News | August 20, 2010

Mobile Phone With Integrated ECG Functionality Offers Remote Patient Lifeline

August 19, 2010 – A new mobile phone that provides a quick and simple way to measure, record and send vital electrocardiograms (ECGs) could help millions of people who suffer from heart-related medical conditions, claims its German inventors. The H'andy sana is a new full-featured, touch screen mobile phone that also includes an application called Heart Suite. This allows a person to take their ECG instantly from any place and at any time; and send it to a doctor or qualified medical professional for advice along with other data such as blood pressure, blood glucose and cholesterol.

The new mobile device will be launched in the United Kingdom later this year by Medical Marketing UK Ltd, which has signed a deal with MMB GmbH for exclusive marketing rights for the H'andy sana along with other innovative products in the MMB portfolio.

A number of leading telecommunications companies have already expressed interest in taking the H'andy sana to market.

Related Content

Healthcare cybersecurity concerns have increased dramatically as EMRs and medical devices become more digitally connected.

Healthcare cybersecurity concerns have increased dramatically as EMRs and medical devices become more digitally connected.

Feature | Cybersecurity| August 18, 2017 | Dave Fornell
August 17, 2017 — Cybersecurity has become a growing concern in healthcare as patient data, medical systems and impla
The FDA is concerned about cybersecurity of ICDs and cyber security of other medical devices.
Feature | Cybersecurity| August 16, 2017 | Dave Fornell
There is growing concern among patients and regulators that medical devices, especially implantable electrophysiology
AUM Cardiovascular Receives FDA Approval for CADence ECG Device
Technology | ECG| August 08, 2017
AUM Cardiovascular announced it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for CADence, a...
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
TomTec Unveils TomTec Zero Cardiovascular Viewing Software
Technology | Remote Viewing Systems| July 24, 2017
TomTec Zero is the latest addition to the TomTec portfolio. Now every physician reading cardiovascular studies at...
More Than 20 Percent of Low-Risk Patients Receive Annual ECG
News | ECG| July 20, 2017
July 20, 2017 — More than one in five Ontario patients receive an ...
Left Atrial Pressure Monitor Offers New Hope for Heart Failure Patients
News | Heart Failure| July 14, 2017
A review appearing in the July 18 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) discusses current...
Cardiologs ECG Analysis Platform Receives FDA Clearance
Technology | ECG Monitoring Services| July 13, 2017
Cardiologs Technologies SAS announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of its...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Heart Failure| July 13, 2017
William Abraham, M.D., director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medica
Overlay Init