Hexoskin is attending the AI in Healthcare Summit in San Francisco this week to present its connected health platform and healthcare AI architecture on Monday, June 26th.
The current hospital system has been built around the treatment of acute illness: emergencies, injuries, infections, etc. Chronic diseases are changing healthcare, and we are now entering a future in which care delivery is becoming decentralized, where communication between health professionals and patients is being facilitated by technology, leading to many potential advancements in prevention, treatment of chronic illness, and much more.
In his talk, Hexoskin's CEO Pierre-Alexandre Fournier discusses the specific tools enabling these advancements, what challenges exist in using health data for AI, and how healthcare professionals can leverage these new technologies to improve the quality of life for chronically ill patients.
The Hexoskin software research platform is designed to generate continuous health data for the development of Artificial Intelligence (machine learning) algorithms for chronic diseases management. Hexoskin also offers AI and data science services to healthcare and pharma companies.
Hexoskin is the world leader in smart clothing and body sensing technologies. The company has announced last year it will equip the International Space Station (ISS) with a bio-monitoring system for astronauts in collaboration with NASA and the Canadian Space Agency.
The Montreal Heart Institute is currently completing a clinical trial with Hexoskin biometric shirts with angina patients undergoing therapy. One of the goals of the study is to develop a new vitality index using Hexoskin biometric shirts to assess angina and to monitor the rehabilitation of cardiac patients.
Hexoskin is the world leader in smart clothing for health monitoring. Hexoskin smart shirts are used by space and defense agencies, sports scientists, and thousands of health professionals and health researchers all over the world. The Hexoskin connected platform provides a new, convenient way to understand human health in real-life environments. For more information, write us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and visit www.hexoskin.com and @Hexoskin on Twitter.
CAUTION - Hexoskin products and services are not intended, and should not be used to investigate, diagnose, monitor, treat or prevent disease or other medical conditions nor to provide information for medical or diagnostic purposes.
Hexoskin is attending the 2017 BIO conference in San Diego this week, and will be demonstrating its connected health platform and biometric shirt at the Quebec pavilion (booth 4315).
The Hexoskin open-data platform enables the development of new digital markers, third-party device integration, ePROs, artificial intelligence and application-specific development.
In order to meet clinical trial development requirements, Hexoskin works in partnership with pharma and biotechs to design efficient protocols for continuous patient monitoring. Clinical areas of interest include those with a need for longitudinal studies in cardiology, respiratory, sleep, CNS, activity, stress, mental illness, etc.
The Hexoskin software research platform is designed to generate continuous health data for the development of Artificial Intelligence (machine learning) algorithms for chronic diseases management. Hexoskin also offers AI and data science services to pharma and biotech companies.
The Department of Homeland Security and Grant County Sheriff’s Office recently tested new technologies for first responders in diverse emergency scenarios in the Gorge Amphitheater in Washington state. Some first responders participating in the program are using Hexoskin to monitor their vitals and their data are transmitted to the command center using smartphones. Read the article ''First Responders test new communications tech in partnership with Homeland Security'' for more information.
‘’Sleep Well, Live Better’’ –Hexoskin. Although sleeping represents a third of our lives, it's still mysterious for most people. Dr. Roger Godbout, professor and researcher at the Sleep Laboratory & Clinic at Hospital Rivières-des-Prairies (Montreal), will be presenting the new validation study ''Development and validation of an algorithm for the study of sleep using a smart shirt'' (Joelle P.M. et al., 2017) today at SLEEP 2017 at Hynes Convention Center in Boston. This clinical validation will allow Hexoskin clients to easily detect sleep stages with a good correlation with polysomnography (PSG), the clinical gold standard.
If you are in Boston, come and meet us to discuss our latest sleep research! It’s a great occasion to exchange on other topics related to sleep monitoring. Thanks to the Association Professional Sleep Society LLC (APSS) for this initiative!
Learn more about how you can monitor your sleep with Hexoskin: Sleep page
As seen in the AARP document, The Longevity Economy – How People Over 50 are Driving Economic and Social Value in the U.S., ‘’early experiments also indicate that Hexoskin may facilitate remote monitoring/telehealth—in uses ranging from ambient assisted living (AAL) to sleep health (Banejee, T. et al., 2015) (…) This reduces both public and individual healthcare costs, and is minimally intrusive for patients.’’
Hexoskin is the only clinically validated system that continuously records ECG with respiratory lung functions and daily/sleep activities. It is used more and more to assess sleep quality at home and in clinical studies. In fact, all the data recorded with Hexoskin are important to consider when it comes to wellness and longevity.
Here is the link to the AARP document: The Longevity Economy
Sleep disorders can have a dramatic impact on a person's health. According to the American College of Cardiology, obstructive sleep apnea affects more than 12 millions American adults which most of the time aren't diagnosed. The relationship between sleep disorders and cardiovascular diseases is well documented.
Hexoskin is going to attend the SLEEP 2017 conference next week June 3-7 in Boston. Dr. Roger Godbout, professor at the University of Montreal and researcher at Hospital Rivières-des-Prairies, is going to present the results of a sleep monitoring clinical trial we've done with his research lab.
Hexoskin has been involved in clinical research and sleep analysis algorithm development since 2012. Researchers and professionals love how easy it is to access physiological data with Hexoskin.
Here's the link to the program for SLEEP 2017: Conference official program.
We will be presenting at the session “O01: Circadian Rhythms, Activity, and Sleep Assessment” on Sunday, June 4th, 2017 from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM in collaboration with Dr. Roger Godbout. We are scheduled to present from 2:45 PM - 3:00 PM.
Hexoskin smart shirts measure the quantity and quality of your sleep and are used for long-term sleep evaluation at home. Hexoskin is not a medical device. The monitoring system is used for clinical research and performance training. Hexoskin smart shirts are compatible with Android and iOS devices.
Link to our Sleep page: Monitoring your sleep with Hexoskin
In this new entrepreneurial capsule from Montreal InVivo, Pierre-Alexandre explains his motivations and goals as an entrepreneur in health technologies. He puts forward the help given by different organizations for new tech businesses, and programs available to support for business growth. He also points to the exceptionally skilled workforce in Montreal, a city with more than 170,000 college students in 11 universities, recently rated #1 city in the world for college students.
''A whole toolbox to help entrepreneurs get what they need to make their business grow''
About Montreal InVivo:
''Montréal InVivo is an economic development organization dedicated to the creation of a business environment that fosters innovation and growth of companies and organizations in the life sciences and health technologies (LSHT) sector.''
''Founded in Montreal in 2006, Hexoskin's mission is to record and organize personal information to make it accessible and useful. The company's co-founders realized that body-worn sensors could capture precise biometric data inside comfortable smart clothing. The company released the first innovative Hexoskin Smart Shirt in 2013.''
The Ceremony of the Connected Objects Awards is an initiative of the NPA Conseil. The aim of this initiative is to distinguish the most innovative connected objects and services. It will take place tomorrow May 16th in Paris. Hexoskin has 2 nominations in the category Wellness, Health and Body-control: Monitoring of physical activity, coaching and sports practice, and object or service for the elderly or handicapped.
The Laureates will be announced tomorrow afternoon at La Maison des Travaux Publics (Paris 8e). Let's keep in touch!
ProcurMed 2017, a Canadian MedTech Procurement Forum, took place today May 11th in Montreal. Our CEO Pierre-Alexandre Fournier shared experiences and lessons learned in working with hospitals in Canada and the United States.
Hospital procurement and innovation departments, payors, and medical devices and health IT companies from Ontario, Quebec, Massachusetts, Vermont, and other states shared ideas on how to make it easier for innovative technologies to go through the procurement process. We talked shared risk, integrating pilots in procurement, and how to do procurement in a value-based healthcare system.
From left to right on the picture: Sophie Cerny (Québec government office in Boston), Stuart Kozlick (Kinova), and Pierre-Alexandre Fournier (Hexoskin)
Hexoskin presented its technology for health monitoring at the Wearable Expo at Tokyo Big Sight this week. We were present on the show floor with our Japanese partners Kissei Comtec, and had the chance to visit Tokyo and Matsumoto.
Dozens of top health research organizations and sports performance labs in Japan use Hexoskin's open data platform for physiology monitoring. If you're in Japan you can contact Kissei Comtec for Japanese training and support.