Patient Monitors

Fysicon Receives FDA Approval for QMAPP Hemodynamic Monitoring System
Technology | Hemodynamic Monitoring Systems | September 18, 2017
September 18, 2017 — Fysicon announced that it has been granted 510(k) clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug...
Wearable monitors create patient generated health data, PGHD, that can help prevent acute care episodes in heart failure.

Wearable monitoring devices may offer a new tool to help prevent acute care episodes in heart failure.

Feature | Heart Failure | July 25, 2017 | Lola Koktysh
Despite their best efforts, many patients tend to develop heart failure after an acute event (e.g., a heart attack or a...
Left Atrial Pressure Monitor Offers New Hope for Heart Failure Patients
News | Heart Failure | July 14, 2017
July 14, 2017 — A review appearing in the July 18 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC)...
monitoring a heart failure patient's chest fluid buildup with remote monitoring using the SensiVest

A heart failure patient wearing the SensiVest remote monitoring system for a two-minute a day assessment. 

News | Heart Failure | July 13, 2017
July 13, 2017 — About 5.7 million adults in the U.S. suffer from heart failure, and because of a dangerous buildup of...
Videos | Heart Failure | July 13, 2017
William Abraham, M.D., director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical...
Ohio State Investigating High-Tech Vest for At-Home Heart Failure Management
News | Heart Failure | June 28, 2017
June 28, 2017 — Doctors at The Ohio State University Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital are testing a high-tech vest that...
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 heart...
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 explore...
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 2017...
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 System...
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 abnormal heart rhythms in otherwise healthy mountaineers, with...
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 wearable...
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 healthcare...
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 clinical study evaluating the safety and...