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Image: Watson Health helps diabetics keep in a healthy blood glucose range (Photo courtesy of IBM).

Mobile App Warns Diabetics of Dangerous Sugar Levels

A new predictive tool analyzes blood glucose data to determine the likelihood of a hypoglyemic episode within the next several hours. More...
14 Jan 2019
Image: Physical 3D printed models of patient aortic heart valves (Photo courtesy of Wyss Institute).

Parametric Modeling Helps Determine Prosthetic Valve Size

A new study describes how three-dimensional (3D) printing can evaluate how different valve sizes will interact with each patient's unique anatomy, before the procedure is actually performed. More...
02 Jan 2019
Image: A new wristwatch accurately measures blood pressure and pulse (Photo courtesy of Omron).

Oscillometric Smartwatch Monitors Blood Pressure Continuously

An innovative wristwatch with an inflatable cuff built directly into the band measures blood pressure (BP) at the wrist. More...
01 Jan 2019
Image: A clinician controlling a patient’s augmented reality experience (Photo courtesy of Scale-1 Portal).

Mixed Reality Application Treats Balance Disorders

A novel application offers an immersive augmented reality (AR) experience to treat vestibular dizziness and balance disorders. More...
31 Dec 2018
Image: The OWKIN Loop Network is designed to help researchers train predictive models on real-world data at scale (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

Largest AI-Powered Medical Research Network Launched

The newly launched OWKIN Loop Network, which includes over 30 leading international hospitals and research institutions across the United States and Europe, has been designed to help researchers train predictive models on real-world data at scale, and transfer the accrued knowledge to a collective intelligence. Members include Cleveland Clinic, Mount Sinai, and Groupe AP-HP, a cluster of 39 hospitals in France, among others. More...
27 Dec 2018
Image: Connected Omron BP monitors now have Amazon Alexa skills (Photo courtesy of Omron Healthcare).

Innovative BP Monitor Interacts with Amazon Alexa

A new blood pressure (BP) monitor can ask Alexa to set reminders, compare BP across different dates and times of day, and flag higher-than-usual readings. More...
25 Dec 2018
Image: AI algorithms can help identify early evidence of disease (Photo courtesy of Zebra Medical Imaging).

AI Algorithm Predicts Chronic Conditions from CT Scans

Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can take advantage of existing computed tomography (CT) data to identify patients at risk of osteoporotic fractures and cardiovascular disease (CVD). More...
17 Dec 2018


The Health IT channel of HospiMedica informs about healthcare information technology for hospitals, clinics, and private practice. Among the subjects covered are electronic medical record environments, document management, HIS, RIS, PACS, LIM, and others.
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