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Pfizer and Akili Join Forces For Gamification of Alzheimer’s Disease

Akili Interactive Labs Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Pfizer Inc. to test the ability of Akili's mobile video game platform ("Project EVO") to detect cognitive differences in healthy elderly people at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. To Akili's knowledge this is the first time that a large pharmaceutical company [...]

January 6th, 2017|News|

Medtronic and FitBit Team Up To Improve Type 2 Diabetes Monitoring

Medtronic plc, the global leader in medical technology, and Fitbit, the leader in the connected health and fitness market, announced a partnership to integrate health and activity tracking for patients living with diabetes and their physicians and care teams. The iPro™2 myLog mobile app will allow patients to see their glucose levels and physical activity [...]

January 6th, 2017|News|

Philips Proprietary Monitoring Technology Measures Patients Without Contact

Article taken from Philips News Article Philips announced the results of the first published study to demonstrate that absolute oxygen saturation of arterial blood (SpO2), a vital sign that is commonly monitored in hospitalized and other patients, can be accurately measured across multiple patients using contactless technology. The study, published in the journal Anesthesia & Analgesia, used [...]

January 6th, 2017|News|

Insulog, an Innovative Insulin Tracker

Insulog, a device that connects with all major disposable insulin pen brands to display most recent injection data, paired with its app to display entire injection history in order to better manage diabetes, is today announcing the unveiling of its smart, connected insulin tracker. The device will soon be made available via Indiegogo, to bring [...]

January 6th, 2017|News|

Sylwia Borawska Joins The IDR Medical Team!

Sylwia Borawska is a highly intelligent Masters graduate from the Warsaw School of Economics and the University of Warsaw where she studied Strategic Management. Her ability to effectively analyse, synthesise and structure information from various data sources instantly made IDR Medical jump at the opportunity to hire her. Sylwia has a keen interest in the [...]

January 4th, 2017|News|

Gamification, the next level of healthcare?

What is gamification? It’s more than likely that you’ve heard the word “gamification” thrown around in recent years, and if you’re not sure what it is then here's a quick definition. Gamification is the idea of turning usually ordinary and mundane tasks and instead making them more interactive and fun to complete, through the use of [...]

September 15th, 2016|Articles|