Articles On: Technology

  • Social Determinants of Health: Transforming Care at Home

    Social Determinants of Health: Transforming Care at Home

    How remote monitoring tools and tele-health services are proving their value in helping post-acute care providers deliver improved results.

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  • The Apple Watch Series 4: Health Within Reach

    The Apple Watch Series 4: Health Within Reach

    The Apple Watch Series 4 represents a significant step toward Apple creating a multi-functional health maintenance device that happens to tell the time of day.

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  • Wearable Devices to Help Patients Sleep Better

    Wearable Devices to Help Patients Sleep Better

    Wrist-band based wearable devices are tools that insomnia sufferers and their doctors can use to help diagnose and treat several sleep problems. These devices detect movement, a measurement referred to by the scientific community as actigraphy.

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  • Big Data: Realizing its Potential in Healthcare

    Big Data: Realizing its Potential in Healthcare

    The arrival of artificial intelligence (AI) has generated a fair amount of anticipation that difficult problems in medical science will finally be solved. AI, which is developed by training computerized algorithms to learn by teaching themselves (machine learning) holds great promise for science in general, and for healthcare in particular.

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  • Support for Patients to Heal at Home: Remote Monitoring

    Support for Patients to Heal at Home: Remote Monitoring

    The home should be viewed as the first stop on the road to recovery after an acute episode. It is an important milestone on the journey of improved health outcomes and healing. This is possible, now more than ever, thanks to the new tools that technology platforms have placed within reach for patients needing post-acute care and/or managing chronic conditions.

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