Mobile Devices

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for smart phones, mobile apps, wearables that interface with an iPhone or tablet device, and devices to convert phones into health and heart trackers, or diagnostic testing or imaging devices.

Nonin Medical, NoninConnect Model 3230, Bluetooth Smart, wireless finger pulse oximeter, iOS-compatible, Apple

Image courtesy of Nonin Medical

Technology | Patient Monitors | August 14, 2015

August 14, 2015 — Nonin Medical Inc. announced it has launched the NoninConnect Model 3230 Bluetooth Smart wireless...

Masimo, MightySat Rx, fingertip pulse oximeter, SpO2, pulse rate
Technology | July 08, 2015

July 8, 2015 - Masimo announced the CE Mark and full market release of MightySat Rx fingertip pulse oximeter for...

ACC, Statin Intolerance App, statin therapy, muscle symptoms, pain
Technology | July 01, 2015

July 1, 2015 - The American College of Cardiology (ACC) Statin Intolerance...

Philips, Lumify, app-based ultrasound, debut
Technology | June 24, 2015

June 24, 2015 - Philips announced the introduction of Lumify, its first app-based...

Agfa, Xero Viewer, Full Fidelity, FDA clearance

Image courtesy of Agfa HealthCare

Technology | June 19, 2015

June 19, 2015 - Agfa HealthCare announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k)...

ResolutionMD 5.1, Calgary Scientific, FDA, intuitive interface
Technology | June 18, 2015

June 18, 2015 - Calgary Scientific Inc. announced the release of ResolutionMD 5.1. The latest software version...

Apple, ResearchKit, open software research, medical research apps
Technology | June 16, 2015

June 16, 2015 - In March, Apple announced the launch of ResearchKit, an open source software framework designed for...

News | Mobile Devices | June 12, 2015

June 12, 2015 - Researchers announced results of a new study which demonstrated that smartphone-based mHealth...

Kareo, Apple Watch App, practice efficiency, messaging, mobile devices
News | Wearables | May 27, 2015

May 27, 2015 — Kareo announced the launch of its Apple Watch App. This most recent innovation extends the...

wearables, graphene, boron, Rice University

Rice scientists made this supercapacitor with interlocked \"fingers\" using a laser and writing the pattern into a boron-infused sheet of polyimide. Image courtesy of the Tour Group.

News | May 27, 2015

May 27, 2015 — A microsupercapacitor designed by scientists at Rice University that may find its way into personal...

HRS, ECG, smartphones, atrial fibrillation, AF, Heart Rhythm 2015
Feature | May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015 — A new, large-scale study has found adding an ...

Nebraska Medicine, telehealth, Google Glass, video conferencing, ResolutionMD
News | Telecardiology | May 13, 2015

May 13, 2015 — At Nebraska Medicine, technology innovations bring with them opportunities to enhance patient care....

Spok, Spok Mobile, Apple Watch, notifications, messages
News | May 11, 2015

May 11, 2015 — Spok Inc. announced the availability of message notifications on the Apple Watch...

Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement

Patient engagement plays a key role in the Stage 3 MU rules, where patients are more involved in their health management and treatment decisions. Part of Stage 3 requires electronic patient access to all their medical records, enabled by patient portals, as in this example of Carestream's Vue Motion software.

Feature | Information Technology | May 07, 2015 | Dave Fornell

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU)...

An example of flexible electronics made by MC10. These types of wearable devices may soon be used to remotely monitor patients.

Feature | April 29, 2015 | Dave Fornell

Several futuristic technologies and their potential impact on healthcare were discussed during the Future of...

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