Une start-up californienne, Ritot, veut commercialiser une "smart watch" d'un nouveau genre. Leur montre connectée n'a pas d'écran mais un projecteur qui permet d'afficher sur le dos de votre main les informations souhaitées : heure, tweets, messages facebook ou appels téléphoniques. Ritot, qui mène une campagne de crowdfunding sur indiegogo.
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing an audio reading device to be worn on the index finger of people whose vision is impaired, giving them affordable and immediate access to printed words.
Patients want to access health care the same way they do services in other industries, such as retail or travel, said Chris Song, a spokesman for InQuicker, a Nashville company that offers the online scheduling in California and 25 other states.
“Here at HIMSS it’s all about hospital-to-patient, doctor-to-patient, nurse-to-patient. Why is no one talking about patient-to-patient?” HelpAround Co-founder and CEO Yishai Knobel said at the time. “Especially when research has shown that peer support drives medical outcomes.”
A new study examined the use of the hashtag #childhoodobesity in tweets to track Twitter conversations about the issue of overweight kids. The study noted that conversations involving childhood obesity on Twitter don't often include comments from representatives of government and public health organizations that likely have evidence relating to how best to approach this issue. The authors think maybe they should.
Bariagame, 1er jeu éducatif conçu pour les patients bariatriques et leurs proches pour les accompagner tout au long de leur parcours. Bariagame fait partie de ProgramBariamed, solution thérapeutique intégrée en complément de l’acte chirurgical du patient opéré bariatrique, développé par les laboratoires LNC.
The website helps swimmers track, share and compare the workouts they monitor with waterproof activity trackers. The platform, called Swim.com, received 5,000 beta requests within its first 10 days, according to the company.