Since the introduction of a special software and optimization of patient management practices in November 2015, in the Hungarian county of Kaposvár the average time from the discovery of a cancerous disease until the actual medical consultation about the treatment plan has been reduced drastically from 54 to 21 days. Those 33 days could mean […]

The future of healthcare is shaping up in front of our eyes mainly through digital technologies, such as artificial intelligence, VR/AR, 3D-printing, robotics or nanotechnology. We have to familiarize with the latest developments in order to be able to control technology and not the other way around. Check out the most important trends for the […]

Sleep tracking is not an easy business. There are plenty of options on the market, while choosing and paying for a sensor, an app or both is a serious commitment. I decided to carry out a week-long experiment by testing various sleep apps, sensors and their combinations in order to help you with my own […]



Health Sensors & Trackers

Sleep Tracking 2.0: My Viatom O2 Sleep Monitor Review

One of my duties as The Medical Futurist is testing new healthcare sensors. I tested the Viatom O2 which promises to closely monitor your heart rate and blood oxygen level, while you are dreaming about a holiday in Hawaii. Moreover, it offers to warn you with a smart vibration, if the SpO2 level drops too low. Here is my verdict about the device.

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Top Healthcare Companies in Robotics

Robotics has the power to completely reshape the landscape of healthcare both in its structure and its operation. Here, you find my own list about the most relevant companies and start-ups on the healthcare robotics market.

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How Fitbit Helped Me Change Lifestyle: The Great Fitbit Surge Review

I had a serious injury in 2016 which completely destroyed my workout rhythm and ruptured my dreams about being able to achieve the training level of an astronaut – in case I’d need to. After I could start my recovery, I turned to Fitbit Surge to help me shape up again. Here is how.

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My 6-Months Sleep Tracking Experiment – And What I Learnt From It

I have been working for years on how to optimize my sleeping pattern to be able to wake up well-rested in the morning. Through a 6-months sleep tracking experiment carried out with the Pebble Time sensor and the Android Sleep app, I increased my sleep quality significantly. Check out what I learnt from it!