Patient Monitors

First Canadian Patient Implanted With CardioMEMS Heart Failure Sensor
News | Heart Failure | June 23, 2017

June 23, 2017 — In a Canadian first, a medical team has implanted the wireless CardioMEMS HF device inside a...

Northwell Health Partners With Peerbridge Health on Remote Patient Monitoring
News | Wearables | June 01, 2017

June 1, 2017 — Northwell Health recently announced a new partnership agreement with Peerbridge Health Inc., to...

Videos | EP Lab | May 26, 2017

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new electrophysiology (EP) technology at the...

Consumers Warned About Accuracy of Heart Rate Apps in New Study
News | Mobile Devices | May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017 — Consumers are being warned about the accuracy of heart rate apps after a study found huge variability...

Acarix, CADScor System, coronary artery disease detection, clinical study, ACC.17
News | Patient Monitors | March 30, 2017

March 30, 2017 — Acarix AB recently announced the results from a new multi-center trial of its handheld CADScor...

heart monitoring technology, climbers, high altitudes, Circulation study, cardiac diagnostics, Medtronic, Reveal LINQ
News | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | March 14, 2017

March 14, 2017 — Climbing above 4,000 meters can provoke...

wearable biosensors, anticipate illness, track health changes, PLOS Biology study

Wearable devices used in this study. The colors for different human figures indicate the specific studies in which each person participated. Red figures represent participation in all five studies; grey figures represent participation in the activity and insulin studies; blue, the activity, insulin sensitivity, and inflammation studies; orange and yellow, activity and air flights; green and pink, inflammation; and purple, air flights. Image courtesy of Li, et al, Stanford University.

News | Wearables | March 14, 2017

March 14, 2017 — Researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health have revealed the ability of...

Frost & Sullivan, Healthcare Industry Outlook 2017 analysis, information technology, healthcare IT
News | Information Technology | March 08, 2017

March 8, 2017 — Despite global political uncertainties and a sluggish economic outlook for 2017, the global...

Biotronik, BioMonitor 2 implantable cardiac monitor, BioInsight clinical study, first patients enrolled
News | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | January 20, 2017

January 20, 2017 — Biotronik has enrolled the first patients in the BioInsight...

LindaCare, expansion, remote patient monitoring, CIEDs, cardiac implantable electronic devices, United States
News | Remote Monitoring | January 18, 2017

January 18, 2017 — LindaCare announced that it will open a new customer support facility in Connecticut to support...

smartphone apps, cardiovascular health, Stanford University study, patient self-reporting, population health
News | Population Health | January 04, 2017

January 4, 2017 — In a study...

The FDA wants to regulate cybersecurity of ICDs and other medical devices.

The FDA has concerns about the cybersecurity of implantable medical devices with wireless connections for patient monitoring or adjustments to how the device functions. Changing the function of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) using wireless access to the device could present a major patient safety issue.

News | Cybersecurity | December 29, 2016 | Dave Fornell

As wearable and implantable patient monitoring or therapy devices become more sophisticated with advanced wireless...

Corsens Medical, Corsens Cardiac Monitor, FDA 510(k) clearance
Technology | Patient Monitors | December 08, 2016

December 8, 2016 — Corsens Medical Ltd. announced that it has received clearance for a Pre-Marketing Notification (...

iSmartweaR, smart clothing, jIndustrial Technology Research Institute, ITRI, wearable heart monitoring

An example of an iSmartweaR shirt that can monitor patient vital signs without the need for electrode wires.

News | Wearables | October 24, 2016

October 24, 2016 — Conventional smart clothing uses conductive fibers or rubber as sensing electrodes, and cardiac...

News | Wearables | October 13, 2016

October 13, 2016 — Biotricity Inc. announced recently that it will be expanding its existing research partnership...

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