Patient Engagement

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American Heart Association Launches Health Motivation Platform for Personalized Cardiovascular Care
News | Patient Engagement | April 26, 2018

April 26, 2018 — Patients battling cardiovascular diseases, and even people hoping to prevent heart disease and...

An example of the new generation of inexpensive, wearable cardiac monitors. This is the Cardiac Insight Cardea Solo device. #ACC18

An example of the new generation of inexpensive, wearable cardiac monitors that are seeing increased usage. This is the Cardiac Insight Cardea Solo device. After the monitoring period is over, the wearable patch is torn open to retrieve a data pod that is inserted into a reader to download the data. The software automatically creates reports based on the data, complete with waveforms for various cardiac measures.

Blog | Cardiac Diagnostics | May 10, 2018

 

The show floors at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2018 meeting in March and at the Heart Rhythm...

Nine in Ten Clinicians to Use Mobile Technology at Bedside by 2022
News | Mobile Devices | January 31, 2018

January 31, 2018 – Zebra Technologies Corp. announced the results of its...

Videos | Wearable Sensors | January 29, 2018

Take a video tour of some of the medical devices designed to improve patient care, improve patient engagement and...

Heart Rhythm Society Partners With WebMD Education to Increase Atrial Fibrillation Awareness
News | Atrial Fibrillation | January 02, 2018

January 2, 2018 — The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), in partnership with WebMD Education, announced in December the...

Philips Expands Population Health Management Business With Acquisition of VitalHealth
News | Population Health | December 28, 2017

December 28, 2017 — Philips recently announced that it acquired VitalHealth, a provider of cloud-based...

Philips Announces Findings of Patient Experience in Imaging Research
News | Cardiac Imaging | October 24, 2017

October 24, 2017 — Philips recently announced the key findings of its research focused on the...

Smartphone Apps Help Patients and Providers Manage Atrial Fibrillation
News | Patient Engagement | October 19, 2017

October 19, 2017 — Novel smartphone and tablet applications for atrial fibrillation patients and healthcare...

AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation Awards 2017 Connections for Cardiovascular Health Grants
News | Patient Engagement | September 28, 2017

September 28, 2017 — The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation’s Connections for Cardiovascular Health (CCH) program is...

Text Messaging Could Help Tackle High Blood Pressure in At-Risk Patients

Image courtesy of Michigan Medicine

News | Hypertension | September 06, 2017

September 6, 2017 — A new National Institutes of Health-funded...

online lifestyle intervention, systolic blood pressure, hypertension, ACC.17, clinical study
News | Hypertension | March 27, 2017

March 27, 2017 — Participants in web-based lifestyle counseling reduced their systolic blood pressure by 10 mmHg,...

ECRI Institute, top 10 patient safety concerns, 2017 report, information technology, healthcare
News | Information Technology | March 24, 2017

March 24, 2017 — Safe implementation of...

CAMC, Charleston Area Medical Center, congestive heart failure readmissions, SmarTigr patient engagement system, TeleHealth Services
News | Patient Engagement | February 09, 2017

February 9, 2017 — Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) has documented reduced readmissions for...

Frost & Sullivan, 18 technologies, growth opportunities, global healthcare, information technology, 2025
News | Information Technology | January 16, 2017

January 16, 2017 — Frost & Sullivan has released a new report, “Vision 2025 – Future of Healthcare,” part of the...

Xcertia, new alliance, guidelines, mobile health applications
News | Mobile Devices | January 12, 2017

January 12, 2017 — Four organizations have announced they are forming a new, multi-stakeholder collaboration,...

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