Digital health: Gaining momentum from a global pandemic
Digital health has been widely anticipated to change the face of healthcare for many years. Substantial growth in investment, M&A, and IPO activity in the space have brought increasing confidence that the time for digital health has come.
Creating a future with AI in healthcare without borders
During these uncertain times over COVID-19, Intelligent Health, the annual meeting place of the global AI and healthcare communities taking place every September in Switzerland, has been redesigned in a new online format and theme 'Without Borders'.
New ventilator sharing device for COVID-19 patients
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, volunteers from the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), University of Cambridge, responded to a request from clinicians at Royal Papworth Hospital to develop a device that, if needed in an emergency, could be attached to a ventilator to enable two COVID patients to receive tailored respiratory support.
Back pain app outperforms standard-of-care treatment
In the largest independent Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT) of its type, a multimodal app-based therapy program for patients with non-specific low back pain has outperformed standard-of-care treatment across all medical outcomes.
AI HIIT bike launches in bike shop by Smartech
CAR.O.L the scientifically proven AI HIIT bike that gives you a strong workout in only 40 seconds has been chosen to be part of Smartech’s immersive Bike Shop installation in Selfridges iconic Corner Shop. With windows on to one of the busiest streets of London, the Smart Tech’s Bike Shop in Selfridges Corner Shop will transform into an experiential tech haven that has the look and feel of a vintage bike shop.
Construction firm raises hearing protection benchmark
Costain-Skanska joint venture (CSjv) is spearheading industry change with a new hearing protection policy across all of its HS2 enabling works construction sites. Following an incredible journey with smart tech Eave, who’s innovative hearing conservation solution provides real time noise monitoring on site, CSjv is now mandating this active protection with integrated noise monitoring from 1st September 2020 across its HS2 sites.
Farming and medicine benefit from UV LED solutions
From industry through to medicine and public infrastructure, the use of UV LEDs is offering new approaches in the fields of sterilisation, deep cleaning of air and water, agriculture and industrial manufacturing.
Blood pressure meter extends battery life to 700 uses
Microchip Technology has created a blood pressure meter, or sphygmomanometer, for measuring and monitoring blood pressure at home.
Temperature monitoring for COVID-19 samples
Omniflex has supplied an SMS alert system to the University of Oxford’s Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research. The remote module allows the lab’s researchers to receive 24/7 alerts directly to their mobile phone in the event that freezers holding samples deviate from the critical temperature window. It is understood the laboratory is holding COVID-19 samples as part of the effort to develop a vaccine.
Driving efficiency in hospitals: from old to new
Schneider Electric has announced it will be hosting a webinar in collaboration with the Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (IHEEM).