Tag: Exclusive

Tricorders For Everyone! Dr. Basil Harris Shares What’s Next for the Prize-Winning DxtER Tricorder (INTERVIEW)

Seeing the wide smile on Dr. Basil Harris as he demonstrated his XPRIZE winning “DxtER” device last Friday at the Silicon Valley Comic Con in San Jose, California, it seemed almost natural that he and his team would win a five-year competition named after one of science fiction’s most iconic gadgets. His team was appropriatel (Read more...)

Breast Cancer Detection Using Ultrasound: Interview with Dr. Georgia Giakoumis Spear, NorthShore University Health System

Detecting breast cancer is of vital importance in terms of treating it early and effectively. Mammography is the gold standard in routinely screening women for breast cancer. However, in a subset of women with dense breast tissue, mammography doesn’t work as well as one would hope. In fact, it can miss up to a third […]

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Interview: Medstro Pioneers Online Platform Accelerating Healthcare Innovation and Collaboration

Medstro, an online community site for physicians, medical students, and healthcare innovators recently announced passing the milestone of 100,000 registered users – less than three years since it was founded by CEO, Dr. Jennifer Joe, MD and co-founder and COO, James Ryan. This self-funded Boston-based startup has grown impressively given its (Read more...)

Minimally Invasive Surgery Congress 2017: A Quick Summary

The Minimally Invasive Surgery Congress is a unique conference gathering experts from orthopedic, colorectal, and urological specialties from across the UK and from further afield in Europe. Attendees of the two-day event (March 7th and 8th) in London included students, academics, clinicians, and representatives of medical device companies. The pac (Read more...)

Koogeek S1 Smart Health Scale Review

Koogeek sent us another device from its line of IoT products to review. The Koogeek S1 Smart Health Scale comes as one of the lower-costing digital connected scales on the market. It takes eight measurements: weight, body mass index (BMI), fat mass, lean mass, total body water, bone mass, visceral fat, and basal metabolic rate (BMR). It [ (Read more...)

Improving Patient Engagement through Artificial Intelligence: Interview with Gilad Meiri, CEO & Co-Founder of Neura

Successful patient engagement is a hallmark of success in the world of digital health. Thinking beyond the mobile app or wearable technology itself, Neura, a Silicon Valley-based company that was founded in 2013, has created a software platform that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) to improve patient engagement for better health outcomes. By (Read more...)

Artificial Intelligence System to Diagnose Skin Cancer: Interview with Stanford Scientist Andre Esteva

Scientists at Stanford University have developed a deep convolutional neural network that can diagnose skin cancer by examining images of skin lesions. Skin cancer is the most common human cancer, and one in five Americans will be diagnosed with it at some point in their lives. At present, skin cancer is primarily diagnosed through an […]

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Jabra’s Elite Sport Earbuds Review

Liberating. Jabra’s Elite Sport true wireless earbuds are truly liberating. I no longer have to worry about a tangle of wires in my workouts. Nor do I have to worry about sweat contaminating and damaging my gear – they’re waterproof and are backed by a three-year “sweat proof” warranty. Nor do I have to worry [… (Read more...)

TinyLogics Memo Box Mini: A Mini Medgadget Review

The goal of every effective consumer medical product is to be that perfect balance of attractiveness, simplicity, and practicality. Even modernizing something as basic as a pillbox requires seamless integration and minimal distraction to effectively and consistently improve medication adherence. TinyLogics, a company out of Cambridge in the UK, thi (Read more...)

Common Sensing and Welkin Health Partner to Launch Health Coach-Driven Insulin Adherence Program [Interview]

At Medgadget we cover a lot of companies that either build medical hardware or create software platforms and tools for healthcare. But what happens when you align medical hardware from one company with complementary software from another to work in tandem? Arguably the best of both worlds. Today we had the opportunity to hear from […]

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Ultrasound Therapy for Musculoskeletal Injuries: A Medgadget Interview with Michael Slayton, CEO of Guided Therapy Systems

Guided Therapy Systems (GTS), a company based in Mesa, Arizona, is at the forefront of ultrasonic therapy and imaging. Founded in 1994, GTS is the first company in the world that commercialized the combined use of ultrasound imaging with intense therapeutic ultrasound (ITU). Actisound, their latest product to be developed using ITU, is a low-cost, (Read more...)

Interview with Dexcom CEO & President Kevin Sayer

For the nearly 21 million Americans diagnosed with diabetes, regular and painful finger pricks to monitor blood glucose levels are a fact of life. Dexcom has developed a glucose monitor that can continuously keep an eye on glucose levels without finger pricks. The Dexcom G5 mobile continuous glucose monitoring system involves a small, discrete (Read more...)

Mad*Pow’s Dr. Bucher On How Psychology Can Improve Our Engagement with Digital Health Tech

Digital technologies are undoubtedly revolutionizing healthcare. Hundreds of wearable devices, health and wellness apps, digital medical devices, and health websites are launched every year, many of them promising to personalize healthcare, increase patient access, and empower people to lead a healthier, more enriched lives. While the objectives of (Read more...)