Wearables

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.

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July 22, 2020 — A team from Purdue University has developed self-powered wearable triboelectric nanogenerators (TENGs) ...

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July 15, 2020 – Omron Healthcare Inc. and Mount Sinai Health System, New York City’s largest academic medical system ...

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May 2020 — An necklace has been developed that detects abnormal heart rhythm will be showcased for the first time on EHR ...

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May 5, 2020 — Wearable biosensor vendor VitalConnect Inc. was granted emergency use authorization (EUA) status by the U ...

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April 24, 2020 — AliveCor and Omron Healthcare announced a global, strategic alliance that combines AliveCor's mobile ...

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Apple created a stir when it announced in 2018 that its Apple Watch Series 4 was the first consumer health and fitness ...

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Tufts Medical Center created a heart failure team approach to care for its patients. The program includes an interventional heart failure fellowship program, where interventional cardiologists learn more advanced care, as show here with an ECMO procedure being performed in a cath lab at Tufts. The interventional cardiologists learn how to better care for heart failure patients and interface with surgeons, intensivists and others on the HF care team. The operator is Nevin Kapur. Photo by Dave Fornell.
Feature | Heart Failure | Dave Fornell, Editor

There is no, single magic bullet in heart failure (HF) to easily reduce readmission rates or easily reverse this complex ...

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Several wearable, less-obtrusive ECG monitors fhave been cleared by the FDA for longer wear. This example is Cardiac Insight’s Cardea SOLO device. 
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When the patients of Michael Boler, M.D. need cardiac monitoring, the Holter monitor is no longer his first choice. “The ...

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Here is an example of Fitbit data showing comparisons of data from Fitbit users by state. Residents in some states that take more steps in a day typically have lower incidences of diabetes, as showing in this population health big data heat map from consumer-grade wearable health tracking devices..
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlights physical activity as one of four key behaviors people ...

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The key question I am always asked at cardiology conferences is what are the trends and interesting new technologies I ...

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January 22, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared VivaLNK's Continuous ECG Platform. It consisting ...

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January 22, 2020 – Bittium is exhibiting solutions for cardiology at Arab Health 2019, Jan. 27-30 in Dubai, United Arab ...

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The Consumer Electronic Show (CES) is the world's gathering place for consumer technologies, with more than 175,000 ...

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October 31, 2019 — AliveCor, a provider of smartphone based ECG technology and Huami Corp., a provider of biometric ...

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October 17, 2019 — The Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and Fitbit announced at the TIME 100 Health Summit in New ...

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