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.

ERT, wearable biosensor, eCOA, DIA, electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment
News | Wearable Sensors | June 19, 2015

June 19, 2015 - ERT announced the integration of a...

News | Patient Monitors | June 09, 2015

June 9, 2015 - Start-up company GraftWorx was chosen as "Best in Show" at the Mid-Atlantic Bio Angels (MABA) 1st...

disposable medical sensors, market, BCC Research, 2019
Feature | June 02, 2015

June 2, 2015 — According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market for disposable medical sensors grew to...

electronic stents, bioresorbable electronic stent, BES

An illustration of the bioresorbable electronic stent developed in the Korean study. It uses a magnesium stent which doubles as a wireless transmission antenna, flexible microelectronic sensors for blood flow and temperature, and a polylactic acid polymer coating with embedded drug-filled nanospheres that release the drug only when stimulated by heat or light. Image from ACS Nano.

Feature | Stents | May 28, 2015 | Dave Fornell

With the recent innovation of flexible microelectronic sensor circuits that can be made from bioresorbable materials...

Kareo, Apple Watch App, practice efficiency, messaging, mobile devices
News | Wearable Sensors | May 27, 2015

May 27, 2015 — Kareo announced the launch of its Apple Watch App. This most recent innovation extends the...

wearables, graphene, boron, Rice University

Rice scientists made this supercapacitor with interlocked \"fingers\" using a laser and writing the pattern into a boron-infused sheet of polyimide. Image courtesy of the Tour Group.

News | May 27, 2015

May 27, 2015 — A microsupercapacitor designed by scientists at Rice University that may find its way into personal...

Feature | May 12, 2015

May 12, 2015 — A team from Stanford University School of Medicine has developed and combined new paper and flexible...

An example of flexible electronics made by MC10. These types of wearable devices may soon be used to remotely monitor patients.

Feature | April 29, 2015 | Dave Fornell

Several futuristic technologies and their potential impact on healthcare were discussed during the Future of...

Blog | April 23, 2015

U.S. healthcare reform is largely being driven through adoption of new information technology (IT), so it is no...

Videos | Information Technology | April 23, 2015

DAIC/ITN Editor Dave Fornell shows examples of new healthcare IT technology at the 2015 HIMSS meeting that will...

Videos | Wearable Sensors | April 22, 2015

At HIMSS 2015, one of the biggest trends was the explosion of consumer health related wearable devices and...

Videos | ACC | March 25, 2015

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell shares his picks of the most interesting new devices and advances in cardiovascular...

Pulse of Online Health survey, patient engagement, telehealth, remote monitoring
News | February 24, 2015

February 24, 2015 — Americans are ready and willing to leverage health apps and wearable devices to...

iRhythm, ZIO Service, arrhythmia detection, wearable, Holter monitors
Feature | February 18, 2015

February 18, 2015 — iRhythm Technologies Inc. announced the ...

News | February 10, 2015 | Dave Fornell

As editor of DAIC, I keep a close watch on trends in cardiovascular technology and try to predict what the next big...

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