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Apple's AR glasses and a future for 'AppleCare'

As big tech takes chunks out of private health, keep watching what Apple does in machine vision, as it may hint at plans to transform yet another industry — eye care.

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Apple Watch may help in the fight against COVID-19

Research shows Apple Watch may provide early warning of COVID-19 infection for you and your staff.

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An iPhone a day keeps the doctor away

Apple's iPhone is becoming an essential tool for medical care as smart medical devices enter use.

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Apple is introducing iPhone Health Records to UK and Canada

Health Records are now available to some patients in the UK and Canada with coverage to be extended in the next few months, Apple says.

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Q&A: NearForm CCO Larry Breen on contacting-tracing apps

Contact-tracing apps have long been touted as the key to getting coronavirus infection rates under control – and remote workers safely back to the office. But few of the apps have been successful so far. NearForm's Larry Breen...

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Why Apple must accelerate its digital health product development

COVID-19 has driven fast digital health deployment worldwide. Apple should accelerate its own product development plans to match the time.

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The Internet of Things in 2020: More vital than ever

Just when we needed it most, the internet of things is delivering gobs of data and remote device control across almost every industry, from healthcare to agriculture.

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How IoT is becoming the pulse of healthcare

Healthcare enterprise budgeting for IoT devices is on par with other leading industries, such as manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and energy, and the largest increase in three years is set to occur in 2020.

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Apple commits $10M to help boost COVID-19 testing

Apple is putting money from its Advanced Manufacturing Fund into sample collection kit manufacturer, COPAN Diagnostics.

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Tech pitches in to fight COVID-19 pandemic

A growing number of tech companies and IT pros are working in a variety of ways to help fight the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Here's a rundown of what some of them are doing to help fight COVID-19.

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Telehealth booms amid COVID-19 crisis; virtual care is here to stay

The coronavirus pandemic that has erupted worldwide has pushed telehealth to the forefront. It's unlikely remote medicine will go away, even after the current crisis abates.

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COVID-19 puts new demands on e-health record systems

The ongoing pandemic is putting healthcare systems under strain worldwide and forcing hospitals and other medical facilities to scramble to make sure data can be shared effectively.

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What is Verily Life Sciences and how can it help assess COVID-19 cases?

When Trump said Google was working on a site, he really meant Verily. The company has launched an online tool to clarify when and where at-risk individuals should seek testing and treatment for COVID-19.

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Northwell Health deploys Microsoft Teams as secure messaging tool for clinical staff

The hospital network has also reduced time interacting with EMR systems thanks to a chatbot built on the collaboration platform.

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Q&A: How Baptist Health saved $13M using AI to reduce readmissions

The largest hospital group in Montgomery, Ala. deployed artificial intelligence with its EHR system; the information gleaned has helped cut unnecessary admissions by 18% over the past two years.

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How the coronavirus is changing tech and 5 things to do about it

Due to the Covid-19 virus, some tech-culture trends are radically accelerating. Others are being reversed. And it's happening all at once. Here's what you need to know.

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Fed rule on patient access to healthcare data gets EMR vendor pushback

A rule that would allow greater access to electronic healthcare information for patients and their doctors is being challenged by some of the vendors supplying the technology.

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Apple says it’s healthy to be skeptical about digital health

Apple’s vice president for health, Dr. Sumbul Desai, says it's important to question what digital health solutions can do.

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