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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 population...
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 patient experience in...
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

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News | Hypertension | September 06, 2017
September 6, 2017 — A new National Institutes of Health-funded hypertension trial will examine the possibility of using...
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 new technologies and therapies accompany classic patient safety challenges on...
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 congestive heart...
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, Xcertia,...
smartphone apps, cardiovascular health, Stanford University study, patient self-reporting, population health
News | Population Health | January 04, 2017
January 4, 2017 — In a study published online by JAMA Cardiology, researchers from Stanford University assessed the...
smartphone application, heart attack detection, University of Turku Finland
News | Remote Monitoring | October 28, 2016
October 28, 2016 — A smartphone application developed by researchers at the University of Turku, Finland, can detect...
Videos | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | October 28, 2016
This video, provided by Zoll, demonstrates how cardiologists can explain sudden cardiac death to patients. It is...
Million Hearts Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Model, CMS, reduce heart attacks and strokes, participants
News | Patient Engagement | July 22, 2016
July 22, 2016 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced 516 awardees in 47 states,...
mobile health technology, mHealth, privacy and security, Computer magazine study
News | Mobile Devices | July 21, 2016
July 21, 2016 — A new paper published in the June issue of Computer cautions that while mobile health (mHealth) is...