IoT: The cure for rising healthcare costs?

The rising costs of healthcare continues to dominate the headlines. In recent years, health insurance premiums have increased at a rate higher than annual income, according to recent reports.

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Case study: Brazilian railways become connected from North to South with satellite solutions

Valec is an organisation which builds, maintains and operates Brazilian railways. The public company manages three railways: the North-South Railway, the West-East Integration Railway and the Centre-West Integration Railway. The organisation plays a major role in developing infrastructure across a very large territory in order to support the Brazillian economy.

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Napier University-Spiritus pilot project seeks to demonstrate assurance layer for tracking medical devices

The Data Lab announced the kickoff of a pilot project involving Edinburgh Napier University, NHS National Services Scotland and industry collaborator Spiritus Development Limited intended to demonstrate the benefits of a blockchain-enabled assurance layer for tracking medical devices through their lifecycle.

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The benefits of adapting IIoT and data analytics solutions for EHS

The IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) improves connectivity, efficiency and scalability for industrial organisations. Combined with the power of big data and analytics, the IIoT is an incredibly powerful concept that drives in-depth insights for organisations.

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Tunstall brings quality of life and safety to elderly care with Tele2 IoT solution

Tunstall, a provider of telehealthcare, wanted to create high-quality care services enabled by IoT, ensuring peace of mind for elderly people and their families. Together with Tele2 IoT, the company has developed an offering that incorporates always-available IoT connectivity, local roaming and a connectivity management portal, providing a holistic overview of the whole deployment. With

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Outsourced AI and deep learning in the healthcare industry – Is data privacy at risk?

As emerging technologies, artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning are proven to provide powerful business insights. This is especially true for the healthcare industry, says Jonathan Martin, EMEA operations director at Anomali,

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MapR unveils DataOps-driven approach to data governance across on-premises, cloud and edge deployments

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform that integrates analytics with operational applications in real time, unveiled a DataOps-driven breakthrough approach to governance in the age of big data.

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Could your IoT solution survive on Silk Road 4.0? Submit your ideas now

Regular readers will remember our exclusive article on the madcap, multinational, multilingual scheme to ride deep into the heart of China along the old Silk Road. (See: Two motorcycles, 10,000 km along Silk Road 4.0, the Internet of Things … and you?) Well, now it’s getting serious, says Jeremy Cowan.

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The industrial IoT revolution

As the Internet of Things continues (IoT) continues to grow in the consciousness of consumers and IT experts alike, thought is increasingly turning to how to ensure that its promise delivers on its potential.

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Three ways IoT will solve financial issues burdening health care providers

Improving medication adherence with IoT Inadequate medication adherence is a global issue. The estimated annual cost of inadequate medication adherence to the US healthcare system is between $100 billion and $289 billion.

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New report highlights how technology innovations can tackle social isolation and loneliness

A new report released by Internet of Things UK (IoTUK) outlines how emerging digital and social technologies can help tackle social isolation and loneliness.

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Quantum shot noise: Future-proof security, from smartphones to intelligent cars

Security has become a growing concern in the Internet of Things (IoT) industry. Without robust protection, self-driving car networks easily could fall under nefarious control, and sensitive healthcare and industrial data could be intercepted and sold to the highest bidder.

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How bioelectronics will make humans more robotic than ever

In 2013, president Obama launched the BRAIN Initiative as a large-scale effort to equip researchers with insights necessary for treating a wide variety of brain disorders like Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, autism, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury.

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Nexeon acquires licence to 86 IoT patents and receives ISO 13485 certification

Nexeon MedSystems, a company that provides deep learning systems for implantable medical devices has licensed a portfolio of patents from Marathon Patent Group.

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People can relax: Robot healthcare is not about to take over, says life sciences tech consultant

Rumours of the sudden demise of a raft of jobs in the healthcare sector and other public sector spheres are exaggerated.

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Audio innovation turns regular consumer headphones into tinnitus clinical early warning system

An innovation by UK-based engineering and design consultancy Plextek could soon have a far-reaching impact on the early diagnosis and treatment of debilitating hearing conditions such as tinnitus. Tinnitus is an aural condition that currently affects more than 300 million people worldwide.

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