virus testing

Health Gorilla launches electronic ordering for COVID-19 testing

Providers and developers can begin placing orders through API and web-based interface, expanding access to COVID-19 testing.
Oxford VR Social Engagement Program

Oxford VR launches VR-enabled Social Engagement to tackle anxious social avoidance

The solution enables individuals to overcome trigger situations to feel safer, more confident and more in control.
wearables

IDC: 336.5M wearable devices shipped in 2019

The worldwide market for wearable devices grew 82.3% in the fourth quarter of 2019 (4Q19), reaching a new high of 118.9 million devices shipped.
electronic health information

HHS finalizes rules to provide patients with more control of their health data

Final rules require access to health information, spur innovation and aim to end information blocking.
Amazon Alexa speaker

Amazon Alexa can now provide you with drug information

Specialized answers about medication information were created specifically for the voice-enabled service.
GAFA apps

Big Tech firms help fight the coronavirus outbreak

The tech giants are providing their otherwise paid services for free to select users...
5g technology

The first 5G healthcare innovation lab in the U.S. is now alive

The nation's first such lab will allow researchers to explore novel healthcare technologies and solutions to enhance patient care and provider experience.
XRHealth helping fight coronavirus

Sheba Medical Center taps XRHealth to provide VR-based telehealth to coronavirus patients

Quarantined patients at Sheba Medical Center will receive relief from isolation, stress and anxiety with the XRHealth platform.
training in a virtual hospital

Middlesex University student nurses get immersive training in a virtual hospital

The digitized hospital ward presents students with 20 different scenarios, including patients with breathing problems, diabetes, Sepsis, allergies and COPD.
Wear OS

Google working to add new health features to Wear OS

The survey running through the Google User Experience Research program is asking participants for feedback on up and coming health tracking capabilities.
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