Patient Monitors

VivaLNK Launches IoT-Enabled Medical Wearable Sensor Platform
Technology | Wearables | March 05, 2019
March 5, 2019 — Connected healthcare solutions provider VivaLNK announced its internet of things (IoT)-enabled medical...
Videos | ECG | March 05, 2019
This is a quick demo of the Schiller Cardiovit FT-1 electrocardiograph (ECG) system displayed at the Healthcare...
Videos | Wearables | February 28, 2019
Robert Klempfner, M.D., director of the Cardiovascular Prevention Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Israel,  discusses...
Videos | Wearables | February 28, 2019
How wearable devices will play a role in healthcare was a big topic at the Healthcare Information Management and...
AT&T Demonstrates Connectivity With Smart Scale at HIMSS 2019
News | Remote Monitoring | February 21, 2019
February 21, 2019 — At the recent Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference, AT...
Ochsner Health System in Louisiana recently announced a new partnership with device data management and remote monitoring vendor Geneva Health Solutions (GHS) for implantable EP cardiac devices.

Ochsner Health System in Louisiana recently announced a new partnership with device data management and remote monitoring vendor Geneva Health Solutions (GHS) for implantable EP cardiac devices. 

News | Remote Monitoring | February 19, 2019
February 19, 2019 — Ochsner Health System in Louisiana recently announced a new partnership with device data management...
HeartGuide Smartwatch to Integrate With PinpointIQ Analytics Platform
News | Wearables | February 06, 2019
February 6, 2019 – Omron Healthcare Inc. and physIQ Inc. announced a collaboration to integrate Omron’s HeartGuide...
Lumee Oxygen Platform Measures Treatment Response in Critical Limb Ischemia
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | January 25, 2019
January 25, 2019 — Profusa announced promising clinical data from two studies evaluating the company's Lumee Oxygen...
Livongo Launches Applied Health Signals Product Category
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | November 30, 2018
November 30, 2018 — Healthcare technology company Livongo recently announced the launch of its Applied Health Signals...
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...
Most professional athletes participate in cardiovascular screening to identify often-asymptomatic heart disorders, but the debate continues on whether to mandate ECGs as part of pre-participation screening for student athletes. Photo courtesy of Play for Patrick.

Most professional athletes participate in cardiovascular screening to identify often-asymptomatic heart disorders, but the debate continues on whether to mandate ECGs as part of pre-participation screening for student athletes. Photo courtesy of Play for Patrick.

Feature | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | October 16, 2018
Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is the leading medical cause of death in young athletes and its impact is consistent...
Use of traditional Holter monitor leads can be an issue for patient compliance and comfort. The newer generation ambulatory cardiac monitors use an adhesive patch that sticks directly on the patient's chest and allows them to shower and go about daily activities without a belt mounted monitor or leads getting in the way. This is especially important for longer term monitoring of seven days or longer.

Use of traditional Holter monitor leads can be an issue for patient compliance and comfort. The newer generation ambulatory cardiac monitors use a small, adhesive patch that sticks directly on the patient's chest and allows them to shower and go about daily activities without a belt mounted monitor or leads getting in the way. This is especially important for longer term monitoring of seven days or longer. 

Feature | ECG | September 27, 2018
Advances in the technology of wearable cardiac monitors are improving both the experience of the patient and the...

An example of the new generation of cardiac monitoring device that is replacing Holter monitoring is the Cardea Solo wearable sensor. The FDA-cleared device automatically analyzes data when the device is turned back into the physician's office and automatically produces a draft summary report. This technology can simplify the workflow by eliminating the need for third-party involvement.

Feature | Atrial Fibrillation | September 13, 2018
Rapid advances in technology to monitor atrial fibrillation (AF or Afib) are enabling clinicians to access real-time...
Biotronik Named Exclusive U.S. Distributor of MoMe Kardia Diagnostic Monitor
News | Remote Monitoring | September 05, 2018
September 5, 2018 — Biotronik announced it is now the exclusive U.S. distributor for the MoMe Kardia external cardiac...
Philips Acquires Xhale Assurance Inc.
News | Remote Monitoring | August 31, 2018
August 31, 2018 — Philips announced it has acquired Xhale Assurance Inc., a U.S.-based scale-up company developing and...