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July 27, 2011 – A new echocardiography remote reading program was introduced to provide expert exam interpretation in all 50 states. The new program, created by USARAD.com, a Joint Commission...

June 20, 2011 – French technology company Withings announced today the U.S. availability of its blood pressure monitor (BPM) for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. It is offered as a modern way to measure...

April 13, 2011 – The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) has awarded one of six national contracts to Cardiocom for home telehealth devices and services. Cardiocom will supply VA with its...

April 6, 2011 – During the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) 60th Annual Scientific Session and Expo in New Orleans, Royal Philips Electronics demonstrated how personalized patient management...

November 16, 2010 – New telemedicine technology allows physicians to transfer digitally captured patient sounds in real time. The Littman Scope-to-Scope Tele-Auscultation System, by 3M, can...

October 5, 2010 – Rapid electronic review of children’s heart images by remote specialists can allow for earlier diagnosis and treatment of potentially serious pediatric heart problems. A new...

August 19, 2010 – A new mobile phone that provides a quick and simple way to measure, record and send vital electrocardiograms (ECGs) could help millions of people who suffer from heart-related...

July 30, 2010 – A cardiac patient remote monitoring solution that feeds live information to smart phones was cleared for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The software includes...

June 1, 2010 – A teleproctoring technology uses robotic technology to teach physicians about new procedures without the additional expense of travel.

May 18, 2010 – A pulse oximeter that integrates with a telehealth platform is designed for ease of use by patients and clinicians. Cardiocom's new pulse oximeter can be added to its telehealth...

May 11, 2010 – A cellular accessory has been added to an implantable cardiac device remote monitoring system to make it easier for patients to securely send information to their physicians. The...

May 11, 2010 – A wireless USB adaptor allows patients with implantable cardiac devices to stay connected with physicians without the need for a standard landline phone connection. Today St. Jude...

May 11, 2010 – A software upgrade provides enhanced functionality, including the ability to view an expanded history of a patient’s remote follow-up data for electrophysiology (EP) devices. The U....

April 22, 2010 - With the proliferation of telemedicine and tereradiology services, the two fields are crossing paths on over health care networks, and in particular in image-enabled electronic...

March 1, 2010 – At the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference in Atlanta today, Cisco announced the availability of the Cisco HealthPresence platform. The...

February 23, 2010 - Nearly 80 million baby boomers in the United States are approaching seniors status and will need treatment for chronic illnesses.

February 18, 2010 - Clinicians treating the citizens of Concepcion, Honduras and surrounding rural area will now have access to specialists in the United States, thanks to Medweb’s recent PACS...

“Information is the lifeblood of modern medicine. Health information technology is destined to be its circulatory system.”(1) When Dr. David Blumenthal’s words appeared in the New England Journal...

January 11, 2010 – Health Canada, the Canadian equivalent of the U.S. FDA, cleared heart sound analysis software that connects wirelessly to a Bluetooth-enabled electronic stethoscope.

September 16, 2009 – Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David’s Medical Center in Austin, Texas plans to create a worldwide electrophysiology (EP) telecardiology network for live...