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A “magic” ring

In the last few years more and more people have started to turn to their watch to glance at their fitness, how many calories have been burnt through the day, how many steps have been taken, even look at their heart beats through the day. People practicing sports have been …

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Covid is a game changer for Tele-Medicine

I already touched upon the boost given to activities from “remote” by the lock.down first and the social distancing. Tele-working and tele-education are obvious examples. Healthcare, on the other hand, would seem to be a “hands-on” activity. True, we have been talking about tele-medicine, tele-diagnoses, even tele-surgery for quite a …

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Feeling your chemicals

Sensors keep progressing and it is now possible to use them to detect a number of physiological conditions that can be monitored and integrated to provide a snapshot of a person health. In the image, an old one taken from a Stanford University research published in 2016, flexible electronics have …

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Home-centric Hospital

We have seen over the last 70 years a progressive squeezing of size and decreasing of price of high tech systems to the point that it has become feasible the shift from centralisation to decentralisation. When I started working, “the computer” was a big, costly, machine that could only be …

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Planning for the New World – VI

Restoring the Health of the Environment That this insignificant species called Home Sapiens Sapiens is having an impact on the planet is no longer debatable: every hour humankind is destroying 18 million square meters of forest with agriculture being the leading cause; 750 billion tons of CO2 are exchanged by …

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Lights and Shadows… let’s wrap it up – I

It is obviously too early to draw conclusion on the long term impact of the pandemic, however some trends are starting to emerge: Acceleration of the Digital Transformation — and slow down The pandemic, as I pointed out in the previous posts, has accelerated the execution of the Digital Transformation …

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Telemedicine for real

It is probably 40 years that I a hearing about Telemedicine and I have been ’round the world to demonstrate and see telemedicine applications. The pervasiveness of telecommunications infrastructures and the emergence of affordable and portable technology for local sensing and diagnostics coupled with a growing capability of Artificial Intelligence …

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Digital Healthcare

The disparity in the world healthcare among Countries is huge, as shown in the World Bank data, and, unfortunately, it is no April fools. Bet869ween the Gambia 20$ and the US 9869$ per person per year there is a factor of 493! Now, one might observe that the value of …

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