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Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital has begun working with a startup called Wearable Intelligence to deploy Google Glass in the emergency department. The hospital has four Glass devices shared among 10 emergency department physicians, including CIO John Halamka, who thinks Glass has the potential to, in some ways, be the new iPad. Read the article !
Our engineers are mounting the DX-D 600 today on the booth ! CMEF starts on April 17th.
EUROPEAN COORDINATION COMMITTEE OF THE RADIOLOGICAL, ELECTROMEDICAL AND HEALTHCARE IT INDUSTRY
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Technology in health isn’t just about investment, it’s about massive savings.
In Spain’s Basque Country patients with chronic diseases including asthma, diabetes and arthritis are turning on their Xbox games consoles with their doctors’ approval. They are using a system called Teki which has been developed for the Basque health authorities by IT consultants Accenture. Read article.
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Mobile health covers “medical and public health practice supported by mobile devices, such as mobile phones, patient monitoring devices, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and other wireless devices”. It also includes applications such as lifestyle and wellbeing apps that may connect to medical devices or sensors (e.g. bracelets or watches) as well as personal guidance systems, health information and medication reminders provided by sms and telemedicine provided wirelessly. mHealth is an emerging and rapidly developing field which has the potential to play a part in the transformation of healthcare and increase its quality and efficiency. Download the “Green Paper” !