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Assistive Technologies and Health Monitoring for Cognitive Disabilities

Assistive technologies are transforming the lives of individuals with cognitive disabilities by providing invaluable support for managing their well-being. These technologies, when combined with health monitoring features, offer an extra layer of care, helping individuals with cognitive challenges to lead healthier, safer lives. In this blog post, we will explore the significance of assistive technologies […]

Longing For That One Perfect Health-Monitoring Device

  I recently watched a segment on Bloomberg about Scanadu Scout, a little white scanner that you place on your forehead (makes me think of the Vicks forehead thermometer I use for my kids) to obtain a bunch of vital signs, such as blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, and SpO2 (oxygen saturation). Sounds really neat […]

Personal Health Data: Giving Patients and Doctors Something To Talk About

One of the most intriguing movements in the healthcare industry today is participatory medicine. Participatory medicine holds a lot of promise and seems to be gaining momentum among both patients and healthcare professionals. Nevertheless, participatory medicine is far from the standard of care, and one of the biggest barriers is actually getting patients interested in […]