Preventing legionella with IoT, automation and digital processes

Organisations across the UK are being held accountable by the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to prevent the growth of legionella and other known pathogens in freshwater systems. Healthcare and hospitality are especially under pressure here. But, to achieve…

IoT in healthcare predicted to flourish at nearly 18.0% CAGR

According to Future Market Insights (FMI), the worldwide IoT in healthcare market is expected to reach $181.4 billion in 2022, growing at an 18.0% CAGR to $952.3 billion by 2032 over the forecast period. Furthermore, a dollar opportunity worth $770.9…

Why invest in a smart mirror?

The Internet of Things has seen a rise in the interconnectivity of devices, cars and buildings. Almost everything seems to have a ‘smart’ alternative now. ‘Smart’ devices consist of those which were already digital, such as speakers and TVs, as…

Converting day-to-day movements into electrical energy

Harvesting energy from the day-to-day movements of the human body and turning it into useful electrical energy, is the focus of a new piece of research involving a Northumbria University Professor. Academics from Northwestern Polytechnical University in China, supported by…

Revolutionising healthcare with blockchain

The healthcare sector is set to benefit from blockchain in a huge variety of ways, including increased patient data security, privacy and accessibility. This article discusses the role of blockchain in healthcare and the benefits of its applications.  In 2021, 79…

Interoperability of health data

Interoperability of health data refers to the ability of health information systems to work simultaneously within and across organisations to advance the effective delivery of healthcare services. There is a clear need for more effective information sharing between care settings,…

FDA clearance for the world’s first AI-ready infrasound stethoscope

Sanolla’s pioneering technology draws lifesaving medical insights from listening to bodily sounds that cannot be heard by humans. The startup’s AI algorithms provide unmatched disease classification for many cardiopulmonary diseases including COPD, pneumonia, asthma, and cardiac morbidities Israeli startup, Sanolla,…

Medical staffing launches conversational AI solution

The specialist healthcare recruitment organisation, GrapeTree Medical Staffing, has launched a Conversational AI (CAI) solution which has been built using Artificial Solutions’ SaaS platform, Teneo. The solution will help to support the online job applications and interview processes that candidates…

Smart, easy-to-use sleep monitoring at home

Billions of people are facing sleep problems, leading to various health consequences. Diagnosing sleep disorders is challenging but Infineon and Sleepiz, a Swiss digital health company, have developed a solution for monitoring sleep at home. According to scientific research, about…

The role of connected tech in remote healthcare

The pandemic has caused a considerable rise in the number of people choosing to manage their health from home, and for good reason. With the ongoing NHS staffing crisis and backlog of waiting lists exacerbated by the pandemic, it’s more…