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Apple stole tech for watch, Masimo claims in patent suit

Bloomberg—Apple is accused of stealing trade secrets and improperly using Masimo inventions related to health monitoring in its Apple Watch. Masimo, which develops signal processing technology for healthcare monitors, and its spinoff, Cercacor Laboratories, claim in a lawsuit that Apple got secret information under the guise of a working relationship and then hired away key… Read More »

Smart toilets seen as future real-time health monitoring tech

Toilets are currently used for disposing of human waste. But researchers see tremendous value in the metabolic information contained in urine as a source of real-time monitoring of peoples’ health. Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Morgridge Institute for Research are working on a proof of principle for an integrated “smart toilet” system… Read More »

Health plans need to better use tech to simplify quality initiatives

Value-based care depends on measuring and reporting outcomes, but doing so is causing burnout in physicians. That additional challenge for physicians comes despite widespread efforts to reduce this burden, according to a new survey of 23 health plans conducted by Harrisburg, Penn.-based Geneia, an analytic solutions and services company. Part of the problem lies in… Read More »

Caroline De Vos of SatADSL wins Woman of the Year Award at the Global Women in Telco & Tech Awards 2019

The award recognizes the innovative and inspiring work Caroline does for SatADSL, connecting communities across the globe who are underserved by broadband London, UK, September 30, 2019 – Caroline De Vos, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Co-founder of SatADSL, a provider of professional VSAT services, has been presented with the award for Woman of the… Read More »