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NHSX, NHS
By  Tammy Lovell 11:03 am February 24, 2021
The process aims to ensure tools meet NHS standards.
By  Dave Muoio 09:00 am February 24, 2021
The randomized controlled trial of the jointly-developed digital therapeutics will be conducted using Verily's Project Baseline and enroll up to 540 patients. 
Two people in business attire chat at a table holding a laptop
By  MobiHealthNews 02:37 pm February 23, 2021
Also: MGH and MIT create new tool for organizations to calculate benefits of onsite COVID-19 testing and Scanwell teams up with BD for a home coronavirus test.
In-ap shots of Instagram's eating disorder resources.

In-ap shots of Instagram's eating disorder resources.

By  Dave Muoio 12:56 pm February 23, 2021
Alongside other efforts, TikTok, Instagram and Pinterest will all surface support materials based on users' searches and posts.
Researchers conducted a study comparing traditional care with the digital intervention from Joint Academy to find outcome differences for knee osteoarthritis.

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By  Mallory Hackett 12:36 pm February 23, 2021
Digitally treating osteoarthritis through clinical, evidence-based programs can be more effective at reducing pain and improving physical function than routine self-managed care, according to research from JAMA Network Open.
Google Care Studio
By  Laura Lovett 12:03 pm February 23, 2021
Google has been working with Ascension on a pilot of the program, which it is now expanding. 
Popit, personalised patient support

Credit: Popit

By  Tammy Lovell 11:49 am February 23, 2021
The solution provides personalised patient support to those who need it most.
COVID-19, artificial intelligence, Laipac Technology, YAS Pharmaceuticals, Pure Health, IOMT

Credit: Laipac Technology

By  Ahmed El Sherif 08:42 am February 23, 2021
The smartphone-enabled LooK SPOT test scans for nucleocapsid protein from SARS-CoV-2 in nasal swabs, with results reportedly available in five to eight minutes.
By  Dave Muoio 02:43 pm February 22, 2021
The University Health Network study is being conducted in collaboration with the tech giant, and will enroll roughly 200 patients for three months of active monitoring with a two-year follow-up.
Pulse oximeter
By  Laura Lovett 01:47 pm February 22, 2021
An article in NEJM reports that pulse oximeters missed occult hypoxemia in more Black patients than white.