Tag: health

5 Industries Where AI is Being Used, and How

By Christine Persaud
AI is being implemented in several vertical businesses, and in many forms – from chatbots to actual AI robots, intelligent big data analysis, and software that can collect an aggregate of customer data and distill it down to actionable insights.

Healthcare by Smartphone in British Columbia

By Yasmin Ranade
British Columbians will be the first to get access to one-on-one video consultation with physicians, allowing them to speak directly and privately with a BC-licensed family doctor. What’s more, this video consultation will be covered by the patient’s BC provincial Medical Services Plan (MSP).

Cannabis is For Women, Too, But Support is Lacking

By Christine Persaud
We’re on the heels of recreational cannabis becoming legal in Canada. And for those who support and/or use it, a particular issue is coming to light: why is the industry so male-focused?

How to use tech to reduce work-related stress

By Christine Persaud
It’s ironic that while technology like smartphones, laptops, and tablets can be a contributing cause of work-related stress, technology can actually also be used to help quell it.

Tech That Helps With Sleep

By Christine Persaud
Ironically, just as tech might be perpetuating the problem, along with culprits like caffeine consumption, work demands, social commitments, and family dynamics, there’s also tech you can use to help by managing sleep patterns, like activity trackers that let you set bedtime reminders, encouraging more restful sleep, and simply helping you get some ZZZs.

Some Exciting New Innovations in Health Tech

By Christine Persaud
When we think of health tech on a consumer level, the first thing that comes to mind is wearables – activity and fitness trackers that help us keep on top of physical activity, sports, sleep, caloric intake, heart rate, and more. But the category has moved far beyond that.