A Diagnosis From Your Search History?

In the world of online medicine, the ability to create a diagnosis based off of your search history tops the hot topics lists. This concept interests a lot of people, and the logic behind it legitimizes its claims. A Search History Diagnosis? Basis for Thought Think of the last time you experienced an illness symptom. […]

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Hospital Hackers

If there’s one thing for sure, it’s this: Hackers have no boundaries. When many of us think of hacking, we think of spying on webpages, stealing personal data, and spending incredible amounts of money on our bank accounts. As we know, though, hackers are targeting companies with huge databases to get the information they desire. […]

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Putting Your Health Tracker to Good Use

Every Fitbit, Jawbone, and iWatch user is checking their steps, looking at their sleep patterns, and browsing other features custom to your health tracker. Besides looking at your tracker’s data, what are you doing with it? Probably nothing. Have you ever considered that this collected data could be helpful to your healthcare provider? Seeing your […]

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Technological Advances for Caretakers

When a loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, life begins to complicate itself. As you become the caregiver for your loved one, you’re suddenly learning so many new things and how to best provide for him or her. This is the latest life issue being examined by technology. Australian techies are creating an app […]

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Wearables in Healthcare

Wearables are definitely gaining popularity. iWatches, Fitbits, Google Glass, GoPros, and so many other wearables are used by 21% of Americans currently, and that number is bound to increase. We have primarily seen wearables as a tool for fitness tracking, but the healthcare industry is adapting wearables to improve patients’ experience in and out of […]

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Is Digital Doctoring the Right Answer?

It’s no secret that everything that can move online is, so it’s not surprising that healthcare would try to take its abilities digital as well. In comes digital doctoring, a method of diagnosing and/or treating patients online instead of through an office visit. This allows for so many new doors to open, but also leaves […]

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