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September 27, 2011 – Health 2.0 announced the launch of the Novartis CardioEngagement Challenge, asking multi-disciplinary teams of developers to create an interactive solution enabling patients...

September 20, 2011 – A recent study sought to determine if monitoring fluid build-up in the chest of heart failure patients would lead to earlier detection of problems and prevent repeat...

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...

May 26, 2011 - Ford engineers have developed a car seat that can monitor a driver's heartbeat, opening the door to a wealth of health, convenience and even life-saving potential. A joint project...
May 26, 2011 – Cinterion, a cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) communication modules company, and TZ Medical, a manufacturer of critical-care medical products, announced Aera-CT, a lightweight and...

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 7, 2011 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2011 in New Orleans this week offered an expo floor filled with hundreds of cardiovascular products. The following five technologies stood...

April 4, 2011 – A wireless remote monitoring program for patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) has been launched by Anthem Blue Cross. The program is designed to help patients better...

January 4, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released an update of what medical devices it expects to be developed and brought to market within the next 10 years.

December 21, 2010 – A new service has been launched that provides 24-hour, Web-based remote monitoring follow-up services for patients with pacemakers. The service, from Philips, is the first...

November 16, 2010 – A joint partnership between AirStrip Technologies and Physio-Control will allow the two companies to deliver integrated, lifesaving mobile solutions.

October 1, 2010 – An early-warning system for detecting coronary occlusion has received the CE mark for commercial sale in Europe. The AngelMed Guardian System, by Angel Medical Systems, is...

September 14, 2010 –To support proactive patient care for those at risk for worsening heart failure, Medtronic this week introduced the CareLink Network for Heart Failure. The remote monitoring...

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...

July 20, 2010 – The final results of the landmark TRUST Trial (Lumax-T/Lumos-T Safely RedUceS RouTine Office Device Follow-up), which show wireless remote monitoring of implantable cardiac devices...

June 24, 2010 – A new recorder upgrade will provide extended recording time for physicians, increasing their detection of abnormal heart rhythms in patients that could otherwise be missed. Midmark...

June 2, 2010 – Heart failure patients whose treatment was guided by pulmonary artery pressures obtained through a tiny, permanent wireless implant had a 30 percent reduction in hospitalization...

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...