Primary care providers serve as the first line of defense in healthcare and are responsible for coordinating medical treatment. However, primary care physicians routinely need consultations from external specialists to provide the best treatment plans. Access to specialists is becoming increasingly more difficult with long scheduling times that create a bottleneck in treatment. RubiconMD solves […]
Suffering from chronic pain is an unpleasant experience and often you feel like you are going at it alone, isolated by your pain. Ouchie is a mobile platform that connects chronic pain patients with leading experts that assist you with the physical pain but also a supportive community to help process your pain – an […]
The number of people afflicted with Diabetes in the US continues to soar and the need for preventative monitoring is more and more of a necessity. Smart technologies are entering our lives at an unprecedented rate with the costs of sensors dropping precipitously over the last few years. Bonbouton has built a smart clothing platform […]
Business are bracing for the increase in healthcare costs for their employees with average cost per employee steadily rising. Even with these increase in costs, the experience for employees and employers has not improved with a lack of transparency and timely access to quality care. Seeking to change this paradigm is newly launched Eden Health. […]
Humans, like computers, are both hardware and software. Human hardware consists of cells, bones, blood, all the physical stuff that comprises our bodies and their many systems. Human software is psychology, mood – the world of our mind and emotions, as opposed to simply our brains. In terms of technology, humans-as-hardware solutions include advances in […]
Today we speak with Alicia Williams, the CEO and founder of FullSight Health Analytics, an AI-driven solution for pharmacies in hospitals to manage costs.
It was the last question of the night and it hushed the entire room. An entrepreneur expressed his aggravation about the FDA’s antiquated regulatory environment for AI-enabled devices to Dr. Joel Stein of Columbia University. Stein a leader in rehabilitative robotic medicine, sympathized with the startup knowing full well that tomorrow’s exoskeletons will rely heavily on machine […]
Are you a woman in NYC Tech and interested in participating in this series? Make sure to read the whole article… Much has been said and written about the lack of women in the tech sector, be it as investors (or associates), founders, or in management positions at major companies. Is the problem the old […]
According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, there will be a shortage of 100,000 doctors by 2030 in the US. Vandberbilt University projects that in 2025 the nursing shortage in the US will be double that of any shortage since the advent of Medicare and Medicaid. As a result, anything that can reduce the […]
A look at the implications of technology on human behavior.
The nursing profession is as demanding as ever and working in a home healthcare setting isn’t any easier. With a decline in available nurses and no simple way to fill every shift, there needs to be a way for home healthcare providers to efficiently staff nurses. Swift Shift is a mobile platform that connects nurses to home healthcare […]