San Diego's Electrozyme has developed a temporary tattoo, backed by Mark Cuban, that can gauge metabolic substances secreted in sweat - giving athletes a clue on their electrolyte balance, hydration level, muscle exertion and physical performance.
Optum Labs, co-founded by the Mayo Clinic and Optum, announced four additional partners to its big data sharing effort in an attempt to find improvements in healthcare: Harvard Medical School Department of Health Care Policy, Medica Research Institute, University of Maryland, Baltimore and Merck.
The advent of bring-you-own-device to work in the healthcare segment is spurring hospital and medical facilities to shore up device, data and systems security and it's not proving easy or quick to do, says a healthcare software development expert.
Apple has warned developers that they must not provide advertisers with personal data that they collect from applications built using the company's health software. The policy—consistent with the standards of companies such as FitBit—establishes a higher standard of privacy for health monitoring devices.
With its adolescent Jeopardy win, Watson started the machine-learning craze. Now it’s matured to the point that its brain-power is being used in healthcare settings, and Big Daddy’s planning to sell its stuff.