March 10, 2021
NVIDIA is deepening its foothold in healthcare after teaming up with Harvard University on a new AI-based toolkit designed to help researchers gain more access and insights into DNA. Researchers also boast of being able to run a whole genome analysis in 30 minutes.
The new tool, dubbed AtacWorks, is able to identify specific sequencing data and pinpoint areas with easy-access DNA, meaning...
April 7, 2020
Connected digital products have steadily become more prominent among clinical research efforts since the start of the millennium, according to new data published Friday in NPJ Digital Medicine.
In reviewing every trial registered with ClinicalTrials.gov between the years 2000 and 2017, a group of Harvard researchers found the use of these tools increasing with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR...
September 10, 2019
Apple today announced that it will be launching three new Apple Watch health studies in partnership with major healthcare and academic organizations, including the World Health Organization, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and others.
These upcoming studies will capture data regarding participants’ sound exposure, menstrual cycles, heart rate and physical activity. Each will be open to U.S. Apple...
July 26, 2019
Verily’s Luba Greenwood has told MobiHealthNews that she left the Alphabet subsidiary to pursue lecturing at Harvard University as well continue her work on several boards.
Greenwood took up her role at Verily, where she served as business development manager, in February of 2018. According to Verily officials Greenwood left the company in April. In a recent interview with MobiHealthNews,...
October 12, 2018
Telemedicine, whether offered by insurers, hospitals or direct-to-consumer, continues to grow with more and more organizations offering virtual visits to patients. It’s a technology with broad support, one of the few things that seem to be able to unite both sides of the political aisle, for instance.
But that doesn’t mean everyone is in agreement about the particulars of the technology: how and...
September 7, 2017
Harvard Health Publications, which harnesses the expertise of more than 11,000 Harvard Medical School faculty clinicians to create patient health engagement materials, is collaborating with Outcome Health. The latter seeks to improve patient outcomes by providing health intelligence and information at the moment of care using technology. The partnership will bring Harvard Medical School’s...
April 27, 2017
While it is impossible to call any one method of patient engagement “tried and true,” texting as a means of getting people to play an active role in their healthcare has been a successful strategy in many cases, ranging from diabetes management to depression.
That’s Encino, California-based mPulse Mobile’s forte, and the company has now attracted the attention of Harvard Medical School...