wearable devices

Value in Wearable Data

By Matt Fisher – Can clinical relevance be found in all of the data collected by wearable devices that individuals use? It is a key question around the use of such devices, especially as consumer devices grow in ubiquity along with corresponding rises in adoption.




Wearable Technology

By Art Gross – The saying goes that you’re never fully dressed without a smile, but the reality for many people today is that you’re never fully dressed until you put on your smartwatch. Or your phone in your pocket. Or your health and fitness monitor at the gym.


Friday at Five – What Are Our Hosts Wearing?

Getting ready to exercise? How do you prepare? Do you put on a wearable to keep track of your workout? Or is your Fitbit or Apple Watch always on your wrist? We asked our HealthcareNow Radio show hosts what wearables do they use to keep track of their health and exercise activities and habits.


Advancements in Diabetes Treatment & Technology

By Luke Smith – Managing diabetes can be a cumbersome burden for many due to multiple daily injections and blood sugar tests. Life with diabetes has become significantly easier over the years, however, thanks to advancements in technology and treatment.


Wearable Hospital Lab: NSF Awards $10M for Bioimaging

The National Science Foundation has awarded $10 million to a Rice University-led team that hopes to create wearable and point-of-care microscopes that use on-chip illumination and sensing to non-invasively aid in the diagnosis and monitoring of nearly 100 health conditions that today require a biopsy or blood test.