Patient Engagement

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Medicare will pay for telehealth virtual doctor visits during the duration of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.
News | Cardiovascular Business | March 17, 2020
March 17, 2020 — The Trump Administration today announced expanded Medicare telehealth coverage that will enable...
Global Afib Patient Registry Shows New Tools Needed to Assess Patient Risk
News | Patient Engagement | June 17, 2019
June 17, 2019 – Initial results from the AVIATOR 2 international registry were presented as late-breaking clinical...
Healthereum Launches Beta Version of HELIO Blockchain Patient Engagement App
Technology | Mobile Devices | April 05, 2019
April 5, 2019 — Healthereum LLC released the beta version of the Healthereum Life Portfolio, or HELIO, a mobile...
Videos | Wearables | March 26, 2019
Khaldoun Tarakji, M.D., MPH, staff physician in the Section of Electrophysiology and Pacing in the Robert and Suzanne...
Videos | Wearables | February 28, 2019
Robert Klempfner, M.D., director of the Cardiovascular Prevention Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Israel,  discusses...
What is Next in Healthcare IT?
News | Information Technology | February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019 — The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) shared insights on what’s next in...
Videos | Wearables | February 28, 2019
How wearable devices will play a role in healthcare was a big topic at the Healthcare Information Management and...
Survey Finds Personalized Patient Engagement Improving But Still Lacking
News | Patient Engagement | February 12, 2019
February 12, 2019 — Software company Pegasystems Inc. announced new survey data revealing the positive impact of...
Videos | AHA | November 19, 2018
DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new cardiovascular technologies on display on the...
Study Shows Multiple Benefits of Patient-to-Patient Connectivity in Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 07, 2018
August 7, 2018 — Akcea Therapeutics Inc., an affiliate of Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc., announced the publication of...
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 stroke...
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 Society (...
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 Future of Healthcare: 2022 Hospital Vision...
Videos | Wearables | 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 launch...