Tag Archives: Hospital

FDA clears AI-based wearable device to monitor hospital patients

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a wireless device that continuously and automatically monitors patients using artificial intelligence to provide clinicians with actionable insights. Scottish company Current Health, the manufacturer of the wearable device, announced on Wednesday that it has received Class II clearance from the FDA for hospital care. Also See: FDA clears… Read More »

Taipei’s Wan Fang Hospital collaborates with HTC DeepQ to build VR patient education room

DeepQ, the healthcare division of HTC, yesterday announced a deployment of HTC VIVE™ hardware at Taipei Municipal Wan Fang Hospital to create the first multiuser patient education room in VR. Using VIVE Focus (a stand-alone VR headset from Vive) with the VR human patient education application, surgeons and families can join a shared VR world… Read More »

Who gets to decide when a 14-year-old wants to change gender? The child, the hospital, the battling parents?

In many ways, Max is a typical 14-year-old. He eschews soft music in favour of rock and heavy metal, likes to wear hoodies, giggles when he’s nervous and has a flair for drawing animals. He can be opinionated and sarcastic one moment, shy and withdrawn the next. His insecurities, however, run deeper than run-of-the-mill teenaged… Read More »