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June 13, 2012 — AliveCor announced it has raised $10.5 million in Series B venture financing. The financing comes on the heels of recent presentations at major cardiology conferences, in which...

June 8, 2012 — LifeWatch AG, a wireless cardiac monitoring service and home sleep test provider in the United States, announced the launch of the world’s first-of-its-kind...

May 10, 2012 — CompuMed, Inc. announced it will offer GE Healthcare's compact ECG platform, the MAC 800, as part of a next-generation telemedicine enhanced...

Internet-based telemedicine systems appear to lead to more appropriate and effective pharmacotherapy, better blood pressure control and an overall reduction in cardiovascular risk compared to...

December 15, 2011 — InterComponentWare Inc. has been honored with the 2011 Karl Storz Prize for Telemedicine through its participation in the prestigious German "Partnership for the Heart"...

November 21, 2011 — Stereotaxis Inc. announced the launch of Odyssey Cinema Studio, a clinical procedure online broadcast platform. The system provides a turn-key solution for hospitals to...

October 21, 2011 – Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C., conceptualized “CodeHeart,” a highly secure mobile application solution developed and customized in collaboration with AT&T...

September 14, 2011 – Treatment of patients with chronic disease accounts for nearly four-fifths of United States healthcare spending.  Robert Bosch Healthcare Inc. announced new evidence...

August 17, 2011 – THA Group, a free standing in-home health company serving coastal Georgia and South Carolina, announced that it will be partnering with Cardiocom to expand its chronic telehealth...

August 17, 2011 – Enhanced communication, accessibility to remote physicians and improved workflow are some of the benefits that hospitals and radiology departments can expect to gain from MD2GO,...

August 5, 2011 – Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago will install Merge Healthcare’s iConnect software suite (vendor-neutral archive [VNA], access and share) at its 270-bed facility.

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.