PHR-Personal Health Records & Health assistant applications explained


PHR ( personal health records) apps became a major trend for all healthcare aware - advanced mobile users in the past few years, PHR apps to provide very easy and accessible centralised tool for patients to keep their medical records secure, simple to update, and review. PHR key concept is to be managed by the patient himself who should the keep marinating and updating his records. Security is a the major factor for the PHR app, and some Apps are promoting sets of security measures to ensure they protect their users privacy. Some apps are providing data encryption for the data. However the most basic and required feature for PHR apps which should not be ignored by developers is: App Locking, The app has to be locked by the user either by a password or by fingerprint.

Ambient clinical intelligence: The Future of Healthcare


Nuance ambient clinical intelligence is built on decades of healthcare experience and an extensive market footprint. The wide-scale deployment of our speech recognition platform across a large customer base gives us incredible amounts of data to continually improve our AI. Every word teaches and reinforces meaning, allowing the technology to better predict and understand how to contextualize new information. As our capabilities expand from orthopedics, podiatry, ophthalmology, dermatology, and ENT, ACI will evolve to support more complex specialty areas.

Essential's Home assistant is slick, circular and not ready


When Essential Inc., the stealth startup headed by Android co-founder Andy Rubin, teased that May 30th would be a big day, it wasn't lying. We've already taken our first look at the Essential Phone -- a slick, powerful and durable Android-powered handset -- but that isn't the only product the company is showing off today. In its bid to take on Apple, Google and Amazon, Essential has unveiled "Home," a new intelligent assistant that it hopes owners will be proud to show off. The Essential Home sports a circular design, and isn't too dissimilar to Google's intelligent Nest thermostats at first glance. The round auto-display is activated in three ways: by a simple voice commands, a tap of a finger or just by looking at it.

Levi's New Jean Jacket Lets You Wear Google Assistant -


Levi's launched a new denim smart jacket with Google's Project Jacquard technology. The Trucker Jacket allows users to interact with an Android device with a gesture or touch to their sleeve. Jacquard is a Google project built to experiment with fiber electronics. The Trucker Jacket looks like an average jean jacket but it contains a small electronic tag which connects to a section of conductive fibers, all built into the sleeve. The tag connects by Bluetooth to an Android smartphone, and the conductive fibers act as a touchpad.

Healthcare Virtual Assistant Market to Reach $1.76B by 2025 - Research


The global healthcare virtual assistant market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 24.7% from 2018 to reach $1.76 billion by 2025, according to market research published by Meticulous Research. Virtual assistants are AI and rule-based systems that interact with humans to perform various tasks. These assistants use cognitive technologies such as machine learning, natural language processing, and neural networks to enable interactive communications with the end-users. Virtual assistant technology in the healthcare industry can assist in transforming various health processes and improve healthcare delivery, worldwide. It helps in improving healthcare quality, patient care, and patient outcome at lower costs.