The Top 12 Health Chatbots
Meet Molly, Ginger and Replika – some of your new chatbot friends aiming to make your life better. In the last years, smart algorithm-powered, text or voice-based interfaces have multiplied, and they are also taking their place in healthcare. The Medical Futurist believes they will ease the burden on doctors in primary care and help patients learn to take care of their health responsibly. Do you want to try one? Check out the following health chatbots!
Diabetes as the Trojan Horse of Digital Health
Originally, a Trojan horse referred to the wooden horse used to cunningly penetrate and conquer the city of Troy by the Greeks. In our era, the term has been adapted to describe disguised malwares that attack unsuspecting users’ computers and wreak havoc once inside. Judging by the title of this article, how then can a condition as serious as diabetes help move the digital health agenda forward?
The Top Digital Health Technologies Helping Refugees Around the World
In this article we take a look at how and which technology is helping refugees around the world, which by extension can help those in similar situations in the future.
10 Reasons Why Digital Health Start-Ups Go Bust
While the digital health market is expanding rapidly, ninety percent of start-ups will probably die within two to five years from their inception. That’s an awfully high number, so we looked around what could possibly go wrong with digital health start-ups to avoid this undeserving fate.
Marie Kondo And Digital Health
The Japanese art of decluttering and tidying up could show medical professionals what they could get rid of in healthcare so the surroundings of patients and care processes could become agreeable. Here, the aim is not to “spark joy” but to make all the activities in healthcare invisible and inevitable – no waiting times, no (necessary) medical visits, less administration – to cause as little concern to patients as possible. Let’s see how digital health could help make medicine neat!
A Digitally Caring Environment: The Internet of Things in Hospitals
What do hospital beds tell about patients? How does an „indoor GPS”-system work? How could sensors and connected devices enhance both patient experience and medical […]
How Do Guatemalan Midwives and Smartphones Come Together?
A scarcity of infrastructure, a lack of resources for healthcare development or non-existent window opportunities for talented developers cement low-resource regions in their state for […]