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Podimetrics Mat

VA uses Podimetrics Mat to help reduce diabetic limb loss

The device uses thermographic monitoring of a patient's feet to identify early onset of diabetic foot ulcers, which can lead to limb loss if not detected early.
health studies in Research app

The new Research app launches with three health studies

The Apple Heart and Movement, Women's Health and Hearing Studies are now open for enrollment in the U.S.
Google building

WSJ: Google was collecting millions of Americans’ health data

The search giant has secretly been accumulating the health data of millions of Americans from 21 different states, in partnership with Ascension.
VR in healthcare

AppliedVR, NCI to evaluate VR as a solution to help address cancer-related anxiety

The proof-of-concept study will evaluate AppliedVR's system on scanxiety - the anxiety patients experience before or after medical diagnostics scans.
N1 app: wellness by experiment

Mount Sinai launches precision wellness N1 app

The app was designed to serve as a medical science tool for individuals to compare the effectiveness of wellness-related treatments for different people.
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John Hancock taps Verily and Onduo for life insurance solution for Americans living with...

The partnership will provide personalized diabetes support with the protection of life insurance and the potential to earn up to 25% in premium savings.
telehealth

Livongo to offer telehealth services to chronic condition patients

Enabled by MDLIVE and Doctor On Demand, the service will be available to for Livongo Members, beginning with Livongo for Behavioral Health, in January.
Partners Healthcare Innovation Fund

Partners HealthCare launches two new investment funds

The funds aim to address the lack of translational funding in pre-clinical life sciences, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and digital technology development.
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Philips, U.S. Department of Defense develop tech that uses AI to quickly identify infections

Using large data sets & machine learning, the technology can speed time to detection, intervention & treatment, while reducing the spread of disease.
AncestryHealth service

AncestryHealth launched to offer actionable health insights

The offering includes two services: AncestryHealth Core, a one-time, array-based service; and AncestryHealth Plus, a membership service using NGS technology.