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.

The Apple Watch Series 2, Samsung Galaxy Gear S3 and the Fitbit Charge 2 were all able to properly diagnose the very rapid heart beats involved in  paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT). #HRS2018

The Apple Watch Series 2, Samsung Galaxy Gear S3 and the Fitbit Charge 2 were all able to properly diagnose the very rapid heart beats involved in  paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT).  

News | EP Lab | May 16, 2018

May 16, 2018 — A new study is the first to validate the accuracy of wrist-worn wearable devices in measuring induced...

BardyDx CAM Ambulatory ECG Monitor Patch Detects More Arrhythmias in Head-to-Head Study
News | ECG Monitoring Services | May 08, 2018

May 8, 2018 — Bardy Diagnostics Inc. (BardyDx) announced that the American Heart Journal has published the results...

Blog | March 26, 2018

I have been looking for new ways to show readers interesting things I find during the medical conferences I attend,...

An example of the new generation of inexpensive, wearable cardiac monitors. This is the Cardiac Insight Cardea Solo device. #ACC18

An example of the new generation of inexpensive, wearable cardiac monitors that are seeing increased usage. This is the Cardiac Insight Cardea Solo device. After the monitoring period is over, the wearable patch is torn open to retrieve a data pod that is inserted into a reader to download the data. The software automatically creates reports based on the data, complete with waveforms for various cardiac measures.

Blog | Cardiac Diagnostics | May 10, 2018


The show floors at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2018 meeting in March and at the Heart Rhythm...

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 | Wearables | 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 | Wearables | 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 | Wearables | 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 | Wearables | 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 | Wearables | 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 | Wearables | 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...

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