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IT Management

COVID-19 Remote Monitoring: How Safe Is It?

2021 03 Apr

A new study from the University of Toronto presents the results of implementing a multidisciplinary, family medicine-led remote monitoring programme for outpatients with COVID-19.   You might also like: A new report shows the growing adoption levels for certain categories of digital health tools and populations, and looks into the matters... Read more

IT Management

Virtual vs. In-Person Care During Pandemic

2020 08 Oct

There has been a notable increase in telemedicine use amidst pandemic-induced quarantine measures and travel curbs, which are meant to reduce workplace transmission. In the US, for instance, telemedicine accounted for 35.3% of all primary care visits during the second quarter (Q2) of 2020, a big leap from 1.1% of total Q2 2018-2019 visits, says... Read more

Health Management

Volume 20 - Issue 7, 2020

2020 28 Sep

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IT Management

Remote Monitoring for COVID-19 Symptoms

2020 30 Jul

Wearables such as Fitbit watches and bands are empowering people to better monitor their health and fitness. These mHealth devices are a goldmine of health-related information – from heart rate and sleep patterns to level of physical activity, as well as mood and mental health.   You might also like: Google Acquires Fitbit  ... Read more

IT Management

MIT Monitoring Device Reduces COVID-19 Transmissions

2020 15 Apr

MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) has developed a device that can monitor a COVID-19 patient’s breathing and movement patterns through wireless signals.   Called ‘Emerald’, the device is being used in a variety of hospital and assisted living facilities that include a COVID-19 patient.   You might also... Read more

Executive Health Management

Sensors in Everyday Objects for Dementia Care

2019 26 Aug

Summary: The past, present & future of dementia care using sensors in everyday life objects through four use cases from research labs to large-scale pilots & adoption by pharmaceutical companies.   Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder. It is the main cause of dementia, a syndrome defined by loss of cognitive... Read more

Cardiology Management

#EHRA2019: Heart failure patients - remote monitoring prevents hospitalisations

2019 27 Mar

Late-breaking findings from the RESULT trial presented at EHRA 2019, a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress, demonstrate that remote monitoring of heart failure patients is effective in keeping them out of hospital. In fact, this innovative strategy has won reimbursement from the national health system.     Around 1-2% of adults... Read more

ICU Management

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

2016 07 Mar

Masimo  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 features... 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... 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... Read more