Read full Chronicle Herald article here Tranquility Online is an online application those with anxiety can use to manage their symptoms. And it all started with one Facebook post its Halifax co-founder and CEO wrote in 2016. Joel Muise was first diagnosed with general anxiety and depression in his last year of high school. He was working…

Read the original article here Despite the rapid uptake of digital technology in many of today’s biggest industries — with gaming and entertainment leading the way — the healthcare sector is slow to adapt to change. Halifax-based Electric Puppets, headed by CEO Ryan Cameron, aims to help them on their way. The company, under Cameron’s…

We are at the cusp of change in the way health services in Canada are delivered. Disruptive health technologies bring transformational improvements in the affordability, accessibility, quality and simplicity of health care solutions. Join us to hear from industry leaders how tools such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are revolutionizing…

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…

Read the original article here Virtual reality and augmented experiences have revolutionized entertainment and gaming industries. Now, Halifax entrepreneur Ryan Cameron is working on bringing this technology to a clinical setting. His company Electric Puppets uses VR and eye-tracking technology to improve on the basic tests patients take when they visit the eye doctor. “In current cases, they’re using…

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…

Read the original article here Virtual Reality is coming to Nova Scotian Health Care. Ryan Cameron and his Electric Puppets won $50,000 from the Spark Innovation Challenge. He paired with the IWK Eye Care Clinic to improve their diagnostic and therapeutic tools. He says it will let them track patient’s eye movements and pupil dilation….

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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