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April 3, 2014 — The new app-driven Seer 1000 Holter recorder from GE Healthcare utilizes new technology to simplify Holter monitor management.

March 31, 2014 — Biotronik announced new results from a sub-analysis of the TRUST trial, published in the European Heart Journal. This analysis examined recommended ICD (implantable...

BioTelemetry Inc. entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the cardiac patient services business of Biomedical Systems Corp. (BMS) for aggregate consideration of $8.65 million at closing.

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AliveCor Inc. announced a partnership with Practice Fusion, a physician-patient community. Physician offices will now be able to import the AliveCor Heart Monitor’s ...

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A new treatment option for heart disease is being tested at The University of Kansas Hospital that could be...

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Aetna issued a positive coverage policy for long-term continuous monitoring of patients with suspected heart...

eCardio Diagnostics is opening its second Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility (IDTF) in San...

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An Effectiveness and Cost of ICD Follow-Up Schedule with Telecardiology (ECOST) study indicated the Biotronik Home Monitoring may reduce follow-up costs in patients with implantable...

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AliveCor announced Android compatibility for its AliveInsights analysis service, which launched for iOS (iPhone) users of the AliveCor Heart Monitor Nov. 18, 2013.

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Preventice Inc. has received CE mark certification for its BodyGuardian remote monitoring system.

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Biotronik announced the highly-anticipated results of the Reform study. The study demonstrates that ICD (implantable cardioverter-defibrillator) patients with Biotronik's Home Monitoring...

August 12, 2013 — Ambio Health, a healthcare technology company specializing in health monitoring systems, announced its Ambio remote health monitoring system, a wireless remote health...

AliveCor Inc.’s Heart Monitor for iPhone 4, 4S and 5 is now available for purchase in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It is the first CE-marked mobile device–based electrocardiogram (ECG...

eCardio Diagnostics announced the launch of eCardio Verite — a patient-friendly, wireless monitor offering seamless transition between mobile cardiac telemetry and cardiac event monitoring when...

AliveCor Mobile Heart Monitor for iPhone ECG ACC 2013

AliveCor announced that its mobile Heart Monitor for iPhone is now available by prescription to enable patients to record their heart rhythm anytime, anywhere. The Heart Monitor, which makes home...

Using a telemedicine system to engage people in underserved, urban communities to measure and report their blood pressure remotely — outside of the doctor’s office — appears to help them achieve...

CardioNet Inc. announced a multi-year development agreement with the Belgium-based nanoelectronics research center IMEC and its Dutch affiliate Holst Centre. Over the next 18 months, the companies...

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In the past few years, especially since the introduction of the iPhone and iPad, there has been an explosion of healthcare related mobile device applications (apps). Most physicians today have...

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Preventice Inc. will showcase its breakthrough mobile health solutions for remote patient monitoring, patient education and patient engagement technologies at the American...

CardioNet AirStrip Mobility Solution Patient/Remote Monitoring ECG Software

As health systems are under increasing pressure to share data across systems to improve and expand their networks of care, CardioNet Inc. and AirStrip have entered into a partnership agreement to...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared St. Jude Medical’s new version of its Merlin.net Patient Care Network (PCN). The secure, Internet-based remote care system is for...

January 16, 2013 — Medtronic’s CareLink Express service is a remote monitoring system that enables clinicians in healthcare facilities to quickly obtain data regarding the status of Medtronic...

Biotronik Home Monitoring ECOST Clinical Trial ICDs

Biotronik announced that the European Heart Journal has published the clinical results of the ECOST trial (...

December 20, 2012 — BlipCare has presented the world's first Wi-Fi blood pressure monitor on international crowd funding site Indiegogo.

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As mobile devices become more integrated into the healthcare workflow, immediate anywhere access to ECGs can help improve collaboration and speed door-to-balloon times. Physician smart phone and...

December 13, 2012 — CardioNet Inc. announced the release of a new application for the iPad, designed to provide physicians and their support staff easy access to the cardiac monitoring services at...

AliveCor Heart Monitor iPhone

AliveCor Inc. announced it has received CE mark and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance on its mobile Heart Monitor. This clinical-quality, low-cost mobile electrocardiogram (...

July 23, 2012 — Biotronik announced that the first CRT-D patient has been enrolled in the Biotronik EuroEco Trial — the European Health Economic Trial on Home Monitoring in...

July 11, 2012 — Biotronik, a manufacturer of innovative medical technology, announced that enrollment is now complete for the much anticipated SPIRIT-ICD study, with 503 patients from 37...

June 28, 2012 — LifeWatch AG, a wireless cardiac monitoring service and home sleep test provider in the United States, presents LifeWatch V, the world’s first-of-its-kind healthcare smartphone.

June 18, 2012 — AirStrip Technologies Inc. has expanded its platform to deliver information currently housed in electronic health record (EHR) systems to clinicians using mobile devices. For...

June 15, 2012 — Boston Scientific Corp. has initiated use of the LATITUDE NXT Remote Patient Management System with patients in Europe.

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 18, 2012 — AliveCor, the developer of a breakthrough mobile electrocardiogram (ECG) recorder, announced results from a study that demonstrated the accuracy of the company’s iPhone-based device...

May 14, 2012 - LifeWatch, a cardiac monitoring service provider, has launched a strategic alliance with Perminova, a developer of Web-based information systems for cardiology centers, to expand...

March 8, 2012 — Researchers at Sentara Cardiovascular Research Institute are among the top enrollers out of 69 leading heart centers in the United States involved in a clinical trial designed to...

February 28, 2012 — Cambridge Consultants will demonstrate new Bluetooth low energy (BLE) iPhone 4S applications using CSR’s BLE devices at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

January 25, 2012 — CJPS Medical Systems announced that VitalPoint, its remote patient monitor, can be used with Microsoft Windows-based tablet PCs. This announcement comes on the heels of CJPS...

January 5, 2012 – Ambucor Health Solutions (AHS) has said it is expanding its cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIED) monitoring program for pacemaker and implantable cardioverter...

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"...

December 14, 2011 — Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) has begun enrollment for a new program, Care Beyond Walls and Wires, an initiative extending patient care beyond the walls of the...

December 6, 2011 — Kaleida Health, part of the Buffalo Heart Group in Buffalo, N.Y., announced its first implant of the AngelMed Guardian cardiac monitor and alert system Nov. 29. The...

October 31, 2011 — On Oct. 18, 2011, the TICH-BIOTRONIC Pacemaker Wireless Monitoring Services Centre was co-founded in China’s Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area (TEDA) by TEDA...

September 28, 2011 — Cardiac monitoring company Cardiac Network Inc., along with its joint venture partner Pacific Coast Innovations (PCI) LLC announced it is completing the work on its new...

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...

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....

March 2, 2010 – To better integrate technologies that will yield faster delivery of meaningful health information, Microsoft Corp. and Philips Healthcare are collaborating to improve clinical...

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 8, 2010 – Partnering with leading implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) and pacemaker manufacturers, ScottCare Corp. has consolidated device information into one common platform...

February 2, 2010 – Based on its recent research on the wearable energy harvesters market, Frost & Sullivan presented the Holst Centre and imec with the 2009 European Frost & Sullivan Award...

January 20, 2010 – The FDA granted 510(k) market clearance for the NUVANT Mobile Cardiac Telemetry (MCT) System for the detection of nonlethal arrhythmias.

January 15, 2010 – The U.S. Patent Office this week issued a patent for the wireless transmission system used by the CardioBip remote monitor, which generates recordings equivalent in quality with...

January 6, 2010 – Two validation studies for a wireless, hand-held, patient-activated device that records and transmits reconstructed 12-lead ECGs confirmed the product's ability to accurately...

October 16, 2009 – BIOTRONIK yesterday said it recently received the Industry’s first European CE Mark approval so BIOTRONIK Home Monitoring can replace in-hospital device follow-up visits.

October 2, 2009 – CardioComm Solutions Inc. said yesterday it added the company’s wireless ECG management system to its suite of GEMS (Global ECG Management System) products. GEMS Air builds on...