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João Bocas, a leading expert in digital health and wearables, interviewed Head of the Health Solution Division Anders Strömberg and Senior Product Manager Jessica Tennhammar, from the mSafety team. The topic of discussion: the future of wearables in healthcare.
Innovation has traditionally been considered difficult within pharma, MedTech and healthcare. Today it is different, writes Anders Strömberg, Head of the Health Solution Division. In this article, Anders shares his thoughts on the state of digital health and describes the unique opportunity for healthcare businesses today.
Personal health data can transform health care. We expect more resilient health systems, more control over our personal health information and high-quality data for clinical trials and public health research. Recent initiatives have taken steps to shape this future. Importantly, they put privacy in focus.
The COVID-pandemic has had a significant impact on healthcare systems and patients around the world. Not least chronic condition patients, who already face numerous challenges in their daily lives. In 2020, the mSafety team conducted a survey on attitudes towards specialised remote health monitoring devices. Now, a second survey follows up on those results in 2022. What has changed over these two impactful years regarding remote health monitoring and telehealth?
In this interview with Anders Strömberg, mSafety’s Head of Wearable Platform Division, we asked what’s on the horizon for remote monitoring in general, and for mSafety specifically. Discover how the technology could be used to deliver a more holistic picture of user’s health picture, support earlier diagnosis of health conditions, and provide deeper insights into patient’s needs.
Many of today’s care providers are looking to continuous remote monitoring solutions to enhance access to patients’ daily health, deliver better care to more patients and lower costs. But many of the solutions currently available are too complex for end users and lack flexibility for service providers. In this interview with mSafety’s product manager, Andreas Hallonsten, we asked what he sees as the main challenges, and how mSafety is addressing them.
Would you wear a device on your wrist that was very obviously part of your healthcare plan? Probably not. You would probably prefer an unobtrusive wearable that gave nothing away, while enabling the service you and your healthcare provider want. Read more about how the mSafety design team overcame the challenges to create the kind of connected health monitoring device you would be happy to wear.
A health initiative in southern Sweden is using Sony’s mSafety to help improve the independence and quality of life of patients who’ve had kidney transplants. The overall goal of the project is to evaluate the use of IoT tools in the healthcare context. Read the article to find out more.
As a provider of remote monitoring services on wearable devices, you need to keep track of your whole fleet and ensure its firmware is always up to date. To make device management and software updates as easy and straightforward as possible, Sony’s mSafety platform provides firmware-over-the-air (FOTA). Find out more about the value of FOTA in mSafety here.
Clinical trials have long been plagued by low participation, poor compliance and high drop-out rates. Even when volunteers sign up, they don’t always manage to take the medication as prescribed, attend regular appointments or report accurately on their health status. Here, we highlight the main causes of non-compliance and describe how mSafety, Sony’s remote monitoring platform, helps you resolve them.
Combining a purpose-built device with a solid back-end solution, the mSafety platform allows companies interested in remote monitoring to develop their own mobile health and safety IoT services. And that is exactly what the Irish enterprise software development company, 8 West Consulting, has done. In fact, they have created a whole suite of applications based on Sony’s customisable, connected 4G/5G wearable platform, to help keep people safe.
On December 3rd, 2020, mSafety’s Arnol Rios (Head of Sales & Business Development, Takeoff Point, a Sony company) gave a presentation for WT | Wearable Technologies Studio on the topic: ‘What makes Sony’s mSafety solution unique?’ We’ve summarised the main points from Arnol’s presentation here and included a link to the video for you to watch.
Sony’s mSafety solution enables clinical and pharmaceutical researchers to create customised applications for trial protocols and monitor participants remotely. This easy-to-use connected wearable and reliable back-end solution ensure seamless bi-directional data flows – making mSafety a powerful tool for monitoring compliance and verification of participants’ responses to treatment.
In 2016, Senior Researcher Claes Nilsson pitched an idea for a new diabetes app in a competition organised by the Sony Startup Acceleration Program (SSAP). His idea won the competition and was successfully incubated by Sony.
In a recent article, Ericsson explains the symbiosis between Sony’s intelligent connected services and the communication technologies that power them. Read a summary of the article and learn more about two Sony services that leverage cellular connectivity and cloud management to provide a great user experience.