Vijay Parmar
Vijay Parmar

Microbattery Advancements Will Unlock a New Wave of MedTech Innovation

By Vijay Parmar

Microbatteries are on the cusp of a new era as solid-state lithium technology arrives to pack more energy into smaller form factors. These batteries will enable the products they power to be offered in smaller sizes and more comfortable shapes, with enormous implications for future medtech product designs and capabilities, from the convergence of hearables and OTC hearing aids to wearable devices that are used for remote health monitoring and fitness tracking.

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Jennifer Kent
Jennifer Kent
Soapbox

Empowering Patients Through RPM

By Jennifer Kent, Ph.D.

Remote care in the home relies both on the quality of patient monitoring and on the insights provided to the care team. There is a real danger that data overload and alert fatigue will undermine otherwise well-designed remote patient monitoring (RPM) and Hospital at Home programs. The software platform and algorithms tasked with integrating and evaluating data must identify the data that matters, when it matters.

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Healthcare Technology
Healthcare Technology

Critical Issues in Remote Monitoring: Data Capture and Quality

By Jennifer Kent, Ph.D.

As more healthcare activities take place from home, passive continuous monitoring solutions and new technology such as artificial intelligence will be critical to communications between providers and patients. In addition, new solutions that offer overnight monitoring will play a crucial role in helping to fill the gaps, particularly in assessing patient deterioration or changes in health conditions. The pandemic has forever changed the trajectory of healthcare and specifically virtual care.

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