Halifax-based DGI Clinical has launched a new app, SymptomGuide Dementia, that allows caregivers to track and manage symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. The app allows caregivers to learn about dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, and provides management strategies for dealing with symptoms. Caregivers can choose those symptoms most important to them and share progress with family and clinicians. The…

See original article here Halifax-based Axem Neurotechnology is attending the HAX Accelerator in Shenzhen, China, where it plans to complete the prototype of its device, which enhances mental training for athletes. The company’s co-founders, Tony Ingram and Chris Friesen, are now at Hax, the world’s largest hardware accelerator, as they prepare to begin beta-testing in Canada. The two PhD…

See original post in Chronicle Herald HALIFAX — A new online portal that will deliver medical test results to Nova Scotians via smartphones is the kind of innovation that’s long overdue in Canadian health care, says the federal health minister. Jane Philpott was in Halifax on Thursday for the launch of the MyHealthNS portal, which has been tested for the…

Every year around 500,000 Canadians visit an emergency room because they did not take their prescribed medication properly. Medication adherence is a growing and costly healthcare problem that Patricia Ryan, Co-Founder of the Nova Scotia based start-up HealthQR is hoping to address with the release of their new mobile health app. The app’s purpose is…

See full LINK magazine edition for original article Worldwide, one diabetic patient every three hours loses a limb because of a chronic wound. According to the World Health Organization 80 percent of these amputations are preventable. Health Outcomes Worldwide has developed an application –how2trak® – that coaches healthcare providers through the best practice guidelines for…

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