Tag Archives: Future

Prenatal Pot Use Impacts Kid’s Future Mental Health

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Expectant mothers who smoke pot in pregnancy could increase their baby’s risk for mental or emotional problems later in childhood, a new study finds. Marijuana use during pregnancy was associated with a host of problems in the preteen years, researchers report. Children exposed… Read More »

Why interoperability matters to the current and future state of healthcare

In the modern world of healthcare, it’s critical for technology to be interoperable. Different EHR systems must have the ability to exchange information between providers. Offering better workflows, improved clarity, and better patient care, true interoperability between systems, however, remains elusive. Fundamentally, interoperability delivers the opportunity for better care coordination and lower healthcare costs. The… Read More »

Deloitte sees a future with more partnerships between health and consumer tech

Emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and advanced data analytics have the potential to improve prevention, diagnosis, healthy habits and measurable outcomes, resulting in “dramatic change” to traditional medical technology business models, a new Deloitte study shows. WHY IT MATTERS Medical technology companies that have traditionally focused on developing hardware such as surgical and diagnostic equipment,… Read More »

The potential of healthcare tech – human-centric AI, meaningful applications and the future

Buzzwords like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning are commonly heard at conferences and industry events and they often conjure up images of robots or killing machines from the Terminator. However, panelists from the Innofest Unbound conference in Singapore all felt that technologies such as AI should not replace humans as it is commonly imagined… Read More »