Researchers are investigating new combinations of technologies that could help improve the health of the population.
In the post-COVID-19 world, firms need to embrace an adaptive strategy to sustain their competitive advantage. Haier's adaptive strategy helps the company win today -- even during the COVID-19 crisis -- and prepare for tomorrow's opportunities.
A trial in Birmingham is letting clinicians examine patients at a distance, using stethoscopes, ECGs and ultrasounds.
As firms reopen office buildings, plants, and other facilities, they will have to develop detailed pandemic management protocols (PMPs) before they can safely ask employees, customers, and others to return. Along with government guidelines, firms must also avoid or mitigate risks in these four areas.
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital transformation across industries. Selecting the right partners will not only help firms execute their transformation agenda -- they'll also help shape the right agenda and prioritize initiatives based on their most immediate business impact.
The UK government has just U-turned on its own plans for a contact-tracing app after months of development. This is what went wrong.
Fitness trackers generally measure your heart rate, daily activity, and other basic metrics. The Apple Watch can serve as an ECG indicator, but now we see the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 supports service as a blood pressure monitor.
In a last-minute U-turn, the UK has decided to opt for the tech giants' approach.
Django and Python developers working alongside clinicians and researchers have built a new analytics platform that looks at electronic health records for 24 million people.
Galaxy Watch Active 2 users in South Korean can now measure their blood pressures with the Samsung Health Monitor app.
Can you get through to kids -- and their parents -- in order to get them to pay attention to online safety? How about getting naked porn stars to appear at their door?
The European country's "Corona-Warn" app has had a successful launch.
Big Think Edge’s lessons will teach you lessons in leadership, creativity, and innovation.
The European country’s data protection agency has banned the collection of personal data through the app.
Get your dad a gift this Father's Day that will last him the whole year. Here are a selection of online services and subscriptions that he can enjoy over the coming 12 months.
Dr. Jason Hallock, chief medical officer, SOC Telemed, sits down with Tonya Hall to talk about ways that the health and tech industries have had to work together in order to safely combat the dangers of the COVID-19 crisis.
The 3D printing company has received emergency clearance to print adapters designed to convert BiPAP machines into ventilators.
Does Apple and Google’s plan to fight COVID-19 go too far, or not far enough? Jason Perlow and Jason Cipriani debate the merits of this controversial partnership in another episode of Jason Squared.
Daphne Leprince-Ringuet explains that the UK's health services is going solo to develop a coronavirus contact-tracing app. Here is why. Read more: https://zd.net/2ziaC8E
ZDNet's Larry Dignan spoke with Phil McClendon, lead product manager for Garmin consumer wearables, and Sean McNamara, who manages sales and marketing for the Garmin Health, about how wearable data can help researchers battle COVID-19.
The first release gives developers the tools and API they'll need to build apps and services to track and alert you of potential exposure.
The app measures blood pressure when paired with a smartwatch.
NHS insists the public's data is safe in the hands of the health service. Privacy campaigners want more detail.
Technology use is up among seniors looking to fend off loneliness. Their changing habits shed new light on why some tools like voice assistants are more useful than others.
Dennis Michel, senior vice president of customer service and engagement at Discover, details how thin clients helped the company move workers home amid COVID-19 and how he's thinking through the new normal for work going forward.
Seth Siegel, North American head of AI consulting at Infosys, tells Tonya Hall ways that AI can be used to detect and prevent epidemics, the importance of sharing data between countries during a pandemic, and what businesses need to do in order to protect themselves in a crisis.
Nebraska Medicine CIO Brian Lancaster said digital transformation projects such as telehealth on the hospital floor looked like R&D efforts at first. And then the COVID-19 pandemic hit and made it mainstream and part of the clinical workflow going forward. Read more: https://zd.net/3cvGfd9
ZDNet's Stephanie Condon tells Karen Roby about how one nonprofit senior living organization is helping residents handle feelings of loneliness and isolation through the pandemic, using tools like video-calling and voice assistants. Read more: https://zd.net/2XDL689
A team of over 100 scientists who had been building a super-sophisticated detector to find the universe's dark matter had to suspend operations while in quarantine. But they didn't stop working. They developed a super-simple, super-cheap ventilator they hope to make in volume to fight COVID-19.
Daphne Leprince-Ringuet explains that tech players small and big have tools and resources to help countries fight the global pandemic, and governments are asking the industry to step up. Read more: https://zd.net/3aOqa29
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