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Smart sleep analysis

Sleep disorders are a widespread problem. With the aid of smartwatches, researchers are analyzing sleep movement patterns and assisting doctors with diagnosis and therapy. Burnout and diabetes patients stand ...

Aug 02, 2013 4 / 5 (1) 0

Power without the cord

Cell phones and flashlights operate by battery without trouble. Yet because of the limited lifespan, battery power is not a feasible option for many applications in the fi elds of medicine or test engineering, ...

Apr 02, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0

Improving care for older adults

The Indiana Network for Patient Care (INPC), one of the highest volume health information exchanges in the United States, is expanding to include post-acute care facilities, bringing the benefits of secure health information ...

Jun 10, 2010 not rated yet 0

Modified Bluetooth speeds up telemedicine

A telemedicine system based on a modified version of the Bluetooth wireless protocol can transfer patient data, such as medical images from patient to the healthcare provider's mobile device for patient assessment almost ...

Nov 02, 2009 not rated yet 0

New study looks at re-identification risks

A recent study led by Dr. Khaled El Emam, the Canada Research Chair in Electronic Health Information at the CHEO Research Institute, found that the information in hospital prescription records can quite easily re-identify ...

Oct 14, 2009 not rated yet 0