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Big Data’s Contribution to Precision Healthcare

Just as a corporation can improve its products and services by analyzing data and using relevant data points to steer future action, the healthcare industry can leverage big data in future decisions to the improvement of personalized medici …

Big Data and AI: Why Robots Can’t Replace Us… Yet

New York Times contributors Gary Marcus and Ernest Davis, both scientists, made an interesting observation about artificial intelligence (AI) in an op-ed piece published on May 18. According to Marcus and Davis, AI is harder to achieve than …

Wearables for Gastrointestinal Diagnostics?

Gastrointestinal Tracking Device for Medical Application
There is some exciting work going on at UC San Diego relating to gastrointestinal (GI) diagnostics. According to a number of recently published articles, researchers have been working on a wearable device that would make it possible to moni …

The Power of Bayes

Imagine you are about to walk outside. As you prepare for what weather you will encounter, you decide to look out the window. Observing no clouds in the sky, you choose not to put on a raincoat. Now suppose you look at the weather forecast …

3 Reasons We Love Big Data

Rock West Solutions is proud to say we are on the leading edge of medical technology development thanks to our software, hardware, and the dedication of our entire team. We are also not afraid to say that we’re big fans of “Big Data …

Big Data Means Big Changes for Medical Diagnostics

How many times have you gone to see the doctor only to be told that you need a myriad of diagnostic tests to figure out what is going on? Worse yet, how many times have you subjected yourself to those tests without ever getting conclusive r …

5 Ways That RFID Is Changing the World

Since the earliest days of radio frequency identification (RFID), some of the world’s most creative minds have been looking for new and innovative ways to use what is essentially a very simple technology. Here at Rock West Solutions, …

The Wonderful World of IR Beacons

IR Beacon
Infrared (IR) light is light with a wavelength just slightly higher than what is visible by the naked eye but lower than microwaves. As such, IR light has a lot of practical uses for sending and receiving signals. The remote control that op …

Medical Sensor Technology and Applications for 2018

The Medical Wearables 2018 conference to be held in Santa Clara, California this spring promises to be one of the most exciting events of the year for our industry. From May 16-17, the medical sensor industry will be gathering to learn, exc …