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ICU Management

Manipal Hospitals is the First in India to Adopt Masimo Patient SafetyNet™

2016 07 Mar

Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) has announced that Manipal Hospitals is the first hospital in India to install Masimo Patient SafetyNet™, a remote monitoring and clinician notification system."With Patient SafetyNet, we are now able to monitor a certain set of patients 24x7," said Gopal Devanahalli, Chief Operating Officer of Manipal Hospitals. "One of the key... Read more

IT Management

mHealth Trial Cuts Costs, Improves Access

2015 26 Oct

A new mobile technology platform enables pharmaceutical companies to do remote monitoring of patients participating in clinical trials or drug studies, according to an article in MedCity News.Developed by Science37, a company founded by a group of scientists, the new mHealth platform works like a communication device and an EHR.“It’s a totally new type... Read more

IT Management

Inexpensive Innovation: Biosensing Platform Diagnoses Disease Remotely

2015 08 Apr

A quick and cost-effective means of diagnosing diseases and monitoring treatment at the point-of-care has been developed by researchers using paper and flexible substrates as biosensing materials. The new platforms have been shown to isolate and selectively detect multiple biotargets in whole blood, serum and peritoneal fluid using antibodies. The technology... Read more

IT Management

Video and Vital Signs: New System Permits Touch-Free Monitoring

2015 08 Apr

Engineering researchers associated with Rice University’s Scalable Health Initiative are devising a way to monitor patients’ vital signs without touch. The Distance PPG system allows physicians to diagnose patients remotely by using a video camera and specially designed software that detects nearly imperceptible shifts in skin tone. The researchers... Read more

IT Management

Smart Bracelets Monitor Elderly Who Live Alone

2015 12 Feb

Wearable devices are not only for tech-savvy young adults. A new smart bracelet can remotely monitor the health of elderly adults in real-time, and can alert health professionals in case of an emergency such as a fall or heart attack. The bracelet was designed by Francisco Lopez-Lira Fennel, the founder of Cualli Software, which hopes to market the... Read more

IT Management

Web-Connected Pacemakers: The Next Step In Remote Patient Monitoring

2015 30 Jan

An efficient new security protocol for the wireless transmission of data from medical devices has been developed by researchers at the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country in northern Spain. Soon, sensors from implantable devices like pacemakers may be connected to the internet, allowing doctors to safely and securely monitor patients even when... Read more

IT Management

Telemedicine To Connect 19 Million By 2018

2014 01 Jul

Approximately three million patients are currently connected to their professional caregivers via devices that remotely monitor health data. By 2018, that figure is expected to increase nearly five-fold, to 19 million patients worldwide. The expansion of mobile health technology will also double its share of total revenues, from one fifth to 40 percent... Read more

Cardiology Management

TRUST Analysis: Biotronik Home Monitoring Improves Patient Adherence by 25%

2014 27 Mar

Biotronik, a leading manufacturer of cardiovascular medical technology, announced new results from a sub-analysis of the landmark TRUST trial, published in the European Heart Journal.This analysis examined recommended ICD follow-up methods by comparing patient adherence in two groups: those who were given remote follow-ups with Biotronik Home Monitoring®... Read more

Cardiology Management

Heart Conditions: Early Detection, Early Intervention at this Year’s EMB Conference

2014 11 Feb

Cardiology experts discuss studies showing time as an important factor in the treatment of heart conditionsExperts in cardiology and electrophysiology met at this year’s 8th annual EMB (Expert Meeting Berlin) Conference to discuss critical issues affecting their fields. Among the topics addressed were: How can remote monitoring and early detection help... Read more

ICU Management

Home Monitoring of Patients with ICDs Provides Economic Benefits

2014 17 Jan

New findings from the ECOST study underscore the economic benefits of Biotronik Home Monitoring for the French National Health Insurance systemBiotronik Home Monitoring significantly reduces the cost of follow-up in patients with implantable defibrillators (ICDs). New data from the ECOST (Effectiveness and Cost of ICD Follow-Up Schedule with Telecardiology)... Read more

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