program will tap Fitbit data

The Scripps Translational Science Institute will be using Fitbit devices for part of the All of Us research program, a National Institutes of Health project through which researchers are looking into how individual characteristics can affect health and disease treatment. 477 more words