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BetaKit

Tech for Good: IoT can extend healthcare into the home

An IBM Canada expert explains how IoT can help doctors provide better care.


MediSeen

MediSeen Recommends: Cross-Border MedHealth Summit Startup Application Deadline Tomorrow

“MedHealth is a regional collaboration connecting the HealthTech communities in southeast Michigan and southwest Ontario to support improved quality of patient care. The MedHealth Summit is on April 19th at The Garden Theatre in Detroit. Ontario startups can apply to participate in the Summit through two tracks: US investor and business development meetings with US health systems, health care organizations, and insurers. Deadline to apply is Feb 26.”
– Daniel Warner, MediSeen Founder and CEO


theverge

Nokia may dump its health tech business

Has Nokia had enough of the health tech world? Just two years after entering the industry with its $190 million purchase of French company Withings, the company has announced it’s launching a “strategic review of its digital health business.”


inc42

Healthcare analytics startup THB bags $2.1M led by Blume Ventures and HealthQuad

THB has developed a solution for the Indian healthcare ecosystem that automates data de-identification, standardisation, and de-duplication, enabling healthcare providers to uncover hidden value from their clinical data.


yourstory

Estonia-based startup Healthureum is bringing blockchain to Indian healthcare

Healthureum’s technology is meant to help ease the tracking of “transaction nodes” between all key stakeholders in the healthcare ecosystem — drug manufacturers, wholesalers, pharmacists, medical representatives, diagnostic centres, patients, doctors, and others.


betakit

What to look for in #Budget2018

A national data strategy and cybersecurity initiatives are a couple of things to watch for during Tuesday’s budget announcement.


theverge

Google’s new AI algorithm predicts heart disease by looking at your eyes

Experts say it could provide a simpler way to predict cardiovascular risk.


the national

Region’s first autonomous AI medical centre debuted in Dubai

The Salem Innovation Center uses AI and the Internet of Things technology to provide medical fitness and health occupation screening services to clients without any human intervention.


betakit

BC testing app to help victims of cardiac arrest

The app works by automatically connecting the user to emergency services once activated.


cnbc

Amazon has quietly launched an exclusive line of over-the-counter health products

Technically, the company doesn’t own these products, which are produced by private-label manufacturer Perrigo, but it does put Amazon in a position to squeeze other retailers.


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Amira Zubairi

Amira Zubairi

Amira Zubairi is a staff writer at BetaKit. As a fourth-year journalism student who has written primarily about entrepreneurship, Amira has developed a growing interest in Canadian startup, business, and tech news. In her free time, Amira enjoys reading, baking and watching legal shows.