Wearable Sensors

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for wearable cardiac diagnostic systems. These include technologies related to smart phone apps, wearable monitors, consumer-grade wearables and medical grade FDA cleared wearables. A good overview on the future of these technologies can be found in this article.

Videos | ACC | March 21, 2018

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most interesting new technologies on the expo floor at the 2018...

Self-Applied Chest Patch Catches Atrial Fibrillation More Quickly Than Usual Care
News | Wearable Sensors | March 19, 2018

March 19, 2018 — For people at heightened risk for...

ECG on Smartwatch Accurately Detects AFib
News | ACC | March 15, 2018

March 15, 2018 – A newly-designed wristband and corresponding app that works with a smartwatch can accurately...

Wearable Defibrillator Cuts Overall Mortality, But Not Sudden Deaths After Heart Attack

Jeffrey Olgin, M.D., F.A.C.C., Division of Cardiology, UCSF

On behalf of VEST investigators 

News | ACC | March 13, 2018

March 13, 2018 –  Wearing a lightweight vest equipped with a cardioverter...

Videos | Wearable Sensors | January 29, 2018

Take a video tour of some of the medical devices designed to improve patient care, improve patient engagement and...

FDA Issues Safety Communication on Zoll LifeVest 4000 Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillator
News | Wearable Sensors | January 22, 2018

January 22, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced last week it is providing information and...

Zoll and Myant Enter Strategic Research and Development Collaboration
News | Wearable Sensors | December 28, 2017

December 28, 2017 — Zoll Medical Corp. and Myant, Inc., a high-tech advanced manufacturing company, announced they...

VitalConnect Secures Fifth FDA Clearance for Patient Monitoring Device
Technology | Wearable Sensors | December 12, 2017

December 12, 2017 — VitalConnect Inc. announced its fifth 510(k) market clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...

VitalConnect Raises $38 Million in Series C Equity Financing
News | Wearable Sensors | November 03, 2017

November 3, 2017 — VitalConnect Inc. announced the fourth and final Series C closing, bringing the total Series C...

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...

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...

Northwell Health Partners With Peerbridge Health on Remote Patient Monitoring
News | Wearable Sensors | 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...

Apple Watch used for tracking patient arrhythmias using an artificial intelligence-based algorithm

Researchers are using the Apple Watch heart rate monitor app to track patient arrhythmias using an artificial intelligence-based algorithm. 

Feature | Wearable Sensors | May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017 — A new study shows that the Apple Watch's heart rate sensor, when paired with an artificial...

wearable defibrillators prevent sudden cardiac death in pediatric patients
Feature | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017 — A new study shows that the use of a wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD) is safe and effective...

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