Breathing is a fundamental activity for sustaining life. Beyond that, how and how often we breathe can provide insight into our health, how hard we are physically working, how calm we are, and generally how we feel.
In today’s ever-changing world of constant technological innovations, there exists a gadget, sensor, or electronic to measure, report, and analyze almost any type of data we might desire. As sensor technology has evolved, systems have gotten lighter and less cumbersome, enabling them to fit into our cell phones, watches, wearable devices and even our clothing.
The National Institute of Health (NIH) and its National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) recently awarded Zansors a NIH Phase I Small Technology Transfer (STTR) award under NIAAA’s Alcohol Biosensors program.
I recently gave a presentation at HITLAB’s annual Innovators’ Summit, “Digital health in the age of patient-centered care.”