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Virtual Reality Meets the Operating Room: Digital Health Summer Summit Audience Experiences a Live Surgery in VR

If you thought Virtual Reality was just something to be used at the movies or for gaming, then you need to listen to Dr. Shafi Ahmed.   READ MORE

What’s New in Wearables: Smart Earbuds, Sensor Helmets – and a Real Shocker

Source: www.everydayhealth.comWhile wearable technology is all the rage, we’re beginning to see the first weeding of an overrun market. Google Glass is all but dead (gone from an elitist club to the bargain basement of eBay.) And those FitBits,…

HealthKit and Apple Watch: The Start of a Personal Healthcare Revolution?

Source: www.everydayhealth.comApple made lots of headlines with their recent announcement of  new products and technologies, including the iPhone 6 and iOS 8. However, it’s HealthKit — a dashboard that collects and stores health data…

An App-le a Day for a Queasy Medical Problem

Source: www.everydayhealth.comSomeday, I expect that doctors will dispense apps the same way they dispense medicines. Apps already help monitor health conditions, keep you in good physical shape, and can give you tools to control the onset…

Everyday Health Awards for Innovation: You Can Help Us Decide Who Wins

Source: www.everydayhealth.comEvery day we read stories about lives being saved and industries changed by advances in technology and digital health.Everyday Health is teaming up with the Digital Health Summit to celebrate these advances at…

8 Apps Everyone Needs for Better Health

Source: www.everydayhealth.comThe digital health revolution can seem a bit daunting, I know. There are apps that pretty much let you do everything short of DIY brain surgery. So how do you begin to take advantage of the utility of these apps…

A Hearing Aid for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Generation

Source: www.everydayhealth.comWhen it comes to hearing loss, the generation that grew up on loud music and inner-city decibels is in a bit of denial. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control,  an estimated 20 percent of the U.S. population…

The Newest Way to Quantify Yourself? Get a Blood Test

Source: www.everydayhealth.comMost people view blood tests as a way of diagnosing disease. But your blood is a pretty good indicator of your overall health. It contains a treasure trove of information (called biomarkers) on the current state…

‘Glorified Pedometers’: 5 Facts About Fitbit, Jawbone Up, and Other Wearables

Source: www.everydayhealth.comToday’s buzzphrase, the quantified self, is the notion that you can measure all of your body inputs and outputs and then use the data to modify your behavior and keep yourself healthier. The desire to quantify…

Life-Saving Digital Health Tech: 5 Stories From CES

Source: www.everydayhealth.comDigital health technology gets constant media attention. As great as this press is, some coverage features these technologies as sterile, eerie, and sci-fi like devices that foretell a depersonalization of everything.…