• Request for Participation
    March 29, 2018

    The US Army Medical Research & Medical Materiel Command, Joint Program Committee-1 (JPC-1), Medical Simulation & Information Science Research Program (MSISRP) seeks input from providers of medical simulation software, part-task trainers and equipment. Specifically, MSISRP/JPC-1, as sponsor of the Advanced Modular Manikin (AMM) project, seeks information that will inform future phases of the AMM. On behalf of MSISRP/JPC-1, MilTech at Montana State University is working in partnership with the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center to identify companies and researchers with technologies that may be effective for this project. We have identified your organization as having potentially releva... read more

  • 47% of a surveyed population would use an AI Doc.
    March 06, 2018

    Accenture recently releaased their 2018 Consumer Survey on Digital Health . There are a lot of interesting insights relevan to digital data collection and use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) supported health care. Patients like the availability, time savings and personalized insights from AI. When asked whether they would use an artificially intelligent virtual doctor provided by their health service, nearly half (47 percent) say they would use it because it is available whenever they need it. Some, however, say they like visiting their doctor (29 percent), they do not understand enough about how AI works (26 percent) and they do not like to share their data (23 percent). Healthcare consume... read more

  • Precision Medicine Will Transform the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industries
    March 01, 2018

    The folks at Strategy + Business posted an article on how precision medicine will transform the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries that's likely worth your time to read. Precision medicine is an overarching approach that is still being refined (and likely will continue to be refined for many years to come). The idea behind it is the very specific tailoring of care to a patient's very specific needs - needs baased upon everything from things such as the genetic makeup of a cancer to the patient's genetic predistpositions, physiology, and gut biome. This article lays out a number of the current and pending ways that precision medicine will be both disruptive and transformational. Across... read more

  • Samsung's Galaxy S9 to include blood pressure monitor, research app
    March 01, 2018

    Originally posted by Laura Lovett Go here for the full article. Samsung’s latest phones, the Galaxy S9 and S9+, will incorporate a new digital health app that will track users' blood pressure and stress level while helping researchers collect data. Seoul-based Samsung Electronics teamed up with the University of California San Fransisco to develop the research app, called My BP Lab. Samsung has been connected to the digital health field for some time. In fact, in October consumer electronics company announced that two of the spin-out companies from its incubator, C-Labs , are digital health related. One is a phone overlay for people with presbyopia and the other is a glucometer that attache... read more

  • AI on the rise in healthcare
    February 28, 2018

    AI on the rise in healthcare Scott E. Rupp Thursday, February 22, 2018 The global artificial intelligence (AI) healthcare market was valued at $714.4 million in 2016, but this train is cruising at a speed faster than nearly every other technology and is projected to grow at a rate of more than 35 percent through 2025. click below for the rest of the post from Scoitt. read more