Search Tag: wearables

IT Management

Smartphones for Imaging: Challenges and Recommendations

2021 17 Apr

Smartphones are becoming an indelible part of everyday life and also finding their way into healthcare. A new study explores the challenges and opportunities of their applications in biomedical imaging (Hunt et al. 2021).   You might also like: A combination of symptom and sensor data from wearable devices could enhance detection... Read more

ICU Management

While Perioperative Care Is Optimized, Patients Die Unmonitored In The Ward

2021 09 Apr

There is a high demand for a comfortable, small and mobile solution for affordable blood pressure and vital sign monitoring in the general ward to improve patient safety and outcome, as mortality after surgery is a thousand times higher than intraoperative death. 1    CNSystems has enhanced its non-invasive CNAP ®  technology for perioperative care... Read more

IT Management

Readjusting Telemonitoring System for COVID-19 Needs

2021 11 Feb

The U.S. Kaiser Permanente system reports on the efficiency of its special telemonitoring programme for COVID-19 patients.   You might also like: Remote Work and Virtual Consultations: Emergency Setup   The COVID-19 pandemic has boosted demand for general medicine providers and reduced it for subspecialty services. To address... Read more

Executive Health Management

Monitor Me!

2019 26 Aug

mHealth has gained considerable momentum in recent years, but, contrary to common perception, mHealth is not limited to mobile health. It has a broad application across healthcare, including the use of biosensors, wearable personal technology, precision medicine, personalised care, patient engagement, and patient empowerment. We could say mHealth is... Read more

Cardiology Management

#EHRA2019: Apple Heart Study - abnormal heart rhythm detected by smartwatch

2019 27 Mar

Results of the Apple Heart Study, a large-scale, app-based study to detect irregular heart rhythm (including atrial fibrillation) using a smartwatch, were presented at EHRA 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Some European experts expressed their views about the study.   Atrial fibrillation, the most common... Read more

ICU Management

Innovations in monitoring: from smartphones to wearables

2017 15 Sep

This article describes recent advances and perspectives in cardiorespiratory monitoring for surgical patients, from prehabilitation to rehabilitation, from smartphones to wearable sensors.   There are over 320 million inpatient surgical procedures worldwide (Weiser et al. 2015). We learnt from the recent International Surgical Outcomes (ISOS)... Read more