I’ve recently started working with the Empatica E4 wristband. This is what it looks like when it comes out of the box.
During November 2015 I blogged I was Putting my money where my mhealth mouth is and investing in two Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) listed mhealth companies: ResApp and Simavita. In December 2015 I discovered that another ASX listed mhealth company, MedAdvisor, and have added it to the mhealth portfolio. MedAdvisor builds apps (mobile & web) … [Read more…]
From September to December 2015 I participated in an accelerator program. During that time I found myself working out of and visiting the following startup co-working spaces: River City Labs, Brisbane Australian Technology Park, Sydney Hub Melbourne Galvanize, San Francisco During the accelerator program I was based at River City Labs, although I spent much … [Read more…]
I am convinced mhealth can make a significant difference in health care. I’m so confident I’ve put my money where my mhealth mouth is and bought into two ASX listed mhealth companies: ResApp Health and Simavita. ResApp Health allows patients and clinicians to “Instantly diagnose and manage respiratory disease using only your smartphone”. No other … [Read more…]
Yesterday I attended the Cardiovascular Health & Rehabilitation Association of NSW & ACT 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting and was delighted to hear Prof Chris Semsarian‘s talk entitled Genomics in Cardiac Clinical Practice: Shaping the Future. Part of the talk discussed cardiac conditions including sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) & long QT syndrome (LQTS) and how genetics … [Read more…]
I’ve recently started working with the Samsung Gear S smartwatch/wearable and will write a few thoughts on it in the next few posts. For now, this is what it looks like when it comes out of the box.
Over the last four months I’ve been enrolled in the IHTSDO’s SNOMED CT Foundation Course. Yesterday I was informed I’d passed the final assessment and have a certificate to prove it. Hooray! The course was delivered online as three modules as shown in the table. It was a well structured course presented with a high … [Read more…]
Last year Deep Brain Stimulation featured on the ABC Radio National program All in the Mind: In this program you will meet a man who had deep brain stimulation surgery: probes were inserted through his skull and he was woken up in the middle of it to answer the surgeon’s questions. He had great results … [Read more…]
Global Kinetics Corporation is a Melbourne-based company that is building remote patient monitoring systems for Parkinson’s disease patient monitoring. They’re currently recruiting a number of positions to support their product development efforts: Great to see an Australian company recruiting in m-health! I note they are private equity funded, have strong links to the University of … [Read more…]
My home state of Queensland held an election for its parliament on 7 January 2015. Amongst the pundits during the television coverage was former Premier Rob Borbidge. I couldn’t resist making this for the DSTC Alumni. As the Wikipedia entry says: The CEO of DSTC in the early years had a prominent position in Queensland … [Read more…]