Live blogging from Partners’ Connected Health Symposium

Posted on 24th October 2013 in health

I’m attending the annual Partners Health Connected Health Symposium in Boston. Will try to do running notes during the presentations!

  • first up is a series of demos on sensors, robots and devices!!
  • 10 of 20 entrants from a pool of  more than 300
  • Hstar Technologies: Robotic Nursing Assistant (RoNA). Lot of MIT background.
    • helps lift patients onto gurneys, including bariatric patients Also one for combat situations
    • can be remotely operated
    • modular platform, one of a family of units
    • RoNA SerBot — courier duty for delivering meds
  • InTouch Health — “end to end presence solutions” “acute care telemedicine system”  instant access for specialists when needed for consult. Cloud based. Robot automatically goes to patient’s bedside.
    • click to look at monitors or the patient
    • access to data in EHR: immediate access
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