Category: care

  • Sepsis Opportunities: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection. It is a life-threatening medical emergency. Sepsis happens when an infection you already have triggers a chain reaction throughout your body. Infections that lead to sepsis most often start in the lung, urinary tract, skin, or gastrointestinal tract. Without timely treatment, sepsis can rapidly lead to […]

  • takes aim at senior loneliness with round-the-clock virtual pets

    Armed with a tablet and virtual pet companion, California-based startup is aiming to alleviate senior loneliness — an issue that has worsened amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The company, which won the health IT track of the Pitch Perfect contest at MedCity INVEST, aims to fulfill seniors’ medical and social needs through access to health […]